Monday, August 13, 2018
TUESDAY: The Pitt Community College Small Business Center is hosting a free seminar from 6-9 p.m. entitled ‘Planning for a Healthy Business.’ Discover how you can convert a vague idea into a resource plan. Learn how a business plan helps motivate stakeholders to support your business ideas. We will explain the importance of personal credit and having a healthy relationship with lenders. Contact Wendy Dunbar at 493-7528 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
WEDNESDAY: The Public Transportation and Parking Commission will meet at 9:15 a.m. in the Public Works Department Main Conference Room, 1500 Beatty St.
WEDNESDAY: The Investment Advisory Committee will meet at 10 a.m. in City Hall Conference Room 337, 200 W. Fifth St.
WEDNESDAY: The Pitt-Greenville Airport Authority will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the Airport Terminal Conference Room, Airport Road.
THURSDAY: The Greenville Utilities Commission will meet at noon in the GUC Board Room, 401 North Greene St.
THURSDAY: The Neighborhood Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m. in City Hall Conference Room 337, 200 W. Fifth St.
SATURDAY: National Honey Bee Day will be celebrated from 9 a.m.-noon on Aug. 18 at the Kinston Farmers’ Market in downtown Kinston, 100 N. Heritage St. Visitors will be able to talk with beekeepers, see bees up close and safely in an observation hive, see honey extracted from honeycomb, sample local honey, go on a scavenger hunt and learn what to do to protect native bees and honeybees. For more information contact Karen at email@example.com or visit neusebees.org.
AUG 22: The 2018 ECU Merchants Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on ECU’s main campus. The annualfair is a great opportunity to promote a business to thousands of ECU students. All merchants will be provided with a table and four hours to conduct giveaways, distribute brochures, and the opportunity to promote your business to this marketable group. For more information, email Sarah Fuchs at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 752-4101, Ext. 234.
AUG. 23: The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce will host its August Power Luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Greenville, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. Join Chamber members and guests as Margaret Spellings discusses the State of the UNC System. Spellings has experience in public service, most notably as the U.S. Secretary of Education and chief domestic policy advisor in the George W. Bush administration. Spellings most recently served as president of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, TX. Cost is $20 for chamber members and $30 for non-members. There is a $5 additional charge for those who do not pre-register. For more information, contact Email Trent McGee at email@example.com or call 752-4101.
AUG 24: The City of Greenville will celebrate the opening of Phase 1 of the new Westpointe Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. at the park located at 3575 Stantonsburg Road. Attendees should enter through the Gretna Drive entrance.
AUG 31: Bailey’s Fine Jewelry is accepting nominations on its Facebook page through Aug. 31 for its First Responder Hero Awards. Nine North Carolina heroes will be recognized, one each from fire, law enforcement and emergency medical service in the Raleigh, Rocky Mount and Greenville communities. Nominees. There is a limit of one entry per Facebook account and a person can only be nominated once. After all submissions are received, Bailey’s selection panel will review the nominations and announce the winners on Sept. 11, National Emergency Responders Day. Winners will receive a medal and $200 gift card in a presentation with the Bailey’s store manager.
The Ayden-Grifton Chargers volleyball team celebrated senior night by defeating South Lenoir Wednesday to improve to 19-1 on the season.
The Chargers (11-0 in league play) won in straight sets, 25-13, 25-8 and 25-19.
The match marked the final time seniors Jordan Cannon, Zion Hardy and Kristen…