NOSACONN News Conference TODAY: Celebrate Africa Week “Essence of Africa” NOLA Edition

NOSACONN-New Orleans South Africa Connection’s week long festivities highlight bilateral trade between the U.S. and Africa during “Essence of Culture Festival.”

African & U.S. Royalty @ Grammy Party in the Bush

African & U.S. Royalty @ Grammy Party in the Bush

NEW ORLEANSJune 28, 2022PRLog — POSTED COURTESY OF WRIGHT ENTERPRISES SAN FRANCISCO~DALLAS COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT~~~

NOSACONN’S NEWS CONFERENCE TODAY: CELEBRATE AFRICA WEEK “ESSENCE OF AFRICA” NOLA EDITION KICKS OFF WEEK LONG NEW ORLEANS FESTIVITIES & HIGHLIGHT BILATERAL TRADE BETWEEN THE U.S. AND AFRICA

WHO:          Damon Batiste of NOLA’s Royal Family of Music, founder of NOSACONN-New Orleans-South Africa Connection; David Batiste, Louisiana Hall of Famer,  Band Leader of Legendary David and the Gladiators; Paul Robichaux, Port Director;  Pastor George Green, Record Industry Legend; and CEO Ernie Singleton of Singleton Entertainment Los Angeles;  Invited Guest – Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser.

WHAT:          NEWS CONFERENCE LAUNCHING: CELEBRATE AFRICA WEEK “ESSENCE OF AFRICA” NOLA EDITION

WHERE:      New Orleans Jazz Museum,

400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116

WHEN:          TODAY, TUESDAY,  JUNE 28, 2022, 4:45 P.M.

WHY:

         NOSACONN’s  African Heritage Series Celebrate Africa Week “Essence of Africa” NOLA Edition is a week long celebration over the July 4th Holiday, going on simultaneous during Essence Magazine’s “Essence of Culture Festival (not directly affiliated). Representatives for the following countries will be in New Orleans as a result of Damon Batiste’s vision for bilateral trade between the U.S. and Africa with the assurance of BIPOC communities benefit from equitable exchange: Cape Verde Islands; Gambia; Ghana; Ivory Coast; Mozambique; Nigeria; Senegal; South Africa; Tanzania; Uganda; and Zimbabwe.

DAMON BATISTE SAID,

“We want to ensure prosperity for all as we develop business deals centered around tourism, arts, culture and bi-lateral trade.  NOSACONN (New Orleans South Africa Connection) has extensive ties in Africa, where I have traveled more than 80 times since 1998.”  Batiste’s partnership in “The Grammy Party in the Bush (https://www.thediplomaticsociety.co.za/3679-grammy-party-…)”at the Sensational Sunset Safari Lodge, a Game Reserve in South Africa is a perfect example of equity in entertainment that NOSACONN is working to achieve.

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From (l-r) – Founder of NOSACONN and Director of NOSACONN VNB, Damon J. Batiste (first cousin to GRAMMY Album of the Year winner, Jon Batiste) of New Orleans Royal Family of Music, , Candice Dawkshas (COO of Virtual Nation Builders) and Director of NOSACONN VNB, Her Royal Highness Queen Sekhothali Mabhena and His Majesty King Makhosoke II of the Amandebele Nation at the epic GRAMMY Celebration in South Africa

NOLA.COM ARTICLE:

https://www.nola.com/gambit/events/article_57b7c46e-f70a-11ec-98a4-dfac58fcdeb6.html

MEDIA CREDENTIALS:

Network news company credentials are sufficient for news conference.
 On site June 28th Press Conference contact: Bryant Johnson, 702-704-3209 (cell phone).

Contact Jackie Wright, 415 525 0410 or Bryant Johnson for media credentials for special weeklong NOSACONN sponsored events:

Click Here for details of the weeklong celebration events through July 5, 2022: https://www.prlog.org/12922870-nosaconn-celebrate-africa-week-essence-of-africa-nola-edition-kicks-off-week-of-celebration-during-the-essence-of-culture-festival.html.

Visit www.nosaconn.com for festival details.

Post Event Update: https://youtu.be/pjJgsPrqu_k  News Conference & Performance June 28th  at New Orleans Jazz Museum

Comedy-themed Evening Celebration Installation Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton’s 2022-2023 Officers

Kicking off the 10th anniversary of The Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton (RCDBR), the Club held its annual installation of the 2022-2023 President and Board of Directors.

