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Tavis Smiley Visits Valley College

(left to right) Tavis Smiley; Assmeblymember Cheryl Brown, 47th District; and Dr. Gloria M. Fisher, Interim president of SBVC. (Photo credit: John Coleman)

(left to right) Tavis Smiley; Assmeblymember Cheryl Brown, 47th District; and Dr. Gloria M. Fisher, Interim president of SBVC. (Photo credit: John Coleman)

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- On Thursday, October 23, renowned media personality, Tavis Smiley, paid a special visit to San Bernardino Valley College where he enlightened the crowd on different issues within the community. Smiley has received 16 honorary doctorate degrees for his 30 years of dedicated and committed service as a talk show personality, political commentator, activist, author, advocate, producer, and benefactor.

During his speech at Valley College, Mr. Smiley urged both the young and seasoned individuals in the crowd to assist in changing the world to make it a better place. After the event guests were able to take photos and get an autographed copy of Smiley’s latest book.

 

Timeless Elegance and Pearl-fect Fashions

2013 Fashion Show

2013 Fashion Show

ONTARIO, CA- The lovely ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Eta Nu Omega Chapter, and The Inland Ivy Foundation are combining timeless fashions and a legacy of elegance through their annual Fashion Show fundraiser. The show attracts over 300 entrepreneurs, educators, public officials, and other professionals from the Inland Empire, Riverside and San Bernardino communities. Entitled “Timeless Elegance… Through Timeless Pearlfection,” the fundraiser will be held on Sunday, November 9 at the Radisson Ontario Airport Hotel located at 2200 E. Holt Boulevard in Ontario.

The audience should prepare to “expect the unexpected” as the models grace the runway in an array of beauty featuring all shapes, sizes and generations.  The show offers timeless fashions as seen through the pearlescent scope of Los Angeles’ top beauty and fashion experts as provided by Franzine Beauty, Model group and Runway production team.

In addition to the show, guests are invited to splurge in a shopping area featuring local small business owners or indulge in hot and chilled hor d’oeuvres and dessert bar. Guests have the opportunity to win a vast selection of door and raffle prizes ranging from vacation stays in Las Vegas and Oceanside to wine-lovers’ basket and designer clutches.

For Tickets please visit www.akafashionshow.eventbrite.com. For Advertisement and Vendor information please contact Gerri Foxall-Kater and Nellie Moore at akafashionshowhno@yahoo.com.

WHAT IT DO WITH LUE: TOP COOK Competition and Comedy Show

TOP COOK

What It Do beautiful people of the inland empire! So, I have a question. Is food considered art? Well, in my eyes yes, yes, and yes! Okay you guessed it I’m greedy and love to eat new and exciting foods, and this Friday it’s going down! My company LUE Productions is holding a TOP COOK Competition and Comedy Show Fundraiser! Food and laugher goes hand and hand. I will be your lovely event host. Come out and sample a variety of food and get your laugh on, all at the same time.

Who will be known as the TOP Cook for our LUE Productions 2014 TOP COOK Competition and Comedy Show? We have five cooks in the mix. Come watch as these talented and amazing cooks go head-to-head competing for $100, an internet show interview, a write up in the Westside Story Newspaper, a spot in the final competition, bragging rights, and more! The roster of cooks consists of Iesha Nelson, Lawanna Lee, Kawanna Richardson, Lanoris Brown, and Dee Williams.

The following comedians will have you laughing your butt off! They include, Tamiko Kirkland, Bret As-is, and Ms. Arkansas. The event goes down this Friday, October 24 at 7 p.m. at 114 S. Arrowhead Avenue in San Bernardino. Tickets are on sale now for pre-sale at $8  and it comes with one free drink. Tickets at the door are $10.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/730802746993650.