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KY Leaders of TomorrowKentucky Leaders of Tomorrow® Showcase Their Talents

Thank you to those who were able to attend/support the 2nd Annual Leaders of Tomorrow® Case Competition this past Tuesday evening. If you were unable to attend, you missed an awesome treat. We had a total of 6 students split into 2 groups and present their strategic recommendations for Fitbit’s growth and sustainability over the next 5 years. Additionally, local judges from organizations like Fastenal, LG&E KU, and Humana provided expert questions and feedback for improvements. The students will use this feedback to make enhancements to the presentation for the LOT® National Case Competition next month. Also as part of the program, 3 students were presented with Kentucky Leaders of Tomorrow® scholarships for their college education.

We are so proud of these students, and are happy to announce that enough money was raised on Tuesday evening to cover the cost of the 3rd Annual Local Case Competition in May 2018. Thank you to everyone who contributed, especially the event sponsor Metro United Way and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement.

If you did not get a chance to attend, but would still like to be engaged with the students please consider making a donation via http://gofundme.com/kylot or attending the Kentucky Leaders of Tomorrow® BBQ Fundraiser on June 17th. Tickets for the barbeque can be purchased at http://LOTbbq2017.eventbrite.com.

Thank you to everyone who made this event happen, and for helping the Kentucky Chapter make progress on our mission to increase the intellectual and economic wealth of African Americans in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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About National Black MBA Association – Kentucky Chapter

Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth for the black community. The NBMBAA vision is to be the premier business organization serving black professionals. The mission is to provide innovative programs to stimulate intellectual and economic growth for African Americans by building partnerships with key stakeholders who facilitate this growth. The National Black MBA Association – Louisville Chapter (dba National Black MBA Association – Kentucky Chapter) is an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization that brings the national vision and mission to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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April 2016 – NBMBAA Kentucky Chapter Newsletter

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Derby Fest Brunch
As part of the Kentucky Derby festivities, the Kentucky Chapter will host a brunch the day after Thunder Over Louisville at Brick House Tavern + Tap. Ten percent of the groups purchases will be donated to the Kentucky Leaders of Tomorrow scholarship and program fund. Come hungry and bring friends.
Brick House Tavern + Tap
871 S Hurstborne Parkway
Louisville, KY 40222
Sunday, April 24, 2016 @11am
RSVP via the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/575000316002273/
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Q2 General Body Meeting
Members are invited to join us for this quarterly member meeting where Republic Bank, a 2016 Kentucky Chapter partner, will announce a member benefit that could help you save significantly over the life of your mortgage.
Republic Bank, Monday, May 23, 2016 @6pm
Branch location forthcoming. Members check your email for details.
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How to Form a Cooperative
Cooperatives are a democratic, civic-minded way to build wealth.  They are businesses owned by people who use them to achieve their economic, social or cultural goals.  Whether you want to form a worker, producer, or consumer cooperative, the basics are similar. Civil Rights activists Ella Baker and Fannie Lou Hamer both advocated for cooperative formation as a means of creating and sustaining community economic empowerment.  Join Kentucky attorneys Elizabeth Jones and Ryan Fenwick for this workshop to learn how to form a cooperative in Kentucky.  You will receive an e-book including forms to help you organize your own cooperative.
Ben Carter Law, PLLC
Conference Room
900 S. Shelby Street
Louisville, KY 40203
Saturday, May 14, 2016 @2pm
Register via EventBrite: