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For Immediate Release


2016 Business Leadership Luncheon

Dr. James and Mrs. Hazel GrantREDDING, Calif. - Tickets are still available for Simpson University’s 15th annual Business Leadership Luncheon on Aug. 31, featuring consultant, professor and former university president Dr. James M. Grant.

The event, sponsored by Redding Bank of Commerce, is in the student life center on campus, 2211 College View Drive. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.; the event begins at noon. Tickets range from $18 to $25.

Dr. Grant will talk about comfort as a strategy, and how businesses and workplaces that attract the most people provide more than goods, services, and compensation. A resident of Carbondale, Ill., Dr. Grant teaches master’s-level courses at Southern Illinois University in management, fundraising and marketing, granting writing, and nonprofit management. With more than 40 years involvement in nonprofit management, he also does consultation work in management and fundraising.

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NOTE: Attendees are also invited to attend a naming ceremony for the James M. Grant Student Life Center preceding the luncheon at 10:30 a.m. Learn more at



Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit


Contact: SU Public Relations
(530) 226-4737