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On March 4th RVRC center will host a comedy show to benefit their homeless shelter.
All proceeds will assist in food, shelter, transportation, and programs for those in need in the Wilmington community.
Come out laugh and support a great cause
Hosted by Damon Rozier
Feat Howard Powell
And a special performance from
International artist BIG APPLE IMC
Benefiting LLS for the Blood Cancer Mission
Hosted by Sharon Clark (Blood Cancer Survivor & LLS Volunteer)
Come support your favorite guest bartender as we wipe out Blood Cancer
Waynna Dobson (Wilm. City Council At-Large Candidate & Co-Host of The Congo Hour)
Erin Hutt (Wilm. City Council Candidate)
Linwood Jackson (Host of Urban Compass, Comcast 28 & The Linwood Jackson Radio Show)
Kevin Kelley (Wilm. Mayoral Candidate)
Nancy Lopez (Nancy Lopez Media)
Matt Meyer (NCC Executive Candidate)
Gregory Lloyd Morris (The Morris Project)
Ciro Poppiti (DE Lt. Governor Candidate)
Hanifa Shabazz (Wilm. City Council President Candidate)
Leonard Young (Delawareblack.com)
Steven Washington (Wilm. Mayoral Candidate & Host of HBCU Delaware Talks)
Come out and join us for a day of celebrating with Unique Butterflies, performing will be the ChattaBoyz out of Philadelphia and we will be having our Unique Queens performing for you. WJBR will be Live!!!
Join us for an evening of jazz performed by ” Saxophone Queen” Fostina Dixon and Winds of Change. Fostina has been guest soloist with many greats including Abbey Lincoln, Roy Ayers, Nancy Wilson, Joe Williams, and Cab Calloway. This event will benefit women impacted by homelessness and will highlight the work of Veronika Scott and The Empowerment Plan, our award recipient. The event will feature culinary creations by Chef Naimah Rutling of The LaRue Group. This promises to be an evening to remember. Thank you in advance for your support.
Tickets: $25.00 per person – $45.00 per couple – $200.00 – table of eight!! Food, Vendors, Cash Bar, and Prizes !!
Delaware Marathon Running Festival 5k
to Benefit the 24th Arthur J. Turner Jr. Scholarship 5k
May 7, 2016 – Saturday – Wilmington, DE
7:30am- Registration opens
8:45am- Race start
Register online –
click here (Weekend races close online registration the Thursday before the race at noon)
Register by mail –
Universal entry form (DMRF 5k, c/o Races2Run, PO Box 24, Montchanin, DE 19710). Make checks payable to Races2Run.
Entry fee- $25 pre-registration
(until the Thursday before the race at Noon) / $30 after and day of event
(NEW) Location for AJTJSF
Delaware Marathon Running Festival
Tubman Garrett Park
Rosa Parks Drive
Arthur J. Turner Jr. Scholarship Fund
City of Wilmington Parks and Recreation
No baby strollers are allowed in the run portion of this event.
You may WALK with strollers.
No dogs allowed due to insurance liability.
Bibs are non-transferable.
Please reference our policies page for more details.
-Gender specific tee shirts
-Post race refreshments
–Part of the City of Wilmington’s Park & Recreation Summer Series
-Beautiful trophies for overall male/female
-Awards for top 3 male/female in 10 year age groups 13 & under through 70 & over
-Awards to top 3 male/female walkers
NOVA Timing Systems will chip time using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System
Event sanctioned by USA Track & Field
I 95 exit 6 Proceed to the MARYLAND Ave./Martin Luther King Blvd. Turn RIGHT onto M.L.K. Blvd. Stay in the RIGHT-MOST lane. From MLK BLVD, turn RIGHT onto S. ORANGE ST and left onto WATER STREET. The Riverfront Park is located on Water Street between Market and French Streets across from the Train Station.
