Classy Living Society, in Partnership with
Legacy for Change and CLS Cares presents the

7th Annual

Red Dress Gala…

#IfIWereaGirl!

Classy Living Society, in Partnership with Legacy for Change and CLS Cares presents the

7th Annual Red Dress Gala…

#IfIWereaGirl!

Exciting preliminary plans are underway for Classy Living Society’s much-anticipated 2022 Red Dress Gala being held on April 24, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia!

 

The Red Dress Gala is our annual fundraising event in which over 300 exceptional women meet for an afternoon of celebration, generosity and philanthropy. This year marks the seventh consecutive year of this event and it will be hosted by our 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Legacy for Change. Founded in 2018, Legacy for Change was established to benefit young girls, aged 9-14. (www.legacyforchange.org).

This year’s theme is “If I Were a Girl”…I would…prepare for success, inspire self esteem, engage in community service, promote kindness, educate on environment awareness and live life authentically. The 7th Annual Gala will focus on all things education for girls, i.e. eco-friendly education, mentoring and empowerment, and other programs that enrich the lives of young girls. We will honor and spotlight nonprofit organizations that provide such education and award scholarships to three girls from each of the organizations.

The day will be filled with an upscale brunch, award presentations, lavish decor, special guests and more! As usual, we plan to present amazing live entertainment – music, comedy and more! You do not want to miss what is sure to be a powerful, inspirational and transformative event!

We are pleased to announce and introduce the iconic entertainers who will take the stage at the Gala – if you love amazing live entertainment, this line-up in the realms of music, comedy and more will be right up your alley! Also, meet our gracious sponsors – for whom we are thankful for their integral part in making this event happen! Finally, meet the award recipients who will be honored at the Gala in recognition of their contributions to our community. Read on!

ENTERTAINMENT

Regina Troupe

Singer
REGINA TROUPE

Regina is a singer, songwriter, and producer and the owner of Cowhead Music Company LLC. She has expertise in Composition/Arranging/Music Direction, Corporate Entertainment Relations, Music Licensing, Production, Publishing, Songwriting, and Touring/Festivals.

A Louisville native who grew up in a household with musical parents, Regina moved to Atlanta to pursue her passion. She started with creating jingles for companies such as Coca-Cola and Kroger and quickly transitioned to touring as a background vocalist for artists such as Peabo Bryson, Celine Dion, Patti Austin, Kenny G, Chante Moore, Klymaxx and Brian Culbertson (plus many more). Regina wrote and produced two albums, Lover 4 Life and Love Potion. She also wrote and produced on the critically acclaimed Unconditional Love album by Peabo Bryson, which was nominated for a Grammy. She is currently working on her next project! Read More

Regina is extremely passionate about being an advocate for the arts. She is a voting member of the Atlanta Chapter of the Recording Academy and a mentor for the Grammy U Mentorship program, which is sponsored by the Recording Academy. The mentorship provides students with the opportunity to gain invaluable knowledge by working one-on-one with industry professionals. She’s also worked with the Recording Academy to advocate for the passage of the Music Modernization Act to update the copyright laws, so music licensing is fairer for creators.

Regina has wowed fans with her unparalleled vocals, mesmerizing stage presence, and electrifying shows ever since she burst onto the scene. And she shows no signs of stopping!

When you speak of women in entertainment, Regina Troupe is already a crucial part of that conversation in Atlanta…and is on her way to becoming a crucial part of that conversation on the national and international level. “I am finally realizing my limitless potential as a creative businesswoman.”
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Comedian
LAQUITCHA (LA’KĒĒSHA) LANAY WALKER

LaQuitcha (La’Kēēsha) Lanay Walker, a native of Charleston, SC, has been making peoplelaugh all her life. She was raised in a Christian home and was taught the foundational doctrines of the Pentecostal Belief.

The Bible tells us to train a child in the way they shall go, and when they are old, they will not depart from it. Well, the teachings LaQuitcha received were not in vain. After years of running from her true calling, she accepted the fact that God had both a purpose and a plan for her life that would glorify Him. Proverbs 17:22 tells us; “A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones. Read More

” Lady Q answered, “the call” and emerged as a true performer after accepting an invitation to
perform a “One Woman Show” in 2008. Lady Q changes the atmosphere, by displaying the humor she recognizes in all people and situations. 

Since that time, Lady Q has been awarded the PrazyeFactor People’s Choice Awards in 2014, and 2018, for Best Christian Comedian! She was an Honoree for the Community Service Award, given by the Gospels Choice Awards in July of 2019. Lady Q has also been featured in the Douglas County Historical Museum for her comedic talent, and she has hosted for several awards shows throughout the city of Atlanta, GA. Lady Q has recently emerged into Inspirational Speaking and is encouraging individuals all over to walk in their purpose and live the
life they were created to live. Lady Q has opened for Comedians such as, Rodney Perry, Marcus D. Wiley, Small Fry, and has performed for Bruce Bruce, and with many others. Lady Q travels far and abroad to many venues, including Jamaica and Bahamas to share her God-given talent to people of all ages, and backgrounds. 

Lady Q is the mother of two young adults, Jasmine and Derrick, whom she adores, and who supports her in her journey of making people laugh. Lady Q is married to her Boaz, and Manager Corey Walker, whom God has blessed her with. Lady Q now resides in Atlanta, GA, where she is well-known, respected by her community, and is regarded as one of the most sought-after clean comedians today; and her goal is to travel the world, to make people laugh and restore their joy! View Less

Bass by
ANDREA DEMARCUS

Andrea DeMarcus is a Juilliard trained upright bassist, vocalist, and songwriter. Upon graduating, she found herself in Athens, Georgia, one hour east of her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. Here, she’s found a tight knit community of creatives where she was inspired to write and perform music for her band, Cicada Rhythm, with her guitarist husband, David Kirslis. Her music often involves swells of bowed bass with classically inspired interludes, evocative, emotionally explorative lyrics, and a clear as glass voice sometimes compared to Billie Holiday.

Drums by
DE’ARCUS CURRY

She is a professional drummer and artist hailing from Jackson, Mississippi and currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia. She has toured with T-Pain, Janelle Monaé, Keith Sweat, and Klymaxx. Additional performance credits include: the 2020 Oscars with Janelle Monaé, Oprah Winfrey’s 2020 Vision Tour, Coachella and Lollapalooza. 