Plough Jr, Champion, Carter, Weber

Plough Jr, Champion, Carter, Weber

BOCA RATON, Fla.June 28, 2022PRLog — Kicking off the 10th anniversary of The Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton (RCDBR), the Club held its annual installation of the 2022-2023 President and Board of Directors at Boca Lago Golf & Country Club. Bringing laughter and smiles to dinner guests, comedian Jeff Laub was the “opening act” that “set the stage” for an entertaining, yet mission-based evening.

In tradition, the installation dinner opened with outgoing president Jon Carter recapping the year’s successes and recognizing Club members who have stepped up and stood out throughout the year. Carter recognized standouts Bruce Spizler as “Rotarian of the Year,” and Francesca Daniels, as “Rotarian Rookie of the Year” and presented the “Service Above Self Award” to the incoming president Jeff Weber, the “Gary Hickory Distinguished Service Award” named after a deceased founding member to Howard Tai-Retired Restauranteur (member since 2012). Several Rotarians were recognized with a President’s commendation for their great contributions to the club during Carter’s term.

The 2022-2023 President Jeff Weber was then ceremonially installed as by president by 6930 Incoming District Governor Buck Vocelle. Weber has served as a president of the Greenwich, CT Rotary Club and Amsterdam, NY Rotary Club during his 35 years as a Rotarian and joined Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton in 2015.  Weber is a veteran radio executive spending 11 years as Executive VP and later President/Acting CEO of Blue Star Media Group in Greenwich, CT, the owner of two national radio networks and four radio stations. He has also managed radio stations and their sales departments in Baltimore, Indianapolis, Albany, and Charleston.   Currently, he owns Jeff Weber Media, is a national media consultant, and recently launched an Internet music station, BocaRadio.com. Weber is the father of two sons and has a grandson.

Weber then installed 2022-2023 officers that included Jon Carter, immediate past president as consultant (member since 2019); President-elect Kim Champion, Home Health Care (member since 2016); President-elect nominee Maurice Plough, Jr.; a healthcare consultant (member since 2018).  Sworn in as directors were Bruce Spizler, a retired attorney who served in the State of Maryland’s Attorney General’s Office (member since 2020); Marilyn Wilson, Banker (member since 2017) and Adam Moss, Merchant Services (member since 2019). Also serving on the board; Lana Rosenzweig, Banker (member since 2018), Tabitha Stambaugh, Banker (member since 2017) Diane Stevens, Chiropractor (member since 2016), and Gloria Wank, Realtor (member since 2017).

In commemoration of its founding date of July 17, 2012, and the Club will hold a special celebratory luncheon on Friday, July 22 to celebrate this 10th anniversary milestone.

“We certainly have much to celebrate this year and look forward to continuing our mission to make a difference in the community of Boca Raton focusing on health and wellness needs for area non-profits and scholarships for medical and nursing students in need.” said Weber.

For sponsorship and underwriting opportunities as well as ticket reservations (available September 1) for the Boca Raton Mayors Ball, visit www.rotarydowntownbocaraton.org or contact Jon Kaye at 561-392-5166, email mayorsball@rotarydowntownbocaraton.org#bocaratonmayorsball, #rotarydowntownbocaraton, #honoryourdoctor

Showroom Software Announces New Sales Order Management System


DesignTrack is the new, mobile ready way for showrooms to manage sales orders. Features include management of Orders, Inventory catalog, Customers, Teams, Manufacturers, Alerts, Notifications, Reports and much more.



Showroom Software has over 25 years’ experience in the trade industry. Showroom Software’s mission is to bring technology to the trade by providing trade showrooms with digital sales tools that expand their business.



Brian MacLaggan, CEO Showroom Software, says “Just as they do in everyday life, designers and their clients expect technological efficiencies in the design process. DesignTrack allows trade showrooms to meet them there. “



Here is what Peter West, Principal at Hewn Showrooms, said about DesignTrack: “We are very excited to get this up and running. I feel certain it will increase our productivity and service levels”.



Since 2017 Showroom Software has been enabling the trade industry with digital sales tools that expand the reach of trade-only products. With over 600 manufacturers and more than 1 million SKUs under management, they have the largest selection of online trade products and manufacturers available in a digital catalogue.



Schedule a live DesignTrack demo by visiting showroomsoftware.com/ or emailing info ( @ ) showroomsoftware dot com dot



About Showroom Software


Showroom Software has over 25 years’ experience in the trade industry. Showroom Software’s mission is to bring technology to the trade by providing trade showrooms with digital sales tools that expand their business. Since 2017 Showroom Software has been enabling the trade industry with digital sales tools that expand the reach of trade-only products. With over 600 manufacturers and more than 1 million SKUs under management, they have the largest selection of online trade products and manufacturers available in a digital catalogue.

