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D.C.’s WPGC 95.5 FM presents the 12th Annual “For Sisters Only Expo”. The event will take at the Walter E Washington Convention Center on Saturday, November 5, 2011 (11AM to 8PM).  The extravaganza will feature women’s empowerment seminars, national recording artists, authors and leadership speakers, local politicians, virtual-reality based games, contests, games for the kids and so much more.

This year’s For Sisters Only will be one of the most exciting in the events’ history, with R&B artists BBD (Bell Biv DeVoe), Eric Benet, Estelle, Wale and more.  Also appearing at this year’s event Bravo Network’s Kandi Burrus from the Real Housewives of Atlanta, and VH1’s Tami Roman of Basketball Wives.

The Literary Café will feature literary talent such as Karyn Langhorne Folan, author of Don’t Bring Home A White Boy, Dr. Michelle, author of Where Do I Go From Here, Ralph Richard Banks, author of Is Marriage For White People and other notable authors will also be on hand.

The event will feature the following pavilions: Health, Beauty, For Brothers Only Sports Pavilion and Children’s Pavilion.

Throughout the day, empowerment seminars will be taking place,including a financial empowerment seminar,“A Purse of My Own,” hosted by Wealth Coach Debra Owens and Rapper/Actor David Banner; a career building seminar entitled “What’s Really Holding You Back?”; and a relationship seminar entitled “Mixing It Up: Dating Across the Color Lines,” just to name a few.

For more information go to: WPGC’s For Sisters Only 2011

A Yoga & Wellness Retreat with Takeyah Young

Join us for a Wellness Retreat in St. Ann, Jamaica above the rolling hills of Ocho Rios. Don’t forget about your life at home, but go inward and learn tools for healthy living! This is an invitation to return to a more balanced and inspired you, while enjoying delicious food, playing in the sun, moving your body and experiencing an authentic taste of Jamaican country life.

This retreat is for women of ALL ages who want to invest in relaxation, rejuvenation, rest, life balance and living a more healthful life. Core Connection Lifestyle events are composed of women who are leaders in their homes, their work and in all areas of their lives….at any level. The retreat is for women who want to honor their bodies, embrace adventure, restore self care and take living personally. It is for woman who realizes that she is the one she’s been waiting for. It’s for the women who wants to share her gifts with the world.

We offer a warm welcome to women of any level of yoga experience for this retreat. Yoga and wellness is for every body.


Your Yoga & Wellness Retreat package includes:

  • 4-night stay at Bromley, a beautiful retreat home in the hills above Ocho Rios
  • 1 – 2 mixed level yoga classes daily with Takeyah Young (Certified Yoga Teacher)
  • 3 delicious meals daily (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Wellness workshops that will teach you tools for sustainable health and nourishment
  • 1 private coaching session with Takeyah Young (Certified Holistic Health Coach)
  • 2 nature-based excursions (hike and river swim, beach, etc.)
  • Ground transportation to/from retreat excursions
  • Round-trip airport transfer from Sangster’s International Airport in Montego Bay

On Thursday, December 2, 2010, the Haiti Renewal Alliance, in collaboration with the Association of Haitian Professionals, will hold their first ever Haiti Reconstruction Job and Trade Fair at the Embassy of Haiti, 2311 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008 from 2:00 to 8:00 PM EST.  The event is designed to provide a networking platform for dissemination of Haiti-related national and international job opportunities and to supply workshop briefings covering how to effectively participate in the Haiti reconstruction efforts.

Among the workshops to take place, the Bureau of International Labor Affairs will detail international labor policies and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation will present an update on U.S. Government financing, political risk insurance and other programs to assist U.S. businesses in exporting.

The event is free of charge to all interested job seekers.  Those planning to attend this event should arrive with ample copies of resumes and an eagerness to speak with employers.  For more information about employers and workshops, please visit
www.hrjfair.com or contact Firmin Backer, President of the Haiti Renewal Alliance at fbacker@haitirenewalalliance.org.


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