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Contact person and contact info OR web address For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu For more information,

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Business, Industry and Professional Development

Establishing Your Mission and Vision for a Small Business

This seminar answers these questions: What are vision and mission?, Why should you have them?, How do you draft a mission statement? Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early.

2.25 hrs

WEST

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6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

8/18

MILL

118

FREE

2

Business, Industry and Professional Development

email This seminar will provide a broad overview and help you decide if the business you are caroix@waketech.edu. thinking about starting is one that is likely to grow in the 21st century. Bring your questions. or visit Best Businesses to Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the http://smallbusinesscent Start Right Now general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. er.waketech.edu Join us for this seminar if you are an individual who is starting or expanding their business and are interested in financing $5,000 to $250,000. This is a loan program that serves minorities, women, veterans, low-to-moderate income areas, and HUB Zones. A business plan is required and the SBA will go over both loan requirements and how to write a business plan. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. " " Appropriate business use of Facebook that enhances your business and keeps you connected to your customers. This class includes all the basics of Facebook and its operation. How to properly set up your personal profile and your business page. How to manage fans and incorporate this all into a busy life. (Lunch & Learn Program - Bring Your Own Lunch) Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Ivan Hankins: 919-3351004. To register send an email to Ivan.Hankins@sba.gov. http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu " " For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu For more information, email entrepreneurship@wake tech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2.25 hrs

WEST

T

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

8/25

MILL

118

FREE

3 4 5

Business, Industry and Professional Development " "

SBA Community Express Loan Program " "

2.25 hrs 2.25 hrs 2.25 hrs

NORTH WEST NORTH

Th T Th

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m. 6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m. 6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

8/27 10/13 12/10

BD MILL BD 118

FREE FREE FREE

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Business, Industry and Professional Development

Facebook for Business

2 hrs

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11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

9/2

MILL

118

FREE

7

Business, Industry and Professional Development

Building a BusinessThrough Referrals

Gain a new perspective on managing relationships with customers. Learn to grow your business through customer relationship management and referral marketing. Fully leveraging your most valuable business asset; satisfied customers. Presented by the Women’s Business Center of N.C. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early.

2 hrs

NORTH

Th

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.

9/3

BD

FREE

8 9

Business, Industry and Professional Development "

Are you thinking of starting a business? This seminar will review the elements of a business plan, give the participant an understanding of the requirements of a business plan, and provide tips on completing a plan you can take to the bank. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public Develop a (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. Small Business Center Business Plan That FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults Works for You! 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. " "

For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu " For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2.25 hrs 2.25 hrs

WEST NORTH

T Th

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m. 6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

9/8 9/10

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118

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Business, Industry and Professional 10 Development

Learn what the small business owner needs to know about advertising. What will work for you and what media should you think about using? What should you budget for advertising? Bring your questions. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is Advertising for the limited, please arrive early. Small Business This seminar will cover how day care providers can keep their daycare afloat in tough times by learning key points to focus on: Topics of discussions will cover: Cutting the cost of supplies / How not to overstaff / Finding discount equipment / Hiring a CPA and why it's important / Importance of hiring a payroll company / How to accept electronic payments from your clients at a low cost to you / Keeping your staff trained at low costs / Fundraising / Surveying your clients to be sure they are happy with your service. This seminar is presented by the Women’s Business Center of N.C. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early.

2.25 hrs

WEST

T

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

9/15

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 11 Development

Keeping Your Daycare Afloat in Tough Economic Times

For more information, email entrepreneurship@wake tech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2 hrs

NORTH

Th

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.

