May 07, 2010

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By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the workshop, "Understanding, Working with, and Managing Different Generations," Wednesday, May 26, from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center, Room 207 of the Chamberlin Building on Fifth Street in Lewisburg.

Rhonda Campbell, founder and owner of Jarhon Communications, will lead the workshop, discussing how life experiences have an impact on employees' work style and customers' buying habits. Specifics include how to identify the four generations, the impact of four generations in the workspace, and why one size does not fit all.

Campbell has more than 25 years of communication experience in training, coaching and management. She has worked with individuals in state and local government, manufacturing, health care, banking, insurance and many other industries.

Registration required
The cost to attend is $35 per person; the fee includes one-year subscriptions to Inc. and Susquehanna Business Life magazines. Registration is required as seating is limited. To register, call the SBDC at 570-577-1249 or toll-free at 1-866-375-6010; e-mail, or visit Veterans may attend free of charge.

One attendee to the workshop will receive a door prize of Microsoft Office 2007 Professional edition software courtesy of The Microsoft Company ( and Computer Support Services, Inc, (CSSI partners.

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development; the Brush Valley, Central Pennsylvania, and Greater Susquehanna Valley Chambers of Commerce; The Daily Item; The Standard-Journal; and Susquehanna Business Life magazine.

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties.

Contact: Division of Communications