Durham Magazine June/July 2022

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people &places

The Gathering

PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN MICHAEL SIMPSON

Several female business leaders in our community joined together in a networking event hosted by Triangle Media Partners, the Reinvention Road Trip and Parker & Otis at the latter in late March. Two dozen women gathered to mingle and nosh on delicious hors d’oeuvres at the American Tobacco Campus gift and sandwich shop (in fact, it won a Best of Durham award this year in both those categories!), and Jes Averhart of Reinvention Road Trip even gave away a copy of one of her books, “Oh, Lords!”  12

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1 Eno River Association Development Director Emily Hill, BridgePoint General Contracting President Shelley McPhatter and Kate’s Korner DropIn Childcare Center Owner and Founder Kezia Goodwin.