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Sanders Financial Management Chairman Emily Sanders Leads Panel at Atlanta Women’s Leadership Forum

Sanders Financial Management Chairman Emily Sanders Leads Panel at Atlanta Women’s Leadership Forum

Emily Sanders, Chairman and CEO of Sanders Financial Management, moderated a panel at the 14th Annual Women’s Leadership Forum, held May 4, 2012, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. Sanders, consistently ranked one of the top women in wealth management nationwide, led a discussion on “Developing Relationships That Support Entrepreneurial Success.”

The Women’s Leadership Forum is presented by Atlanta Business Chronicle, in partnership with the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.

The experts on the panel included:

Job fair in Roswell Tuesday

Job fair in Roswell Tuesday

ATLANTA -- The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Labor, will be hosting a job fair for their North Fulton neighbors. 

The job fair will begin around 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 14 at the Roswell Adult Recreation Center in Roswell. 

About 50 companies are anticipated, and all are invited to attend. The job fair will conclude at around 1 p.m. 

The Roswell Adult Recreation Center is located at 830 Grimes Bridge Road in Roswell. 

Michael Outlaw Receives Promotion at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Atlanta

Michael Outlaw Receives Promotion at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Atlanta

ATLANTA, May 1, 2012– Morgan Stanley Smith Barney announced today that Michael Outlaw has been promoted to Managing Director in the firm’s Wealth Management office in Atlanta. 

Michael, who has been with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and its predecessor firms, since 1996, is a native of Charleston, SC. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Queens College and holds an M.B.A. from the University of South Carolina. Michael currently lives in Atlanta.

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, a global leader in wealth management, provides access to a wide range of products and services to individuals, businesses and institutions, including brokerage and investment advisory services, financial and wealth planning, credit and lending, cash management, annuities and insurance, retirement and trust services.  For more information, contact 404-266-6594.

Dept. of Labor launches system to improve unemployment insurance

Dept. of Labor launches system to improve unemployment insurance

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Labor recently rolled out a new electronic system designed to increase efficiency and reduce costs of operating the state's unemployment insurance program.

Georgia is one of 10 states to adopt the State Information Data Exchange (SIDES) E-response. It allows employers to respond promptly to the Department of Labor when a former worker files an unemployment claim, according to state Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.

"This new online capability is part of our continuing effort to make the Georgia Department of Labor more user-friendly and technologically up-to-date," Butler said in a statement. "This will significantly speed communications between the labor department and employers. At the same time, it will help prevent some overpayments to people who might not be eligible for benefits, saving us from having to go back and try to collect money from ineligible applicants."

12 North Fulton seniors among National Merit Scholars

12 North Fulton seniors among National Merit Scholars

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Twelve students from six Fulton County high schools are among about 1,000 seniors nationwide to receive corporate-sponsored scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corp.

The winners qualified for the prestigious scholarship by earning exceptionally high scores on the PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. They were also endorsed for the award by their principals.

These particular National Merit Scholarships are sponsored by corporations that grant the money to students with certain career goals, to the children of employees, or to certain residents of the communities in which the companies are located.

North Fulton County's 2012 winners are:

Alpharetta High School
Diane D. Lin

Centennial High School
George X. Tang

Chattahoochee High School
Manasa R. Bhatta
Sophia Chen
Lily Qiu

North Fulton Chamber to hold Chairman's Gala on Apr. 28

North Fulton Chamber to hold Chairman's Gala on Apr. 28

ATLANTA -- The 39th annual Chairman's Gala for the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce will be held Saturday, Apr. 28 at the Ritz-Carlton in Buckhead.

The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and a presentation from key Chamber speakers at 7:30 p.m.

"We are pleased to have such a distinguished list of guests for this year's Chairman's Gala," Chamber president and CEO Brandon Beach said in a statement. "Among those who will be joining us are U.S. Congressman Tom Price, Georgia State Senator John Albers, Georgia State Representative Lynne Riley and Fulton County Commissioners Rob Pitts and Liz Hausmann."

Tickets for the event are $175 each; it costs $1,750 to buy a table.

For more information, visit www.gnfccgala.com.

HOP into HoneyBaked Ham This Saturday and Meet the Characters from the Easter Film!

HOP into HoneyBaked Ham This Saturday and Meet the Characters from the Easter Film!

HOP into HoneyBaked Ham This Saturday and Meet the Characters from the Easter Film! Plus Enter to Win a $25 Gift Certificate

What: Fans of HoneyBaked Ham and the 2011 animated and live action film “Hop” are invited to stop by the HoneyBaked Ham location in Alpharetta to meet characters from the movie. E.B., Carlos, Phil and the Pink Berets will be available to take photos with guests while some will win door prizes including Hop DVDs, HoneyBaked Hams, or E.B.’s favorite dessert—delicious Carrot Cake. This event is free and open to the public. No purchase is necessary.

Where:
HoneyBaked Ham
7601 North Point Parkway, Suite A (South of North Point Mall)
Alpharetta, GA  30022

When:
Saturday, March 31 from noon to 4 p.m.

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