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Northeast Times | January 28, 2023

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Join us on March 12 for an informative presentation about economic activity in 2014 and economic projections for 2015. Laila Assanie will discuss how the economy affects local businesses, and how businesses can prepare and react to ever-changing economic conditions.

Assanie is a business economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. As a member of the Research Department’s regional group, she conducts research on regional economic issues, produces articles for various bank publications and contributes to the Dallas Fed’s website. Her other responsibilities include briefing the Bank’s president on regional economic conditions, coordinating the production of various economic updates for the Dallas Fed website and writing the Eleventh District Beige Book—the Bank’s survey of regional economic conditions.

Assanie holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern University and a masters in economics and finance from the London School of Economics.

The Chamber’s March luncheon is sponsored by Liberty Tax Service. Luncheons are held at First United Methodist Church of Hurst, 521 W. Pipeline Road, Hurst. Networking begins at 11:00 a.m. Buffet opens at 11:30 a.m. General admission is $35. HEB Chamber members receive discounted pricing of $20 with advance reservations or $25 at the door.

For additional information, reservations or display tables, contact the HEB Chamber at 817-283-1521 or