December 2014 Newsletter

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Leaders of Tomorrow Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 9
5:00 PM
Location: 1205 S. 26th St., Louisville, KY, 40210

Come out on December 9th from 5-7PM and enjoy a wonderful night with our Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) students at the St. George Scholar Institute (previously St. George Community Center) 1205 S. 26th St., Louisville, KY, 40210.  There will be music, arts and crafts, games, food and a most importantly, a chance to interact with the youth in our community.  This event will be free to the public.

Simply email if you plan to attend.

Kentucky Chapter Leadership Meeting

Thursday, December 11 

6:30 PM 

Location: Brown-Forman 850 Dixie Hwy Louisville, KY

The executive board of the Kentucky Chapter holds a monthly leadership meeting to discuss and decide the direction of the chapter. Meetings are open to the KY-NBMBAA membership. This month’s meeting will be held at Brown-Forman (850 Dixie Hwy) on Dec 11, 2014 at 6:30pm. 

If you are interested in chapter leadership, attending the Chapter Leadership Meeting is great way to get started.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Now Accepting Executive Board Nominations!

It is time to begin the process of chapter elections. This year we have three open positions:

Descriptions of each role can be found on the chapter website, here.

The Chapter Nomination Committee is now taking applications for individuals interested in one of the three open positions. If you would like to be considered for a chapter executive board position, please send your resume and brief description of your interest to by December 12, 2014.

Additionally, updates have been made to the Chapter By-Laws

to balance out the executive roles, increase leadership commitment, and more clearly define the advisory board. Members are asked to review the updates as they will be voted on during chapter elections.

National Headquarters Communication Spotlight  

‘TIS THE SEASON – To Take Advantage of a Macy’s Discount

for Holiday Shopping!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 – Monday, December 8, 2104
Macy’s 25% Off, (Regular, Sale and Clearance Items)
Discount with the Macy’s Savings Pass from Wednesday, December 3 – Monday, December 8, 2014. The savings discount applies to all in-store and online purchases and can be used multiple times. Don’t wait. Take advantage of this NBMBAA member benefit for the holiday season.  

To download and print your Macy’s savings discount:
  • Visit
  • Log into the Membership Portal
  • Under Member Discounts, click Limited Time Offers and print your Macy’s discount code.

Events in Our Community   

Angel Tree Gift Presentation

DATE: December 8 

TIME: 6:30 PM
LOCATION:Louisville Urban League

1535 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40203 

Mr. and Mrs. Clause will be present at the Louisville Urban League on December 8th at 6:30pm to present gifts to children from the Angel Tree. The Louisville Urban League Young Professionals (LULYP), the Kentucky Chapter of NBMBAA, and several community members have partnered together to make this holiday season merry for Louisville area kids. NBMBAA members are welcomed to join as we present the children with their gifts. 

AANG Anniversary Celebration and Social Networking

DATE: Thursday, December 11

TIME: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Napa River Grill 1211 Herr Lane Lou, KY 40222

Please join the African American Networking Group (AANG) for an evening of celebration and social networking on Thursday, December 11th at Napa River Grill.  Celebrate AANG’s first anniversary in great company along with a Rivulet Pecan Liqueur tasting.  As always, don’t miss this opportunity to get connected!

Click here to RSVP by Tuesday, December 9.

Louisville Black Lawyers Association Holiday Social

DATE: Friday, December 12

TIME: 6:30 PM
LOCATION: Casablanca Hookah Lounge 2210 Frankfort Ave Louisville, KY 40206
Louisville Black Lawyers Association would like to invite you to their 2014 Holiday Social! The event will take place December 12, 2014 at 6:30 PM at Casablanca Hookah Lounge 2210 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206.

MLK Day – Hope Breakfast

DATE: Jan 19, 2015

TIME: 7:00am, Doors open at 6:30am

Kosair Shriner Building
812 S. 2nd St, Louisville, KY

COST: $25

The Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. along with the Alpha Lambda Education Foundation, a 501c3 entity, will continue their annual MLK Day celebration on January 19, 2015 with the Hope Breakfast. This event will be held at on the beautiful campus of Spalding University.


  • Rev. Dr. Walter Malone, Jr.
  • Barbara Sexton Smith
  • Hon. Erica Lee Williams

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.