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Social media is topic of Keystone business talk

Oct. 20, 2010

KALAMAZOO--How businesses can interact positively with the social media will be the topic of discussion at the next Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Series presentation Friday, Oct. 29, at Western Michigan University.

Photo of Jason Kehrer, The Image Group.Jason Kehrer, chief problem solver at The Image Group, will discuss "Leveraging Social Media for Business." at 8 a.m. in the Dean's Conference Room of Schneider Hall, home of the Haworth College of Business. The event is free and open to the public and begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the presentation. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (269) 387-6059.

The Image Group is a Holland, Mich.-based creative communications agency. As chief problem solver, Kehrer works with a variety of clients in the business, nonprofit and education industries to tell their stories, and he has spoken to a variety of groups on topics related to social media tools and tactics, brand-building and technology trends, including a monthly series for the Holland Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to joining The Image Group team, he developed local ministry and neighborhood development programs in West Michigan and helped launch a new non-profit organization serving the Sub-Saharan continent of Africa. Kehrer has lived abroad in South Africa and Australia and now serves on the boards of several startup companies and local nonprofits.

A native of Chicago, Kehrer graduated from Hope College in 2003 and now resides in Holland.

The Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Series is underwritten through the generosity of Keystone Community Bank. The series provides an opportunity for the local community to hear prominent business leaders, WMU faculty, alumni and friends of the Haworth College of Business discuss current business issues and corporate strategies as well as key information regarding the continuing progress of the college.

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Media contact: Mark Schwerin, (269) 387-8400, mark.schwerin@wmich.edu

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