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CCCC, area economic development leaders, attend BRAC workshops

04.27.2010Admin, Faculty & StaffCollege & Community

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CCCC, area economic development leaders, attend BRAC workshops

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Central Carolina Community College administrators and faculty were among 300 education and economic development leaders attending the Fort Bragg Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Regional Task Forceís Energizing Entrepreneurship (E2) workshops March 31 at Fayetteville Technical Community College. The N.C. Rural Center and the national Rural Policy Research Institute presented the workshops, which  provided training in developing local plans to use entrepreneurship as an economic development strategy in the 11-county BRAC region. Pictured are (from left) Cathy Swindell, CCCC Industry Services director; Cindy Casler, CCCC Workforce Development director/WIA administrator for Chatham, Harnett, Lee and Sampson counties; Angie Stewart, Harnett County EDC Existing Industry manager; Mari Howe, Chatham County EDC Research & Innovation manager; Diane Kannarr, CCCC Business and Marketing instructor; Freda Newby, Stone of Help CDC, Lee County; Joni Pavlik, CCCC dean of Business and Media Technologies & Public Services; Jennifer Nelson, Chatham County EDC Business Development coordinator; Meg Moss, Lee County Industries director; Pastor Delois Washington, CEO of Stone of Help; Judi Williams, of Stone of Help; Jim Felton (behind Williams), CCCC Small Business Center-Lee County director; and (right) Phyllis Huff, CCCC senior director of Adult and Extension Education. For more information about Energizing Entrepreneurship, go to www.energizingentrepreneurs.org. For more information about Central Carolina C.C.ís community development and small business programs, go to www.cccc.edu/.   

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