Last year, she established her company MuzkGld, which is a brand that represents artistry in music, production, & apparel. Her clothing line, I’m a Fan, is for every artist and musician to celebrate their accomplishments. Last but not least, you can find her music available on every digital platform under the artist name De’Arcus.

Vocals by
ZAVIEL JANAE

ZAVIEL JANAE, one of the most revered contemporary worship leaders of our time, is making aweinspiring music around the globe. Zaviel Janae, affectionately known as Janae Slack has traveled all over the United States as a supporting act of Darwin Hobbs, Richard Smallwood, Ted Winn, Kirk Franklin, Darlene McCoy, Lowell Pye and Mariah Carey.

For nearly a decade now, Zaviel Janae has been an accomplished background singer for several Gospel icons. She has been known to shake the nations with her outstanding vocal ability. However, her gift was so big and extravagant that she no longer had the space to stand in the background. Her powerful vocal range, fresh lyrics, and vibrant personality rapidly impelled her to the forefront. Read More

Now today, Janae is a pioneer bridge in worship, uniting audiences across the contemporary Christian music world. Her simple rhythms and powerful rhapsodies have resulted in music that’s consistently being demanded by all humankind.

Recording artist Zaviel Janae, has been singing as a worship leader, performing for several churches, musical events, and showcasing around the world. With all of the success of creating a demand for her music and encouraging lyrics, Zaviel Janae, a single mother of one remains, at heart and soul, a woman who comes from unsupported situations that could have paralyzed her spiritual growth within her modest family beginnings. She will never overlook that frightened and dejected young teenager who didn’t always know which way to turn, which is what makes Janae one of the most relevant and respected contemporary worship leaders in the music field.

It is in that meek spirit that she presented her 1st album, ‘Here I Am’, in January 2015, that features appearances from Darlene McCoy, Lowell Pye, and Aaron Sanders. The title track ‘Here I Am’, has already been enthusiastically embraced by recording artist, Christian worship leader Rod Lumpkin, in his cherished album, ‘The Intimate Realm’. Zaviel Janae is now traveling all over the world as the CEO and founder of Zaviel Janae Enterprises, LLC, a ministry dedicated to help people unleash their abilities to love themselves, believe in themselves, and experience true freeness in Life.

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Piano/Vocals by
CC SUNCHILD

CC Sunchild is an American composer, producer, pianist, vocalist, and actress. She has traveled the world working with renowned artists such as Patti Labelle, Bruce Hornsby, India Arie, Bobby McFerrin, Ruben Studdard, Raphael Saadiq, Caron Wheeler, and a host of others. Recently, CC Sunchild has landed roles as a musician/singer in several major film productions such as Madea’s Witness Protection, The Detour, Hap and Leonard, Holidate, Star, and The Hate You Give. She also recently completed production as the pianist and piano hand double for the Fox/ National Geographic series Genius: Aretha starring Cynthia Erivo. CC Sunchild is known for her electrifying performances and innovative approaches to music composition, performance, and improvisation. Her self-produced album “Air” can be found on all digital platforms.

Violin by
MICHELLE WINTERS

One of Atlanta’s most versatile musicians, Michelle Winters, Violinist, is a musician you’ll simply never forget. After spending many years and thousands of hours practicing strict classical violin, Michelle’s true passion surfaced when she discovered that playing to her favorite rock and pop artists couldn’t be kept a secret. 

Feeling liberated from this transmutation, her animated passion for performing on the violin is equal to a rock star performing to thousands of die-hard fans. Michelle absolutely loves being the life of the party and adores playing music from Led Zeppelin to Lady Gaga. She has been highly praised for her musical maturity and abilities to swiftly adjust without hesitation to changes in tempo, key signature, genre, and more.
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Michelle’s commitment to providing excellent music can be heard all the way from local restaurants to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, where she was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for soothing stressed travelers. She has performed for clients and notable people, such as Patricia Nash, Billi, and Bernie Marcus, SunTrust Bank, Porsche, Terani Couture, and more. She has also been seen and heard in various television and movie mediums, such as Fox Sports and the film Pitch Perfect 3. Michelle is proudly endorsed by Peak Music Stands.
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Music by
DJ ROOTS QUEEN

DJ Roots Queen is an American DJ based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Originally from Tampa, Florida, she began spinning when she was 17. She found her niche DJ’ing fashion shows, artist showcases, club and industry events which put her in place to DJ for Young Jeezy’s Gourmet brand in 2013. Later that year, she launched her award-winning radio show, Rude Girl Radio, on DJ Clue’s Desert Storm Radio. In 2015, Roots Queen was signed to Zaytoven and subsequently moved her radio show to his radio station, Digital Dope Radio.

She is now Zaytoven’s official tour DJ, having performed at such events as “Red Bull Producer Round Table” with Zaytoven, Sony Digital, Metro Boomin, and “Piano Nights” with Gucci Mane and Zaytoven. She recently appeared on Team Zaytown Global for the Red Bull Music Culture Clash 2018 and the Maxim Big Game Experience with Diplo, Future, Jamie Fox and Yo Gotti for Super Bowl LIII. As a professional DJ, she has an eye for trends and discovering new talent. With a decade of experience in the Southeastern hip hop market, her passion has become music marketing specializing in project development.

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AWARDS

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Corey Minor Smith
CLASSY LIVING AWARD AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Spotlight on….Corey Empowers and Founder – Corey Minor Smith!

The New York Times captured the dramatic scope of Corey Minor Smith’s life when it described her as “a fascinating woman who moved 21times and attended 14 different schools before graduating high school, had a mother diagnosed with schizophrenia, became a mother her senior year of college, and eventually went to law school and became a successful attorney.” These experiences along with becoming a trained facilitator for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), have paved the way for her mental health advocacy work.

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With a considerable national profile as a mental health and wellness advocate, Minor Smith has appeared in national media in prestigious venues like The Breakfast Club. As a well-regarded author, Minor Smith contributed to the Audible Original We’ve Got Answers and penned a powerful memoir #Driven (pronounced Hashtag Driven) with a foreword by the renowned motivational speaker, Les Brown. #Driven was crowned as “searing and moving” by the New York Times and featured as an Amazon Celebrity Pick. Minor Smith’s consulting talents and inspirational words have also benefited Fortune 500 companies such as ViacomCBS, Xerox and iHeartMedia.

