Economic update on luncheon menu
The Johnston County Association of Chambers of Commerce will hold its 2014 Economic Development Luncheon at noon Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Agricultural Center, 2736 N.C. 210, Smithfield.
Economic-development consultant Ted Abernathy and Johnston County’s economic-development director, Chris Johnson, will talk about the county’s new economic-development plan. Also, they will give an update on the local economy.
For registration information, call the Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce at 919-934-9166.
Business After Hours
The Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business After Hours on Thursday, Aug. 28. The social is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. at Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 190 S. Equity Drive, Smithfield.
Johnston Community College has scheduled the following business-training classes. For registration information, go to johnstoncc.edu/ceregistration.aspx.
Notary public – 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. Also, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Kenly Center, 408 S. College Ave., Kenly; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Benson Conference Center, 303 E. Church St., Benson; 6-9 p.m. Nov. 17-18 at the Cleveland Center, 9046 Cleveland Road; and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $70, and the required textbook is available in the JCC bookstore on the Smithfield campus, 245 College Road.
Electronic notarization – 1-5 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. The class will instruct existing notaries in the new requirement for performing electronic notarization. The $70 fee includes the textbook.
Excel Level I – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. In this introduction to spreadsheets, businesspeople will learn how to create and modify a basic workbook. The fee is $71.
Publisher I – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. Learn how to create professional documents. The fee is $71.