Suit Up to Win: Body, Mind & Soul
Black male empowerment initiative
BALTIMORE, May 13, 2011
BALTIMORE, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Six dynamic men will participate as panelists in the Suit Up to Win: Body, Mind & Soul workshop. The "Rev Up Your Income" workshop is Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Reginald E. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture center, 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore. "Starting and managing a business, financial success, the importance of style and second careers will be discussed," said Lafayette Jones, president of SMSi-Urban Call Marketing. Speakers include Montrell Brooks a Rosedale, Md. K&G Fashion Superstore store manager; the K&G corporate office, headquartered in Atlanta, is sponsoring the event.
Other panelists are Keion Carpenter, former Atlanta Falcon and Buffalo Bills National Football League safety. He founded The Carpenter House, Inc., a Maryland based not-for-profit organization for disadvantaged families and is a partner in FMK (For My Kids) which helps urban children gain admission to colleges and universities.
Armando Seay is founder and senior executive vice president of Ross Technologies Inc., a firm specializing in information technology and management consulting. Prior to founding his company, he led sales, operations, and marketing and technology operations of Fortune 500 firms. Ross Technology serves the federal government and focuses on cyber defense.
Stacey Carver is an entrepreneur and a Maryland state certified teacher in the Baltimore City Public School System who has been recognized on NBC's "Live with Regis and Kelly" as one of America's top teachers. Ray Lucas is a Baltimore area community leader, educator, mentor and management consultant. He is president of 100 Black Men of Maryland, Inc. Troy Johnson is president of the Association of Black Media Workers and Baltimore host of Washington, D.C. radio's WHUR 96.3, "The Hang Suite."
K&G stores carry a broad range of suit brands including those launched by Dallas Cowboy superstar Michael Irvin, comedian and author Steve Harvey, record producer Sean "Diddy" Combs and celebrity designer Montee Tayion Holland.
Suit Up to Win: Body, Mind & Soul was launched by the SMSi companies, two minority owned enterprises, led by Lafayette Jones and partner, Sandra Miller Jones. Good Grooming Days at K&G Fashion Superstore locations provide men with fashion advice; those who buy suits receive complimentary services (haircuts, manicures.) The next one is Saturday, June 4, 8655 Pulaski Highway, Rosedale, Md. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact (firstname.lastname@example.org). Visit http://tinyurl.com/UrbanCall-KG.
SOURCE SMSi-Urban Call Marketing