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March 13, 2012

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The Rowley Children's Center is a developmentally appropriate private preschool. RCC offers a caring and nurturing environment, low child to teacher ratios and individualized attention. Lunch Buddies and Extended Day are available. For more information, call Nancy Garland-Wren at 978-948-7929 or email therowleychildrenscenter@yahoo.com.

Seminar on LinkedIn

Have you ever said to yourself, "I'm on LinkedIn but I don't really know how to use it. I don't get much out of it." You've heard all about Linked In, but how do you really use it to maximize its benefits? Do you use LinkedIn for your business? In this seminar you will learn how to create a winning profile so that potential new clients and customers will find you faster as well as how you can find and nurture leads. You will also learn how employers use it to search for potential employees and how you can best utilize it if you are looking for your next career opportunity. Hear from the dynamic Saundra Lee, CEO/President at Dubin & Lee, LLC, who will share her secrets and expertise on how to use the power of Linked In actively, not passively.

The seminar is sponsored by Dolan Financial Services and will be held at the Newburyport Public Library, 94 State St., Wednesday, March 21. Check-in and coffee begins at 7:30 a.m. Presentation runs from 8 to 10 a.m. Admission is $20 for chamber members and $35 for non-members. Pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, contact Patty St. John at 978-462-6680 X14 or visit http://business.newburyportchamber.org/events/details/linkedin-educational-seminar-how-to-use-it-effectively.

New Branding and Marketing Agency Opens in Port

John Brice of West Newbury and Gabe Davis of Newburyport have launched a new marketing communications, brand strategy and business consulting agency, BDG, at 44 Merrimac St., Newburyport.

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