Erin Smith Staff writer
February 21, 2014
DUBLIN — Lu Mil Vineyard in Dublin will be the spot for a book signing and reception on Thursday.
Marty Coates, president of Coates and Associates, Inc. of Florence, S.C., will be at Lu Mil Vineyard in the Creekside Building at 6 p.m. to present his new book, “The Waymaker Principles: 8 Keys to Living a Meaningful Life.”
Tickets are $20 each and $30 per couple. The cost includes a copy of Coates’ new book, access to the reception and a book signing.
Coates’ website touts other products including a compact disc audio training product titled “The Waymaker Principles .. Revealed!!” The website claims this product is based off a book that is set for release later this fall.
There is also another book on the website that is being promoted as well, titled, “Think and Grow Rich Today.” The book is promoted as being a valuable tool for leaders, entrepreneurs and employees.
According to Coates’ biography, he earned his bachelor of science degree in education from N.C. State University and earned a graduate degree in business administration from Webster University. His biography lists experience in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves as well as being a veteran of Desert Storm for which he was awarded a Bronze Star. He was also elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2000. Coates held this office until 2006 and served in a number of different roles while in the legislature, according to his bioography.
According to his biography, Coates is also a co-founder of the Waymaker Learning Corporation, as well as a motivational speaker and trainer.
A message left for Ron Taylor seeking comment was unreturned as of press time.