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Thursday, July 31, 2014

PINK POWER CONFERENCE TO HONOR ENTREPRENEURS & INDUSTRY LEADERS AT GALA ON AUGUST 14

MEDIA ALERT: PINK POWER CONFERENCE TO HONOR ENTREPRENEURS & INDUSTRY LEADERS AT GALA ON AUGUST 14

VIPs and Celebs to Convene at Atlanta Marriott Marquis for Exclusive Fete


WHAT:                     Pink Power: A MasterMind Conference & Awards Gala

WHO:                      Jamie Foster-Brown, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, Renee Lawless, Indigo Triplett, Karen Sterk, Nikki Arora, Edie Fraser,Kathleen Bertrand, Deidra Cunningham, Dr. Erika H. James, Sara Allegra, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Tameka Raymond, Towanda Braxton, Dominique Haddon, Drexina Nelson, Lynne d Johnson, Shante Bacon, Mo Ivory, and Denise Hendricks
                               
WHEN:                   Workshops
                                Thursday, August 14
                                 Atlanta Marriott Marquis (265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta GA 30303)
                                 8:00am – 4:00pm

                                 Gala
                                 Thursday, August 14
                                 Atlanta Marriott Marquis (265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta GA 30303)
                                 6:00pm – pink carpet
                                 7:00pm – gala
            
                                 MasterMind
                                 Friday, August 15
                                 Philips Arena (1 Philips Drive, Atlanta GA 30303)
                                 8:00am – 4:00pm
            
The Pink Power: A MasterMind Conference for Women will kick off Thursday, August 14 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis with a series of brand-building and professional development workshops followed by an Awards Gala honoring several  distinguished women in business:

* Champion: Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum – Spelman College
* Community:  Deidra Cunningham - IKEA
* Visionary:  Karen Sterk  - YWCA Atlanta
* Pink:  Kathleen Bertrand – BronzeLens
* PinkPreneur:  Indigo Triplett – Careers In Transition
* Mentorship:  Nikki Arora – UST Global
* Pioneer: Edie Fraser – STEMconnector

Hosted by Sister 2 Sister Magazine founder Jamie Foster Brown, the Awards Gala will celebrate a prestigious group of women who have exhibited power, confidence, success and the ability to conquer adversity while maintaining dignity and integrity.

Additional gala participants include Dr. Heavenly Kimes (entrepreneur/tv personality), Tameka Raymond (Kiles World Foundation), and Towanda Braxton (actress/tv personality).

The conference continues Friday, August 15 at Philips Arena with seminars by top industry experts who will focus on core areas such as personal branding, equal rights, wellness, sustainability, social media and the three major “ships” that will change the course of a woman’s road to success: leadership, mentorship, and entrepreneurship. Speakers include Dr. Erika H. James (Dean, Goizueta Business School at Emory University), Renee Lawless (actress, Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots”), Sara Allegra (President, Sub-Saharan Education Project), Mo Ivory (radio/tv personality), Denise Hendricks (TV Producer/Writer), Lynne d Johnson (Content + Community Consultant), Dominique Haddon (singer/tv personality), Shante Bacon (The 135th Street Agency) and many more.

Co-founded by environmental activist Felicia Phillips (Fillips International)and brand catalyst Kim N. Carswell (Persona Affairs), Pink Power is supported by Microsoft, The U.S. Census Bureau, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The American Business Women’s Association Hidden Hills Chapter, Marriott Marquis, Persona Affairs, Fillips International, the Atlanta Dream, IKEA and many more. 

For registration information and sponsorships, visit www.PinkPowerConference.com.

Watch: Pink Power MasterMind Speaker Renee' Lawless invites you to the conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4QCEaibjGE

CONTACT:           Monchiere’ Holmes-Jones – mhjones@pinkpowerconference.com504-906-7685
                               Saptosa Foster – sfoster@pinkpowerconference.com  – 404-554-6251

SOCIAL:               Twitter - @PinkPowerConf
                               Facebook - PinkPowerConference

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Chairman Eaves' "Back-To-School Kickoff" Expands to Provide More Services to Area Youth


Chairman Eaves' "Back-To-School Kickoff" Expands to Provide More Services to  
Area Youth 
Additional organizations join County Commission Chair to help kids start the school year 
ATLANTA - Several additional organizations have agreed to work with Fulton County Commission Chairman John H. Eaves to help young people begin another exciting and productive academic year on a successful note.  They will be participants in Chairman Eaves' "Back to School Kickoff" at the Atlanta Technical College on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.    

A Back-To-School Kick Off Fair will now take place in ATC's Auditorium, located on the second floor in the Academic Complex.  At that event, Atlanta Public Schools, Get Covered America, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System's eCampus, SisterLove, Mental Health In The African American Community, Inc. (MHAAC), One LIFE Foundation, and Urban Asset Builders, Inc. will provide area information on services available to young people and their families.  DTLR clothing company will provide discounts and promotional items for participants to take home from the event.
Those organizations join representatives from Fulton County departments who will be on hand to provide information on county programs that help young people including S.T.A.R.T. (Services to Advance, Reach & Teach Youth), Kinship Care for children raised by a relative and Teen DADS, a life skills program for young fathers.  Parents and students can also learn about proper nutrition, stress management and healthy living. In addition to those events, there will be children's story time, music, crafts and games for the young people in attendance.

In the Barbering Department on the main level of the Academic Complex, barbers will be on hand to provide free haircuts to students.  School supplies will also be given to young people to make sure they are ready to start the year.  ATC visitors are advised to enter the Back-To-School Kick Off from the front main entrance of the Academic Building, located in the roundabout area on campus through the red awning.

For this event, Chairman Eaves had already partnered with the Fulton County Office of Children and Youth, the Fulton County Department of Health & Wellness, Atlanta Technical College, Georgia 4-H, Young Entrepreneurs of Atlanta Foundation, Inc., the Young Generation Movement and 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.      

For more information on this event, contact Sojourner Marable Grimmett, Director of Constituent Services for Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves at (404) 612-8333. Chairman Eaves' office can also be reached via social media on Twitter @JohnEaves and Facebook /JohnHEaves.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Help My Mom Reach Her $1,000 Goal for #AIDS Walk Colorado

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Donate to my mom's #AIDS Walk Colorado Team! Help "Team Hazel" reach their goal of $1,000 for #HIV/AIDS research. 

Any amount helps, please click here to donate: http://shar.es/NiVgd

Please join her team and share this link with your social network to help my mom exceed her goal! 

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Join Chairman John Eaves for National Night Out 2014

The Fulton County Police Department, in partnership with Fulton County agencies and local neighborhoods are joining forces with thousands of communities across the nation to celebrate and participate in National Night Out 2014.

National Night Out (NNO) is an annual crime and drug prevention event. Each year the Fulton County Police Department looks forward to sharing information with Fulton County residents about ways to form partnerships to help make their neighborhoods safe places to live, work and play.

Join Chairman John Eaves for “National Night Out” on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at the 112 Mega-Plex located at 5495 Old National Highway, College Park, GA 30349.

National Night Out is organized to heighten crime awareness and support for crime and drug prevention efforts sending a message to criminals that neighborhoods are working together and fighting back against crime. Additionally, it strengthens neighborhoods and police and community partnerships.


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