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Date: Jul 20, 2012
NY Mets Great Bud Harrelson and ‘The Birth of the Long Island Ducks’
Harrelson to Speak at Operation Downtown Seminar at Hofstra on July 26, 2012Harrelson to Speak at Operation Downtown Seminar at Hofstra on July 26, 2012
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY – Former New York Mets player and coach Bud Harrelson will discuss "The Birth of Long Island Ducks Baseball" at Hofstra University on Thursday, July 26, 2012 from 8-10 a.m., in the latest Operation Downtown Seminar co-sponsored by the Scott Skodnek Business Development Center and Astoria Federal Savings.
Harrelson, co-owner and senior vice president of baseball for the Ducks, will share his experiences founding and building the Long Island Ducks, and offer insight about bringing a business to Long Island. Harrelson won two World Series with the Mets, the first as shortstop in 1969 and the second as a coach in 1986.
The event will be held at the Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP call 516-463-7214, fax 516-463-3907 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. A continental breakfast will be served.
Scott Skodnek Business Development Center offers a comprehensive package of expertise and services promoting economic development and job creation for the Hofstra community, Long Island and the region. The BDC’s focus is providing resources, training and development for business including the EAP Program and Operation Downtown seminars to enhance the skills of business owners. Training in QuickBooks and social media skills including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Email are also offered. Customized projects are created to support businesses, organizations and government agencies.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution of higher education where more than 12,000 full and part-time students choose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering and applied science, communication, education, health and human services, honors studies, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.