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ETEC’s goal is to meet virtually until we can all be together again on Friday mornings.

ETEC will NOT meet due to
Good Friday & the Easter Holiday

Have a safe, fun, and restful weekend!

Friday, April 2, 2021


See you next Friday, April 9th when Mike Belbeck, executive vice president of Covenant Health, will be our speaker.

Register to attend the April 9th meeting:

*Note* This link is good for Friday mornings until the end of June. Feel free to register for future meetings.

We will use the Zoom Conferencing platform in its normal format. Attendees will be visible unless they choose to turn off their video.

Upcoming Friday Meetings

April 9 - Mike Belbeck, Covenant Health
April 16 - Travis Howerton, C2 Labs
April 30 - ETEC Board of Directors Meeting (All members and guests are welcome to attend.)

Regional Events

Mar 31 - NNSA Virtual Job Fair
Apr 13 - KTech: Women in Tech Virtual Leadership Series
Apr 14 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 1 / WEBINAR
Apr 15 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 2 / WEBINAR


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