On the Move
Charlotte attorney Joycelyn Eason of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP joined the national faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Gulf Coast Program, a provider of legal advocacy skills training. Eason will be among the faculty facilitating the 2014 Gulf Coast Regional Deposition Training Program, April 23-24, in New Orleans.
Charlotte-based Saussy Burbank earned a national award for its construction of The Portland, a home design in The Cottages at Baxter Village, a neighborhood of cottage homes in the Baxter Village community of Fort Mill, S.C. The honor comes from the 2013 Best in American Living Awards, the nation’s top awards program for design excellence in the residential building industry. Judges honored The Portland with a Silver Award in the detached home up to 2,000 square feet, home built for sale category.
‘Impact of Amateur Sports and Upgraded Tourism Facilities in the East Chapter Footprint’
Join the Charlotte Chamber East Chapter to hear from Steve Bagwell, vice president of facilities with the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, who will discuss the proposed amateur sports changes to the Bojangles’ Coliseum and Ovens Auditorium complex. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the VanLandingham Estate, 2010 The Plaza. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events
‘Meet & Eat – Matthews’
Matthews Chamber will host a networking event. 5-7 p.m. at John's Place, 3016 Weddington Road, Suite 100, Matthews. Details: 704-847-4884; http://members.matthewschamber.org
Job Costing in QuickBooks
Discover how to use QuickBooks as a powerful job costing tool to help your business grow and prosper. Cost: $99. 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at CPCC Central Campus, 1112 Charlottetowne Ave. Register: 704-330-4223; www.cpcc.edu/sbc/temporary-spring-brochure
NAWBO South Breakfast Meeting
Russ Gill, owner of Professional Communications LLC, will discuss how video can jump-//start your marketing at the NAWBO South meeting. Cost: $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. 8-9:30 a.m. at Carolina Premier Bank, 13024 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Harris Building, 2nd floor. Register: www.nawbocharlotte.org
April is Encore Entrepreneur Month. Bring your lunch and join SBA, AARP and the Charlotte SCORE Chapter for an informative session on starting a business. Free. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at US Small Business Administration, 6302 Fairview Road, Suite 300. Register: 704-344-6576; www.sba.gov
Graduate School ROI - Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals Luncheon
Hear from representatives of Charlotte’s leading graduate programs to determine if the return on investment for grad school is worth the cost of admission. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Marriott City Center, 100 W. Trade St. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events
LACCC Monthly Lunch
Manuel Rodriguez of Chiquita Brands International will be the guest speaker at the Latin American Chamber of Commerce’s monthly lunch. Register by Monday. Cost: $20 for members; $35 for nonmembers. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark, 324 S. Mint St. Register: www.lacccharlotte.com
Connecting the Dots: Networking 101
Join Charlotte Chamber’s NorthWest Chapter for an interactive networking session with Terri DeBoo, owner of Ideas@Work, who will share strategies and tips to strengthen your skills and improve your bottom line. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Event Location: Drury Inn & Suites Northlake Mall, 6920 Northlake Mall Drive. Details: www.charlottechamber.com/events
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