Week Events: Leadership panel, business credit and more
January 21, 2013By Staff Reports
New Hanover County Commissioners hold a public hearing at 9 a.m. about a proposal to expand the county landfill onto adjacent properties located in a heavy industrial district at 5200 and 5210 US Highway 421 North. The item was postponed from the board’s Jan. 7 meeting. The hearing will be at the New Hanover County Historic Courthouse, 24 N. Third St.
Miller Motte College, 5000 Market St., hosts its annual Health & Wellness Expo from noon to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The Cape Fear Economic Development County hosts a panel about Local Leaders’ “New Years Resolutions” for 2013. The event is 6-7:30 p.m. in the WHQR Gallery on North Front Street. Scheduled to participate are: UNCW chancellor Gary Miller; Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County executive director Rhonda Bellamy; state Rep. Rick Catlin, R-New Hanover; Wilmington Chamber of Commerce president Connie Majure-Rhett, CoWorx CEO Bryan Kristof; and South East Health Education Center (SEAHEC) associate director Brett Waress.
The Small Business and Technology Development Center holds a seminar about how credit debt affects businesses. Tom Gordon, former executive with Equifax, will speak at the event, which will start at 7:30 a.m. for registration at UNCW’s Madeline Suite. Registration is $25 and can be done online at www.sbtdc.org/offices/uncw.
The UNCW board of trustees meets in committee at 9 a.m. Thursday and holds a full board meeting at 9 a.m. Friday.
Wilmington city officials hold a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. about a future city park in the Seagate area. A 1-acre parcel at 6001 Mariner Lane was donated to the city for a public park. The meeting is at Winter Park Elementary School, 204 MacMillan Ave.
Cape Fear Community College’s Small Business Center holds a free seminar about “15 Common Mistakes That Will Undermine Any Business” 6-9 p.m. at the school’s Health Science/Learning Resources Building, Room L 107, 415 N. 2nd St. To register, go to www.cfcc.edu/sbc.