TheNeely Agency Mixer (NAM): Networking for a Cause Professional Mixer will be held at Withers Collection Museum and Gallery on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in conjunction with Withers Collection Talk About it Tuesday (TAIT). NAM and TAIT will take place back to back the last Tuesday of every month.
NAM is an exclusive networking event where you will find attendees networking with Memphis’ finest executives, entrepreneurs, public sector and entertainment industry professionals and enjoying great thought-provoking discussions.
“Talk About It Tuesday” is a monthly panel discussion with Q & A designed to bring people from the local community together to inspire discussion about the significant impact of cultural history in movements for economic and social justice and other relevant topics that can have a positive impact on the community.
TAIT “Tax Time Toolbox: Tips and Resources for Taxpayers” January Panelists:
Jeraldine Hunter-Gaddes, United Way/ VITA Rep
Karl Lofton, IRS Accounts Management
Dr. Dee Lofton, Certified Project Manager (formally with the IRS) 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
National recycling company and The Neely Agency’s newest client, DoxicomGlobal, had the honor of being featured in a recent article from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. The feature was a part of their “Waste to Wealth” series where they highlight companies and organizations that make an effort to transform waste into resources.
Founded in 2007 by Sidney Wilson, Jr., DoxicomGlobal is a waste stream management program that is committed to reducing landfill waste, educating businesses and communities on recycling opportunities, and providing a professional recycling resource for the global community.
Due to specializing in finding markets for hard to recycle materials and traditional materials such as cardboard, office paper, 1-7 plastics and film plastic including shrink-wrap, DoxiCom Global is considered the “Sherlock Holmes of recycling.”
Their GreenGooRoo stamp of approval symbolizes DoxicomGlobal and its clients as the leaders in recycling all things green.
Summer is almost here and Douglass Cornerstone is preparing to take the youth in the Douglass community on an awesome adventure.
Douglass Cornerstone is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to serve the youth and families of the Douglass Community. The organization partners with Douglass Community Center, local churches, schools, agencies and other non-profit organizations to accomplish its mission of “fostering a commitment to youths and families to promote stability and reassert hope in the Douglass Community.” Douglass Cornerstone provides the following for the youth of Douglas community in the City of Memphis:
After-school mentoring activities
Annual youth summer camp
Monthly soup kitchen for the community
Referral services to address other dire needs, (medical, housing, employment, counseling, etc.).
Douglass Cornerstone operates on private and corporate donations and grants and our wonderful volunteers and our services are limited without this support.
The board of the organization wants your generous donation as they prepare for their annual summer camp for the youth of the Douglass community. This year’s summer camp will be held at For the Kingdom, located at 4100 Raleigh Millington Rd in Memphis. Douglas Cornerstone would allocate your donated funds to the following:
Accommodations for 6 Days and 5 nights
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
For the Kingdom provides a safe, fun, and challenging camping environment for discipleship, character building, and recreation for inner city young people in the Mid-South. More than other summer activities, a sleep away summer camp experience endows children with valuable life skills, provides positive adult role models, supports them with consistent encouragement, within the kind of well-rounded wholesome environment all too rarely found these days. These are lasting benefits that can make a difference in a child’s life as he or she becomes an adult. To give your generous donation, visit www.douglasscornerstone.org. Douglass Cornerstone also have an account with The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis.
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#DoTheNAMThing for a Cause!
In January, we hosted our inaugural Neely Agency Mixer: Networking For A Cause! The group included entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals represented in a variety of industries including healthcare, fitness, financial services, education, IT Management, entertainment and more. We enjoyed an awesome happy hour with beverage and food specials in an intimate setting with some of the best views…and people in the city! Our next Neely Agency Mixer will be Thursday, February 16, 2017, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m in Tower Center, 5100 Poplar Avenue, Suite 3300. After this event, we will be hosting our mixers on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. We look forward to seeing you there.
This month’s event will feature 501(c)3 nonprofit Clippers Up. Guns Down. The organization’s mission is to reduce recidivism by bringing awareness to opportunities for education in trades such as barbering that allows ex-offenders to thrive and become productive citizens in the community.
From February 10 to February 16, The Barber School is spreading the love by providing discounted services for the less fortunate for Valentine’s Day. Whether you’ve got a gentleman looking for a nice haircut or shave, or a lady ready for a nice pedicure, haircut or style, they can help. Visit www.thebarberschool.edu for more information.
Douglass Cornerstone’s Executive Director Mia Peete appeared on Trinity Broadcasting’s series Joy In Our Town to talk about Douglass Cornerstone and how they strive to positively affect the Douglass community. Click here to view to entire interview!
During MLK Weekend, The Bar-Kays and Next Millennium Entertainment celebrated the 1st Annual Freedom & Funk Celebration Weekend with an Opening Reception honoring Michael Anderson and The Bar-Kays Celebrity Roast,hosted by ABC 24’s Jamie McGriff. Click Magazine and Black Butterfly Media TV was in the house along many other media outlets!
Starting in January, we will be hosting our monthly mixers to benefit various nonprofit organizations in Memphis on the 3rd Thursday of each month. During each mixer, we will feature a nonprofit organization.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, including a food and/or beverage sponsor for our mixer and enjoy the opportunity to network with the movers and shakers in Memphis, contact Jennifer Sharp at firstname.lastname@example.org or (901) 281-8894.
The Barber School is now enrolling new students who are looking to expand their careers in the barbering field. They also offer barbering and styling services for as little as $5! Visit www.thebarberschool.edufor more information.
Douglass Cornerstone’s Executive Director Mia Peete appeared on Trinity Broadcasting’s series Joy In Our Town to talk about Douglass Cornerstone and how they strive to positively affect the Douglass community. Click here for the air dates and times.
Get your boogie on during MLK Weekend as the legendary Bar-Kays perform during the Freedom and Funk Celebration Weekend powered by Next Millennium Entertainment! The weekend will include a concert hosted by V101 and WDIA’s Stan Bell and feature the Bar-Kays and Confunkshun! Click here to purchase tickets.
Coca-Cola presents Martinis and Mistletoe, a holiday soiree hosted by The Cocktail Party Network and benefiting Toys For Tots! Click here to purchase tickets.
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