Corey Minor Smith hails from the great state of Ohio, born in Canton, and educated at Bowling Green State University, where she received her bachelor and master’s degrees, and at the University of Toledo, where she earned her Juris Doctorate. Minor Smith’s legal career spans over 20 years and has been dedicated to public service as an Assistant Prosecutor, Judicial Attorney and Mayoral cabinet member before serving as General Counsel for a public housing authority. Minor Smith made history as the first African American to be elected to a city-wide position when she received the most votes over five other candidates to serve as an at-large member of Canton City Council.

In December 2021, Minor Smith was appointed to serve with the Biden-Harris Administration as Senior Counsel for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In her role, she provides support to the Office of General Counsel under the direction of GeneralCounsel Damon Smith and the leadership of Secretary Marcia Fudge. As a part of the front office, Minor Smith joined a strong, dedicated team who play a vital role in helping the Department accomplish its mission of assuring decent and affordable housing, enabling all Americans to achieve homeownership, providing resources for communities to build strong neighborhoods, preventing homelessness, and enforcing fair housing laws.

Along with being actively involved with a host of organizations and programs, Corey is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Bowling Green State University Alumni Board. Minor Smith lives in Washington D.C. and has two adult sons.

Website Link: https://www.coreyempowers.com

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Girls Going Global
CLASSY LIVING AWARD

Spotlight on…Girls Going Global! This year, the Red Dress Gala theme is “If I Were a Girl…” and CLS’s Classy Living Award recipient sets the tone in our community on the CLS’s purpose for the theme – to prepare girls for success, inspire self esteem, engage in community service, promote kindness, educate on environmental awareness and to live life authentically. Read on about this amazing organization! 

Girls Going Global (GGG) is a non profit organization seeking to address the disparity of girls of color in international education and today’s field of travel and international affairs. Girls Going Global provides global leadership programming to girls from underrepresented communities.Our mission is to empower girls of color through travel and cultural exchange to become creators and leaders of the world. Read More

Girls examine global issues and participate in service learning projects in our Passport To The World program, equipped with the most important tool to change the world through our Passport Scholarship program, and engage in intercultural exchange and service in our Summer Travel Camp.

GGG currently serves girls in the Philadelphia and Atlanta areas.

Girls examine global issues and participate in service learning projects in our Passport To The World program, equipped with the most important tool to change the world through our Passport Scholarship program, and engage in intercultural exchange and service in our Summer Travel Camp.
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Free Wigs 4 Kids, Inc.
CLASSY LIVING AWARD

Spotlight on….Free Wigs 4 Kids, Inc.! It is the mission of Free Wigs 4 Kids, a 501(c)(3) organization to cater to children who are either suffering from hair loss or who are not able to grow hair on their own due to various medical conditions. Free Wigs 4 Kids’s mission is to empower children and to boost their physical and mental empowerment, self-confidence and self-love through the donation of a free wig. The organization’s founder, Quilla Bohannon, lovingly customizes each wig by hand with 100% human hair that is donated by kind people from all parts of the globe.

Free Wigs 4 Kids, Inc.: https://www.freewigs4kids.org/

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About the Founder:
For Quilla Bohannon, who is a completely self-taught hair artist, hair artistry has always been a work of heart and is where her passion lies. She only has to see it once, and can replicate any style. Her love for creating hairstyles began early in her life as she braided and curled her way through high school. While attending Tulane University in New Orleans, she became known for her talent to manage even the most unmanageable hair in her dorm. Today, she continues to advance in creating styles for adults and children.

Free Wigs 4 Kids began as she was working at her own salon, after she began creating wigs. One day, her daughter urged her to begin creating wigs for children with no hair. What a great idea! Customizing a wig on her daughter’s head as a prototype, Quilla was able to produce a wig for a child suffering from hair loss from a family she had been following on social media. Through her love of children, coupled with her innovative mastery of hair artistry, Free Wigs 4 Kids was born!

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Cher’Don Reynolds
ACCESS TAKEN AWARD

A Chicago native raised in Cabrini Green housing projects then moving to Atlanta to attend CAU, Cher’Don Reynolds does not believe that quality education is the only key to success. She mirrors where she came from as she provides hope, purpose, belief in others, and the ability to be transparent.

After divorcing Corporate America in 2016, and deciding to become what she needed growing up, Mrs. Reynolds began changing the hearts of women in an extraordinary way; by devoting her life to working in the profit sector; promoting financial empowerment for women and creating opportunities for women in business . She is instrumental in bringing awareness to powerful causes and being a connector with her community. Her brand creates a space that allows women to see themselves and their brands up close and personal bringing forth their gifts, crafts, and talents. Read More

She supports women in business by showing them how to utilize and monetize their gifts through promotional products and top of mind branding. She works diligently to build her own companies with the goal of being an above wage job creator and wealth builder to her community.

Cher’DOn is SheEO of SHE PRINTS IT LLC., a fiercely female branding and promotional products company. The core of She Prints It is to help women owned, led and operated businesses stay top of mind with their target market. With focus on branding via promotional products, signs, apparel and graphic design. She Prints It also offers their clients POD hosting, Fulfillment and brand product consulting. Mrs. Reynolds is committed to creating a culture that leaves customers feeling like they had a professional experience with a good friend. She is also the founder of She Wear Club, a retail line designed to empower and celebrate women and people of color. Lastly, at the start of COVID-19 Cher’Don created the My Sister’s Keeper Grant. This grant is designed to financially empower women owned start-ups and small businesses but also to empower the community to build what it needs, never waiting for someone else.

Girls examine global issues and participate in service learning projects in our Passport To The World program, equipped with the most important tool to change the world through our Passport Scholarship program, and engage in intercultural exchange and service in our Summer Travel Camp.


Closer to her heart and home, Mrs. Reynolds is the delighted mother of two children, and wife to husband, of whom she is most proud. Cher’Don Reynolds strongly believes in the work she does to better the world that she will one day leave to her progeny. She continues to inspire others with the belief that we can all win. She truly lives by her creed that “There’s room at the top for everyone, let’s fill it up!”

