Sales center opens in Flowers Plantation
M/I Homes has opened a sales center in its decorated model home in Wilder Woods in Flowers Plantation near Clayton.
Donna Johnson has been promoted to sales consultant and will team with veteran agent Amy Slone to head new-home sales in Wilders Woods and Longleaf, also in Flowers Plantation.
For information on M/I Homes, visit www.MIHomes.com/news or call Donna Johnson at 919-359-9545.
JCI store offers furniture, electronics
Johnston County Industries has opened an office furniture and electronics store at 912 N. Bright Leaf Blvd. in Smithfield. JCI says the store will offer high-end, affordable, commercial-quality desks, chairs and electronics.
JCI empowers people with disabilities or disadvantages to succeed through training and employment. Revenue earned by the store will provide job training, job placement and financial support for JCI’s vocational training and employment programs. For more information, visit www.jcindustries.com.
Business After Hours
The Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business After Hours on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
The social, sponsored by Four Oaks Bank, is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Smithfield Town Hall, 350 E. Market St.
A free seminar on scams and fraud is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce office, 1115 Industrial Park Drive, Smithfield. Caroline Farmer, a deputy in the N.C. Attorney General’s Office, will speak. Participants will learn steps to protect themselves from fraud in investments, telemarketing, home repairs, etc. For more information, or to register, call Kelly Wallace at 919-934-9166 or email her at email@example.com.
Expo seeks vendors
The Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for its 2013 BB&T Business Expo, which will take place Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Johnston County Agricultural Center. The annual business trade show draws more than 40 exhibitors and nearly 1, 000 attendees.
This year’s expo will offer two distinct marketing opportunities. Business-to-Business will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Community marketing will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The latter will also be time for the community to bring children for trick-or-treating.
For registration information call Kelly Wallace at 919-934-9166 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or visit www.johnstoncc.edu/sbcseminars.aspx.
Johnston Community College has scheduled the following continuing education classes for business and industry professionals. For more information, call Rosa Andrews at 919-209-2015 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To register, visit www.johnstoncc.edu/ceregistration.aspx.