NBMBAA Kentucky Chapter – Dec 2018 Newsletter

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Holiday Happy Hour

 

 
Thursday, December 20th, 2018
 
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
 
 
Brendon’s Catch 23
 
505 South 4th Street
Louisville KY 40202  
 
If you’ve heard about our happy hour events but have yet to experience them, well this is your last chance to experience one for 2018. Professionals come from as far as Lexington, KY. to take in what it means to socialize and network with the largest African-American professional organization in the country.
Our Kentucky Chapter personally wants you to join us at Brendon’s Catch 23 on December 20th, as we celebrate great memories of 2018 and share our plans for 2019. Join us by getting your RSVP tickets in advance to get a jump start on bringing in the new year celebration!!
**Third Thursday’s are designed for the general public to get to know us in a relaxed environment, provide quality networking outlets, bring social and economical awareness and upliftment to our community, while increasing our local membership at the same time.
*(National Black MBA invites all professionals from all types of backgrounds to become members, whether you currently have an MBA or not).
Click the below link to 
Register for the Holiday Happy Hour
 
 
SEE YOU THERE!!!

Officer Nominations
Chapter Leaders 
We’re Looking for Chapter Leaders!
The Kentucky Chapter is currently preparing for the 2018 Officer Elections. Below you will find a brief description of all open executive board positions. The President, VP of Finance, and Director of Marketing & Communications roles are open. However, if you are interested in a role that is not open, you can shadow the current officer with the intent to segue into next year’s elections. Executive board members are always in need of committee members to support their work.
 
If you are interested in one of these volunteer roles, please send a short description of which role you are interested in, a bio, and a resume to kynbmbaa@gmail.com with the subject line: 2019 KYBlackMBA Officer Elections. Additionally, members can submit nominations via the same process. 
 
All chapter officers must be NBMBAA members and will be subject to a background check. The application deadline is December 7, 2018 at midnight.
 
 
Open Roles
PresidentThe President shall serve as the chief executive officer of the Chapter by developing goals and objectives for the Chapter that are aligned with the NBMBAA mission statement. All elected officers and ad-hoc committee directors shall report directly to this office. For a full description:

 
Vice President, Finance For the 2019-2020 term the main objective of this role will be to establish a sustainable financial reporting framework and structure. To this end, a strategic plan and budget for long term sustainability will be required by the end of Q1 2019. Additionally, this role will require the establishment of a committee. The current VP of Finance will still be engaged in 2019 to assist as needed and act as the first committee person. For a full description:

Director of Marketing and Communications – This person shall take full ownership of all chapter marketing and communications, which includes website, email and snail mail newsletters, social media, public relations, digital media, traditional media, print advertising, and event marketing for the 2019-2020 term. As this is a large scope of responsibility, this person will be required to provide a strategic plan and budget for marketing and communications by the end of Q1 2019. Additionally, this role will require the establishment of a committee. For a full description:

 
 
Officers Who Need Committee Members
Vice President, OperationsThe primary objective of this role for the 2019-2020 term will be to implement process improvements in the operations of the Chapter. This includes project management, event operations, officer elections, travel logistics, and application processes. As this is a large scope of responsibility, this person will be required to provide a strategic plan and budget for operations by the end of Q1 2019. Additionally, this role will require the establishment of a committee. For a full description:

 
Vice President, AdministrationFor the 2019-2020 term the main objective of this role will be to increase chapter membership. To this end, a strategic plan and budget for increased membership will be required by the end of Q1 2019. Additionally, this role will require the establishment of a committee. The current VP of Administration will still be engaged in 2019 to assist as needed and act as the first committee person. For a full description:

 
Vice President, Records – This person shall take full ownership of all chapter minutes associated with  meetings and events. For a full description: https://kynbmbaa.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/kynbmbaa-vp-of-record.docx

 

Member Spotlight
New for 2019
The Monthly Newsletter will have a New Feature – Member Spotlight.  We would like to recognize those special life events.  Rather it is a New Business Venture, Job change or promotion, Awards or Recognitions, Graduation, Birthdays, Marriages, Births, or Anniversaries.  Our Members are the life of the organizations and what better way to honor those special moments.
We are currently taking submissions.  Please submit your information for the January 2019 Newsletter No Later than December 29th.
Submit by sending an e-mail to kynbmbaa@gmail.com

National Black MBA 
LEADERS OF TOMORROW®
PROGRAM – Kentucky Chapter
 

What is the Leaders of Tomorrow® Program?


