The Party King ventured out Friday night to the Rice Lofts (Empire Ballroom) in order to witness the launching of The BLACKE GROUP, LLC. The event provided Jackie C. Thomas Jr. CEO the perfect forum to reintroduce to some and gain the support of others of his community development firm aimed at educating, encouraging and empowering today’s youth and young adults to effect positive change in their respective communities.
The crowd filled the media and ballrooms. They were in attendance to support Thomas in his endeavor and enjoyed. The gathering also enjoyed music by DJ Candlestick. Guests were also treated to hors d ‘oeuvre and they enjoyed the overall ambiance of the rice lofts. Jackie gave a PowerPoint presentation outlining the mission, vision, core values and goals of the organization. Jackie also took the opportunity to introduce his all star executive team including Shon Dorsey (Vice President), Melanie Bennett (Financial Controller), Savoyia Henderson (Marketing and Publications Coordinator) and Ashley Shelton (Executive Assistant). The Party King is definitely anxious and looking forward to the firm’s success so stay tuned for updates on the Blacke Group. Faces in the crowd included Councilman Ron Green, Apollo Woods (Get Connected), Umeme (indmix.com) Kelechi Ndujiuba, and Bisi to name a few!