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Regina Jones Jackson

Regina Jones Jackson
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Established in early 2018, Corks and Cuvée Wine and Gift Shoppe in Conyers, Georgia is a wine company providing lifestyle offerings for wine enthusiasts. The wine shop consists of Old World and New World wines, wine accessories, a wine tasting station, and a private tasting room. There are monthly guided wine tastings facilitated by a wine professional.

In the short time since its inception, Corks and Cuvée Wine and Gift Shoppe has been selected by TRIbella as Wine Establishment of the Month. The McBride Sisters Wines also featured Corks and Cuvee Wine and Gift Shoppe as a wine shop to support.

Plans for the future find an expanded brand for Corks and Cuvee as it branches out into a new venture – curating wine travel experiences and an expansion into other markets.

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Meet Regina Jones Jackson:
After graduating from the University of Georgia, Regina Jones Jackson embarked upon a successful career in finance. Even as she was thriving in her career, she made the decision to move on … to pursue her interest in wine which began 20 years prior while on a business trip.

Bitten by the wine bug, Regina began studying and taking wine education classes, passing her first WSET (Wine Spirit Education Trust) class in 2012. Since that time, Regina has received Certified Specialist of Wine, French Wine Scholar, and WSET III advanced certifications. An accomplished Sommelier, Regina is currently studying in the WSET Diploma Program prerequisite for the Master of Wine program.

Regina started her company in 2014 as a wine consultancy. She consults with small restaurants on their wine lists and is a consultant to residential cellar owners. She also facilitates annual North Georgia wine tours. On her blog titled “My Wine Life”, Regina reviews and provides tasting notes on various wines and chronicles her wine travels. She has also been featured in Wine Enthusiasts, Voyager Magazine and Shout Atlanta.

Corks and Cuvée Wine and Gift Shoppe: www.corksandcuvee.com

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Felicia Phillips
ACCESS TAKEN AWARD

High powered! Results oriented! Heart centered! Meet serial entrepreneur and business strategist Felicia Phillips, Founder of Mogul Con!

If you are an entrepreneur or solopreneur with an urgency to play bigger, think bigger, be bigger or desire to expand your business and grow your community, Felicia will work with you to assist you in achieving your goals at an accelerated rate. Business coaching with Felicia is transformational and will allow business women to fast-track their way to a more profitable business. Felicia helps business owners increase their revenue, give birth to a new season in their businesses and position themselves as industry leaders. Her mission is to help business owners be GREAT! Felicia’s philosophy is “You already have everything you need to obtain everything you want NOW!”

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Felicia loves creating experiences and platforms for small business owners to grow and connect with other like-minded entrepreneurs which is why she launched Mogul HQ. Mogul HQ is ground zero for women of color entrepreneurs. Her mission is to help business owners gain access to opportunities for diverse suppliers with the end goal to provide economic impact in the communities where we work, live and play. For that purpose and through Mogul HQ, Felicia launched MogulCon – a three-day experience that attracts hundreds of women of color that are looking to grow and scale their businesses globally.

Felicia has had aspirations of becoming a business owner at a very young age. Taking advice from her father, great-grandmother and uncles, who were all profitable business owners, she began her entrepreneurial journey at the age of 19. She can be heard to say, “entrepreneurship is in my DNA”. By age 20, Felicia was blessed to have her first six-figure business, United Helping Hands, a durable medical equipment business that served terminally ill patients. From there, she sold the business and became a real estate investor, which gave her the investment capital to become a multi-million dollar serial entrepreneur. She then launched businesses in real estate and technology, raised capital for small businesses, took products to market in retail and big box stores and launched a global logistics company.

As an authority on entrepreneurship, leadership, and more, Felicia has produced numerous mega events and raised thousands of dollars in sponsorships that support women’s initiatives by collaborating with major brands such as Delta Air Lines, Georgia Power, Microsoft, IKEA, State Farm, Wells Fargo, East West Bank, PopChips and The Small Business Administration to name a few.

She is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council and has been featured in The Huffington Post, Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Rolling Out, Sheen, Black Enterprise and Upscale Magazines, CBS Better Mornings, BET, FOX and many other media outlets. Felicia has had the pleasure of working with Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy, The University of Phoenix, The Urban League of Greater Atlanta’s Entrepreneurship Center, Fulton County, City of Atlanta, The Environmental Protection Agency, Green For All, and many other organizations.

Felicia is also the recipient of The Phoenix Award by City of Atlanta Mayor, Kasim Reed, the 2015 Connector Award, and the 2016 InfluenceHer Award. I have also been recognized in Who’s Who in Black Atlanta and her company PPICW, Inc. received the 2018 Class I Supplier of the Year Award by the Georgia Minority Supplier Diversity Council and the 2019 Class I Regional Supplier of the Year from the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council.

As a wife, mother and accomplished business leader, Felicia understands the difficult balance faced by women and entrepreneurs in general. She is committed to helping others birth vision and manifest dreams of success.

Felicia Phillips – Mogul Con

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Christina Benjamin
KEEP GOING AWARD

Spotlight on…Christina Benjamin, Owner of Sheartique Salon & Dkonstruct LLC!

Christina Benjamin began her career nine years ago as a stylist at one of Michigan’s prominent salons in the Metropolitan Detroit area. The experience that she derived there elevated her to the level of a master stylist with the ability to provide the cutting edge techniques sought by many clients and celebrities. As a driven and creative stylist, her specialty was in custom short haircuts, color services and custom wig units. Thereafter, she became a certified hair loss specialist and creator of the specialized DKonstruct technique she uses to assist women who experience hair loss due to alopecia, illness, balding, and many other factors that affect women all over the world. As an expert in her field, she provides a master class to stylists from far and wide, teaching her DKonstruct technique and sharing her expertise and tips to stylists from far and wide.

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Christina’s goal has always been to create a safe community where women can feel comfortable in their own skin, all the while looking and feeling beautiful! While many love the hair systems she creates, one cannot help but connect with her spiritual journey in God, as her faith is what she wears on her sleeve. “God first is the major key enhancement you’ll ever need, always,” says Christina. Wholeheartedly, Christina is a creative spirit, talented stylist and enthusiastic educator who thrives in passion for women being at their best.