9/17

BD

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 12 Development 13 "

Sole proprietors and shareholders/managers of small corporation’s will learn vital tax and financial information to keep taxes to a minimum and cash flow to a maximum. Bring your questions. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They Taxation Issues for are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive the Small Business early. " "

For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu " For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2.25 hrs 2.25 hrs

WEST NORTH

T Th

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m. 6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

9/22 9/24

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118 "

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Business, Industry and Professional 14 Development

This seminar will focus on how to decide which legal form a business should take in order to serve the business owner best. You will learn the differences, advantages, and disadvantages among sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, chapter S Choosing the corporations, and limited liability corporations (LLC). Small Business Center FREE Proper Legal Form Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 for Your Business years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. How can you become a part of the eBay phenomenon? Join us to understand this business and how you can become part of it. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do Easy Steps to Enot require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). bay for the Novice Seating is limited, please arrive early. (Lunch & Learn Program - Bring Your Own Lunch) Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Get your business off on the right foot by complying with North Carolina tax laws from the beginning. Learn about topics ranging from the proper registration of your business to how to handle complicated withholding challenges to how to pay the right amount of property taxes. This seminar will give you all the information you need on your state tax obligations, freeing up your time to focus on growing the business. This seminar is presented by the Women’s Business Center of N.C. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. Learn five ways to sell, particularly when this is not your best skill. Remember, no selling means no business. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require preregistration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. Understand and maximize your use of Social Media and on-line alliance building, as new tools for business. With Web 2.0 giving more control and power to the customer, the business that understands how to relate in this new world will have a clear advantage. The seminar wiil cover: what to do when you find negative press about your company on-line; Blogs; Local on-line networks like Inside919.com; Facebook; Micro-blogging (Twitter); and business networking resources like Linkedin. (Lunch & Learn Program - Bring Your Own Lunch) Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Small Business Owner taxpayer assistance and audit and collections assistance are available from the NC Department of Revenue in Raleigh. Plan on attending this seminar to find out more about state services available to you. Topics will include the following: Filing and paying various types of business taxes, forms needed to start a new business, help with individual income tax issues, and responding to department letters and notices. (Lunch & Learn Program - Bring Your Own Lunch) Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Tax Implications Students will learn: • How to do market research on line • What are keywords and how to select them • How to choose a domain name and get it registered • How to market your website for free • Search engine positioning and why it’s important This seminar is presented by the Women’s Business Center of N.C. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early.

2.25 hrs

WEST

T

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

9/29

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 15 Development

For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu For more information, email entrepreneurship@wake tech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2 hrs

WEST

Th

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

10/1

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 16 Development

Tax Implications for Starting A Business

2 hrs

NORTH

Th

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.

10/1

BD

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 17 Development

Sales for People Who Don't Like to Sell

2.25 hrs

WEST

T

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

10/6

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional Development

Social Media for Business

For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2 hrs

WEST

W

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

10/7

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 18 Development

For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2 hrs

WEST

Th

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

10/8

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 19 Development

How to Start an Online Business

For more information, email entrepreneurship@wake tech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2 hrs

NORTH

Th

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.

10/8

BD

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional Development

N.C. Military Business Center Government Contracting Symposium

Are you getting military business? Do you understand set-asides? Do you need help with the NCMBC website or procurement requirements? Learn the processes to compete for military business... Government vs. real-world contracting, Government award process – pre-award sealed and open bids, Pre-award costs and pricing, Post-award contract changes and claims, Contracting officer – claims and defaults, Contract terminations – methods and procedures, and 8(A), H2 veterans’ programs. NCMBC staff will present this program. For more information, go to www.ncmbc.us/ or call 877245-5520. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early.

20

For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

WEST

W

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

10/14

118

FREE

2 hrs

MILL

Business, Industry and Professional 21 Development

What You Can Learn From Your Financial Statements

Business, Industry and Professional 22 Development

Entrepreneurship for Women

For more information, Your financial reports, cash flow, P&L, balance sheet, and inventory control all tell a story -- email and should help you be successful. Learn what they can tell you. (Lunch & Learn caroix@waketech.edu. Program - Bring Your Own Lunch) Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require or visit pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu Learn some unique aspects of starting your female owned business. We will share For more information, successful stories from woman owned businesses and help you find answers to the email questions you have on getting started. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not caroix@waketech.edu. require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). or visit Seating is limited, please arrive early. http://smallbusinesscent

