Thousands are expected to turn-out for the reunion party of the popular Baltimore nightclub, Odell’s. Organizers are hosting the event as a tribute to the late owners, Odell and Jackie Brock. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to HIV/AIDS foundations.
The Odell’s Reunion Party is scheduled to take place at the Patapsco Arena on Saturday, October 15, 2011. According to event organizer, Arnold Mitchell, “One thousand tickets have already been sold.” He and his partner are anticipating at least 1,000 additional sales before the 15th.
Organizers hired Baltimore’s own radio icon Randy Dennis and Larry Lancaster as hosts for the evening. DJ Tanz and DJ Wiz will be providing the musical backdrop for the occasion.
The event will also include vendors, photographers, and a brief awards ceremony. “Its going to be a really fun party. More importantly, it’s for a great cause,” said Mitchell.
TGR: Diane Bell-McKoy, President and CEO of Associated Black Charities, to be Honored with Black Wall Street Award
Black Wall Street EAST BALTIMORE, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 :: 6 to 8 pm :: Flair Hair Salon and Barbershop, 514-516 Ensor Street
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Diane Bell-McKoy is the President and CEO of Associated Black Charities (ABC), Maryland’s leading African-American philanthropic organization, where she leads a team of “change agents” focused on closing the health and wealth gaps in the State of Maryland through strategic partnerships and investments for the development of healthier and wealthier communities. Their signature economic strategy is entitled More in the Middle focusing on a wealthier region by strengthening the assets of people of color specifically African Americans, low income, the working poor and the fragile middle class. Read in Full >>
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It is so exciting to see Dr. David Wilson’s enthusiasm for academic excellence. The President of Baltimore’s beloved Morgan State University is making everyone proud. Never before, one could argue, have we seen this level of educational advocacy anywhere in a long time.
He is a man who “gets it!” Surely, he understands the need to be the school’s biggest cheerleader.
This is to take nothing away from his predecessor, Dr. Earl Richardson. In his tenure, Dr. Richardson helped build a monumental campus. Along similar lines, Dr. Wilson has helped strengthen this institution by way of 21st century technology. Read in Full >>