Sheartique Salon: https://linktr.ee/sheartiquesalon

Instagram: @christinabenjamin82

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Holly R. Toodle
KEEP GOING AWARD

Holly R. Toodle is an award-winning author, speaker, and Certified Financial Education Instructor dedicated to helping adults and the next generation manage their finances as responsible stewards. She is the founder of The Master Playbook, LLC a financial education and wellness company which has educated thousands of people through her book, Teach Your Child to Fish: Five Money Habits Every Child Should Master, speaking engagements, online courses and coaching sessions using sound financial principles, practical tips and her personal experiences.

As a personal finance advocate, Holly is on a mission to motivate, inspire, and help others break the cycle of paycheck to paycheck living and create a legacy worth leaving. Holly’s philosophy is grounded in the basic principles of living debt-free, saving for the future, and investing wisely. She believes each person has the power to create a healthy financial future and is equipped to meet
people where they are on their financial journey.

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Holly is a Certified Public Accountant and finance professional with over 15 years of experience. She enjoys peach cobbler, Motown Classics, and traveling with her husband, Gene.

Holly R. Toodle, CPA 404.919.3967

https://www.TheMasterPlaybook.com/

holly@themasterplaybook.com

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Erica Hague
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Meet Erica Hague, the BeYouty Therapist!

Erica Hague – a/k/a The Beyouty Therapist – was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia which makes her a true Southern Belle!

Erica discovered her passion for giving back to the community as a teenager in middle school when she created a puppetry company and performed shows centered around lessons on kindness and acceptance geared toward elementary school children.

She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Clayton State College and worked as a dental hygienist for several years. Continuing her service to the community, Erica created a mentor program in which she partnered with local high schools to expose teens of color to opportunities in dentistry as a career. She also founded Metamorphosis Inc., a dental consulting firm aimed at educating fellow hygienists how to become successful in business as independents.

After a difficult divorce and a period of personal introspection, Erica realized her real true calling of service in life was to other women. Back when she was growing up, she was well-known as the go-to girl for all things beauty and fashion. Using that innate talent, coupled with a re-discovery of the components needed for her own restoration, faith, self-love and acceptance, Erica began her career as an esthetician and started The BeYouty Boudoir.

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As the owner of the BeYouty Boudoir, Erica endeavors to empower each woman’s whole “You” – mind, body and spirit! Her goal is to align the inner and outer beauty of each client she serves.
Combining an amazing menu of holistic therapies with medical esthetics to maximize the greatest experience for each of her clients, Erica offers customized sessions as well as a line of skincare products called Beyouty Therapy Skincare. Erica’s credo is “If I can help other women feel good about themselves and have fun while doing it, why not?”

Erica is a proud wife and mother and loves the arts, traveling and volunteering.

Website Link: https://www.thebeyoutytherapist.com

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Latoya Heyward
CLASSY LIVING AWARD

Spotlight on … She Thoro! Latoya Heyward is a self-proclaimed writer, content contributor, and social media butterfly. Reared in Queens, New York, Latoya is a fashion-obsessed woman who loves to share tips and advice to inspire others through real life experiences. Through SheThoro, Latoya has created a brand that is built on honesty and professionalism.

In 2018, Latoya’s four-year-old daughter suffered third-degree burns to her face in an unfortunate accident. Life literally stopped for her as she has devoted her time to helping her daughter heal. Subsequently, she left her seven-year career in the financial industry and became a full time mompreneur; running a successful consulting company called Thoroughbred Consulting. Through her company, she provides beauty transformations for those looking for a one-stop shop for makeovers. “I want everyone to feel how I feel when I get dressed and get in front of a camera. It’s an amazing feeling. I believe everyone has that inner model in them.” She also volunteers in the burn unit at Grady Hospital each week, where she serves as a Peer Counselor to burn victims.

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She also helped her daughter launch her own brand called “Pretty Thoro”, wherein the young girl inspires others through YouTube videos and a t-shirt line featuring inspirational quotes and messages.

Latoya feels fortunate to have connected with people from all walks of life who have either dealt with trauma and mental illness or those who simply want to celebrate their lives. “What greater way to serve?”, says she. Indeed!

Website: SheThoro.com

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Margie Boone
CLASSY LIVING AWARD

Spotlight on…Margie Boone, the founder and CEO of Margie’s House Inc., a nonprofit organization established to connect the disadvantaged with the resources needed to become self-sustaining.

In 2016, Margie’s passion to address the food insecurity crisis in the south metro Atlanta area led to the establishment of Margie’s House because there were too many children going to bed hungry, too many senior citizens having to make the unimaginable choice of putting food on the table or purchasing necessary medication, too many single moms struggling to provide basic needs for themselves and their children, too many dual-income families living in poverty and unable to provide their family’s basic needs, and so many more that are affected by food insecurity.

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Margie Boone is a native Georgian, devoted wife, proud mother and overjoyed grandmother.  Margie holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration (BBA) in Management Information Systems from the University of West Georgia and a Master of Arts (MA) in Biblical Counseling from Luther Rice Seminary.

Through Margie’s House Inc., Margie is making a positive impact in South Fulton County by serving over 850 families and distributing 60,000 lbs. of food each month. In April, 2020, Margie’s House successfully transitioned from monthly to bi-weekly food distributions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. By June 2020, a transition to weekly distributions included 600 weekly prepared meals from Home Depot, weekly distributions of fresh fruits and vegetables from the Atlanta Community Food Bank and bags of non-perishable food. The successful transition was only possible with the assistance of ongoing partnerships with the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Midwest Food Bank, Community Engagement – United Way of Greater Atlanta, Second Helpings Atlanta,  and a new partnership with Atlanta North Georgia Labor Council.

The work of Margie’s House has been recognized by the Atlanta Community Food Bank as the New Agency of the Year in 2017, the Community Partner of the Year in 2019 by College Park (GA) Alumni Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., and the 2020 Unity In The Community Award by the South Fulton National Day of Prayer Committee. 

Margie’s House was the 2021 Classy Living Society Community Partner.

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Carolina Mincey
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Spotlight on…Carolina Mincey, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Inspiring Greatness in You, Inc.!   Inspiring Greatness is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated to providing inspiration, exposure and education to girls by exposing and connecting girls and their mothers to opportunities in S.T.E.M.(Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), Golf, and Entrepreneurship. Inspiring Greatness develops girls who will defy gender stereotypes and rise above hidden inequalities to pursue and succeed in the career they desire.

