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Celebrating Black Business Ownership: Growing your Business

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Celebrating Black Business Ownership – Making your Dream a Reality

Get inspired to launch and grow your business! Join Host Mary Shannon and Black entrepreneurs and local resources for three power-packed sessions featuring stories, lessons learned, tips, resources, and more. 

Feb. 17 Growing your Business:

Keynote Speaker: Leonard Graham, Taliaferro and Browne. Keynote Speakers share their stories, what worked and didn’t work for them, which local organizations helped them overcome challenges, and what their businesses are doing today. 

Addressing Change and Growth panel discussion led by Kim Randolph, the Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce.

Panelists: Carol Taylor, A Clean Slate; Myron McCant, KD Learning Center; Kay Saunders, Bellewether Global; Mary Ricketts, Turning Point Training and Development; and Albert Kelly, Aleo Prime Energy Group. 

Additional storytellers include Ernest McCoy, AltSpec UAS; Thalia Cherry, Cherry Co, and Isaac Collins, Yogurtini.

Sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration and Kansas City’s SCORE Community Strategic Alliance.

Register Here


Wednesday, February 17, 2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm



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