Schedule of Events - June 17 & 18, 2011
Friday, June 17, 2011 6:30 pm - 9 pm - A Salute to the Women of Substance Gala Reception @ Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, (Baltimore Ballroom)
The event will recognize nationally renowned women who have been profiled in the Heart & Soul Magazine for their contributions to advancing the healthy, wealthy and wise lifestyle, which the magazine promotes.
Saturday June 18, 2011 8am - 3pm
The Healthy, Wealthy, Wise & Beautiful Conference & Expo @ The University of Maryland Medical Campus Center, 621 Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Join hundreds of women in experiencing a lively day of health information and fun designed to make you feel Healthy, Wealthy, Wise and Beautiful! Attendees can take advantage of free health screening in the Wellness Village, fitness demonstrations, learn about heart and stroke prevention with the American Heart Association and consult with beauty and finance experts. There will be a book signing by author, Dr. Michelle Gourdine, author of "Reclaiming Our Health, A Guide to African American Wellness.” There will be 18 healthy, wealthy & wise seminars and workshops geared for women of all ages including teens, nurses and nursing students.
Saturday, June 18, 2011 1:30pm-3:30pm
Michael Baisden Movie Screening/ Discussion of “Do Women Know What They Want?”
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
202 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, (Baltimore Ballroom)
Saturday, June 18, 2011
**Red Carpet Event begins 6pm (outside area of the Maryland Ballroom)
**Heart & Soul Awards 7:30pm–9:30pm VIP Reception 10pm - 12am
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore MD 21202 (Maryland Ballroom)
The weekend will culminate on Saturday evening with the Heart & Soul Awards, Hosted by actor, Boris Kodjoe and Robin Givens. Honorees and presenters will include actress Nicole Ari Parker, Radio talk show host, Michael Baisden and Comedian, George Willborn, past Heart & Soul Magazine cover models, other Hollywood notables and local dignitaries.
Smooth Jazz Vocalist, Maysa Leak is the Heart & Soul Awards Musical Director. Also performing will be recording artists, Kindred the Family Soul and gospel recording artist Doreen Vail.
Recipients of the awards include a select group of women who will be recognized for outstanding achievements and contributions they have made to improving health outcomes for the African American community, specifically women.
Black Wall Street SUMMIT (10a-2p): Youth Honorees Named for Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards, Sat., Nov. 1st :: Ceremony is 12 noon
As noted by Principal Kirk Sykes, "We don't celebrate and affirm our young people enough." On Saturday, our goal is to correct that and let our youth know that we love them dearly and that we support them as well!
Special thanks to SMonique Smith-Person of The Ultimate Concierge and The Land of Kush Naijha Wright, Gregory Brown).
RSVP here for *business networking at its finest! Read in Full >>
The Glover Report: MD14: Not All Blacks Voting for Democrats ...
Marion Barry said it best: If they don’t do for the community, then vote them out!
I agree. And yes, I did vote, including for my first Independent and write-in, for that matter. What a refreshing feeling!
Republicans, Democrats and Independents - what an American mix! Read in Full >>
The Glover Report: MD14: VOTE for Change: Neverdon, Hogan, Rutherford
At least I can live honest and know that I did all that is within my power to effectuate real change in Baltimore and in Maryland. At least I tried to make black folks’ priorities resonate in the minds of elected officials as well as the broader public. Be wise and be sure to make your vote count.
ENDORSEMENT: And so I ask that you, the voter, cast your vote for much-needed change in Baltimore and in Maryland. Write-in Neverdon for Baltimore State’s Attorney; he is more than capable. And do vote for my friend, Boyd Rutherford, and his running mate, Larry Hogan, for governor. Read in Full >>
MONTGOMERY PARKS: Maryland Emancipation Day :: Oct. 31st and Nov. 1st
: Join us Saturday, November 1 for a special Emancipation Day Celebration program including guided cabin tours, hearth-cooked cornbread demonstrations, hands-on crafts and old-fashioned games for children; and an archaeology dig! Enjoy an afternoon of live music, presentations by living history reenactors and historians. Children can make old fashion toys to take home. Read in Full >>
The Glover Report: MD14: 15-Year Veteran Attorney Russell Neverdon Aces Marc Steiner Interview on WEAA 88.9 FM (10.30.14) :: VOTE Neverdon!
Moments ago, Neverdon just aced a phenomenal interview on The Marc Steiner Show on www.WEAA.org.
He is clearly the best person for the job. Today, he succinctly explained his 5-point agenda (TRACE) which features regaining the community's trust. He stated that he has tried major cases on both the state and federal levels, unlike his opponent who has only 4 1/2 years as an Assistant State's Attorney with no major felony experience. Russell has been running a successful law practice of his own for the past 15 years. Prior to that, he has ample law enforcement, military and professional experience in a supervisory capacity over legions of people. Read in Full >>