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Jobs First Act Town Hall Meeting

Jobs First Act Town Hall Meeting

The following information was sent to us by Denise Roberts:

 

The Prince George’s County Minority Business Development Division (MBDD), along with Prince George’s County Council Chair Andrea Harrison (District 5) and Council Member Mel Franklin (District 9) will host a Town Hall Meeting on the “Jobs First Act,” also known as CB-17-2011. 

 

Maryland's 1st Annual Statewide Community Re-Entry Symposium

Maryland's 1st Annual Statewide Community Re-Entry Symposium

The following information was sent to us by Bryan Alston:

 

On Tuesday, February 28th, Senator Verna Jones-Rodwell of the 44th Legislative District will host Maryland’s First Annual Statewide Community Re-Entry Symposium. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the President’s Conference Center of the Miller Senate Office Building.

 

New Nike Shoes Being Sold On eBay For $60,000

New Nike Shoes Being Sold On eBay For $60,000

UPDATE: This eBay listing has been removed from auction.

It's long been rumored that basketball abilities are linked to what kind of shoes players wear.

From my experiences, though, that is incorrect: I was 5'9" and couldn't jump before I put on the old school Allen Iverson-inspired Reebok "Answers", and I was also 5'9" and couldn't jump after I put on the old school Allen Iverson-inspired Reebok "Answers".

These days I stick to soccer.

Anyway, you get the point: People love basketball shoes and we all know some people are willing to pay a hefty pricetag to get their hands on the brand new Nike Whatevers.

It's all well and good to spend a hundred or two hundred bucks on your favorite shoe...but $60,000?!

That's seems to be a bit much.

Good News For The Maryland Wine Industry

Good News For The Maryland Wine Industry

The following information was sent to us by Regina McCarthy:

Are You A Peacock or a Penguin?

On my trip to visit my daughters recently I took a few different books to read. The one I want to share with you is A Peacock in the Land Of Penguins. I believe everyone experiences a time in their life when they don’t fit in…when they want to stand up for themselves for being different from the rest of the pack. Some of us do, most of us do not.

Although this book focuses on the business world, the information is valuable from a business or personal perspective. When your view differences from others, how do you handle it? Are you confident? Do you stay silent or do you go along with the majority? Are you a peacock in the land of penguins?

Prince George’s County Minority Business Division: February 2012 Outreach Calendar

Prince George’s County Minority Business Division: February 2012 Outreach Calendar

The following information was sent to us by Denise Roberts: