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Deadline today for April’s Chamber of Commerce breakfast

The reservation deadline for the Chamber of Commerce’s Power in Partnership Breakfast is 5 p.m. today.

Healthy Rowan Executive Director Alyssa Smith will be the speaker for the breakfast, which be held April 20 at Trinity Oaks — 728 Klumac Road. The event starts at 7:30 a.m.

Healthy Rowan seeks to work across organizations to advocate, collaborate, and educate towards a healthier Rowan County. Healthy Rowan consists of more than 25 organizations across all sectors. It’s supported by a three-year Duke Endowment grant to address chronic disease and obesity.

Smith is a native of Rowan County. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. She completed a three-year research specialist fellowship on National Institutes of Health-funded nutrition study on the connection between diet and disease in children. She has a master’s degree in health promotion, education and behavior. She is also a member of this year’s Leadership Rowan Class.

The cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. The price includes the cost of breakfast and the program. Contact the Chamber for information on reservations or sponsorship opportunities at 704-633-4221 or info@rowanchamber.com

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