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Rowan Roundup: Small Business Center at RCCC to host two-part course

The Small Business Center at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will host the two-part course: “Going Global: Doing Business in China I & II” in September.
The seminar will give participants an idea of what is possible, what is worth pursuing, what should be avoided and how to initiate an Asian business presence.
Part I, “Setting the Stage: A Perspective on China,” is scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 9, and Part II, “Establishing a China Business Presence,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 23, both at the Cabarrus Business and Technology Center, 660 Concord Parkway North, Concord.
To register, call 704-216-3512 or visit www.rowancabarrus .edu/sbc.
International business consultant Art Yarzumbeck will lead the seminars, which will focus on China and Vietnam.
EnergyUnited meeting
EnergyUnited will hold its 2008 annual meeting and family festival Sept. 20, beginning with registration at 7:30 a.m. at Davie County High School, 1200 Salisbury Road, Mocksville.
Registration enters members for a chance to win a gas grill, DVD player and other prizes.
Highlights include a home energy efficiency forum at 8 and 10 a.m.; Health and Services fair, with displays showing how to be wiser energy users and save on energy bills; and EnergyUnited’s newest service fleet vehicle, a hybrid Honda Civic.
Radio Disney will provide live music, games and prizes for kids from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Musical entertainment begins at 9 a.m. with regional favorite, the Flowers Family.
Also, from 9 to 11 a.m., Pike Electric will give a live wire demonstration on electrical safety.
The business session begins at 11 a.m. CEO H. Wayne Wilkins will give an update on the nation’s emerging energy policy and climate change legislation.

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