Leadership Johnston graduates
This year’s Leadership Johnston participants graduated June 5 during a recognition banquet at Gregory Vineyards in western Johnston County.
Leadership Johnston is a leadership-development program sponsored by the Johnston County Association of Chambers of Commerce and Johnston Community College. The program’s mission is to enhance the leadership skills by helping participants be more productive leaders in the workplace and encouraging active civic leadership.
This year’s graduates are Annette Atkinson, F&D Huebner; Bernadette Carter-Dove, Johnston Community College; Darrella Cavenaugh, Partnership for Children of Johnston County; Michelle Denning, N.C. Industrial Commission; Alison Drain, Johnston Health Foundation; John Gregory, Four Oaks Bank and Trust Co.; Joyce Harper, Southeastern Healthcare of North Carolina; Tiffany Holland, Allied Management Resources; Eric Jensen, Ace Hardware; Tonya Massengill, Johnston Community College; Tammy Mitchell, KS Bank; Kemp Mosley, Narron, O’Hale and Whittington; Sarah Moss, KS Bank; Jeff Navarro, Edward Jones Investments; William Neighbors, William Neighbors; Laura Nelson, First Federal Bank; Chandler Pernell, Pernell Inc.; Megan Shaner, Johnston Community College; Sherrill Tharrington, Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce; and Jeff Young, Benson Police Department.
The Chamber Women’s Business Network will hold “Taste of Tuscany,” a summer social, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, in Room 1404 of the Johnston Medical Mall on North Bright Leaf Boulevard in Smithfield. The cost is $12 per person and includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, lemonade and a raffle.
Sleep center receives accreditation
Pulmonology and Bronchology PC in Clayton has received accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. To receive accreditation, a sleep center must meet standards in personnel, facilities and equipment, polices and procedures, and patient care.
Dr. Mir Omar Ali is director of the Clayton practice, located in Suite 400A at 8878 U.S. 70 Business West.
Business After Hours
The Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Barbour Court Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 515 Barbour Road, Smithfield. Admission is free. For more information, call 919-934-9166.
Carley’s So Sweet Pageant Boutique has opened a brick-and-mortar store in Suite 105 at 3241 U.S. 70 East, Smithfield. The shop, owned by Denise Bass, sells pageant, dance and gymnastics wear for children. For more information, call the store at 919-351-0534.
Auto dealer raises money for Make-A-Wish
Smithfield-based Deacon Jones Auto Group in Smithfield raised $16,480 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation during its “Speakin’ Deacon 2000” event. The auto dealer made a donation to Make-A-Wish for every vehicle sold in April and May.
Free business seminars
The Small Business Center at Johnston Community College has scheduled the following free seminars. To register, call Shelley Gardner at 919-209-2591, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.johnstoncc.edu/sbcseminars.aspx.