Tuesday, April 20, 2010

New on the Events Page!

Be sure to check out the events page regularly for upcoming events in your community! Here are a few events currently featured: These beautiful young ladies are from 'The Little Ladies of MECCA' of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. MECCA Chapter in Atlanta. The organization is hosting their 5th Annual Scholarship Gala on April 24th in Atlanta, that will benefit deserving Atlanta high school students pay for college.

The Little Ladies of MECCA (LLM) project was adopted in August 1993 as a long-term youth mentoring program dedicated to nurturing and enhancing youth growth and development. The first group graduated in May of 2006, and since then 100% of its graduating seniors were provided with financial scholarships for college.

The theme for this year’s scholarship gala is “Investing in the Next Generation through the Art of Education” and targets guests with a knack for giving back. For $100.00 per person, guests will enjoy live entertainment, dinner, dancing, and silent/live auction items from Atlanta’s leaders in the creative arts community. This year’s gala honoree is former Atlantan and Executive Director of The National Black Arts Festival, Stephanie S. Hughley, Vice President of Programming and New Media for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

New York: A Healthy Baby Begins with Two - Fatherhood and Men's Health Panel
Join the Office of Minority Health leadership, Minority Health Month Spokesperson Jeff Johnson, and other inspiring and experienced fathers, and men of color to bring the conversation up a notch about the topic of men’s health and its relationship to fatherhood in minority communities. The panel will be moderated by A Healthy Baby Begins with You spokesperson, Tonya Lewis Lee.

Friday, April 30
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe
2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd
Between 124th and 125th Streets

Elite Group of Urban Professionals to Host Haiti Rebirth Charity Brunch
A select group of professionals representing companies from Citigroup to JP Morgan Chase, ESSENCE and more have joined forces to raise funds for Haiti at an exclusive charity brunch. The Haiti Rebirth Charity Brunch will take place Saturday, May 15, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm at Columbia University’s Faculty House Presidential Ballroom.

Washington, DC: DC Blacks Give Back
Join the African American Nonprofit Network, the Black Benefactors and the Black Philanthropic Alliance for a spring happy hour. Network with professionals in the non profit and philanthropic sectors! To register, visit http://blacksgiveback.eventbrite.com/.

For more information on these events and to purchase tickets or RSVP, visit the events page HERE. Want to list your event for free? Visit here for more information.

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