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The seventh Leadership Wilmington Class of 2017 learning session focused on growth and development issues facing the Wilmington region.  Presenters included Chris O’Keefe, Planning and Inspections Director of New Hanover County; Ed Wolverton, Executive Director of Wilmington Downtown, Inc.; Jason Swinny, Plant Manager of GE Aviation; and Donald Croteau, CEO of Vertex Rail.  Harrison enjoyed touring the facilities of PPD, GE Aviation, and Vertex Rail, and learning how those and other companies contribute to Wilmington’s economy and culture.

The 150th Annual Meeting of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce was held on March 14th, 2017 at Cape Fear Community College’s Union Station.  North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper gave the keynote address, and Wilmington Chamber of Commerce Chairman Charlie Mattox and newly appointed Wilmington Chamber President & CEO Natalie English discussed their vision for the Chamber and areas of focus.  Representatives from the advertising and marketing firm Eckel & Vaughan unveiled the creative aspects of the Chamber’s regional marketing initiative, including the tagline and logo that will launch during the Wells Fargo Championship in May. 

Career Day was held at the Watson School of Education of UNCW. Jennifer spoke with three groups of students from the Freshman and Sophomore classes about her path in becoming an attorney, the personal fulfillment of her profession, and an honest look into the practice of law. Jennifer enjoyed meeting with the students of Isaac Bear Early College High School and appreciated their thoughtful questions and participation in discussion.

.  Ashley is the President and founding member of the only Eastern North Carolina Collaborative Law practice group, Coastal Collaborative Colleagues, and is a trained collaborative law practitioner.

The Patio Party celebrates the Cape Fear Museum’s opening of the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibit Patios, Pools & the Invention of the American Backyard.

The New Hanover County Community Foundation is affiliated with the North Carolina Community Foundation whose mission is to inspire North Carolinians to make lasting and meaningful contributions to their communities. Noel has served on the Board of the New Hanover County Community Foundation since 2014.

Vivian Howard, restaurateur, award winning author and star of the PBS show "A Chef's Life" discussed her career, lessons learned along the way and plans for her new Wilmington restaurant.  

.  The statewide service project coincides with the NCBA’s 4ALL campaign to provide civil legal aid to those who otherwise would not have access to a lawyer.  WECT provided the location for the Wilmington call center.  Harrison and Ashley appreciated the opportunity to help a wide range of North Carolinians with their legal issues, including questions regarding landlord/tenant law, real estate litigation, business, family and criminal law.

Held at the Wilmington Convention Center, the March 1, 2017 Power Breakfast featured a panel discussion on how marketing and other community efforts can position our region for sustained business growth during and after the Wells Fargo Championship.  The panel included Albert Eckel of Eckel & Vaughah, agency for the Chamber of Commerce’s regional marketing initiative; Kim Hufham of Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau; Bill Saffo, Mayor of the City of Wilmington; and Woody White, Chairman of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners.

This year’s symposium covered topics from Fiduciary Litigation to Non-Long Term Care Medicaid Planning.  Ms. Roden attended the Elder and Special Needs Law Section’s Quarterly Council meeting in her capacity as Co-Chair of the Membership Committee of the Elder and Special Needs Law Section.

 

 

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