Women’s Success Series to Feature Trang Moreland | Kent State University

Women’s Success Series to Feature Trang Moreland

Trang Moreland, owner and operator of Trang's Family Salon, will be the featured speaker for the Feb. 5 Women’s Success Series. The event is held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. Cost to attend is $10 when paid in advance and $15 if paid at the door. The cost includes a continental breakfast.   

The session also includes networking opportunities and a book discussion. The February 2016 book selection is Daring Greatly by Brené Brown and is available at any Tuscarawas County Public Library.

The Women’s Success Series is designed to inspire women of all ages and all walks of life to succeed personally and professionally. Each year, the leadership series features three dynamic women who have enjoyed a measure of success in Tuscarawas County. The 2015-16 Women’s Success Series kicked off in November with Atty. Elizabeth Stephenson. After Moreland’s February presentation will be Jeannine Kennedy, director of the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts, on April 1, 2016.

Moreland grew up in southern Vietnam and immigrated to the United States in 1992 at the age of 21. Although she spoke very little English, she was able to get a job at McDonalds. A few years later, Moreland became owner and operator of Trang’s Family Restaurant. She continued following her strong entrepreneurial spirit to begin another business, Trang’s Family Salon in Uhrichsville. Her success as a business woman was recognized in 2010 when she received the Twin City Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award.

The Women’s Success Series is sponsored by Dennison Railroad Depot Museum and Kent State University at Tuscarawas in collaboration with Carlene Farms, Economic Development and Finance Alliance of Tuscarawas County and Tuscarawas County Public Library System.

Planning committee members include Connie Finton from Carlene Farms, Kelli Baker from the Economic Development and Finance Alliance of Tuscarawas County, Michelle McMorrow Ramsell from the Tuscarawas County Public Library System, Pam Patacca from Kent State Tuscarawas, and Wendy Zucal from the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum.

Other organizations contributing to the Women’s Success Series are: Connolly, Hillyer, Lindsay and Ong, Inc.; Dominion East Ohio; First Federal Community Bank; First National Bank of Dennison; House of Stones; Lauren Manufacturing; Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District; Trinity Hospital Twin City;  Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce; Tuscarawas County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau; and Union Hospital.

For more information or to register, contact the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum at 740-922-6776 or email womenssuccessseries@dennisondepot.org. Registration deadline for the February session is Jan. 29. There is a limit of 100 participants. More information is available at www.facebook.com/WomensSuccessSeries


POSTED: Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 3:48pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:13am