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Penn State Fayette to host business leader event April 12

4/1/2011 —

Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus will host the second Fayette Business Leaders Network presentation Tuesday, April 12, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Corporate Training Center in The Eberly Building. This is the second such event designed to bring together business leaders who have businesses in Fayette County.

The event will feature a keynote address by Dr. Robert DeJesus, who will present “Understanding Healthcare Legislation.” DeJesus will cover the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and how it will impact health care in Fayette County. DeJesus, who is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, has spoken on this topic at the Republican Doctors Caucus in Washington D.C., the “NightTalk” television program and numerous civic groups. The event will conclude after closing remarks at 10 a.m.

Joseph Segilia, director of outreach at Penn State Fayette, explains, “The purpose of the Fayette Business Leaders Network is to encourage leaders of Fayette County businesses to come together to discuss and learn about issues that impact businesses here in Fayette County. The organization encourages these business leaders to create an active network with their executive and management peers to learn more about the community, discover local and statewide business resources, and share ideas that can make a difference.”

Business owners, presidents, CEO’s, vice presidents, executives, plant managers and anyone interested in the advancement of Fayette County’s business community is encouraged to attend. The cost of the event is $10 per person.

Fayette Business Leaders Network is sponsored by Fay-Penn Economic Development Council, Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, Catalyst Connection and Defense Procurement Assistance Center.

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