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Jenn Snyder and February Speaker Jim Knight Rock out!

Jim Knight a training and development veteran for 30+ years rocked the house at Carmel Country Club on Friday, February 13 bring his high energy presentation on organizational culture, world-class service, employee engagement, internal branding and performance management. Jim cut his teeth in the training field through the hospitality industry, starting out as a restaurant…

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Hood Hargett Breakfast Club Cheers on Panthers!

The Carolina Panthers’ Sir Purr and cheerleaders kicked off the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club on Friday at the Carmel Country Club in south Charlotte by honoring three young men with a pep rally. The Make-A-Wish honorees were “Coach” Jack Bolton, 10; Adam Smith, 8; and Austin Smith, 13. The boys individually entered the breakfast to…

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Holiday Meeting Helps Crisis Assistance Ministry

On December 3rd the Hood Hargett BreakfastClub members met at The Palm in Southpark for their Annual Year End Holiday Luncheon. The meeting is intended to be a celebration of the past year and an opportunity for members to talk about their company to the membership. This year as part of our ongoing efforts to…

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Student Athlete Recognized in Herald Weekly

Hough High School senior Joseph Obeid was recently awarded the Hood Hargett Liz Murray Scholarship worth $1,000 during the September Hood Hargett Breakfast Club in South Charlotte. The scholarship is given to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Student athlete scholars who display exceptional excellence in the classroom and the community. “I am so proud of Joey. He has worked…

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Public, higher education leaders call for more collaboration

By Andrew Dunn [email protected] Leaders in Charlotte public and higher education said Friday that there needs to be better collaboration between the two sides as early as elementary school to ensure students are ready to succeed in the next steps after graduation. Top officials at Johnson C. Smith University, Queens University and Central Piedmont Community…

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Hope Stout Golf Classic – Monday October 13th!

Hood Hargett BreakfastClub non-profit member the March Forth With Hope Foundation will be hosting their 12th Annual Hope Stout Golf Classic at the Golf club @ Ballantyne. The March Forth With Hope Foundation provides financial assistance to families battling cancer or other life-threatening diseases. With your  help and participation we can help more families than…

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Sandy Hook mom spreads message of safety in Charlotte

Michele Gay is on a mission. Gay, one of the country’s leading advocates for improved school security and safety, wants to educate children and those responsible for their safety. Gay lost her daughter, Josephine Grace, on Dec. 14, 2012, in the Newtown, Conn., Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, in which 28 people were killed. Gay…

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HHBC Raises over $22,000 for Liz Murray Scholarship Fund

On July 17th, 2014 the Hood Hargett BreakfastClub held their annual Casino Night Fund Raiser for the Liz Murray Scholarship Fund. The event was held at HHBC member the Hampton Inn Suites in SouthPark, Casino entertainment was provided by Your Event source and catering was provided by HHBC member The Palm, HHBC member AVP Nationwide…

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CMPD bomb squad officer honored by Hood Hargett BreakfastClub

By Joe Marusak / Source Charlotte Observer Sgt. Robert Whitleyhas helped defuse 100 or more active bombs in his 14 years on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s bomb squad. But even he didn’t know what to expect when a report came in Sept. 12 of a suicidal patient at Carolinas Medical Center who had an unexploded…

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Chad Knaus discusses Jimmy Johnson NASCAR Start

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races won by seven different drivers. And six-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson is not among the winners. Crew chief Chad Knaus isn’t overly concerned. He has seen this movie before.  “I think we’re doing pretty good,” Knaus said Wednesday morning following a speaking engagement with the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club held…

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