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101 Series

entrepreneurship.jpgEntrepreneurship 101

Thursday, Oct 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Led by Ed & Meagan Musselman, owners, Dry Ground Brewery and Mellow Mushroom.

Topics discussed include: identifying needs and solving them through business creation, ideas on securing capital and financing for your business, the importance of networking and collaboration, when to leave your "day job", and experiences on juggling entrepreneurism and a family.



dinnerparty.jpgThe Perfect Dinner Party 101

Thursday, Nov 9, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Stressing out about the upcoming holidays? Worried about how you'll be able to pull off that big holiday dinner? Let Chef Sara Bradley from Paducah's Freight House help you with that! She will be sharing some of her favorite holiday recipes, as well as some tips and tricks of the trade for making holiday dinners a breeze!

Born and raised in western Kentucky, chef Sara Bradley is no stranger to the delightful taste that seasonal menu items bring to the dinner table. From the classroom for cooks at Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte, NC, the Country Club of Birmingham, AL, the Dovetail in New York City, to the Blackbird in Chicago, IL, Sara has honed her kitchen skills in some of the best beef and bourbon backrooms east of the Mississippi.

Bradley's new farm-to-table restaurant The Freight House is located in the old freight depot on South 3rd St.

With no appetite for frozen foods and plenty of ideas for serving up fresh, seasonal menu items, chef Bradley cooks with only the finest, freshest ingredients.

"Eating is an ethical act," chef Bradley says. "by supporting the people and lands around my home, I truly feel that I'm doing the right thing. when there is an honest exchange between the producer and the consumer, everyone benefits."



cybersecurity.jpgCyber Security 101

Tuesday, Jan 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Presented by Wes Spencer, CIO of FNB and nationally recognized information security professional.

Spencer will lead a presentation on practical cyber security tips for your home or business. You will learn about the most important things you can do to protect yourself from financial loss and identity theft. The session will be discussion based, so come with any questions you may have!

Spencer is an advocate for information security and is a sought after speaker across the country. In his current role, he oversees all aspects of digital banking at FNB. Prior to working in the finance industry, he was professor of information security at Murray State University, where his research interests were in network security and cyber crime.



chickens.jpgChickens 101

Thursday, Mar 8, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Presented by Melinda Winchester, Winchester Farms.

Winchester farm was established in 2010, specializing in raising rare Heritage Breed chickens.

They are a small flock breeder, home to Lavender Orpington chicks, Wheaten and blue Wheaten Ameraucana Chicks, French black copper maran chicks- LP Line, hens, and hatching eggs. They are NPIP certified and the only small flock breeder in KY that is MS and MG CLEAN Certified.



magic.jpgMagic 101

Thursday, May 3, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Presented by Todd Duff ,founder and CEO of Innovations Branding House, a nationally acclaimed, award winning marketing firm in Paducah, Kentucky.

Since childhood Todd has been captivated by magic. He loves sharing his talent with others. He finds that magic allows him the gift of smiles, laughter and the opportunity to connect strangers to one another.

Magic 101 will cover a variety of topics within the art of sleight of hand including history, performance, visual arts and the psychology of magic.

Drawing volunteers from the audience, everyone will be amazed and astounded in this fascinating presentation.



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