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Industry appreciation luncheon to be held at County Complex
Ballet, Junior Pro basketball scheduled
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According to County Mayor Mike Foster, the DeKalb County complex has a full schedule of events for the next few weeks, including a ballet, Jr. Pro basketball, and an employer forum and industry appreciation day designed to reach out to employers and provide information to foster economic development. Foster announced Monday night at the regular meeting of the county commission that the employer forum, scheduled for Dec. 11, will begin registration at 11:30 a.m., the luncheon and program will start at noon in the auditorium and end around 1:30 p.m. The luncheon will be courtesy of Goggin Warehousing and a presentation by Assistant Commissioner of Business Development Kingsley Brock of the state Department of Economic and Community Development will be the highlight of the forum, hosted by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development's Workforce Employee Outreach Committee. Brock, who has been the state's lead project manager on a number of significant projects that ended up locating in Tennessee, will share the inner workings of the process with attendees.