Bsiness Notes: Jan. 8

January 6, 2014 

Johnston Health Chief Executive Chuck Elliott, center, accepts a Visual Improvement Award from chamber leaders Earl Worley, right, and Rick Childrey.


Visual appeal

The Greater Smithfield-Selma Area Chamber of Commerce has presented its latest Visual Improvement Awards to Johnston Health. The health-care provider received one award for its five-story patient tower at Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield and another award for the SECU Hospice House, also in Smithfield.

Business classes

Johnston Community College has scheduled the following business seminars. For more information, go to or call Rosa Andrews at 919-209-2594.

Coping with Difficult People – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton. Learn how to understand and work with anyone. The cost is $70.

Excel Level I – 9 a.m. to noon Thursday and Friday, Jan. 23-24, at the Workforce Development Center. Learn how to create and modify a basic workbook. The cost is $71.

Corporate CPR – 6-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 28-29, in Room 1032 at the Workforce Development Center. The class will cover adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation, first aid and defibrillator use. The cost is $72.50.

Word Level I – 9 a.m. to noon Thursday and Friday, Jan. 30-31, at the Workforce Development Center. Learn the skills needed to create and modify documents. The cost is $71.

Notary Public – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Workforce Development Center. This six-hour class is required for people who wish to become notary publics. The fee is $70; the textbook is $29.

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