2 hrs

WEST

Th

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

10/15

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 23 Development

Business, Industry and Professional 24 Development

er.waketech.edu For more information, Time management in the office is all about working fewer hours by managing your time email more effectively. This involves prioritizing your work load, delegating and handling paper caroix@waketech.edu. more efficiently. Learn quick tips, techniques and easy ways to better organize your day by or visit using time more efficiently in operating your small business. http://smallbusinesscent Time Management er.waketech.edu For more information, email Tim Moore of Dancing Elephants will deliver an entertaining program on how your body caroix@waketech.edu. Body Language, language and non-verbal communication skills can kill your sales efforts. Small Business or visit The Silent Sales Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public http://smallbusinesscent Killer (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. er.waketech.edu How do you build a successful e-commerce web site to move your product? Does your web site sell? Come and pick up tips to improve your web site. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. (Lunch & Learn Program Bring Your Own Lunch) Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require preregistration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu For more information, Topics of discussion will include key documentation requirements a lender will require, email main characteristics a lender looks for as well a discussion on key elements in a well entrepreneurship@wake developed business plan. tech.edu. or visit This seminar is presented by the Women’s Business Center of N.C. http://smallbusinesscent Learn the 18 key threats that impact a business owner’s long-term success. Have the er.waketech.edu opportunity to identify the one key threat that is your biggest challenge. Develop a short For more information, action plan to implement tomorrow. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require email pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is caroix@waketech.edu. limited, please arrive early. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu Grant writing is a skill that is important as a diversification fund-raising strategy for many nonprofit and community organizations. Students will learn about where to find grants and how to submit applications to both foundations and Federal sources. Tips will be offered on how to increase the likelihood for funding and making grant submissions shine! This seminar is presented by the Women’s Business Center of N.C. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early.

2 hrs

WEST

T

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

10/20

MILL

118

FREE

2 hrs

WEST

Th

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

10/22

MILL

118

FREE

2.25 hrs

WEST

T

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

10/27

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 25 Development

Low Cost Proven Web Marketing Strategies

2 hrs

WEST

Th

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

10/29

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 26 Development

What is Required to Apply for a Loan? 18 Common Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

2 hrs

NORTH

Th

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.

10/29

BD

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 27 Development

2.25 hrs

WEST

T

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

11/3

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 28 Development

Grant Writing Fundamentals

For more information, email entrepreneurship@wake tech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2 hrs

NORTH

Th

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.

11/5

BD

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 29 Development

Marketing for the small business person is undergoing a revolution. Through an Dynamite entertaining format, this seminar will provide strategies to marketing success. Small Marketing on a Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the Firecracker Budget general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. Whether you have an established business or have just started one, the bottom line is…you need customers! In this dynamic session, you learn: What does “customer” mean to me in today’s economy? / “Do I have honey for the bee?” / How to attract customers to my business. / What do customers want in a down economy? / What does RECESSION mean to my customer? / The new rules to customer retention. This seminar is presented by the Women’s Business Center of N.C. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. How do you handle a difficult situation in business or in your personal negotiations? Determine your personal conflict handling style and re-frame your negotiation skill set. Conflict is ordinary and necessary in our world today and you can mismanage this conflict or learn skills to assist you in managing conflict. Understand the conflict, negotiate the solution and confirm the understanding. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early.

For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2.25 hrs

WEST

T

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

11/10

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 30 Development

Retaining Your Customers in a Down Economy

For more information, email entrepreneurship@wake tech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2 hrs

NORTH

Th

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.

11/12

BD

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 31 Development

Negotiation Skills

2.25 hrs

WEST

T

6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

11/17

MILL

118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 32 Development

Business, Industry and Professional 33 Development

For more information, The basics of sales and use taxes. This seminar is ideal for retailers, or any business that email wants to sell. This seminar is presented entrepreneurship@wake by the Women’s Business Center of N.C. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not tech.edu. or visit Sales and Use Tax require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). http://smallbusinesscent 101 Seating is limited, please arrive early. to do market research online, What are keywords er.waketech.edu Students will learn the following: How For more information, and how to select them, How to choose a domain name and get it registered, How to email market your website for free, and Search engine positioning and why it’s important. Small caroix@waketech.edu. Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the or visit How to Start an general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. http://smallbusinesscent Online Business er.waketech.edu Learn about the SBA guaranteed loans, government contracting opportunities, disaster assistance and training programs to help your business succeed. This seminar is presented by the Women’s Business Center of N.C. Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. Small Business Center SBA Programs and FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults Services 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. Protection Copyrights, There are critical knowledge points you should know to protect your assets. Are there Patents, intellectual property or business products you should legally protect? Bring your questions Trademarks, and gain an overview of these important topics. Small Business Center FREE Seminars Intellectual do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and Property older). Seating is limited, please arrive early.

