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Friday, October 31, 2008

SlideShare, 10/31/2008 (Wayne Hicks)

Working With BETF: Do You Want to Bring More Money Into Your Chapter Treasury. Presentation made by BETF executive director Wayne Hicks to the National BDPA Board of Directors in Oct 2008. The presentation focused on ways to raise additional revenue for local BDPA chapters thru a solid relationship with BDPA Foundation.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Metro, 10/29/2008 (Asia Williams)

Cracking the Career Code. When it comes to computers, Asia Williams was a natural. Ten years ago, when she was a home health care aide, her computer expertise led her to become the CEO's administrative assistant. With no formal computer training, Williams caught and fixed a major error in the company's payroll system.

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Call and Post, 10/29/08 (BDPA Columbus)

Let's Talk Politics in the Digital Age. Come out and join BDPA as we welcome Democratic Rep. Tracy Heard, LaShawn Brown the Owner/CEO of One in a Billion Consulting, and Samuel Gresham, Jr. Executive Director of the Ohio Commission on African American Males in an in depth discussion about the candidates, the role of technology in their campaigns, the importance of voting and why early voting is important.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 10/22/08 (BDPA Atlanta)

Come discover the keys to passing the PMP Exam! BDPA Atlanta chapter program meeting, 'Project Management: A Universal Approach to Executing Strategic Vision' presented by Floyd Trotman. Floyd Trotman is an accomplished and highly demanded educator in the Project Management industry. As one of the few individuals that have mastered every version of the PMI’s PMBOK® Guide, Floyd has personally trained thousands of professionals across the country with nearly a 100% pass rate.

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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Buckeye Soul, 10/16/08 (BDPA Columbus)

BDPA Columbus Hosts 'The Importance of Voting'. On Thursday, October 30, 2008, the Columbus chapter of the BDPA will host the Columbus Information Exchange with a discussion on The Importance of Voting. The guest speakers will be Tracie Heard, LaShawn Brown, and Sam Greshem. The event will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at 1111 Polaris Parkway, Columbus, OH 43240 in room 1B3086/1B3297. The cost is FREE and food and beverages will be provided. For more information contact

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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

4Syndication, 10/8/2008 (John Eckenrode)

Editor's Note: John Eckenrode was appointed by National BDPA on November 6, 2008 to serve as a director on the board of the BDPA Education & Technology Foundation.

John Eckenrode & Tom Loveland of the MCSA Named as 2008 GBTC Connector Award Winners. The Greater Baltimore Technology Council (GBTC) is excited to announce that John Eckenrode and Tom Loveland, co-creators of the Maryland Computer Services Association (MCSA), have been selected as joint recipients of this years Connector Award.

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