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Stater Bros. Charities Supports Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County Food Bank

(From left to right): Danielle Oehlman from Stater Bros. Charities; Lindsey Holderness, Corporate Events Coordinator from Stater Bros. Market; Victor Ruiz, Stater Bros. Meat Supervisor for District 4; Patricia L. Nickols, Butler and CAPSBC CEO; and Dr. Joshua Beckley, CAPSBC Board Chairman.

(From left to right): Danielle Oehlman from Stater Bros. Charities; Lindsey Holderness, Corporate Events Coordinator from Stater Bros. Market; Victor Ruiz, Stater Bros. Meat Supervisor for District 4; Patricia L. Nickols, Butler and CAPSBC CEO; and Dr. Joshua Beckley, CAPSBC Board Chairman.

SAN BERNARDINO, CA-Stater Bros. Charities presented a check in the amount of $20,000 to the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County  Board of Directors on July 15. Over the summer months when food reserves are traditionally low and children are also out of school, not receiving meals through school food programs, Stater Bros. Charities steps in to help.  These funds were generously donated by Stater Bros.’ customers and employees this past holiday season during from their Harvesting Hope Summer Campaign.

Stater Bros. Markets Chairman and CEO Jack Brown stated, “We are in the business of helping our neighbors and right now, some of our neighbors need a little bit more help than the rest.  It’s our hope that these donations will have a major impact in their lives.”

The food items donated by Stater’s is redistributed through the CAPSBC Food Bank network of over 200 agencies.   These agencies include community centers, schools, and faith-based locations such as Salvation Army, The Rock Church, Boys & Girls Clubs, domestic violence shelters, adult re-entry sites, and churches.  This food also supports 30 soup kitchens serving daily meals to the homeless and disadvantaged. (To read more, visit www.wssnews.com).

 

LUE PRODUCTIONS Hosts Successful All-White Yacht Affair Event

LUE PRODUCTIONS TEAM

LUE PRODUCTIONS TEAM

MARINA DEL REY, CA – What Up IE! It’s ya’ girl  LUE and I’m happy to be back in the thick of things. So many wonderful things have been going on with our production company, LUE Productions. Our purpose is to highlight the talent within the Inland Empire and surrounding cities that may get over looked. We pride ourselves in providing UNIQUE platforms for all artists while providing entertaining shows for the community.

Eric Bellinger with DJ Mpress

Eric Bellinger with DJ Mpress

On Thursday, August 7, we held our first “ALL WHITE MASQURADE HIP-HOP & R&B EVENT” in Marian Del Rey. With GOD’s help and other supportive entities, our company was able to pull off its biggest event ever, in the beautiful city of Marina Del Rey. We wanted to do something over the top

The Real Freeway Rick Ross with a couple of the ladies

The Real Freeway Rick Ross with a couple of the ladies

and extreme! We wanted artists who may have never experienced performing outside their city, or on an event such as this one, to see what it feels like and to know it can be done. We wanted them to feel like the stars they are. So we rented a multi-million dollar yacht for our talented LUE P. artists and other talented artists to perform on.

The event was amazing! The networking was righteous too. We had live performances from our amazing artists Paul Douglas, Speaker Junkiez, and Mack Pepperboy. Other artists included Yung Miss, Tae The Gifted, Killa, Mrs. Dynasty Dino, Sp’s, Hazel, and many more.

The night was beautiful and elegant like the yacht. Attendees were dressed in their all white with their masks ready to get it in. People had four levels to choose from and tasty entrees to enjoy. We sailed off into the moonlight on the calm waters and turned up!

Our DJ’s for the night were DJ Muda and DJ Mpress along with host Radio Personality 5 Cent. They each kept the crowd going and engaged. The celebrities were in the building, or should I say on the Yacht, included R&B singer Eric Bellinger, The Real Freeway Ricky Ross, celebrity producer Bugsy On Da Beat, rapper Av LMKR, and rapper White Dogg.

Celebrity producer Bugsy On Da Beat with a couple of the ladies

  Celebrity producer Bugsy On Da Beat with a couple of the ladies

CEO and Founder of LUE Productions, Lue Dowdy (left); and Supervisor of LUE Productions, Deeveetva Foy

CEO and Founder of LUE Productions, Lue Dowdy (left); and Supervisor of LUE Productions, Deeveetva Foy

I want to give a special thanks to Tammy Martin-Ryles, President of the “Black Chamber of Commerce Inland Cities” for making an appearance and not being afraid to network with all walks of life, as well as to our LUE Productions Core: Darrell Mattison, Freddie Washington, and Deeveatva Foy. Special thanks to WillieWill of Family First Entertainment, and a special thanks to our LUE P. media team: Freddie Washington, LUE P. Media Director/Photographer; Aaron Swift, mymoma.tv; and Michael Napper, Mike TV.

