100BMC – Western Suburb Mentoring Program – Oct 24th Session Summary

100BMC – Western Suburb Mentoring Program – Oct 24th Session Summary

Greetings all,
Attached is a summary of the 100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc.’s (100BMC) West Suburb Mentoring Program’s Saturday, October 24th, Session. The meeting was our 5th for Program Year 2015-16.
Our appreciation is extended to the following individuals:
  • Dr. Alvenia Rhea Albright for facilitating the presentation and discussion on the topics of “Self Esteem, Health & Wellness, and Personal Grooming”;
  • Mrs. Yolanda Ballard and Ms. Ashley Stone for serving as co-facilitators;
  • Ms. Karen Spence for our session photos.
Additional attached documents:
  • Mentoring Program 2015-16 Curriculum Calendar – Segment #1;
  • U.S. Air Force Academy’s – Oct 15th & 16th Campus Visit and Overview;
  • Several session photos.
Upcoming Sessions:
On Saturday, October 31st, the Western Suburb Mentoring Academy welcomes special guest, Journalist Ed Gordon, who will be in town promoting his new book “Let Me Give You Something To Think About”.
“Let Me Give You Something To Think About” is a collection of commentaries from the award-winning journalist’s popular segmentJust Ed heard two days a week on The Steve Harvey Morning Show. Gordon gives his take on the headlines of the day as well as life lessons and motivational words of wisdom.
Gordon’s commentaries run the gambit from politics to pop culture. He takes on hot button issues like race and policing in the black community. Plus he brings unique perspective to a wide array of topics including stereotypes in the media, the Black Lives Matter Movement, and preacher Creflo Dollar’s solicitation of his church for a $65 million dollar jet.

Gordon’s common sense approach on life has motivated millions. His insight on stories that make news will give readers a rare insider’s take on issues that impact the nation.

His commentaries move listeners to take a look at how they live their lives and inspire them to find the best way to have a successful life. Let Me Give You Something To Think About is a fun, educational and stimulating book that will inspire those who read it. We encourage all to come out and listen, as well as purchase a copy of Ed’s book for your family.

  • November 7th – Etiquette / Professionalism Workshop (Business, Social, Internet, etc.)
  • November 14th – Resume Writing Workshop
  • November 21st – Etiquette Workshop (Dining…)
If there are questions pertaining to our Mentoring Program and/or the content of this communique, please do not hesitate to direct them to my attention. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Al Demming, 100BMC
VP of Youth Services
Site Leader – Western Suburb Mentoring Program
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