Entries by David Cate

April Stephens named to Western Piedmont Foundation Board of Directors

We’re very excited to announce April Stephens as the newest Board Member for the Western Piedmont Foundation which is the fundraising arm for Western Piedmont Community College. April will work with the group to help raise money for the college and their programs. She is very committed to the development of education in Western North […]

McDowell, NC Leadership Program

Leadership, Networking, Involvement and Community. These are the goals and purpose of the McDowell, NC Leadership Program that our Career Specialist April Stephens embarked upon when entering the LINC program. April graduated from the 2014 LINC program recently. The program was established as an interactive approach to developing citizen awareness and engagement in the life […]

Tapping Into Talent!

On April 30th, AccuForce sponsored and participated in a breakfast and presentation for Tapping into Talent. The event was presented by the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce. The goal of the meeting that brings together employers and educators is to solve the challenge of providing what employers need in their employees. Through meetings such as […]

2014 LEAD Bristol Community Service Project

Lead Bristol is sponsored by the Bristol Chamber of Commerce and is a 9 month training leadership program for business professionals that emphasizes skill development and community awareness.  There are about 30 business professionals in the 2013-2014 class. Each participant is required to complete a group community service project. Our representative for Bristol Lead is Mollie […]

Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards 2014

Dr. Michael Heskett and his wife, Marjorie, center, of Heskett Family Chiropractic accept the 2014 Small Business of the Year Award during the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards of Excellence held April 22 at Rose Center Prater Hall. Offering congratulations are from left, Jeff Cranford of major sponsor Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves […]

Stephanie Young Graduates Catawba Leadership

Career Specialist Stephanie Young (pictured above left) along with Regional Manager Tonya Wilson both attended this year’s Catawba Leadership luncheon. Leadership Catawba has educated and equipped hundreds of Catawba County residents with information about the social, economic, and political dynamics of our community.  The program challenges each participant to be an effective and influential leader, not only […]

Academic Scholarship for Chaysen Gibson

We love to celebrate wins here at AccuForce! I can’t think of a better win than that of Senior Career Specialist Lisa Gibson’s daughter, Chaysen Gibson, receiving a full academic scholarship to Appalachian State University! Chaysen has been a cheerleader throughout high school and maintained impeccable grades while being very involved in other school activities. […]

What a Difference a Decade Makes

  The Cocke County Partnership held their annual banquet & celebration on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center. The Cocke County Partnership celebrated the 10th anniversary of the organization.  ‘What a Difference a Decade Makes’ was the theme for this year’s annual banquet. They recognized those who have come before us in […]

AF attends the Greeneville Chamber Dinner

  Last Tuesday night, February 18, the Greeneville Chamber held it’s Annual Meeting and dinner at the General Morgan Inn in downtown Greeneville. The Annual Meeting is a social event in January, held to celebrate the accomplishments of the Partnership/Chamber during the past year.  Outstanding businesses and individuals are recognized, as well as various other individuals. […]

Red Shoe Gala Raises Funds

  On Saturday night, February 15, 2014, CASA of Kingsport hosted their annual Red Shoe Gala at the Meadowview Convention Center. Pictured above from left to right are Lisa Gibson, Kim Muncy and Paris Hooke from our AccuForce team and were there to help raise money for the cause! CASA for Kids Inc. is a […]