Our message was simple! You can accomplish whatever you want to accomplish with works. Stop hindering yourself with doubts. This will definitely be an annual event. We hope to see you next year on the waters of the marina. Oh, did I mention, the yacht is the same yacht, Snoop Dogg got married on. Please follow LUE PRODUCTIONS on Twitter and Facebook for more events. Swoosh and one luv!

So Cal Black Chamber-Inland Cities President Tammy Martin-Ryles with Lue Productions Marketing Director Darrell

So Cal Black Chamber-Inland Cities President Tammy Martin-Ryles with Lue Productions Marketing Director Darrell

LUE Productions artists - Mack Pepperboy and Paul Douglas

Family First Entertainment

Family First Entertainment

LUE PRODUCTIONS YACHT PARTY

LUE PRODUCTIONS YACHT PARTY

“Shout-Out to all the Haters!”

Lou Coleman

Lou Coleman

By Lou Coleman

Thanks for the love!  We’ve all got some haters among us. We all have had enemies or so-called friends who have stabbed us in the back.  These are called “Haters.” I too am not immune to haters, drama seekers or the occasional bully! Every now and then I get hated on.  And what is most aggravating and annoying is the fact that you can mind your own business and still get hated on.  Even though you are not in their business and you don’t concern yourself with what they are doing, it seems like they are always in your business and always concerning themselves with what you are doing? And you ask yourself why are they hating on you? Instead of wondering why they are hating on you, as a wise friend once told me, “Let your haters be your motivators.”

What I have come to understand is that the difference is that it is just something about you that they just can’t quite put their finger on. 1 Peter Chapter 2 call it “Peculiar.”  Which also means “Set Apart,” or Different from the rest.” We have a special, unique calling from God to do good works. So I say, rejoice in the Lord when you are being hated on. Why? Because haters never hate on somebody that is not doing anything.  You’ve heard that saying before. Haters only hate on folks that are doing something.  If David would have never defeated the giant then the women would not have had anything to sing about and Saul would not have started hating.  But because David was doing something then David was attacked. It was in the text that David had slayed the giant Goliath and it was a time of celebration in which the nation of Israel had overcome the Philistines.  But just as everyone else was celebrating over the victory, the Bible declares that King Saul starts hating because he felt threatened because of the response from the women who sing, saying that Saul killed his thousands and David killed his ten thousands.  I bet they didn’t hate on you as long as you were working at McDonalds, but the minute they heard that you were enrolling in college they started hating.  They had no problem as long as you rode the bicycle, but when they found out you had a Benz, they started hating.  They were okay that you were their co-worker, but when they found out that you were their new supervisor, they started hating. Hater’s you got to love them!

If you are in a similar situation of haters, remember that people do not define who you are, you do! “Let your haters be your motivators.”  When you come across haters in your life, let that motivate you to press on and do what you’ve set out to do. The problem with haters is that they see your glory, but they don’t know your story.

Remember, the battle is not yours. You must understand that whenever the haters attack you they are not fighting against you, but they are really fighting against God.  And I know that there have been a lot of people that have tried to fight against God and lost.  Goliath tried to fight against Him and he lost his head.  Pharaoh tried to fight against Him and drowned in the Red Sea.  Herod tried to fight against Him and the worms got him.  It is not your job to take care of the haters. That’s God’s job.  Your job is to stick with the mission.  If He took care of Goliath and He took care of Pharaoh, then I just believe that He will take care of your haters. Stop fusing and fighting with that other brother that is hating on you.  Stop going toe to toe with them.  Save your energy for the work. Never argue, confront, or struggle with haters.  When you engage the hater, you give them the power to control and manipulate you.  Wisdom is too high for a fool. Do not answer fools according to their folly, or you yourself will be just like them. As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly.

No matter what the hater does or says remember and practice The Golden Rule, treat them the way you want to be treated, despite how they treat you or what they say about you.  It can be difficult, especially when what they are saying is not the entire truth.  But take the high road, and know that they will continue to drown in their own negativity and jealousy and people will begin to see them for who they actually are. What goes around comes around, you will reap what you sow; Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.  {Matthew 5:10-12}

“Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for My sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.”  What an amazing, astounding, and unexpected statement from the lips of Christ.  Haters, got to love them!