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Carolina is an accomplished certified Event Planner by trade, with more than twenty years of experience in planning and design. She is an innovator and trendsetter in the event planning industry and is best known for her creative ideas, which led to the uniqueness of Inspiring Greatness In You, INC. Her natural ability to envision and create enabled her to design and facilitate a hands-on STEM, Golf and Entrepreneurship organization for young girls.

Carolina was inspired to create Inspiring Greatness In You, INC when she noticed a significant gap between many mothers and daughters. Seeing how this gap negatively impacted the success of young women at an early age, Carolina decided to offer a solution that would fill this gap and promote success in adolescent girls. Inspiring Greatness In You, INC was born out of the need for mothers to be more involved and hands-on with their daughters to encourage, support, and challenge them beyond their comfort zone. Out of this concept, also derived an opportunity to defy gender odds in the fields of STEM, Golf and Entrepreneurship.

Carolina is passionate about inspiring, exposing and educating mothers who are destined for greatness along with their daughters. She enjoys guiding and Inspiring girls through STEM, Golf and Entrepreneurship journeys and loves seeing mothers and daughters inspired through each session. 

Carolina is a woman who strongly believes in giving back to the community and society through volunteering and sponsorship opportunities.  She is a wife, a mother of two, a daughter, sister, and a jewel to her entire family.

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SPONSORS

Haye Insurance Agency LLC

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Haye Insurance Agency LLC is a leading insurance agency providing home, auto, commercial business and healthcare insurance solutions.

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At Haye Insurance Agency LLC, we are all about empowering our clients and filling the void in the market. We are driven by passion towards insurance needs for the people, which is why we strive to offer our clients the best deals in the market. Our measure of success in on our customers’ satisfaction, hence, we go out of our way to offer you solutions that meet your expectations.

Contact Us Today!

Website: www.hayeinsurance.llc
Email: dh@hayeinsurance.llc
Phone: (973) 406-5355
Cell: (201) 713-8606

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Madison Chase Capital Advisors

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Mortgage Company- Residential mortgages in Georgia and Florida

Website: www.mccapitaladvisors.com
FB/IG: Madison Chase Capital Advisors

Ashley Fairley, Real Estate Advisor

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Ashley Fairley is an Atlanta based Real Estate Advisor powered by EXP Realty who helps clients curate their ideal lifestyles through Real Estate by Educating, Empowering, and providing a White Glove Client Experience! 

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Ashley is a Certified Mentor with her brokerage and the Team Lead of Wealthy Lifestyle Collective a dynamic non traditional Real Estate team. Ashley is a Realtor®, Realtist®, Military Relocation Professional MRP, American Warrior Real Estate Professional AWREP, Certified Relocation Specialist, and Accredited Buyer Representative ABR®. Ashley has been providing excellent professional services in the Real Estate space since 2017. Ashley’s clients receive concise communication, fact based advice, expert negotiation, and most of all results. Ashley is truly passionate about helping clients as well as other agents curate their ideal lifestyles through Real Estate and live the lives they deserve. Ashley is happily married to her loving husband Xavier and enjoys traveling, fashion, home design, and cooking and looks forward to continuing to build her own ideal lifestyle while helping others do so at the same time!

Website: www.ashleynicolefairley.net
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ashleynicolefairley.realtor/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AshleyFairleyRealEstateAdvisor

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Atlanta Fibroid Center

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Atlanta Fibroid Center is a specialty medical practice focusing on the Non-surgical treatment of uterine fibroids. We also treat Migraine headaches and a number of other women’s medical conditions. We accept all major insurances and Medicare/Medicaid.

Website: http://www.atlii.com/

SheThoro Transformation

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A “SheThoro Transformation” is a one stop shop where we start by focusing on internal healing, education, awareness of personal strength, appreciation for life, and openness to new possibilities. This is done by having an in-depth conversation to uncover past hurt, needs, aspirations and goals. 

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Our team of professionals consist of a licensed cosmetologist, makeup artist, fashion consultant, and photographer. We take pride in educating each client on hair and specific products that are most suitable for their specific hair type. Our licensed makeup artist gives tips on not only ways for maintaining healthy skin, but products to use. Our wardrobe stylist and image consultant offer an array of clothes that not only matches their specific body type, but personality. Each transformation ends with a customized photoshoot; leaving clients with photos that not only tell their story, but remind them of their experience, and something tangible to hand down for generations.

 

SheThoro Merch: T-shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, Sweatsuits, Leggings.

Website: SheThoro.com
IG: @shethoro
Twitter: @shesthoro
Facebook: SheThoro

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The One Million Dreams Foundation For Black Women and Girls, Inc.

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The One Million Dreams Foundation for Black Women and Girls is empowerment-focused and passionate about engaging women-owned businesses in practices that enable them to achieve sustainable growth through tools and resources made available to them within the programs we offer.

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Our partners, coaches and experts understand that no business owner should have to face uncertainty due to a lack of resources, relationships or capital. The One Million Dreams Foundation for Black Women and Girls aims to take that uncertainty out of the picture for our members. The foundation works with black women-owned businesses who need assistance and equips them with all the necessary information and guidance they require to grow and sustain a profitable business.

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Michele Lee Ellis Consulting, LLC

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Michele Lee Ellis Consulting, LLC specializes in helping nurses and nurse practitioners transition from the bedside into entrepreneurship through coaching, mentorship, and support. We also assist other professional women (men) as well with entering into the private duty non-skilled home health care industry.

Our services include 1:1 coaching, group coaching, mentorship, and more on how to start and grow their private duty home care agencies.

www.MyHomeCareCoach.com
Facebook: @IAmCoachMichele
IG: @IAmCoachMichele

DNT ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC

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DNT is a woman-owned small business operated by individuals that have spent their entire careers in the environmental industry. Our company leadership is heavily involved in all of the day-to-day operations of the company – from pricing and proposals to project management and construction oversight.

