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AKA Recognize Men of Valor

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Eta Nu Omega Chapter announced at their chapter meeting on June 6, at Brandman University in Riverside that five men who provided support to the sorority programs and the underserved in the Inland Empire have been identified and recognized as recipients of the 2015 Men of Valor recognition award.  Ms. Shalimar Anderson Horsley, Committee Chairman stated, the recipients of the Men of Valor 2015 recognition included: Mario Hall, Eric Issac, Ratibu Jacocks, Jerry Murry, and Danny Tillman. Each recipient received from the chapter an Eta Nu Omega Chapter Certificate of Recognition, as well as a Certificate of Recognition from Assembly Member Cheryl Brown.  Congratulations to all recipients who are all so deserving of this recognition for their support to the communities in which they live and serve.

For more information regarding Eta Nu Omega Chapter events, contact Linda Gaines-Brooks,  at rmzbroks@yahoo.com

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches Coming to San Bernardino!

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SAN BERNARDINO, CA- Craving some local produce wrapped up into warm, freshly baked French bread? Jimmy John’s is coming to San Bernardino and many other cities all over Southern California! Jimmy John’s opened its first doors in 1983 and since then has opened over 3,000 locations in more than 43 states. The franchised company has over 300 in route to open in the next two years in Southern California alone!

Alright, alright enough with numbers and history! What makes Jimmy John’s so special?! Aside from the fact they support local businesses, they deliver! When you call up some of their delivering competitors it can take up to an hour or more… with Jimmy John’s you can expect freaky fast delivery time in less than 10 minutes. Work in the area and can’t find the time to clock out for lunch? That’s no problem! Their veggies are sourced right here within the community and the meats are premium cuts. They also do catering for all occasions.

Come join them on Tuesday, July 21 for the opening of your soon to be (if not already) favorite sandwich location! They open at 10:30 a.m. and close at 10 p.m.! Jimmy John’s is located at 1060 Harriman Place in San Bernardino, right behind the Costco off of Harriman Place and Tippecanoe Avenue.

For Catering Inquiries contact Angie Eichmeier, Director of Marketing, at (480) 818-8254.

Highly Anticipated City-Wide Worship Experience Expected to Host Tens of Thousands of Attendees This Sunday

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LONG BEACH, CA- The Fifth Annual Long Beach Gospel Fest, founded by Pastor Wayne Chaney, Jr. and wife Myesha of the Antioch Church of Long Beach, just added Grammy-nominated star of WEtv’s hit series Mary Mary, Tina Campbell, to this year’s star-studded lineup for the highly anticipated citywide worship event. Showcasing some of the best gospel artists in music today, Campbell joins previously announced multi-award winning performers Tasha Cobbs, Deitrick Haddon, Kierra Sheard, Jonathan Nelson, Myron Butler, Jessica Reedy, Brian Courtney Wilson and more. The free, open-to-the-public event takes place on Sunday, July 19, at Marina Green Park.

Inspiring fans on the shores of Long Beach since its inception in 2009, the successful annual event is one of the city’s premier summer festivals.  Anticipating more than 20,000 attendees, the Festival experience includes a monumental morning worship service led by Pastor Chaney, followed by the afternoon concert with Gospel’s top performers.  A special tribute with clergy and performing talent honoring the victims of the Charleston Emanuel AME Church mass shooting is planned. In addition to the worship service and concert, a vibrant marketplace with vendors for food, merchandise, and fun family-friendly activities is accessible to festival goers throughout the day.

The Gold Experience ($50) is also available to attendees who prefer to enhance their Festival experience through priority check-in, reserved seating, vendor concierge service and artist meet and greets. Tickets are available online.

Marina Green Park is located at 386 E. Shoreline Drive in Long Beach. The worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by the concert at 12:30 p.m.  Red carpet arrivals begin at 3 p.m.  Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are still available for a limited time only; for more information, tickets, and updates, please visit www.longbeachgospelfest.com.