People For Change :: Business Networking :: 4/11/13
The People for Change Coalition would like to invite you to a Business Networking event on Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm at the Sheraton Silver Spring, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD.
The purpose of the event is to introduce you to the People for Change Coalition and discuss having a collective voice for small and minority businesses, access to capital, and ways to partner and share resources. Read in Full >>
GBBCC Wine & Pasta Reception :: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 6:30-9pm :: Rangos Building
THE GREATER BALTIMORE BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MISSION
The GBBCC's mission is to provide support and leadership for the growth and development of black owned and operated businesses and to advocate for economic empowerment in the African American Community in the Greater Metropolitan Area. Read in Full >>
DC: SHOP FOR A CAUSE: Support The Washington Humane Society! (4/13/13)
: Support local animals, support the Washington Humane Society and come to the 2013 Fashion for Paws runway show on April 13th at the National Building Museum.
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Legacy: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street: Event to Honor Baltimore County Queen, Dr. Ella White Campbell
It is with great honor that Bmorenews announces that Dr. Ella White Campbell will be joining us tomorrow for LEGACY: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street during the Black Capitol Awards. We will honor this legend, responsible for helping develop the political capacity, growth and development in the African American community in Northwest Baltimore County, i.e. the Liberty Road corridor. Read in Full >>
Legacy: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street: Event to Honor Dr. Sanford Siegel
Dr. Siegel is concurrently a partner with Chesapeake Urology and its President and CEO. He has been in private practice urology in the Baltimore area for more than 25 years. As President of Chesapeake Urology, he has built the practice into one of the country's largest and highest quality urology practices, and the largest in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
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Keynote Speaker for LEGACY: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street: Darrell B. Mobley, Acting Secretary, Maryland Department of Transportation
: BLACK WALL STREET
KEYNOTE: Darrell B. Mobley was appointed by Governor Martin O’Malley to serve as Acting Secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) effective August 1, 2012. As Acting Transportation Secretary, he oversees a $3.6 billion annual budget and 10,000-employee department. He has been the Deputy Transportation Secretary since the Governor’s initial appointment in January 2011. He also served as the Interim State Highway Administrator in 2011. Read in Full >>
"Does Image Matter?" Panel at Black Wall Street to feature Adrienne Watson Carver, 9:30 am (SHARP)
Bmorenews, Sisters4Sister Network, Inc., Sisters with a Plan, the Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce - along with the Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center at Morgan State University - will feature Adrienne Watson Carver on the "Does Image Matter?" panel at 9:30 am on Sat., March 30th at the Pikesville Library. The event is called LEGACY: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street
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Courtnye Lynch on “Does Image Matter?” Panel :: 9:30 am (SHARP) …. At LEGACY: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street, 3/30/13
People ask me all the time was I afraid to start a business...and THE HONEST ANSWER IS YES...ABSOLUTELY!! I was terrified BUT I also knew what I was doing was NOT working and would "FOREVER" keep me in my 10x10 cubicle! Now my time is truly MY TIME. Entrepreneurship has allowed me to define success on my own terms, travel the world, and blessed me with the opportunity to be the stay at home mom I always wanted to be. Read in Full >>
Sisters With A Plan, A Proud Sponsor of LEGACY: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street, 3/30/13
: Sisters With A Plan, Inc
. was established to create available housing to low economic women and families. Veria Horton is the CEO and founder of the organization. Horton along with her board, staff, volunteers and several supporters aim to make a difference in the housing industry for those in need and supports the ending of worldwide homelessness. Read in Full >>
Bmorenews, Sisters4Sisters Network Inc., and Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce to Honor Former Baltimore County Executive Jim Smith
Mr. Smith has received numerous awards and recognition including:
- The Daily Record Leadership in Law Award - 2011
- The Good Scout Award - 2009
- The Dundalk Renaissance Corporation, Renaissance Man of the Year - 2008
- The National Association of Counties, County Courthouse Award - 2006
- Greater Baltimore Committee Regional Visionary Award - 2005
- St. Thomas More Society, Man for All Seasons Award - 1995
- Wheeling Jesuit University Distinguished Alumnus Award - 1987
- Black Renaissance Orchard Street Church Committee Recognition Award - 1982
- Maryland Jaycees, One of the Five Outstanding Young Marylanders - 1973
Mr. Smith assists in complex litigation and business matters, land use, administrative law and governmental affairs. Read in Full >>
Legacy: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street: Event to Feature Melanie Bonita, Author
Both of Melanie Bonita’s books “Daily Dose of Determination” and “Daily Dose of Decisions” became #1 Amazon Bestsellers in the Kindle Hot New Releases in the Christian Prayer Books category.
