Network plans meeting

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Raleigh Business and Professional Network will hold its monthly meeting on April 13, 6:30 p.m., at P.G. Werth’s, 927 W. Morgan St.

Guest speaker will be Charles Phaneuf and the Raleigh Little Theatre. He will talk about his passion for theatre arts and their positive role in community development.

Registration is available online at


Assessment test available

RALEIGH, N.C. — Total Engagement Consulting by Kimer has released its transgender diversity self-assessment test.

The 12-question query takes less than 10 minutes to complete and is used to gauge how companies and organizations are progressing on issues that surround transgender diversity in the workplace and marketplace.


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