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Center City AM Briefing

Date: 10/02/18 Time: 08:00 am to 09:00 am Location: GMA, 225 Commerce Place, Greensboro Registration begins at: 7:45 am Presented by GMA, Downtown Greensboro Inc, and the City of Greensboro. Briefings are for anyone who lives, works or supports the downtown Greensboro area. These bimonthly meetings provide information on developments, activities, growth and projects for downtown. Each meeting features an in-depth presentation from a gueest speaker and reports from city, fire and police officials, as well as other agencies. Our guest speaker will be Matt...

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Commuter Options Coming for Business 40 Closure

The Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART), City of Winston-Salem, and Winston-Salem Transit Authority (WSTA) have received funding from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to provide commuter options during the Business 40 reconstruction project. During the closure traffic flows will be disrupted as travelers will not be able to use the section of Business 40 between US 52 and Peters Creek Parkway. The FHWA and NCDOT Business 40 Mitigation funding received by PART and the City of Winston-Salem will be used to enhance bus routes and schedules, refurbish buses, provide subsidized vanpools, and offer transit discounts during the construction. “Thanks to this grant, commuters will have multiple alternatives for getting to their jobs in downtown Winston-Salem when Business 40 closes,” said Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines. “I urge all our downtown workers to look at these options and see what works best for them, both to spare themselves the frustration of dealing with the closure, and to reduce the congestion that the closure will bring.” “Residents should consider their options for commuting to and from downtown.” Scott Rhine, PART Executive Director “Commuters will have new and improved options to ride transit, vanpool, or carpool. We want commuters to understand whether they ride every day or a couple times a week, they can really make a difference in the congestion relief by using any...

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Networking: The Power of PYK (People You Know)

Date: 09/19/18 Time: 11:30 am to 01:00 pm Location: GMA, 225 Commerce Place, Greensboro Registration begins at: 11:15 am Presented by Felicia Brown, A to Zen Massage It’s no secret that networking can be a powerful strategy for landing a new job or growing a business. But what is it that makes networking effective? What are the best groups to network in? Who can really help you? Join Felicia Brown, owner of A to Zen Massage for ideas and strategies for making networking more rewarding and effective. Risers Lunch & Learns are a series of seminars hosted by the Risers, GMA’s group exclusively for young professionals. Topics covered in these seminars include business etiquette, goal setting, networking and leadership. While these seminars are geared towards young professionals, they are open to all employees of GMA member companies. Lunch is...

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Three Carruthers & Roth Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® 2019

Greensboro, N.C. – Carruthers & Roth, P.A. announced today that three of the firm’s attorneys have been named Best Lawyers® 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas in Greensboro. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. Carruthers & Roth attorneys recognized as 2019 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” are: Michael J. Allen  – 2019 Greensboro “Lawyer of the Year” for Copyright Law J. Scott Dillon – 2019 Greensboro “Lawyer of the Year” for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Kenneth M. Greene – 2019 Greensboro “Lawyer of the Year” for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization The attorneys being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity. Michael J. Allen dedicates his practice to protecting clients’ rights, assets and relationships. His unique blend of experience in negotiating, contracting, counseling, and litigation helps him provide meaningful insight to clients at any stage of their business relationships. In addition to his intellectual property practice, Mike has substantial experience in contract...

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After Work Network

Date: 09/18/18 Time: 05:00 pm to 07:00 pm Location: Truliant Federal Credit Union, 4006 Mendenhall Oaks Pkwy, High Point Bring your workday to a close at GMA’s After Work Network. Enjoy complimentary drinks and appetizers while you play our networking sticker game. With over 150 attendees, this is the best way to meet new contacts in the Triad. Free to all employees of GMA member...

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