Spring 2013 3rd Thursday Event series announced

photo of hand writing on calendarWe have an informative series of “3rd Thursday” lunchtime sessions planned for Spring 2013 – please join us this Thursday January 17, and mark your calendars for the remainder of the series! All sessions will be held at Avon Williams Campus of Tennessee State University, downtown – please see our 3rd Thursday page for logistics.

  • This Thursday, January 17 – Networking event featuring speaker Derek Young, leadership trainer,motivational speaker, and former stand-up comedian. There will be time for networking and light refreshments will be provided.
  • Thursday, February 21Lauren Plunk will provide an overview of the Tennessee Office of Small Business Advocate, located within the Comptroller of the Treasury. Serving as a point of contact with state government for Tennessee businesses with 50 employees or less, the Office of Small Business Advocate helps to resolve conflicts and provide an information resource for small business owners.
  • Thursday, March 21 – Our speaker will be Elisha Hodge from the Office of Open Records Counsel, which assists citizens in obtaining public records from local government and promotes education and awareness of Tennessee public records and open meetings laws.
  • Thursday, April 18 – Leadership Development event featuring speaker Trish Pulley, Chief Learning Officer in the Strategic Learning Solutions Division of the Tennessee Department of Human Resources.