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by Cherokee Tribune staff writers
March 16, 2011 12:00 AM | 1010 views | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Chick-fil-A Leadercast to be shown in Canton

The 2011 Chick-fil-A Leadercast will be broadcast at a special event in Canton.

The International Family Foundation is hosting the simulcast of the event at the World Congress Center in Atlanta from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 6 at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center at 1130 Bluffs Parkway in Canton.

The cost including lunch, refreshments and a take-away bag is $99.95, with an "early bird" discount until April 20 of $89.95 and group discounts for reservations for five or more at $79.95 each. Online registration is at

This year's program will focus on how individuals and teams can use their voices to create positive change at work, at home and in the community. The speakers will speak on leading based on respect and relationship, dynamic leadership, creating a culture of servanthood and innovation, how to provide exceptional customer service and unlocking creativity in your workplace.

Speakers include University of Texas head football coach Mack Brown; Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan Cathy; author, entrepreneur and marketing expert Seth Godin; Freedom Writers Foundation founder and President Erin Gruwell; author Frans Johansson; Coca-Cola Company CEO Muhtar Kent; author and leadership trainer John Maxwell; author and radio and TV financial teacher Dave Ramsey; Robin Roberts, co-host of ABC TV's "Good Morning America;" author and human development expert Sir Ken Robinson; and author, TV commentator and business journalist Suzy Welch.

For information, call (770) 479-3669.

Children's store closing soon

Marshmallows in the Closet children's boutique is closing later this month.

The shop at 6242 Old Highway in Woodstock will close on March 26.

Special sales are being offered until then. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.

For information, call (770) 591-4610.
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