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This provides the opportunity for our owners’ vast experience to influence every project and ensures quality performance of our field operations. It also allows DNT to be very responsive to client needs as they are identified, making changes in the field quick and efficient. Additionally, DNT has excellent relationships and past performance with a variety of other companies that provide a benefit to project performance, such as subcontractors, specialty service team members, disposal facilities across the country, and A/E design service providers.

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Panda Ink Apparel

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Our mission at Panda Ink Apparels, is to empower men and women alike, through fashion as unique as they are. We offer a wide range of affordable fashion such as clothes and accessories for men and women, ranging in ladies’ sizes small to 5X and men sizes small to 6X.

Facebook: Panda Ink Apparels
Instagram: Pandaink912

Diva Glam, LLC

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Airbnb Ambassador/Consultant
Short Term Rentals
Home decorating
Airbnb Party Decorating
Notary 

http://airbnb.com/h/sweetgeorgiahome

Exceptionally Chic Boutique

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Special occasion jewelry and accessories

https://exceptionallychicboutique.com/

She Prints It

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Print, promotional products, graphic design, signs and banners

Website: www.sheprintsit.com
FB: sheprintsit
IG: @sheprints.it

Envision Funding Solutions

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Commercial Loans – Real Estate Investing – Private Money Lender for Real Estate Investors

https://envisionfs.net/
Instangram: @Envisionfunding
Facebook:@Envisionfundings

Sisters Love Chemistry

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Sisters Love Chemistry Kits are designed for elementary and middle school girls to enjoy fun filled chemistry experiments at home. Each Kit will contain 3 different labs with multiple experiences in each lab.

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All of the Chemistry Kits will include a personal lab coat, safety glasses and lab notebook with instructions and reaction reasoning to explain the chemical process.

www.SistersLoveChemistry.com
@SistersLoveChemistry Instagram and Facebook

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Educated Girls Rock

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Educated Girls Rock helps prepare girls and young women for the world by empowering and motivating them to continue their education, advancing their opportunity of becoming successful contributors of society.

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Additionally, I have an apparel brand called Educated Girl. Educated Girl is a brand that strives to promote the untouchable value of education through apparel and more.

http://www.educatedgirlsrock.org/

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Savi Butterfly Boutique

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Savi Butterfly Boutique

Women’s Clothing, Accessories, Bath and Body

Website: Savibutterflyboutique.com
FB/Instagram: @SaviButterfly

The Beyouty Boudoir

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Melanin Rich Skincare Specialist
providing ageless Beauty Solutions utilizing Holistic and Medical therapies for Younger, Brighter , Smoother Skin

Web:thebeyoutytherapist.com
Instagram :@thebeyoutytherapist
Facebook : Erica Hague (The Beyouty Therapist)

KWN Realty & Property Mgmt.

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Residential Sales, Residential and Commercial Leasing and Property Mgmt. services.

Website: www.kwnrealtypm.com
IG: @kwnselln4u
Twitter: @KnitraWN
FB: KWN Realty & Property Mgmt., Inc @ kwnse

Funderburg Law

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Funderburg Law is an Atlanta based boutique law firm that focuses on entity formation, trademark and copyright protection, and contract drafting, review and negotiation. 

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Our motto is: Create the business; protect the brand; build the legacy. Our target clientele are black and brown business owners who wish to create generational wealth by building and sustaining profitable businesses, protecting themselves and their intellectual property in the process, and setting them up for distribution to their future generations.

We focus on educating and empowering our clients with resources to assist them in their entrepreneurial journey while also bringing excellence, professionalism, integrity, and humility to every issue presented. Our philosophy for success is individual attention, coupled with high quality work product, completed on time, and always with the client’s overall vision in mind.

We are very passionate about the growth and expansion of black wealth and successful black businesses, and we utilize that same passion in helping our clients to achieve their goals.

As a black owned business, we are similarly situated to our clients and are uniquely positioned to provide firsthand experience coupled with legal knowledge and know how in our practice areas. At Funderburg Law, we understand wholeheartedly the struggles that black and brown businesses face, including, but not limited to finances, lack of resources, misinformation, and working in corporate while trying to turn your hustle into your full-time occupation.

Our founder is a single mother of two beautiful children and created the firm so that she would be able to be present for her kids, while also handling business. It’s very important that black mothers are able to have solid examples of other successful mothers who maintain a healthy balance of work and play so that they feel confident to pursue their dreams, even with baby and tow.

We make legal services affordable, enjoyable, and accessible.

Website: FunderburgLaw.com
Instagram: @officiallawyermommy

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Clean Green Services LLC

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Commercial Cleaning & Disinfecting Services
Electrostatic Fogging & Disinfecting for COVID-19 Commercial & Residential

ServicesWeb:cleangreensvcs.com
Instagram :@cleangreensvcs
Facebook : Clean Green

Art of Radiance Hair Studio

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We invite you to visit our Hair Studio
which offers a warm and inviting environment.

Art of Radiance Hair Studio provides customers with top professional hair care products in a relaxing atmosphere.

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Our dedicated and friendly staff are committed to over-delivering on quality, excellence, and sophisticated styles to meet the needs of all that we serve.

Website: www.artofradiance.com

Instagram: @kcsarofradiance

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BE! Creative Arts Center

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“It’s the CREATIVE way to have a party!”

— Paint (& Sip) Parties
— Dance Parties
— Paint Party “To-Go” Kits (Do-It-Yourself)
— Soul Line Dance Tuesday Virtual Dance Session

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We provide paint and dance experiences for people looking to have fun, express themselves creatively, and enjoy their leisure time. No experience necessary. We are mobile (onsite at your metro Atlanta, GA location) and virtual (online anywhere in the US via Zoom). Book a private event with us or attend one of our scheduled sessions. You provide the place and the space. We provide the creative part of the party. Our instructors guide you through creating your uniquely perfect painting masterpiece or a choreographed dance routine. Choose from over 200 paintings and 4 dance styles. Great for birthdays, girls’ night out, date night, family events, fundraisers, team building, date night, baby/bridal showers, gift ideas, anniversaries, corporate events, graduations, special celebrations, just for fun, and more.

Website: www.becreativeartscenter.com
Instagram: @becreateiveartscenter
Facebook: BE Creative Arts CenterYears in Operation 6Products/Services Description Paint. Dance. Party!

