Archive for the Around Town Category

Throw Yo' Hands Up Conference

Throw Yo’ Hands Up Conference

// // On Saturday March 9th I had the opportunity to be one of the Showcase Spotlights at the “Throw Yo’ Hands Up Conference” hosted by Surrounded By Faith Ministries in Richmond, Virginia. Surrounded By Faith Ministries, Inc., began as a Bible Study for women from all walks of li

Norfolk, VA: Garden of Hope  - Lifeskills Workshop

Norfolk, VA: Garden of Hope – Lifeskills Workshop

// //     Always feel unprepared for an interview? Are you lacking confidence, self-assurance or interpersonal communication? Second Chances’ KIP Care program is co-sponsoring a community training with Pathways To Life Inc. “Preparing For The Interview” on February 12 at 10AM.   

Aspiring Authors Writers Workshop

Aspiring Authors Writers Workshop

  On December 28, Breathe Again Magazine hosted the Aspiring Writers Workshop in Richmond, Virginia. Venus Mason Theus, author of Brown Paper Bag facilitated the workshop via Skype. Praise God for technology. We originally scheduled Venus to conduct the class in person, bu

Kryptonite Killed Superwoman

Kryptonite Killed Superwoman

// Author & founder of Breathe Again Magazine, Nicole Cleveland  chats with author and playwright, Rebekah L. Pierce about her new book release, Kryptonite Killed Superwoman during her recent book signing.     "In an effort to be the superwoman who has it all and can

Women Leaders & Entrepreneurs Summit and Business Expo

Women Leaders & Entrepreneurs Summit and Business Expo

[caption id="attachment_2371" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Nicole with speaker Francine Humphrey and event hosts,Lilisa Williams and Angelavette Williams."][/caption]   On Saturday, August 25, speaker, writer, women’s empowerment expert and Pastor, Francine Humphrey and I got

Ashamed No More Women's Conference

Ashamed No More Women’s Conference

"My, My, My..." Those were a few words from one the attendees of the Ashamed No More Women's Conference hosted by One Love Restoration Ministries. For this conference to be the first says alot.The room was filled to capacity, the word was awesome, the women were blessed and I believe God w

Morning Glory Volunteer Appreciation Service

Morning Glory Volunteer Appreciation Service

On July 24, 2011 I had the honor of being the Mistress of Ceremonies at the U.S.D.A Food and Outreach Volunteer Appreciation Service. The service was held at Morning Glory Baptist Church in Gloucester, Virginia under the leadership of Rev. Leonard Chapman Sr. This was my first time in Glouces

Lamb & Lion Worship Center - Coming Out Banquet

Lamb & Lion Worship Center – Coming Out Banquet

            The Lamb & Lion Worship Center celebrated their "Coming Out Banquet" on Saturday June 25, 2011. My husband and I were in attendance, along with more than 100 other attendees. It was both an honor and a privilege to see wh

National Council of Negro Women Awards Banquet

The National Council of Negro Women ( Norfolk Section ) held a scholarship & community awards banquet on Sunday, June 5, 2011 at the Norfolk Airport Hilton. Norfolk City Council Member Angelia Williams was the keynote speaker. She inspired the crowd by focusing her speech on God and reach