email@example.com ~ Delaware Marathon Running Festival 5k to Benefit the 24th Arthur J. Turner Jr. Scholarship 5k May 7, 2016 – Saturday – Wilmington, DE Register Now Race Time 7:30am- Registration opens 8:45am- Race start Entry Info Register online – click here (Weekend races close online registration the Thursday before the race at noon) http://www.races2run.com/events/dmrf-5k/ Register by mail – Universal entry form (DMRF 5k, c/o Races2Run, PO Box 24, Montchanin, DE 19710). Make checks payable to Races2Run. Entry fee- $25 pre-registration (until the Thursday before the race at Noon) / $30 after and day of event (NEW) Location for AJTJSF Delaware Marathon Running Festival Tubman Garrett Park Rosa Parks Drive Wilmington, DE Benefits Arthur J. Turner Jr. Scholarship Fund Sponsors City of Wilmington Parks and Recreation Races2Run Horizon Services Course Course map http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=572489 NOTICE: No baby strollers are allowed in the run portion of this event. You may WALK with strollers. No dogs allowed due to insurance liability. Bibs are non-transferable. Please reference our policies page for more details. Amenities -Gender specific tee shirts -Post race refreshments –Part of the City of Wilmington’s Park & Recreation Summer Series Awards -Beautiful trophies for overall male/female -Awards for top 3 male/female in 10 year age groups 13 & under through 70 & over -Awards to top 3 male/female walkers Timing NOVA Timing Systems will chip time using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System Event sanctioned by USA Track & Field Parking Free Directions I 95 exit 6 Proceed to the MARYLAND Ave./Martin Luther King Blvd. Turn RIGHT onto M.L.K. Blvd. Stay in the RIGHT-MOST lane. From MLK BLVD, turn RIGHT onto S. ORANGE ST and left onto WATER STREET. The Riverfront Park is located on Water Street between Market and French Streets across from the Train Station.”>
Why: Mother’s Day: Love & Laughter with Mama
When: Sunday, May 8, 2016
Where: Market Street Ballroom, 801 Market Street, Marcus Hook, PA
Doors will open at 5:30PM.
Dinner & beverages included.
- Topp Flight
- Denny Live
- Kadreana Mack
Hosted by: Lamarr Todd
Live Music by: Best Kept Soul
The Markevic A. Johnson Educational Fund was established in March of 1999 in memory of Keisha Marie Kidd. Keisha was a graduate of Delaware State University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Keisha passed shortly after her son, Markevic was born. He is now fourteen years old. She loved pursuing her education and clearly understood its value.
The annual Scholarship Luncheon is held to commemorate Keisha’s life as well as to generate contributions for a scholarship fund for Markevic and two other graduating seniors pursuing a college education to Delaware State University & Wilmington University in the fall of 2016.
We invite you to join us at this year’s Markevic A. Johnson Scholarship Luncheon.
Nephew Tommy – Fatherhood Comedy Explosion
About Nephew Tommy
Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles has built a career that encompasses radio, television, film and more. Thomas’ role as co-host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show puts him in front of a live radio audience of more than 8 million listeners daily. Nephew Tommy provides a key role in the morning show, lighting it up with his own cast of colorful characters and zany humor. Thomas also has a loyal following as a stand-up comedian and has earned a reputation for wowing crowds. For three years, he served as the exclusive opening act on the Luther Vandross tour. And for the past four years Thomas has been the exclusive Mainstage host for the Essence Festival in New Orleans, which draws over 250,000 fans and features acts such as Beyonce, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Kanye West. In October 2010, Thomas recorded his onehour special at the famed Motor City Casino in Detroit. He continues to keep the crowds laughing as he tours nationally to sold out crowds across the country.
He’s a talented thespian, a Theater Major of Texas A&M University, who’s worked in over a dozen stage plays and studied with the Royal Shakespeare Company of London. A number of independent films are on his resume, including 2011’s “N-Secure” and “The Heart Specialist” with Zoe Saldana; “Think Like A Man” in 2012 from the best selling book by Steve Harvey; and premiering in September 2013, he makes a cameo appearance in Fox Searchlight’s “Baggage Claim.”
In 2011 Thomas traveled to over a dozen military bases in the Middle East with the Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff USO Holiday Tour. In December 2013, Thomas will once again tour with the USO where he will share his humor, insight and wisdom to thousands of military men and women. This interaction with soldiers, both stateside and around the world, inspired Thomas to establish “Miles of Giving” a non-profit foundation created for the purpose of assisting wounded veterans.
Whether on the stage, big screen, television or radio, Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles continues to demonstrate his remarkable talent to the delight of audiences worldwide.
RESH Salon & Spa is celebrating their Grand Opening with an indoor and outdoor Open House on Saturday, September 3, 2016, at 7pm. The event will include hors d’oeuvres, raffles, music, drinks, vendors & more! There will also be a special presentation to Lieutenant Colonel Vaughn Bond, New Castle County’s highest ranking black officer ever!
