I have often said that people using the word “energy” usually do not know whereof they speak. The same is true of “the economy.” Assuming that weren’t the case, would you be motivated to go to this event except to network?

Old Town Bank will host an economic forum for Haywood County, starting with a reception at 5 p.n. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Maggie Valley Club. After the reception, the presentation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m., with presenter Tom Tveidt, president of SYNEVA Economics and a Haywood County resident. Call 456-3006.

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