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Thu, Aug 29


CWEP Community Room

Safe and Savvy Social Media with BBB

Safe and Savvy Social Media with BBB
Safe and Savvy Social Media with BBB

Time & Location

Aug 29, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

CWEP Community Room, 627 W Centennial Ave, Carthage, MO 64836, USA

About the event

Join us for an insightful training on Safe and Savvy Social Media with BBB hosted in collaboration with the Carthage Chamber of Commerce and presented by the Better Business Bureau!  Social media can be a great way to connect with your customers, but it's important to be aware of the risks that come with using social media. Pamela Hernandez, Regional Director for BBB – Springfield, will teach you how to be a safe and savvy social media user.  

About the speaker:  Pamela Hernandez, Regional Director for BBB in Springfield, is an Ozarks native and a graduate of Missouri State University. She spent 15 years in the financial services industry, working in both consumer banking and operations project management, before pivoting to a career as a personal trainer and health coach and a small business owner. After retiring from the fitness industry, she joined BBB in 2022.  As the Regional Director for BBB, Pamela plays a pivotal role in fostering trust and transparency in our local business community and educating consumers on how to make smart marketplace decisions.  

Here's what you'll learn: 

 • Secure Your Accounts: Learn strong password habits, two-factor authentication, and privacy settings to keep your accounts safe from hackers.  

Spot Social Media Scams: Discover red flags, common scams to watch out for, and how to protect yourself from falling victim.  

What to Do If You Get Scammed: If you do get scammed, this session will provide guidance on how to report it and take steps to recover.  

Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2024  11:00 am to 1:00 pm  

Location: Carthage Water and Electric Community Room 627 W. Centennial Ave. Carthage, MO 64836  


Chamber Members: $12.00 Non Chamber Members: $15.00 Fees will be collected by the Carthage Chamber of Commerce. Participants will be email a link to purchase lunch prior to training event. ** Lunch must be paid in full prior to the event to ensure lunch is provided. Cut off for registration is August 21, 2024. To pay for your lunch click here.

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