RESH’s team of creative, multi-talented and fun loving stylists and skin care specialists have made the salon and spathe scene in Delaware. What sets this place apart from the rest is their eco-luxurious, cool, laidback atmosphere while also being dead serious about promoting the values of damage-free hair and skincare through organic and eco-friendly concepts.
Please come out and help Sherell and Michael Flagg and their team celebrate on September 3rd!
The National Association for Black Veterans, Inc., Delaware Chapter 94 is pleased to host its 3rd Anniversary Dinner/Gala. Join honored veterans, officials, and guests for an evening to remember!
6:00 PM Registration
6:30 PM Commencement
7:30 PM Dinner
9:00 PM Social Hour
1. Ticket Sales
- $35 – Special Discount (Guest Speakers and Members only) Tickets on sale through October 31, 2016 with coupon code
- $40 – Early Bird (Discount) Tickets on sale through October 31, 2016
- $45 – At the Door (Full Price) Tickets on sale through November 19, 2016
IMAX PENN THEATER WILMINGTON’S RIVERFRONT
DOORS OPEN AT 7:30PM / SHOWTIME 8PM
After your Thanksgiving dinner with your family, telling jokes and reminiscing, after the football games, shopping and partying, come hear some of the funniest comedians around!
Featuring: Richie Redding / Chris Thomas / BuckWild / Lionne Webb
Penn Cinema is the perfect backdrop to get your “giggle on” in the plush intimate theater where every seat is a good seat. Penn Cinema also offers adult beverages and a full concession area. Great holiday outing with family, friends, or co-workers.
Handicap & reserved seating
Reception immediatey following
On April 22, 2017 the Delaware Junteteenth Association (DEJA) will be hosting the First Annual Freedom Gala, benefiting the Delaware Junteenth Pageant Scholarship Fund. The Freedom Gala is a unique event that will create a celebratory atmosphere as we raise awareness of and express the importance Juneteenth. Please join us for a night of elegance, celebration and freedom. Dinner will be prepared by Award-winning Chef O’Shay Lolley. Entertainment will be provided by a live band.
We need your support to help continue to grow our efforts.Tickets are $50 per person and are available from January 20th until April 10th. Group discounts available.
Please visit http://delawarejuneteenth.org/ or contact 302-513-5863 for additional information!
See you there!!!
Pryme Models, Chanelle S. Reynolds and #TeamKnockItOutTogether Presents:
“Pumping Through Life Fashion Show”
HOSTED BY: Jamila Mustafa, actress & host as seen on FOX, BET, ESPN, iHeart Media & More
MUSIC BY: DJ Fr8Train
All profited proceeds will be donated to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society on behalf of @ChanelleSReynolds and #TeamKnockItOutTogether (JayvonJames, Jasmine Lane, MissJone & Chanda Reynolds)
Date: May 20th
Time: Seating begins at 7:00pm
Location: ARTZSCAPE 205 N Market Street Wilmington, Delaware 19801 (Across from Al’s Sporting Goods)
Harana Brand Co.
Styles by Gregory J
Food & Drinks will be sold!
Limited Advanced Tickets $15, More at the door!
For questions please contact:
Chanelle S. Reynolds 302-438-4335
Tickets also available at: Babe Styling Studios (213 N Market Street Wilmington, De 19801)
DELAWARE’S HOTTEST TALENT IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY BEING SHOWCASED AT DELAWARE’S BIGGEST INDUSTRY EVENT OF 2017! SEE YOU THERE!
Catch the NY Kings Comedy Tour on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 7:30pm at The Playhouse on Rodney Square. Catch hysterical sets from Drew Fraser, Rob Stapleton, Capone, Talent Harris and Mark Viera. Tickets are $38-$65 (+ applicable fees) and can be purchased at The Playhouse Box Office, online at www.ticketsatthegrand.org, or by calling (302) 888-0200. Tickets are on sale, get yours before it’s too late!
NspireD by Nicolle presents the 2nd annual “Cocktails & Comedy” event. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the “KALEIDOSCOPE: Empowering Survivors ~ Mind, Body & Spirit” conference for women living with all types of cancer which will be held 9/23/17.
Chemotherapy drugs are referred to as “cocktails.” This comedy show will feature comics from across the country, some of whom are cancer survivors. Cancer is no laughing matter, but humor is healing and healthy.
