Chamber banquet, Business After Hours
The Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce will hold its 44th annual meeting Monday, Jan. 27, at the Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 N.C. 210, Smithfield. A reception will begin at 5:30 p.m.; dinner will follow at 6. The cost is $30 per person. To reserve a seat, call 919-934-9166 or visit smithfieldselma.com.
Separately, the chamber will hold its next Business After Hours at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the chamber office, 1115 Industrial Park Drive, Smithfield. The Johnston County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority will host the social.
The Clayton Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St. For more information, call 919-553-6352.
Johnston Community College has scheduled the following business seminars. For more information, go to johnstoncc.edu/cscourses.aspx or call Rosa Andrews at 919-209-2594.
Coping with Difficult People – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. Learn how to understand and work with anyone. The cost is $70.
Excel Level I – 9 a.m. to noon Thursday and Friday, Jan. 23-24, at the Workforce Development Center. Learn how to create and modify a basic workbook. The cost is $71.
Corporate CPR – 6-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 28-29, in Room 1032 at the Workforce Development Center. The class will cover adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation, first aid and defibrillator use. The cost is $72.50.
Word Level I – 9 a.m. to noon Thursday and Friday, Jan. 30-31, at the Workforce Development Center. Learn the skills needed to create and modify documents. The cost is $71.
Notary Public – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Workforce Development Center. This six-hour class is required for people who wish to become notary publics. The fee is $70; the textbook is $29.