2017 Preliminary Schedule

Friday July 28, 2017

Vendor Load In Friday 8am to 10am

Check In and Onsite Registration (registration booth)

Health & Wellness Expo

Senior Lounge Activities Open
11am - 1pm / workshop for seniors A Special forum where seniors come together from community centers throughout the metropolitian area and receive information of current programs and activities offered from wellness partners Refreshments Served

11am – 3pm Youth Summit The "I Can Do It" Back To School Youth Summit is the culmination of mentoring and stimulating programs that empower youth with tools to enhance their ability to identify elements that cause HIV, behavior and circumstance that lead to negative impacts. It’s a must attend fun day facilitated by Recovery Associates of Atlanta and Dekalb Juvenile Justice as they present a robust program to turn youth into a positive direction. Participants of the program will also receive a Back to School Back with complimentary back to school themed gifts, dental kits and health and wellness items. Entertainment provided by the Global Seed Dance Company & 3WK Mime Team

Saturday Events July 29, 2017

7:30am - 9am Vendor Load In

10am All Vendors Open

9am On Site Registration (registration booth)

10am Health & Wellness Pavilion Open

10:30am – 11:30am "Get Your House In Order Womens Empowerment Workshop” Hosted by Top Female Executives and Entrepreneurs Facilitate by Dr. Riki Brooks CEO Atlanta HealthCare Music & Gospel Festival with Lorra Brown, Alonia Jones & others.

10am – 11am "HIV... What you know and do you Fix it?!”

10am - 11am Mental Health Panel "The Good The Bad The Ugly” Dr. Joshua Murfree COO FDHA , Deidre Williams Recovery Associates of Atlanta, Veronica J. Motley, Ed.D., and more

11am – 12:30pm "Be The Captain of Your Success: Failure is Not an Option, Just A Change of Course" Part 3 – A Discussion to Empower Men" With a panel that includes "no excuses, only results" panel will challenge men to continue to move the needle in their homes and communities through cooperative leadership, building on what works and turning threats into opportunities facilitated by Reggie Brooks, Bishop Daryl Anderson, Ricky Clark Jr. City Administrator Jonesboro, Bishop Jesse Harris CEO Tuskeegee Television Network

1pm – 3pm Gospel Jam Ballroom

5pm Red Carpet Experience

5:30pm Door Open for A Night of Excellence Black Tie Dinner & Awards Gala

6pm - 6:45pm Dinner is served Pre-show Entertainment

7pm - 8pm Awards / Honors / Recognition

Special Salute to Men & Women of Excellence

Special Salute to CT Vivian (Civil Rights Leader and Icon)

Thomas W Dortch Jr.
George Andrews
Liezel Lane
Ricky Clark Jr.
Dr. Grace C. Washington
And more!!

8pm - 9pm Closing Remarks

FOLLOWED BY Closing Concerts with music honorees & Special Guest

Vendor Load Out 11pm - 3pm - 9pm Check In and Onsite Registration (registration booth)