WILMINGTON,Brett Martin of Castle Branch, an employment screening company, will be the guest speaker at the first CED-Coastal meeting of the year.

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development coastal group will meet on Jan. 30 at 5:30 PM at the Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park in Wilmington.

In addition to providing information about the CED, Martin will talk about trends in employment, business and tenant screening.

CED: www.cednc.org