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BizWeek 2013 has rolled into Franklin for the second year, with this year’s events being held April 23 through April 25. According to the Macon County Economic Development Commission, BizWeek is a celebration of business, industry and entrepreneurship. The events highlight the appreciation that the county, town, and citizens have for the businesses of the county.

The three-day event has been host to a variety of workshops, networking opportunities, and guest speakers. BizWeek started on Tuesday which saw three happenings around the town that citizens could attend for free.


The Franklin Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting celebrating the opening of Deb Sands Photography at 92 W. Palmer Street.

Deb Sands brings more than 20 years of photography experience to her Franklin business offering “in studio or on location” photo sessions.


The week of April 22 will be packed with opportunities for small business owners to get a competitive edge by attending their choice of four free seminars offered by Southwestern Community College’s Small Business Center.

On Monday April 22, business coach and Social Media expert Martin Brossman will be presenting “Create Your Own Website & Blog Using WordPress.” This seminar gives information and hands-on instruction showing you how to create a working website and blog that you can maintain yourself.


For the fifth time in as many studies conducted, Edward Jones financial advisors rate the firm "Highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms," according to a newly released study by J.D. Power and Associates.

The J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study ranked Edward Jones Highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms. Eight financial services firms ranked. This is the fifth time J.D. Power has conducted the study since 2007.

Russell Hawkins, Chris Brouwer and Bill Barr are financial advisors in Franklin.


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