The Hood Hargett Breakfast Club is determined to turn its members into lean, green money making machines and brings only the wisest and savviest of business leaders in to show them how to get there. Wednesday's panel discussion on "How Going Green Can Improve Your Bottom Line" will reinforce the club's goal of giving their members information they can use and make a positive impact on their business. An all-star line-up of speakers are in sore for 2008 including ESPN College Football Analyst Kirk Herbstreit, former Bush White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer and former Philadelphia 76ers President and entrepreneur Pat Croce. 7:30-9 a.m. $15. Design Center of the Carolinas, 101 W. Worthington Ave. Ste. 101. 704-602-9529. www.charlottebca.com.