Creative Praise International was birthed in 2008 out of obedience to the Holy Spirit. God has also given her a vision to help women be healthier through dance and gospel fitness workouts.
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Melanie Bonita with her gospel fitness class has been featured in the news, magazines and on television internationally to include Newsweek Magazine, Yahoo News, CBS, and NBC just to name a few.
Legacy: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street: Event to Honor Business Heroes & Sheroes: CHARLES R. OWENS, PRESIDENT, NEW BALTIMORE CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Mr. Owens is a native Baltimorean, married with two adult children and two grandchildren. Charles has been involved in business development for much of his adult life. A product of the Baltimore City Public School System, Johns Hopkins University, and Dartmouth College, he has been in leadership positions of several organizations throughout the City. Read in Full >>
MEET DMGlobal Marketing & Public Relation's Doni Morton Glover
*2012 Baltimore Activist Award by Southern Christian Leadership Conference & The Solidarity Center
*2012 Renaissance Man Award by Sisters4Sisters Network, Inc.
*2012 Black Professional Men's "Rays of Hope" Awardee
*2011 Freedom Fighter Award by GCOMM Media
*2011 Juneteenth Museum’s Legends Award
*2010 MomsRTheBest.com’s Leadership Awards
*2009 Voice of the People Award
*2009 44th District Legend Award
*2008 Legacy of Freedom Award by the Paul Robeson Academy
*2008 Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce Citation
*2008 Engineers of the Year Awards Business Summit’s “Men of Influence” Award
*2007 The Association of Black Media Workers (NABJ) 2006 Media Choice Award Winner: Best New Media, www.BMORENEWS.com’s BTV
*Baltimore City Paper’s 2006 Best Place to … Get Political
*Baltimore City Paper’s 2005 Best Enterprising Journalist
*2005 Distinguished Alumni, Coppin State University, Baltimore
*2004 Small Business Administration Business Advocate of the Year Runner Up, Maryland
*2004 Distinguished Service Award, Black Professional Women
*2003 Faces to Watch, Baltimore Business Journal and countless citations from federal, state, and local officials. Read in Full >>
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Create the Beautiful Salon Spa
5471 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 41
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Larry Gibson to deliver Keynote at Bmorenews Authors Empowerment Expo, Sat., March 23rd at Angels Event Center, Cherry Hill Rd @ Waterview (10a-2p)
Others to be featured at the expo include Natalie Stokes-Peters - the Publisher at Black Classic Press
, Natima Nicole
, Pam Mintz
, Ryan C. Greene
, Lutisha Williams
, Marshall C. Bell
, Marsha Woodland
, social marketing guru Trevor Otts
, and Dr. Pam Love
. Read in Full >>
Bmorenews AUTHORS Empowerment Expo to feature Pam Mintz, Author of "Saved Single Sister"
Loneliness is defined as an unpleasant feeling in which a person feels a strong sense of emptiness and solitude resulting from inadequate levels of social relationships. Women are emotional beings thus loneliness is a hard emotion to conquer. April, Sharon, Lisa and Nicole are 4 friends who are single, saved, dating, and lonely. You will cry, laugh and learn as you find out what being a Single, Saved Sister is all about! Read in Full >>
Ryan C. Greene, Author, at Bmorenews Authors Empowerment Expo, 3.23.13
Ryan C. Greene is a best selling author and speaker. As Executive Publisher of GreeneHouse Media, his company has placed books on over 30 Amazon.com Best Seller Lists. His new program, "Sell More Books NOW!", teaches authors and publishers how to maximize the business potential of their books. Read in Full >>
Bmorenews AUTHORS Empowerment Expo to feature Dreas, Author of "Embellished Truths", "Fabrics of My Intentions"
Also, catch Dreas this fall as she sits down alongside host, Roland Grimes and co-host Wilbert Skipper, of The Roland Grimes Sports & Entertainment Show, to answer questions about her book and elaborate on the pros and cons associated with being a self- published author. Embellished Truths
, is the first of two books for her and Fabrics of My Intentions
, a collection of quirky poems, everyday quotes, and inner reflections, is her sophomore release. FMI, please visit www.dreaschimera.com
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TV: Armstrong Williams Looks To Build On WEYI-WWMB
In Myrtle Beach, Sinclair is buying WPDE (ABC) from Barrington. Like Williams, Amy stressed that despite the connections Williams would fully control WEYI and WWMB.Williams said some aspects of his agreements with Sinclair were still under development. In his interview with TVNewsCheck
, Williams said he wanted to wait until his deal received FCC and antitrust clearance before discussing specific plans for each of the stations. Read in Full >>
Bmorenews AUTHORS Empowerment Expo to feature Black Classic Press' Publisher, Natalie Stokes-Peters
In 1995, while still working full-time with Procter & Gamble, she started her own custom framing business, Frame of Mind. In 2002 Natalie “retired early” from P&G to pursue her passion in book publishing. Later that year she joined the staff of Black Classic Press as an intern and has since become the publisher. She has worked with award-winning and best-selling authors on re-print and new release titles, in both print and e-book formats.
