Volume 1 Issue 23: Apr 15, 2022


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Apr 21, 2022

CCIM offers scholarships: Members of the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute can apply for opportunities

The Certified Commercial Investment Member Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to advancing the commercial real estate industry, is offering several scholarship opportunities for its members for real estate-related education.The ...

Apr 21, 2022

From aspirations to achievement: Brooks' dreams of becoming a physician fulfilled in two businesses

Through faith and hard work, Brooks has successfully owned and operated two healthcare businesses.  PHOTOS PROVIDED BY NEW HOPE FAMILY PRACTICE/ALLURE AESTHETICS & MEDICAL SPAFor 23 years, Dr. Connie Brooks and her family have made Fayettevi ...

Apr 20, 2022

UNCP appoints Floyd as chair of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Committee on Meetings and Professional Development

UNC Pembroke appointed the dean of the School of Education, Loury Floyd, as the chair of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Committee on Meetings and Professional Development. ...

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Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation

FTCC Foundation Will Fund More Nursing Scholarships with $391,000 Planned Gift

Posted Sep 30, 2021
Paula Poglinco Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) Foundation is celebrating receiving the largest single gift ever in the Foundation’s 36-year history. Retired nursing instructor Paula O’Brien Poglinco made a $391,000 planned gift f
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Apr 20, 2022

Heartfelt Banquet is back: Cape Fear Valley Health System's third annual event is in-person for the first time since COVID

The keynote speaker for the event is Samara Ackerman, whose case was covered in the winter edition of CFHV's Making Rounds magazine. PHOTOS PROVIDED BY CAPE FEAR VALLEY HEALTH.The third annual Heartfelt Banquet will be a live, in-person event at Mann ...

Apr 20, 2022

CEED plants seeds: The work of a local organization inspires women-owned businesses to blossom

CEED's business programs offer empowerment and resources to business owners.The Center for Economic Empowerment & Development has been helping businesses in the Fayetteville community since 1990.CEED is run by a small group of women who understan ...

Apr 20, 2022

Resources for women-owned businesses: A variety of organizations across the state and country create opportunities for success for women in business.

According to the United States Census Bureau’s Annual Business Survey, in 2021, 20.9 percent of businesses in the country were owned by women. Data from Zoom Prospector via the Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation indicates that m ...

Apr 19, 2022

TRP Sumner partner recognized by Dunn chamber

Matthew A. Smith, CPA, CGMA was recently recognized by the Dunn Area Chamber of Commerce with the prestigious President’s Award at the organization’s annual banquet. ...

Apr 19, 2022

Fayetteville PWC earns highest honor for electric reliability

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission recently announced that it earned the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® Diamond designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing reliable and safe electric service. ...

Apr 19, 2022

New team members hired onto the Greater Fayetteville Chamber Staff

The chamber recently hired Kimberly Griffith Dixon, Tonette Sheree Johnson, Claudia Black, and Robyn Pitt. ...

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