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Women’s Initiative Wine Tasting Goes Hollywood

The theme for this wine tasting was Hollywood: Wines and Wineries. Kathleen O’Sullivan, the On Premise Division Manager for National Distributing Co & Atlanta Wholesale Wine, put together a list of wines that were either started by filmmakers or inspired by movies.

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Savannah Critical Issues Forum Focuses on the Business of Film & TV Production

The 2016 Savannah Critical Issues Forum on the Business of Film and TV Production took place February 25, 2016 at Savannah Technical College. An audience of 150 local business, community, and film industry leaders heard panelists discuss the growth, challenges, and opportunities associated with film and TV production in the Savannah area.

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BiS Luncheon: Verdant Kitchen Grows Their Roots

The BiS Luncheon on February 3 featured Ross Harding of Verdant Kitchen. Harding discussed how Verdant Kitchen, a fast-growing business, is learning to navigate the global spice trade and deliver the best products to their customers.

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BiS Luncheon with Ross Harding from Verdant Kitchen

Ross Harding, CEO of Verdant Kitchen, will be speaking at the next BiS Luncheon on February 3. Come hear how the Savannah-based business startup is meeting the challenges of a global spice trade.

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Legal Awareness in the Workplace: From Hiring to Termination — Effective Employee Management

At this Legal Awareness in the Workplace seminar, Sarah Lamar will review every major HR step to ensure employees are processed legally and treated fairly within a firm. Attendees will learn how to: follow pre-hire procedures, handle discipline issues, properly process discharging employees, and maintain a positive working environment.

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Legal Awareness in the Workplace: Best Practices in the Hiring Process, Including Background Checks

Each time your firm seeks a new employee, you must follow federal requirements and determine how much background information is needed. Learn which steps are required and which are optional in the position ad, E-verify, employment history verification, school record review, criminal history check and credit history request.

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Legal Awareness in the Workplace: Managing Employee Leave, Including FMLA, ADA & Workers Comp

New interpretations and decisions on the FMLA, ADA & Workers Comp laws require HR to stay constantly updated on employee-leave issues. Attorney Shawn Kachmar will teach participants when and how to apply unpaid leave, accommodate injured workers with re-assignment, approve medical leave requests, implement missed-work policies, and more.

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HunterMaclean Women’s Initiative Fall Gathering 2015

HunterMaclean hosted its Fall Women’s Initiative on November 17 at Smith Brothers Butcher Shop. Attendees explored Smith Brothers’ new location while enjoying an assortment of appetizers and wines.

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BiS Luncheon: Savannah McDonald’s owner talks hard work, dedication and community at luncheon

Nina Tracy Gompels, owner of six McDonald’s stores, spoke about her journey from working the counter as a teenager to being a second generation franchise owner at the BiS Luncheon on October 29, 2015.

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Legal Awareness in the Workplace: Social Media – What Human Resource Professionals Should Know

The social media craze is here to stay: Facebook, Twitter, email, texting, etc. Privacy laws and federal laws such as the NLRA impact your control over staff’s social media use at work and off duty. This practical review of applicable statutes/regulations will help you choose policies for your firm.

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