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Old Colony Realtors adds new training component

Nov. 14, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

Old Colony Realtors has launched a new online learning system for sales associates that provides training on marketing, technology and relocation.

Called the Professional Development Center, the program offers a series of self-guided courses that can lead to several types of certification, according to a news release.

"By providing quality online courses as part of our comprehensive training program, The Professional Development Center delivers relevant knowledge to our sales associates that translates into competitive advantages for our clients," said Joe Miller, president of Old Colony Company.

Old Colony Realtors has access to this program through its membership in Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, the largest network of premier locally-branded firms. The network helps Old Colony assist home buyers and sellers worldwide with a range of brokerage services, including lead generation, luxury marketing, web exposure and technology systems.

HUMBLE HOUSE: The Humble House, at 5267 U.S. 60 in Huntington, will have a grand opening Saturday, Nov.16th, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The store features antiques, crafts and works from local artists, along with Amish baked goods.

During the grand opening, the store will have hourly drawings and door prizes.

Food samples will be available and some of the store's artists will be on-hand to meet with shoppers.

WALKER TRANSFER INC: Moving company Walker Transfer Inc. of Kenova was one of 42 movers to receive the Milton M. Hill Quality Award from Atlas Van Lines.

Walker Transfer demonstrates top standards and provides a seamless moving experience for its customers, according to an Atlas statement. The award program evaluates movers on warehousing, hauling and the moving experience.

WORKSHOP TODAY: The Southern Ohio Procurement Outreach Center is offering a workshop Thursday, Nov. 14, geared towards small businesses interested in doing business with Wayne National Forest and other Forest Service locations.

The workshop will run from 1-4 p.m. at the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at 216 Collins Ave. in South Point, Ohio. The Ohio River Basin Acquisition Team purchases supplies, services and construction for a total of seven Forest Service locations in six states, and members of the team will discuss details of the contracting process.

For more information, call (740) 377-4550.

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