Black entrepreneurs assisting small businesses with SBA PPP applications | Daytona Times

According to a recent release, VyStar Credit Union is drawing attention about additional funding for the SBA’s PPP (Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program), which has been signed into law and is now available to small businesses. Similar to the first round of funding, this money is expected to go quickly, meaning it is important

2020-07-31T15:34:34-05:00May 5th, 2020|Members, News|

Economic Development expert Dr. George C. Fraser shares thoughts on financial literacy at entrepreneurs event | Daytona Times

Original Article: https://daytonatimes.com/2019/03/30/economic-development-expert-shares-thoughts-on-financial-literacy-at-entrepreneurs-event/?fbclid=IwAR2bKdu8ekfEJZJVobuuws6m4QgW7Qu15DYdQ-bOpV9V7gcVug8SDOlG3-c Dr. Fraser is founder/ chairman/ CEO of FraserNet, Inc., leading a global networking and economic development movement for people of African descent. The creative genius of the Harlem Renaissance brought to Harlem some of the greatest minds and talents of African Americans during the 1920s. And so, the cultural explosion had embraced

2020-07-31T15:14:09-05:00February 20th, 2019|Members, News|

African American Entrepreneur Association and SBA host workshop to help businesses

Original Article: https://www.palmcoastobserver.com/photo-gallery/your-town-portugal-day-in-palm-coast-aaea-business-themed-workshop-and-more#photo-4 The U.S. Small Business Association, along with two of its microlenders, presented a free workshop at the Palm Coast Community Center that introduced resources for interested entrepreneurs on Thursday, June 14. “This workshop is the beginning of a collaboration between the SBA and the African American Entrepreneur Association as we work together

2020-07-31T14:15:06-05:00June 21st, 2018|Members, News|

AAEC hosts networking event in honor of Black History Month

Original Article: https://www.palmcoastobserver.com/photo-gallery/aaec-hosts-networking-event-in-honor-of-black-history-month#photo-1 The club showed a documentary of Black Wall Street, a collection of prominent African American businesses in Tusla, Oklahoma, that arose due to the segregation of the early 20th century. Members of the African American Entrepreneur’s Club and the community celebrated Black History Month with a networking event on the night of

2020-07-31T14:08:28-05:00February 26th, 2018|Members, News|

Palm Coast Kwanzaa celebration focuses on economics

Original Article: https://www.news-journalonline.com/news/20171229/palm-coast-kwanzaa-celebration-focuses-on-economics A Flagler County organization staged its annual Kwanzaa celebration Friday afternoon. PALM COAST — Dozens of people filled the African American Cultural Center in Palm Coast on Friday for the organization’s annual Kwanzaa celebration. It was a chance for attendees to reconnect with their community and their heritage. The day’s theme was

2020-07-31T12:38:51-05:00December 29th, 2017|Members, News|

Business bash: African American Entrepreneurs Club celebrates first anniversary

Original Article: https://www.news-journalonline.com/news/20171101/business-bash-african-american-entrepreneurs-club-celebrates-first-anniversary Being an entrepreneur can be a lonely existence at times, especially for those whose thinking takes them far outside the box of traditional business. But for Leslie Giscombe, the entrepreneurial spirit has led in the opposite direction. The founder and CEO of the African American Entrepreneurs Club had a dream to create

2020-07-30T01:05:25-05:00November 1st, 2017|Members, News|

TCC Dry Cleaners opens in Palm Coast with ribbon cutting hosted by African American Entrepreneurs Club

Original Article: https://www.palmcoastobserver.com/article/tcc-dry-cleaners-opens-in-palm-coast-with-ribbon-cutting-hosted-by-african-american-entrepreneurs-club James Smith, 55, has been invovled in the dry cleaning business for nearly 50 years. On Thursday, July 20, he and his wife celebrated the next step in their clean clothes journey. James Smith has been involved in the dry cleaning business for nearly as long as he’s been alive. “James grew

2020-07-30T01:02:07-05:00July 20th, 2017|Members, News|

HIP-HOP ENTREPRENEUR OPENS ONE-STOP SHOP IN BUNNELL

Original Article: https://daytonatimes.com/2017/10/12/hip-hop-entrepreneur-opens-one-stop-shop-in-bunnell/ David Freckleton’s 27th birthday this past December was the turning point of launching his own one-stop shop. All of his ducks had lined up with the realization that his passion for urban wear, recording and photography were already earning him raves that could be profited by owning his business. His friends would

2020-07-30T01:00:13-05:00July 18th, 2017|Members, News|

Carl Jones weekly mentors a large group of students at Indian Trails Middle School.

Original Article: https://www.palmcoastobserver.com/photo-gallery/carl-jones-wins-mentor-of-the-year-award-at-aamp%27s-year-end-banquet#photo-2 Retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Carl Jones didn’t join the African American Mentoring Program for accolades, but he appreciated the honor of winning this year’s AAMP Mentor of the Year Award on Thursday, May 11, at First Baptist Church of Palm Coast. The former serviceman and his wife of 25 years,

2020-07-30T00:55:07-05:00May 15th, 2017|Members, News|

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