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The Power and Impact of the Written Word in Business

December 3, 2020, 7:15 AM9:00 AM

The Power and Impact of the Written Word in Business. This is a facilitated discussion by Ted Helberg on using effective and accurate word choice, grammar, and organization in business writing. Ted will interject a little humor, discussion on common errors, and methods to correct them.

This informative presentation will be the focus at Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce’s December Business Breakfast. December’s breakfast will be held on Thursday, December 3, from 7:15 to 9:00 a.m. at the Best Western Plus, 375 Main Street, Waterville (note new location).

Ted Helberg is a recently retired business executive.  He worked in Human Resources for almost forty years in several industries.  He also served as an adjunct instructor of English at several colleges.

In graduate school he was a teaching assistant in English, tutor for law students, and helped create a national grammar hotline.

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce holds monthly informative presentations on a variety of educational business topics.  Cost of the Business Breakfast is $20 for members, $27 at the door and for non-members. Breakfast is included with the reservation.

Cost per person: $20 members; $27 at the door and non-members.

TO REGISTER: E-mail: Cindy@midmainechamber.com • PHONE: 873-3315 • FAX: 877-0087

(PLEASE NOTE: Cancellations must be two (2) business days prior to the event to avoid being charged.)

The major sponsors for the Business Breakfasts are: AT&T; Cross Employee Benefits; New Dimensions Federal Credit Union; Nicholson, Michaud & Company; O’Donnell, Lee, McCowan & Phillips, LLC; Sheridan Corporation. The print media sponsor is Morning Sentinel, a division of Masthead Maine; radio sponsor is MIX107.9; video sponsor is Kennebec Savings Bank.

Some items regarding CDC guidelines for attendance: out of concern for the safety of attendees, registrations at this indoor event will be limited to a maximum of 50 persons. Tables and seating will be spaced out, and a plated breakfast will be provided, as opposed to the buffet offered in the past. Masks are requested to be worn for registration, and until seated. Separate entrance and exits are offered to minimize passage of attendees, upon arrival and departure, and hand sanitizer will be provided.

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, 50 Elm Street, Waterville, ME 04901-6015


December 3, 2020
7:15 AM – 9:00 AM


Best Western Plus
375 Main Street
Waterville, ME
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