Doors open at 6:30 pm. Comedy show begins at 7:30 pm. Show will be hosted by Delaware’s own Belynda J. Cleare. Miss Gayle, from Fredericksburg, VA, is back by popular demand!
Thomas “Nephew Tommy” Miles has built a career that encompasses radio, television, film and more. Thomas’ role as co-host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show puts him in front of a live radio audience of more than 8 million listeners daily. Nephew Tommy provides a key role in the morning show, lighting it up with his own cast of colorful characters and zany humor. Thomas also has a loyal following as a stand-up comedian and has earned a reputation for wowing crowds.
Also scheduled to appear: Keir Spates Jr, Billy Sorrells, Marcus Wiley, Ali Siddiq, Se7en the Poet
- Tickets on Sale at The Grand Box Office
The 40th Annual Sickle Cell Tennis Classic, sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, In., Zeta Omega Chapter, and the Pearls of Hope Foundation, Inc., the 501 (C) (3) charitable arm of Zeta Omega, will take place the weekends of 8/5 & 8/6 and 8/12 and 8/13/17, at Rodney Street Courts and Rockford Park Courts in Wilmington, DE, starting at 8:00 AM. Funds raised from the Tennis Classic will be donated to the A.I. Dupont Nemours Children’s Hospital Partnership for Children’s Health to benefit Sickle Cell Anemia research/programs. To date, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Zeta Omega Chapter and Pearls of Hope, Inc., have donated over a quarter million dollars as a result of this tennis classic. Everyone is invited to attend this exciting and fun event for the entire family, which supports a very worthwhile cause. To register for the tournament, or for more information, log onto: www.sctennistournament.org.
Hannibal Buress is a wildly popular comedian, writer and actor who is a favorite of fans and critics on big and small screens alike. With his first national theatre stand up comedy tour sold out and The New York Times lauding him as one of the most “supremely gifted and respected” comics around, Hannibal is emerging as a comedy superstar. His third hour standup special Comedy Camisado is currently streaming on Netflix. He is also a cast member on Comedy Central’s hit series Broad City, as well as the co-host of Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. Buress is a favorite on the late night circuit and has written for NBC’s Saturday Night Live as well as 30 Rock. He recently appeared in the comedy feature Daddy’s Home alongside Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, wrapped Baywatch for Paramount studios and Spider-Man: Homecoming film for Sony and Marvel. He also lent his voice to the animated films The Secret Life of Pets and Angry Birds.
The Delaware Barristers Association, is proud to present its sixth Annual Louis L. Redding Benefit and Awards Gala at the Hotel du Pont’s Gold Ballroom, 11th and Market Streets, Wilmington, Delaware, on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. The celebration will honor distinguished members of Delaware’s government, bar, and community for their work, contributions and commitment to liberty and justice for all.
The Association will recognize and honor the following individuals for their exemplary leadership, commitment, and contributions to the community and legal profession: Governor Jack Markell, for his outstanding leadership and commitment to diversity and social justice before, during, and after his tenure as Governor. Prior to his election as Governor of the First State, Governor Markell was an executive with Sprint. Governor Markell also served as Chair of the Board for the Wilmington Urban League. Governor Markell began his political career as the State Treasurer and held that position for ten years. Gregory B. Williams,Esquire, for his many years of leadership, professionalism, and service to the Delaware legal community. Williams is a former President of the Delaware State Bar Association. Williams also served as Chair of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the State of Delaware, and previously served as Chair of the U.S. Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel. Principal Salome Thomas-El, for his tireless and trailblazing efforts as a teacher and principal who revolutionized educating young people locally and nationwide based on his belief that “every child needs someone to be crazy about them”.
November 2013 the National Association for Black Veterans, Inc. established a 501 (c)(3) non-profit chapter in Delaware. This Delaware affiliate became the ninety-fourth (94th) chapter to join the national umbrella. With original intentions to serve the needs of minority veterans, NABVETS quickly realized a greater need and opened its doors to all veterans.
Annually, Delaware Chapter 94 hosts a fundraising Thanksgiving dinner to raise awareness for veteran issues, connect disadvantaged veterans with an array of community resource, and secure sponsorship for the organization’s programs.
This year’s Anniversary Dinner is held at Kingswood Community Center – 2300 Bower Street; Wilmington, Delaware on November 17, 2017 at 6:00pm.