ABC11 Eyewitness News Anchor Larry Stogner To Speak At Veterans Edge Conference


March 18 Event Provides Guidance For Veterans Transitioning From Military To Business Careers


[USPRwire, Tue May 18 2010] ABC11 Eyewitness News (www.abc11.com) has announced that anchor Larry Stogner will speak at the Veteran’s Edge conference on Tuesday, May 18 at the Brier Creek Country Club, located at 9400 Club Hill Dr. Hosted by the Triangle Technology Executives Council (www.ncttec.net) and the Raleigh-Wake Human Resource Management Association’s (www.rwhrma.org), the event will focus on providing veterans with the information and encouragement they need to make the transition from the military to the business world.

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“I am honored to speak to the veterans attending this event,” said Stogner. “It is a great service these military men and women have provided our country, and this is a fantastic opportunity for our community help them make the transition from the military to civilian life.”

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DETAILS:
- Stogner has been an anchor at ABC11 since 1976. He anchors Eyewitness News at 6 p.m.

- As a Vietnam veteran in the U.S. Air Force, he has since traveled to Vietnam in 1995 to report on the 20th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, accompanied units of the 82nd Airborne Division into Afghanistan, traveled to the Persian Gulf to cover the ongoing conflict with Iraq, and traveled to the Adriatic Sea, as U.S. Navy warplanes hammered targets in Kosovo and Yugoslavia.

- The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on May 18. Any active or retired military member interested in pursuing a professional career is welcome to attend. There is no cost to military veterans. For more information, visit www.ncttec.net/events or contact Martha Hoelzer at (919) 672-3436 or mhoelzer@ncttec.net.

ABOUT ABC11 EYEWITNESS NEWS:
ABC11 Eyewitness News provides 33 hours of local news every week, serving more than 1 million households in a 22-county area in North Carolina and Virginia. Eyewitness News also provides news, weather and sports information 24 hours a day on ABC11.com as well as serving two additional digital channels, ABC11 Eyewitness News Now on Time Warner cable channel 213, and Live Well HD on Time Warner 212. ABC11 WTVD is part of the Disney-ABC Television Group, which is home to all of The Walt Disney Company's worldwide entertainment and news television properties. For more information, go to www.abc11.com.

ABOUT THE VETERANS EDGE CONFERENCE:
The Veterans Edge conference is scheduled for Tuesday, May 18 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG) and the Raleigh-Wake Human Resource Management Association (RWHRMA) have partnered with the Triangle Technology Executives Council (TTEC) to garner a multidimensional array of executives to volunteer their time for this day-long event to facilitate the transition from a military to business career. Veterans will have the full day and evening to obtain the direct perspectives of the executive teams. For more information, visit www.ncttec.net/events or contact Martha Hoelzer at (919) 672-3436 or mhoelzer@ncttec.net.

Jennifer Fair
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