2 hrs

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6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.

11/19

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FREE

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6:45 p.m.9:00 p.m.

12/1

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118

FREE

Business, Industry and Professional 34 Development

Business, Industry and Professional 35 Development

For more information, email entrepreneurship@wake tech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu For more information, email caroix@waketech.edu. or visit http://smallbusinesscent er.waketech.edu

2 hrs

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12/3

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2.25 hrs

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12/8

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118

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Special Instuctions/Comments

Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Seating is limited, please arrive early. Heather & Kathy: This line may be entered into the copy of each seminar -or- at the begining of the "series" of seminars (would take less space) (right now, it's in each entry).

(Lunch & Learn Program - Bring Your Own Lunch) Small Business Center FREE Seminars do not require pre-registration. They are open the general public (adults 18 years and older). Heather & Kathy: This line may be entered into the copy of each seminar -or- at the begining of the "series" of seminars (would take less space) (right now, it's in each entry).

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This course provides training in NCCER Electrical I competencies including Safety, Hand Bending, Fasteners and Anchors, Electrical Theory I & II, National Electrical Codes, 9/15 - 2/23 Print Reading, and Commercial and Residential Wiring. This Electrical Apprenticeship I class may be completed without a prerequisite. However, to obtain Level I recognition, students must complete Apprentice Core Curriculum (taught separately).

No PreReqs. Text Required: Trainee Guide to Electrical I, ISBN 0-13-604460-3

Sam Wells, 919-335-1043, sewells@wake tech.edu

120

T,TH 6:30-9:30 pm

SAND TBA

43842

$200

This course provides training in NCCER Electrical II competencies including AC Current; Motors; Theory and 9/15 -12/8 Application; Grounding; Conduit Bending, Boxes and Fittings; Electrical Apprenticeship Conductor Installations; Cable Trays; Conductor Terminations II and Splices; Installation of Electric Services; Circuit Breakers and fuses; Contactors and Relays; Electric Lighting This course provides training in NCCER Electrical III and IV competencies including Load Calculations-Branch Circuits; Conductor Selection and Calculations; Over-current Protection; 9/15 - 12/8 Electrical Apprenticeship Raceway, Box, and Fitting Fill Requirements; Wiring Devices; Distribution Equipment and Systems; Transformers, Lamps, III & IV Ballasts and Components; Motor Calculations, Motor Maintenance, and Motor Controls.

PreReqs: Apprentice Core and Electrical I. Text: Trainee Guide Electrical II, ISBN 0-13-604466-2

Sam Wells, 919-335-1043, sewells@wake tech.edu

72

T, TH 6:30-9:30 pm

TBA

43847

$200

PreReqs: Electrical II. Text (dependent on level) Trainee Guide Level III: ISBN 0-13-604471-9; Electrical Trainee Guide Level IV: ISBN 0-13-604475-1

Sam Wells, 919-335-1043, sewells@wake tech.edu

72

T, TH 6:30-9:30 pm

TBA

43851

$200

This course is designed to provide training in NCCER Plumbing I competencies including Intro to the Plumbing Profession; Plumbing Safety; Plumbing Tools; Intro to Plumbing Math; Intro to Plumbing Drawings; Plastic Pipe and Fittings; Copper Pipe 9/8/-12/8 No PreReqs. Text: and Fittings; Cast-Iron Pipe and Fittings; Carbons Steel Pipe Trainee Guide Plumbing I, Plumbing Apprenticeship and Fittings; Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing; Fixtures and ISBN 0-13-109178-6 I Faucets; and Intro to Drain, Waste, and Vent Systems. This class may be completed without a prerequisite. However, to obtain Level I recognition, students must complete Apprentice Core Curriculum (taught separately).

Sam Wells, 919-335-1043, sewells@wake tech.edu

72

T, TH 6:30-9:30 pm

MAIN RE 101

44222

$200


								
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