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2013 Archive

  • 06 Dec 2013 2:51 PM | Valencia Jowers (Administrator)

    Season’s Greetings!  The 200+ Men membership meeting will be held on Saturday, December 14th, at 9:30 a.m., at the Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane, in Downtown Hampton.

    As we continue our quest to ensure that minority and women-owned businesses get a fair share of local government procurement dollars, this meeting will provide an opportunity for 200+ members to learn more about disparity studies and other initiatives designed to provide equal access to local government contracts. 

    Hampton City Attorney Cynthia Hudson will provide a legal perspective on local purchasing and procurement laws and Portsmouth Purchasing Director Michael Ammons will share a unique perspective on the impact of disparity study recommendations on the municipal procurement process. 

    Fellowship and light refreshments will begin at 9:00 a.m.  Free parking is available in the Settlers Landing Road parking garage, directly across from the Hampton History Museum. 

    Lastly, the Hampton History Museum has created an original exhibition telling the powerful story of the first Contraband in America. “Toward Freedom: Hampton and the Contraband,” tells the story of the men, women, and children who escaped slavery to seek the possibility of freedom at Fort Monroe as “Contraband of War.”  The exhibit uses artifacts, documents, photos, recreated settings, and audio-visual presentations, to explore critical questions surrounding slavery and the individuals who changed the world by their actions just one month into the American Civil War. We encourage you to take a few minutes to view this exhibit at the conclusion of our meeting.

    Regards, 

    James Gray
    President

  • 31 Oct 2013 2:41 PM | Valencia Jowers (Administrator)
    The 200+ Men Membership Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 • 9am – 10am, at The Edmonds Center, 2714 Frederick Boulevard, St. Mark Sanctuary, Portsmouth.  This meeting will be held in conjunction with the Celebrate Health Care Enrollfest – a Resource Fair with a host of agencies & nonprofits on hand to help individuals and families understand and navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace.



    Hampton Roads Community Health Center will be on site to assist citizens in the Affordable Care enrollment process.

    Resource Fair
    Host of agencies & nonprofits will be on hand to help families! On-site Health Screenings | Portsmouth Health Department will provide Free Immunizations & Aids testing

    9:00 a.m. – Zumba Class
    10:00 a.m. – Building a Better Life – Housing & Education updates –
    Edith White - CEO, Urban League of Hampton Roads

    11:00 am – Reinventing yourself in Healthcare -
    Discussion on Healthcare, Jobs, Education & Medicare/Medicaid

    12:00 p.m. – Joanne Grossi, Regional Director for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    will present the Affordable Healthcare plan

  • 12 Jun 2013 10:05 PM | Valencia Jowers (Administrator)
    Five new members were administered The 200+ Men Inc. oath of membership at its quarterly induction ceremony on Saturday, April 13, 2013. Those inducted were Anton Bell, Leonard Brown, David Crook, Alphonso Albert and Rev. Kirk Houston. As always, each inductee received the "Handshake of Fellowship" from those members in attendance and a 200+ Men gift bag. Three additional new members, Koby Lomax, Justin Chamblee and Andrew Shelton could not attend the induction.
  • 15 Apr 2013 10:07 PM | Valencia Jowers (Administrator)
    Fred Helm, a long time 200+ Man, received the "Prudential Chairman's Circle Gold Award." This coveted award, which Fred has earned on seven prior occasions over the years he has been with Prudential, is presented to the top 3% Prudential sales associates in the country. Likewise, 200+ Man Melvin Dawson, distinguished himself by earning the "Prudential President's Circle Award". This exclusive award is given to the Prudential top 5% sales associates in the country. Kudos to Fred and Melvin!
 
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