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Leadership is defined as the initiative in an action; an example for others to follow. Leaders are an essential part of life. In sports, in business, in life in general, leaders make it possible to dream a little bigger, work a little harder, and achieve all things great.

For the third year, SiteDart Hosting in Franklin is hosting a broadcast of the Leadercast event originally held in Atlanta. This year’s event will be held at the Ruby Cinemas on the Georgia Road and will feature talks from nine internationally known speakers including Andy Stanley, Dr. Henry Cloud, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Laura Schroff, former first lady Laura Bush, Malcolm Gladwell, Randall Wallace, Bill McDermott, and Simon Sinek.

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The Franklin Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting at Mortgage Financial Group, Inc. located at 244 Porter Street.

Mortgage Financial Group, Inc. is proud to be your local lender here in Franklin! Our knowledgeable staff can guide you through the home financing process no matter what kind of loan you are applying for. Whether you are financing FHA, VA, USDA, conventional, construction or reverse mortgage, you need to work with a Delegated Mortgage Lender.

Give them a call today at (828)524-0101.

Pictured (L-R) are Linda Harbuck, executive director of Franklin Chamber; Chuck Buroker; Corey Beebe; Ashley Matthews; Donna Ardito; John Ardito, President; Jim Rupert and Tom Ritter, chamber master.

Macon Printing is announcing the retirement of Eddie and Jo Ann Bateman.

Eddie has served Macon Printing for 21 Years. He began work as the manager in 1993. And Jo Ann is not far behind serving Macon Printing for 20 years.

They have led Macon Printing through a number of major changes.

Drake Enterprises expresses their sincere appreciation to Eddie and Jo Ann for their years of service, dedication, and leadership.

 

 

Charles “Dom” D’Ascoli, president and CEO of Smoky Mountain Systems in Franklin, N.C., received the 2013 Morris F. Weinstock Person of the Year Award from the Electronic Security Association (ESA) on Thursday, June 27, during the ESA Annual Meeting and Industry Luncheon at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) in Nashville, Tenn.

ESA annually gives out its highest honor in recognition of outstanding achievement and ongoing efforts by an individual on behalf of the association. First presented in 1970, the award was initiated by the family of Morris F. Weinstock to honor the lifetime work of ESA’s co-founder and past president.

D’Ascoli became involved in the security industry in 1982 when he founded Smoky Mountain Systems, Inc. Shortly after its incorporation, he saw the need to become involved in the association to effect positive change.

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