Archive for October 2012

Fundraiser Tonight Honors Memory of Couple's Daughter

K.L.E.O. (formerly The Kleo Barrett Angel Foundation for Victims of Domestic Violence) was founded in 2007 after Kleo Yolaughn Barrett , the youngest daughter of Pastor and Mrs. T.L. Barrett, Jr., was killed by an ex-boyfriend.  She was just 27. In honor of her daughter’s memory, Mrs. Barrett founded the organization to help eradicate domestic... Read more »

From Gary to Hollywood: Anthony Smith Is Success In Motion

From Gary to Hollywood: Anthony Smith Is Success In Motion
“Dream BIG—Plan, get excited and take action NOW . . . the world is waiting to cheer your success.” – Anthony Smith Gary , IN  native and contributor to the upcoming “The Entrepreneur Within You” Book.  Anthony Smith has a bio that reads like a Hollywood story. In the course of a diverse 12-year career... Read more »

"Voices of Victory" And My Education About Domestic Violence

"Voices of Victory" And My Education About Domestic Violence
Years ago, when I started to host fundraisers for different charities I  honestly had no idea the impact of  domestic violence and how it  would dramatically affect what I was doing.  While I tried to familiarize myself with each charity I raise funds for . I think I was naive to think I could come... Read more »
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"Power Keeper" Nicole Knox Aims To Transform Lives

"Power Keeper"  Nicole Knox Aims To  Transform Lives
While reading a preview copy of  “The Entrepreneur Within You” I discovered a new impact term (a term that is easy to understand yet has the depth and meaning to convey a significant message).  The contributing author, Nicole Knox talked about and went into depth about “Power Keepers”.   “A Power Keeper is someone who does... Read more »

From The Grateful Dead To Harleys: The Many Lives Of Marketing Genius Steve Amella

From The Grateful Dead To Harleys: The Many Lives Of Marketing Genius Steve Amella
Steve Amella  is a sort of 21st century renaissance man.  His experiences would make mere mortals shake their heads in doubt and amazement.    And now,  he leads a life of service  dedicated to bringing out the “amazing” in people. Steve has a B.A. in Communications and a B.S. in Marketing. After college, Amella traveled... Read more »

Your Start Does Not Determine Your Finish: The Story Of Bernada Nicole Baker

Your Start Does Not Determine Your Finish: The Story Of Bernada Nicole Baker
It’s great to be able to know and partner with outstanding individuals doing great things. But I derive the most satisfaction sharing the stories of outstanding people and their contributions  to the community with a new audience.   Like the story of Bernada Nicole Baker. It was (incorrectly) predicted that her future was limited to becoming... Read more »
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Olympian Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas Inspire Chicago Area Girls to “Glow”

Olympian Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas Inspire Chicago Area Girls to “Glow”
iGlow Mentoring presents “Pink Pearls & Pretty Dresses: Girls Empowerment Brunch” featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas. The star-studded event is Sunday October 14, 2012 from 12:00pm-4:00pm at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The brunch serves as a fundraiser for iGlow’s “Girls Empowerment Retreat”, being held November 10-12, 2012 at... Read more »