NEW STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBER
We’d like to welcome Owen Metts to the UMBLN Steering Committee. Owen is the Owner & President of Owen Metts Realty which is based in Wilmington, NC. Among his many accomplishments he was recently honored by receiving the CDC’s NC Innovators & Entrepreneurs Award. Owen is a member of St. Luke AMEZ Church in Wilmington and will be working with us to expand and strengthen our partnership with AMEZ business leaders as we continue to explore ways in which we can work together in the community.
OUR NEXT PHONE INTERVIEW EVENT
On July 19th from 12 noon to 12:30pm we will hold our next UMBLN Phone Interview Event. This time we will be talking with bestselling business author, speaker and executive coach Larry Julian. Larry will be talking with us about some of the principles in his book “God Is My CEO: Following God’s Principles in a Bottom-Line World.” The book, which has been featured on CNN.com and in the Wall Street Journal explores the ten most common issues facing businesspeople today and applies God’s principles to these dilemmas. Larry explains that leading by faith isn’t just about feeling good—it’s about building employee morale, increasing productivity, and fostering customer loyalty. You won’t want to miss this lunchtime event. You will be able to call in from your office or wherever you may be on July 19th. Please register by clicking HERE and you will be e-mailed the dial in instructions prior to the call.
OUR NEXT MEETING
Please Save The Date! Our next event will be a breakfast on Weds. Sep 5th in Wilmington, NC. The focus will be on “Supporting Vocational Career Pathways For Local Youth.” We will have a chance to hear about some of the pathways available to local youth which can equip them with the skills and experience needed to succeed in the local workforce. We will also explore the ways in which local business leaders can support these efforts through options like offering: mentoring; apprenticeships; internships; job shadowing experiences; summer employment opportunities and permanent employment. More details and registration instructions will be posted on our page as plans are finalized.
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