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Saturday, July 30, 2016
Hangout with us next weekend: 8/5/2016 Begins the Summer Black Friday Weekend 2016
Peace & Blessings,
DJ Seko Varner, and some business partners, have a great weekend next week with guests Lord Jamar from Brand Nubian and Dr. David Anderson from the Empowerment Network. Here's some of Seko's recent email:
Friday 8/5/15 we'll network and lounge at Punch and Brunch (formerly SPADES) in the shopping center on the corner of Holland Road and Rosemont Road in Virginia Beach. This is the restaurant owned in part by Hampton U. grad DJ Baby Drew (who was on Love and Hip-Hop.......smh...) and DJ Jack of Spades with Chef Wimbo and Chef Dexter on the kitchen duties. We arrive at 8pm and it's free if you are dressed in Black. This is a networking event, bring business cards and network !
Saturday 8/6/2016. It Takes a Village ! Saturday visit the FREE vendor village filled with OUR businesses at Military Circle Mall in the food court area. Enjoy great food by Seafood City, Chef Skip, and Vegan/Veggie gourmet by RealFoods.
Enjoy line dancing from Noon - 1 followed by great talks from our local thought leaders on the topic of "It Takes a Village to end tragedy." Special keynote talk from Lord Jamar from Brand Nubian. Great presentations from Godchild the Omen, Montrell Lambert, Danielle Boose and Rashard Wright.
After It Takes A Village meet and greet and party from 6 -9 pm with Lord Jamar at the Lord Jamar Day Party at Lei'Aunties in Janaf across from Paneras. At 7 pm Lord Jamar takes over the DJ business and we party NEW YORK STYLE !
THEN ON SUNDAY.........
View Black Friday (the film) Sunday 8/6/16 @ 8pm in Norfolk, VA's Naro Cinema
starring Dr. Umar Johnson, Judge Hackett, David Banner, Cynthia Robinson, and more Live guests - Lord Jamar (Brand Nubian) & Dr. Anderson (Empowerment Network)
In an effort to heighten the economic awareness and financial responsibility in the African-American community, the film, Black Friday, presents solutions on how to better manage the 1.2 Trillion dollars that leaves African-American communities annually. In addition, the film champions financial literacy and the importance of leaving a financial and ethical legacy for the next generation.