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No One Left Behind…

Dear Friends,

Can you believe it’s the last month of the first quarter!? Wow! 2014 is surely moving! I hope this season along your journey has graced you with many fabulous possibilities and you close positive to begin the second quarter with awesomeness! While there are some who had a great start of the new year, there are some who are still mustering the strength to move from the past and towards the future. Read the rest of this entry

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Celebrating the Dream of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The city of Jacksonville celebrated their 27th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on Friday, January 17 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville, FL.  Soledad O’Brien, former CNN journalist and CEO of Starfish Media Group was the featuring Keynote Speaker on this commemorating event which honored Martin Luther King’s legacy. Movers and shakers of the Jacksonville community as well as supporters of Dr. King’s dream, filled the seats of the venue in observance of his vision. Read the rest of this entry

A New Tune for the New Year!

As we close on this year, there’s much to reminisce.

For some it was bliss while others had a lot of twist. Read the rest of this entry

Christmas Thoughts

Dear Friends,

As the presence of Christmas cheer draws near, I often think about the true meaning of this celebration. Shoppers in stores looking to explore and spend on holiday galore, joyful tunes on the radio in which we all adore, and even the beautiful festive décor. Oh how I love this time of year, but what is the true meaning of all this holiday cheer? Read the rest of this entry

Celebration of Life Annual Benefit

What better way to celebrate life, than to observe an occasion on a weekend where our country also saluted those who have served our nation. On Sunday, November 10, 2013, L.J Holloway & Associates, Inc. presented “An Evening with Will Downing” to support the 7th Annual “Celebration of Life” Benefit Concert at the Florida Theater. A concert celebration, which was ‘fund-filled’ to award scholarships to deserving students majoring in the disciplines of health and science where they are underrepresented.

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I Apologize…

Dear Friends,

Please accept my apology. Everyone has experienced their season in life because along our journey there is a time for everything. There could be a season of profit and a season of loss.  A season of emptiness and a season of population. A season of health and a season of sickness. However, through our seasons, it’s up to us to determine who, what, when, where, and how the outcome will become.  Will we trust God? Or will we lean on our own understanding? Read the rest of this entry

Celebrating Sisterhood at The Black Women’s Expo

There was a celebration indeed going on in Chicago at the McCormick Place the weekend of April 5-7. The Black Women’s Expo presented by State Farm held its 19th annual event which celebrated African American women by providing empowering seminars, national speakers, and live main stage entertainment as well as an exhibit hall for tons of shopping! Read the rest of this entry

Love’s Taken Over with Funds for UNCF

Love has definitely taken over with the support of many to raise funds for the United Negro College Fund’s (UNCF) scholarship recipients. On Thursday, March 28, AT&T presented, “An Intimate Evening with Chante’ Moore” at the Al Hambra Palace in Chicago to support students involved in the organization. The evening started with a private VIP reception which allowed guest to enjoy complementary hors d’oeuvres as well as have a meet and great with the R&B songstress, Chante’ Moore.

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UNCF Empower Me Tour Makes Landfall in the ‘Windy City’

“A mind is a terrible thing to waste,”is the well-known motto, which The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) stresses, reminds us to go above and beyond in society by being educated and empowered to purse limitless possibilities. On Saturday, March 9, The UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo made Read the rest of this entry

AT&T and Case-Mate Partner with COMMON to Benefit Chicago Youth

The phrase “It takes teamwork to make the dream work” could summarize the launch event of AT&T and Case-Mate’s partnership with Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist and actor, COMMON; a man artistic in many creative platforms who used his artistic talent to design smartphone cases to support his nonprofit organization, The Common Ground Foundation.

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On Thursday, February 28, the AT&T flagship store at 600 N. Michigan Ave opened its doors to celebrate this partnership with the Chicago community. Read the rest of this entry