Tag: Southeast

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall – Happy Hour!

September 23rd marks the end of the summer season and the beginning of fall, so come out and celebrate with a great learning and networking opportunity. The Southeast ELGL chapter will be meeting up at 21c in downtown Durham for a happy hour and to hear how this innovative project came to be. RSVP for … Continued

My Story with Sarah Williamson-Baker, Wake County, NC

ELGL’s mission is to connect, communicate, and educate. In this ongoing series, local government professionals tell the story of why they chose a local government career. Sarah Williamson-Baker (LinkedIn and Twitter) is the Communications Manager for Wake County, North Carolina. The County’s population passed one million last year, making it one of the 50 largest Counties in the … Continued

Bo Ferguson, City of Durham, North Carolina

As a part of our ongoing series interviewing Assistant City (and County) Managers, ELGL sat down with Bo Ferguson from the City of Durham, North Carolina. He gave some great interviewing advice and tips for Assistants everywhere.  Background Check Bo Ferguson Connect: LinkedIn & Twitter He answered questions for one of our most successful Twittersations, sat … Continued

Guidepost #16 – Sarah Hazel

Welcome to week #16 of the Cookingham Connection. Today, we hear from Sarah Hazel,  City of Charlotte, North Carolina. Guidepost #16: Don’t pursue your program at a faster pace than the council, the employees, and public can follow. You will always see plenty of things to do and have plenty of changes to make but be sure … Continued

SEELGL Trivia Night!

Another fun event is on the way for ELGL Southeast members! Come have a beer and show off your random knowledge at trivia night at Mystery Brewing Company in Hillsborough, NC on Wednesday, November 19 at 8pm. This event is open to ELGL members and friends.  We’re hoping to organize a carpool, so stay tuned! … Continued

An Evening with SE ELGL at Bull McCabe’s

ELGL is excited to announce an event for our Southeast members! Join us on October 3rd at 5:30 pm ET for a chance to meet other local government professionals in the Research Triangle area.  RSVP:  Southeast ELGL Happy Hour on Oct. 3rd at 5:30 pm Our Southeast chapter is getting together for the first in-person … Continued

Around the World in Local Government

Introducing Around the World in Local Government http://youtu.be/s9MszVE7aR4 The World Cup ends; Around the World begins. You’ve met the participants so let’s get right to the action. I. Give us your best stereotypes about the other countries. Andrew (Australia): I have to be a little careful with this one as I’m not Australian. But typically its … Continued

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