Triad Career Fairs In September

Another round of career fairs is coming up this fall! They’ve been a great success so far, commonly attracting 100 business people per event to speak with kids about various professions to help them make educated decisions about their futures.

That was the case with the recent career fair in Guilford Middle School, where students went on a scavenger hunt to find info about various careers so they could ask specific questions to the adult volunteers. Every volunteer enjoyed their experience; Glen Coleman said that most of them were asking about when the next opportunity would be to share with the kids.

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An Update of Triad Business Voices Activity

by Brian Watkins

Now that we’re through all the holidays and back in the swing of the new year, it’s time for some BNI updates!

BNI is currently trying to raise $1260 for the installation of playground equipment for a local school. Play Power, Inc. was generous enough to donate $10,000 worth of equipment, spurring Business Voices to begin tracking down funding to put everything together for the kids. Beth and Ivan have donated $1500 personally, and put the challenge out there for the local chapter to match that.

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