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British American Rock Band Heading Out on Five US State Tour


Full Schedule:


7/1/2022 – B Side Liquor Lounge, Cleveland, Ohio


7/15/2022 – Party in the Park, Painesville, Ohio


7/29/2022 – Rock the Park, Twinsburg, Ohio


8/13/2022 – Brewfest Waterfront, Lorain, Ohio


9/2/2022 – Jilly’s Music Room, Akron, Ohio


9/16/2022 – Westside Bowl, Youngstown, Ohio


9/24/2022 – The Bilge, Curtice, Ohio


10/07/2022 – Double Clutch Bar, Okemos, Michigan


10/8/2022 – Mulligan’s Pub, Grand Rapids, Michigan


10/9/2022 – Garage Bar @ Cadieux Cafe, Detroit, Michigan


10/18/2022 – Joe Squared, Baltimore, Maryland


10/19/2022 – The Fire, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


10/20/2022 – Caffeine Underground, Brooklyn, New York


10/22/2022 – Olive’s, Nyack, New York



About Guy Snowdon & The Citizens


A mix of those from the UK and the States: Guy Snowdon & The Citizens is the creation of its bassist and singer, Guy Snowdon, who is a transplant from Birmingham, United Kingdom. He is supported by Billy Brock (Keyboards), Tyler Ray (Guitar), and Jeremy McCabe (Drums). The Citizens were born in October 2019 at the Beachland Ballroom’s John Lennon Tribute concert and benefit.



Make sure and follow them on social media for tour dates and updates on the album along with exclusive behind-the-scenes sneaky peaks.



Website – https://guyandthecitizens.com/


Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GuyandtheCitizens/


Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/guyandthecitizens/


Videos – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCddp5YGqwK1mRJfCXxfJPyA


Twitter – https://twitter.com/GuySnowdon

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Etiquette Cruises announces more fun Washington DC. City Tours and Cruising


From local to overseas tourists visiting the US capital look forward to buying city tours or sightseeing packages to enjoy the best of their vacation in Washington DC. Therefore, Etiquette Cruises recently posted on their website that they would find it their privilege to sell 100% tailor-made tours to their customers. Moreover, they’re happy to start the price range from $250. However, to book a private yacht for a family partying or cruising experience the range starts from $1500.



Go for their famous 4-hour Build-a-Cruise package where they charge $250 per head. With a minimum head of six members, you can ask them to tailor-made you this amazing cruise package with myriad fun.



“What more to ask when we offer jetski, fishing, and partying at cruises options?”- says Flora McCartney in one of her blogs. When it comes to adding more fun and joy to the day tours and night cruising, Etiquette Cruises is one of the best options for tourists seeking the best of their Washington DC tours.



Vacationers interested in enjoying a fun-filled day trip to witness the monuments of historical interest always appreciate the presence of a guide. This company offers guided city tour packages. From the CEO’s deck, a recent update flashed the company’s focus on providing the best city tours at unbelievable prices. Also, the tourists will be amazed to find out a plethora of tours and cruise tours they have already unleashed on their websites.



Tourists will enjoy a luxurious yacht experience by booking boat rides in Washington DC from Etiquette Cruises. From organizing small wedding parties to celebrating anniversaries or birthdays, the private boat rides are also booked by tourists. In this regard, Bill clarifies that they have the finest fleet of boats available with enormous decks, a private kitchen, attached bathrooms, and even bars.



Tourists can purchase the whole day and night tour packages if they intend to have a fun-filled get-together with their clan while in a celebratory mood! However, to book special packages, the company requests to connect with them beforehand so that they can offer an exact quotation after receiving the details. Pre-booking the tailor-made packages is available from anywhere across the globe.



Customers have the feasibility to choose the add-on services such as jet-skiing, water-scooter rides, deep water fishing, and so on. Etiquette Cruises can turn it into a dream boat if the yacht is being asked for a party decoration. Along with excellent food and music, tourists can enjoy a fun-packed vacation here!



The company ensures guided tours even for cruises. The tourists will find it their privilege to get a glimpse of the most iconic monuments and places of interest while cruising. During the cruise sightseeing tours, the tourists are properly guided by the ace guides as committed by the company itself to ensure them a satisfactory Washington DC city tour or cruising at its best.

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