The Black Professionals News – November 2011

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Holiday Party
Memo from the Publisher:

Greetings, Hope all is well, we have published the November edition of the
Black Professionals News.
Click here for the November 2011 issue of the Black Professionals News

This memo is also to inform you of several business and social events you may find of interest. Feel free to share them with your network. If you need advertising assistance for the holidays, I am publishing The Black Professionals News December, 1st and December 15th, ads start at just 35.00 .  email Earl Harvey for rates and information

Networking Calendar of Events

Black Professionals Holiday Party
venue: The African American Museum in Philadelphia 7th and Arch St.
date: Saturday, December 17th 2011
time: 8 pm – 1 am cost: $ 50.00 includes
featuring: Live music from the Tony Day Jazz Band and others, DJ featuring the best old school hip hop, R&B, line dances and more, a Taste of Philadelphia featuring some of Philly’s finest restaurants and caterers, complimentary cocktails, silent auction and other surprises. Also Networking with other professionals and business owners.
Hosted by The Black Professionals News, Earl Harvey Productions, The Black Public Relations Society, Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists, Shaw University Alumni, Black MBA’s , National Sales Network,  National Association of Black Accountants  and others!
For tickets and information: 267-244-3860

AKA’s Philly’s Men are Cooking 11/19/2011
The Ivy Legacy Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Rho Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will host Philly’s Men Are Cookin’ – Philadelphia’s Premier Celebration of Taste. Every year this event features the culinary creations of volunteer chefs, both amateur and professional, who prepare and serve their signature dishes for attendees to enjoy. This year’s extravaganza, with more than 1,000 attendees, promises to be another extraordinary event!
For the twentieth anniversary celebration, we are returning to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, located at 11th and Arch Streets, in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. The Terrace Ballrooms at the Pennsylvania Convention Center will provide a stellar backdrop for the great food and lively entertainment that have become synonymous with Philly’s Men Are Cookin’. Please join us at this exciting fundraiser from 8:00 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, November 19, 2011.

National Constitution  Center Presents Fighting for Democracy: Who is the “We” in “We the People”? 
Paying homage to ordinary citizens with extraordinary legacies, this groundbreaking experience combines a must-see, multimedia exhibition with a stirring, original theatrical production to tell the stories of a diverse group of seven Americans who bravely fought for equality, freedom and justice during the World War II era. October 14 – January 16. Tickets and info:

The Business Center presents:  Best Practices in Action
featuring speed networking, live auction, salsa lessons and more
Friday , November, 18th 6.30-9 pm
cost. 55.00 hosted my Doug Henderson WDAS 215-247-2473

Sustainable Business Network presents: 2011 Social Venture Institute
Friday, November 18 – Saturday, November 19, 2011
The Hub Cira Centre: 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Are you bursting with business ideas to improve your community?
Are you an established business owner who wants to bake better values into your company’s operations?
The ninth annual Social Venture Institute (SVI) is a two-day training program that teaches entrepreneurs how to run successful businesses that have a positive social and environmental impact. In addition to learning from over thirty seasoned entrepreneurs and unique business case studies, participants receive concrete, practical feedback in the areas of finance, marketing, and management.
Program topics include: Creative Start-up Financing, Navigating the New Social Network, Creating Company Culture and many more!
Scholarship opportunities are available; regular tickets at $180, attend for just $40! Visit

TruBlu Carpet Care, LLC & The Black Professionals News present:
Music and Networking on 12/2/11

Make business connections over HOT beats & COLD drinks
End your week strong with local professionals lounging in an upscale atmosphere drinking top shelf drinks and making business connections.  Bring your power partners & prospects to mix and mingle at A Loft Hotel , 558 Fellowship Road,
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Friday, December 2, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM  free admission
to rsvp contact Andrew Young , TruBlu Carpet Care, LLC

Garden State Commercial Cleaning Services, LLC
(609) 561-1602 Office
(866) 348-5278 Fax email

 Minority Supplier Development Council  ( MSDC )  Black Tie Night featuring Bobby Caldwell on December 2nd. 215-569-1005


October Gallery Holiday Shopping Marketplace 11/25-12/24 7165 and 7137 Germantoiwn Ave. vendors wanted

Save the date:  Martin Luther King Jr, Holiday weekend, Sunday January 15th Bus Trip to Broadway NYC to see the hit play The Mountaintop about the night before MLK ‘s murder,  starring Samuel L Jackson as MLK  and Angela Bassett. email for tickets and information or call 267-244-3860 , the play is scheduled to close January 21st.

We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season!

Earl Harvey, Publisher, The Black Professionals News


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