Business Notes: June 22

June 20, 2014 

Wealth management

Clayton native James Allen Canady and business partner Greg Patterson have opened Atlantic Wealth Management in Morehead City. The firm is affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network.

The firm offers investment choices and resources, business consulting, and compliance and legal support. To learn more, myatlanticwealth.com or call 252-515-7800.

Digital Doc in Clayton

Digital Doc, which repairs electronic devices, including phones, tablets and computers, will celebrate its grand opening from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, in Suite 103 at 476 Shotwell Road in Clayton. The grand opening will feature giveaways plus free food and drinks.

Coming soon: Outlet Center Drive

Effective Aug. 1, Industrial Park Drive in Smithfield and Selma will have a new name – Outlet Center Drive. Businesses along the road will receive notices in the mail about street numbers. Also, they will receive change-of-address cards for the post office.

Leadership Johnston

Leadership Johnston, a leadership-development program, is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 class. To learn more, visit smithfieldselma.com/pages/LeadershipJohnston/. The deadline to apply is June 30.

Thornton returns to Four Oaks Banks

Jerry Thornton has returned to Four Oaks Bank after a brief absence. He was city executive and commercial loan officer in the Clayton for 13 years.

In his new role as business banking officer, Thornton is responsible for establishing and maintaining banking relationships with businesses and real-estate investors in Raleigh and the surrounding area.

A Raleigh native, Thornton is a graduate of East Carolina University, where he earned his undergraduate and master’s degrees in business administration.

Thornton and his wife, Sandra, live in the Cleveland community with son Barrett and daughter Skylar.

Corporate Solutions

Johnston Community College’s Corporate Solutions program has scheduled the following classes. For more information, visit johnstoncc.edu/ceregistration.aspx or call Shelley Gardner at 919-209-2591.

Is Your Retail Business Ready for E-tail? – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, June 30, in Room 1032 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $79, and the textbook, “Starting an Online Business All-in-One for Dummies,” is available on amazon.com.

Instant E-Commerce Options with Storefronts – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, July 14, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $79.

Online Fundraising Options for Nonprofits – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, July 21, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $79.

Niche E-Commerce – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, in Room 1032 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $79, and the textbook, “Starting an Online Business All-in-One for Dummies,” is available on amazon.com.

Overhauling Your Existing E-Commerce Site – 9 a.m.-4 .m. Monday, Aug. 11, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $79.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Certification Boot Camp – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, June 24-25, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $149, and the textbook, “MOS 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook,” is available on amazon.com.

Microsoft Outlook 2010 Certification Boot Camp – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 22-23, in Room 1031 at the Workforce Development Center. The fee is $149, and the textbook, “MOS 2010 Study Guide for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook,” is available on amazon.com.

Free seminar

The Small Business Center at Johnston Community College has scheduled the following free seminar. For more information, call Shelley Gardner at 919-209-2591, email swgardner@johnstoncc.edu or visit johnstoncc.edu/sbcregistration.aspx.

Financing Your Small Business – 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton.

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