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Social Marketing Guru Trevor Otts to be featured at Bmorenews Authors Empowerment Expo
Trevor Otts is the expert when it comes to Social Media and getting the word out. Come on Sat., March 23rd (10a-2p) to Angels Event Center (www.angelseventcenter.com) and meet him face-to-face.
Authors RSVP to www.bmorenewsauthorsexpo.eventbrite.com. ($10). FREE to attend. Read in Full >>
His Way Christian Bookstore debut New Author and Entrepreneur, Beverly Claiborne; her book titled, Abiding in God’s Word, Offers an Honest and Frank Perspective on Seeking Christ
Book Signing: 3/16/13 :: 12p-3p: His Way Christian Bookstore, 8450 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD
A new voice on spiritual journey, and Christian product designer has emerged with the release of Abiding in God’s Word www.abidingingodsword.com
by Beverly Claiborne. This captivating story discusses how the failure to abide in Christ can leave one spiritually empty and brings to light true spirituality versus shadow spirituality. It depicts the author’s spiritual journey and how adversity in her life ultimately helped her reach a deeper level with Christ. Read in Full >>
www.spoiledrottenkidsspa.com :: Grand Opening :: Sat., March 30th 2pm
Get the BMORENEWS Discount at SPOILED ROTTEN KIDS SPA! Print this page out, call for an appointment (301.249.5437) and take printout to Spoiled Rotten Kids Spa at 4501 Belair Rd., Baltimore (Belair and Moravia).
FMI, go to www.spoiledrottenkidsspa.com. Read in Full >>
Author Natima Nicole ("More Than My Body") Attending, Vending @ Bmorenews Authors Empowerment Expo, 3.23.13 :: 10am-2pm
ATTENTION: Authors wanting to sell their books at the Bmorenews Authors Empowerment Expo should call 443.438.7716 to reserve space ... FOR ONLY $10. www.angelseventcenter.com.
More Than My Body
More Than My Body is more than just a series of books. It is a spiritual movement that provides guidance for growth toward Self-Love, as well as Oneness with the universe and all of its creations.
Author Natima Nicole first digs deep into her past, releasing the memoir-series of this book in truncated, short stories. Throughout some extremely difficult times, HOPE was her only dose of sanity. The first book of this memoir-series starts with childhood attacks and conveys her true emotions at the “present” time of each occurrence and not just the end result. Healing is a process. Read in Full >>
Christopher's Barber Shop :: 6010 Meadowridge Center Drive, Elkridge, MD
Mon: 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 7:30 am
Wed - Fri: 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Read in Full >>
LEGACY: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street: Fox 45's Brandi Proctor "Does Image Matter" Panel
Brandi participates in community service activities and awareness and fundraising events with Shimmering Hope: The Shelia Martin Proctor Foundation (named in honor of her mother), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She continues to be called upon to host and emcee local events and enterprising functions.
She has a true spirit and dedication to her work. She enjoys continuing to learn while moving forward and upward in her career. Read in Full >>
LEGACY: Baltimore Celebrating Black Wall Street featuring The Black Capitol Awards :: Saturday, March 30, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
*Black Capitol Awards
*Keynote by Darrell B. Mobley, Acting Sec. of Maryland Department of Transportation. Wayne Frazier, Sr., Maryland Washington Minority Contractors Association
*Honorees are: former Baltimore County Executive Jim Smith, Omar Muhammad, Dr. Sanford Siegel, Gwen Shelton, Del. Dan Morhaim, Ella White-Campbell, Kenny Brown, Dave Green, Dr. Robert Gregory, Debbie Douglass, Charlie Owens, and Wayne Frazier. Read in Full >>