The NBMBAA Leaders of Tomorrow® (LOT) Program has mentored more than 8,000 talented youth aspiring to leadership roles in professional fields.
 
 The LOT® Program is a comprehensive programmatic approach for providing leadership development to high school students. The program is driven by mentoring across four developmental areas: 
 
Leadership,

Financial Literacy

College Preparation
 and Career Preparation.

 

The program offers participants resources, knowledge and opportunities in the way of mentoring relationships, scholarships, and internships.
 
 
 
Since the re-launch in 2014, the Kentucky Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT)® Program has had a profound impact on high school students in Louisville, Kentucky. With an unyielding commitment to youth this program has:


 
 
    • Created opportunities for about 20 students annually
    • Provided a total of $6,500 in scholarships in 3 years
    • Participated in 3 National Business Case Competitions and 2 Boot Camps
    • Continuously built Louisville’s pipeline of leaders
 
 

The 2018 – 2019 LOT® Program is under way as we continue a rich tradition of mentoring talented high school students to prepare them for the future. 


 
We were already able to send Four of our Top Students to National Conference in Detroit MI this past September for the Annual LOT® STEM & Leadership Camp. Our Chapter ranked on of top Leaders of Tomorrow® Programs in the Nation. Our students were also featured throughout the program.  We thank all those who have and continue to support our LOT® Program either by Volunteering or by Donation. 
 
Mission
Empower high-school students, in Louisville, Kentucky, with the tools necessary to become future leaders.
Vision
Provide teens opportunities to learn about the business world and guide them as they explore, plan, and prepare for a successful career.
Program Goals
  • Develop student leadership skills
  • Encourage students to achieve a college education
  • Improve the outlook of the students entering the program
  • Mentor students who need an extra boost of encouragement
  • Positively impact students’ current academic standings
  • Show students different career avenues to pursue

LEADERS OF TOMORROW®
HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED
 
 VOLUNTEER
 
Leaders Needed to Lead Leaders – Volunteers are needed to help with LOT® program sessions and events throughout the year. To find out more about the program, please reach out to the LOT® Chairperson, Aisha Neal at  kynbmbaa@gmail.com You can find the LOT® Mentor Applications here
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Sessions Meet @
Shelby Park Community Center
600 E Oak St
Personal Growth & Team Building
LOT® Holiday Party -12/11/2018
Session 7 – 1/22/19
Session 8 -1/29/19
Session 9 – 2/5/19
 
 
DONATE AND SUPPORT 
 
 
Krispy Kreme Fundraiser 
 
The Students of the Kentucky Chapter LOT are fundraising Krispy Kreme Donut certificates to cover travel expenses to attend the Leadership Summit & National Case Competition in June 2019. The highlight of the LOT® Leadership Summit is the annual National Business Case Competition which is designed to help participants develop real-world critical thinking and problem-solving skills by addressing a business case study.  Spring Semester, our student will be receiving a Real World MBA Level Business Case to prepare for next year’s competition to win recognition and scholarship funds. 

Please support by purchasing a certificate for $9.
CLICK ONE OF THE BELOW TO PURCHASE
 
 
 KROGER REWARD PROGRAM
Steps to enroll are:
2.Select Savings & Rewards from the menu options.
3.Select Kroger Community rewards.
4.Select I am a Customer box.
5.Log into your Kroger account. If you do not have one, you will need to create one.
6.Once logged into their Kroger account they can search for National Black MBA Assoc. – Louisville Chapter either by name or XS473 and then click Enroll.
 
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