Local Financial Advisor Promotes Eastern Wake County Through Baseball

Raleigh, NC (PressExposure) July 17, 2008 -- Dale Merritt Sponsors Mudcats Networking Night for ASU Triangle Chapter Alumni

Dale Merritt, a financial advisor at Banyan Rock & Talent, a Raleigh-based collaboration of wealth strategists, is working to promote the growth of eastern Wake County. The Zebulon native and Appalachian State University (ASU) graduate sponsored a networking event for ASU’s Triangle Alumni Chapter, inviting local alumni to a recent Carolina Mudcats game.

“I grew up in Zebulon when there were many dirt roads and open fields,” said Merritt. “Back in 1991, when I attended the first Mudcats game, all I remember were bleacher seats and plumbing. Both eastern Wake County and Five County Stadium have prospered in recent years; it’s an amazing difference. There’s even the Cattails restaurant overlooking the field.”

Thirty-five people turned out for the baseball networking night, 25 of which were ASU alumni. As a result of the success, a second event is scheduled for Aug. 19. Merritt hopes networking through Mudcats games will not only create buzz about the minor league team, but will also remind North Carolina residents of eastern Wake County’s exciting growth and development.

“There are a lot of ASU alumni in eastern Wake County, and they need to be aware of the Carolina Mudcats versus just the Durham Bulls,” Merritt added. “There are two teams here! I am very proud of them, and I want other people to know who they are.”

If you are interested in attending a Mudcats game with the ASU Triangle Chapter Alumni Association, contact Joyce Gardner at JBGardner@alumni.appstate.edu or visit [http://www.alumni.appstate.edu/chapters/TriangleArea.htm] .

About Dale Merritt: Dale Merritt is a registered representative with Banyan Rock & Talent, a Raleigh-based collaboration of wealth strategists. Though experienced in 401(k), mutual funds and stocks, Merritt has developed a niche for facilitating real estate transactions. Having grown up in Zebulon, Dale is eager to provide financial opportunities to the community in which he was raised, offering real estate and retirement planning and other financial services to his neighbors in Raleigh, Knightdale and eastern Wake County. Merritt has been with the firm since 2005, and has several securities registrations including Series 6, 7, 63 and 66, as well as a Long-Term Care Insurance license and a Life Insurance license. He graduated from Appalachian State University with a B.S. in criminal justice, and a minor in business administration. For more information, call (919) 782-0033 or visit [http://www.dalemerritt.net].

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About Banyan Rock & Talent

Based in Raleigh, Banyan Rock & Talent is a collaboration of registered reps with FSC Securities Corporation. Founded on the philosophy that strength, growth and the diversification of client's hard-earned money are made possible through knowledge, diligence and years of experience. Banyan Rock & Talent specializes in areas including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, variable annuities, retirement strategies, market timers, life insurance, disability insurance and applied real estate. All strategists are registered representatives offering securities through FSC Securities Corporation. Securities and investment advisory services offered through FSC Securities Corporation, Member FINRA/SIPC and a registered investment advisor. Banyan, Rock, and Talent is not affiliated with FSC Securities Corporation or registered as a broker-dealer or investment advisor. For further information visit us at 3356 Six Forks Road Raleigh, NC 27609, or call (919) 782-0033.

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Press Release Submitted On: July 16, 2008 at 11:03 am
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