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A List Tax Solutions

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Individual/Small Business Tax
Book Keeping

Here at A List Tax Solutions, we have the knowledge and time-saving practices your company needs to handle business tax matters efficiently and effectively.

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Whether you’ve been in business for years or you’re starting out, preparing your company’s tax returns is often easier said than done.

No matter the size of your business or nonprofit organization, filing tax annual returns is an obligation you simply can’t ignore.

From compiling balance statements and producing revenue reports to calculating expenses and researching deductions, business tax preparation requires both time and expertise to ensure completeness and accuracy.

Our dedicated advisors provide accounting expertise and prepare returns for companies of all sizes to ensure tax compliance and keep your business running smoothly.

Website: AListTax.com
FB: AListTax

IG: @alist_tax

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Monique Russell, Global Communication Skills Expert

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Monique Russell is the global communications expert you want on your team. She teaches women leaders and teams how to have positive and productive relationships at home and work using effective communications tools and strategies.

Website: www.MoniqueRussell.com
LinkedIn: clearcommunicationcoach

Wholistic Insight Now, LLC

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Self-care/Wellness solutions

Website: www.winwithdionne.com
IG: @WINwithDionne

Enhance By Lai

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Makeup Services
Microshading Services
1:1 Makeup Lessons
Hylauron Lip Fillers

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Website: www.enhancebylai.com
FB: Enahnce By Lai
IG: @enhancebylai

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Pinnacle Realtors, Inc

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Real Estate Brokerage

Website: www.pinnaclerealestatega.com

Queen Bee Travel Club

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Queen Bee Travel Club is a full-service travel provider. Services provided includes arranging air, land transportation, cruise and hotel bookings, guided & private tours, group travel and creating customized trip itineraries. 

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Queen Bee Travel Club specializes in providing unique itineraries and custom tours to every destination. Queen Bee Travel Club differs from others in the travel market because we offer smaller, more personalized travel packages enabling our clients to receive travel experiences that are curated to their individual taste and style.

As an experienced Travel Advisor I am well traveled and focused on enriching your travel experience by curating the most memorable trips to the most beautiful destinations in the world.

As your Travel Advisor I’m here to help your trip meet your expectations and take your travel to the next level!

Website: www.queenbeetravelclub.com
Instagram: @queenbeetravelclub
Facebook: Queen Bee Travel Club

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2019 Red Dress Gala Highlights

Last year, a sea of 200 beautiful ladies in red dresses converged upon the Le Meridien Downtown Houston Hotel on Sunday, October 13, 2019 for Classy Living Society’s 6th Annual Red Dress Gala and CLS’s launch in Houston, Texas! What an affair!

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As an opener, Spoken Word by Kathleen provided a powerful message – “#WeLEADPhenomenally”, a spoken word video that is dedicated to empowering phenomenal women of color “who have accomplished with or without resources, overcoming stigma, breaking through glass ceilings, cultural disparities and at times overwhelmed, battling depression or anxiety.” The video was befitting in its content, as the theme of the 6th Annual Red Dress Gala was Access Taken

With the theme Access Taken, CLS honored and celebrated women who are pioneers in their fields, who have succeeded in the face of adversity and who have defied the odds and used past failures to propel them to amazing successes! The women saluted are bold, fierce, passionate, and strong… #WeLEADPhenomenally

The Gala was hosted by hilarious Atlanta Comedian Lady Q who introduced Singer/Songwriter Jessica Forrest, who sang a rousing rendition of “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” CLS Founder LaShanda Pitts warmly welcomed everyone and shared a letter from the Mayor of Houston, the Honorable Sylvester Turner which celebrated Classy Living Society and its Red Dress Gala, welcomed all attendees of the Gala, recognized those honored and expressed gratitude for the commitment of CLS and its impact on the Houston community and the community at large.

A Second Line Band surprised everyone as they marched through the crowd playing “When The Saints Go Marching In”. It was one of many times the ladies were on their feet dancing! Houston DJ Tay Powers was on the one’s and two’s providing music during the event, as well as performances by Houston R&B artists Prodigy and Jazz.

The honors and awards were many!

Crystal Danzey, a member of CLS’s Events Team received the Founder’s Award for her dedication and excellence as a valued member of the team.

Congratulations were also in order for the 2019 Volunteer of the Year, Sabrena Thomas, for her dedication to the organization and service to the community.

Four amazing Houston area women CEOs received Classy Living Society’s Access Taken award, which celebrates the Woman CEO who has literally taken her own access in the business arena. She is inspiring the future Women CEOs – the young girls and women who look up to her as a model of self-confidence, creativity and innovation.

The Access Taken Award recipients were:

Khaliah Guillory, Founder and CEO of the Nap Bar
Dr. Bridgette Jenkins, President and CEO of Houston Chapter of Black Nurses Rock
Kim Roxie, CEO and Founder of Lamik Beauty
Tyla-Simone Crayton, 16-year-old CEO of Sienna Sauce

Additional honors included the presentation of the Keep Going Award to three Houston area women who are shining their light in a big way! The Keep Going Award is designed to recognize and give accolades to those who represent excellence in their tireless efforts in giving back to the community and otherwise providing inspiration to succeed. Recipients of this award are chosen from those highlighted in the Chronicles Too! CLS believes in providing support to these individuals – to let them know we are behind them all the way and to encourage them to #keepgoing.

The Keep Going Award honorees were:

Dr. Glenda Demas, Pearls of Change, LLC
Carissa Stephens, She’s ChaRISSmatic.com
Bri Braggs, Fertile Alchemy

Last but not least, Classy Living Society’s coveted Classy Living Award was presented to Sock Out Poverty, a nonprofit organization which is the brainchild of 15-year-old Princess Jackson and her mother, Phyllis Burton at the helm! The mission of Sock Out Poverty, Inc. is to provide socks, clothing and other material goods to men, women, boys, and girls that are in need or less fortunate. Attendees of the 6th Annual Red Dress Gala donated pairs of socks that were given to Sock Out Poverty to further their efforts in the community.

It was a beautiful day of smiles and laughter, love, hugs, sisterhood bonding, magic, music, dancing, luxurious decor, great food and red dresses! Like-minded women networked and mingled and new friendships and alliances were forged. Thank you, Houston for your gracious hospitality and a Red Dress Gala that will never be forgotten!

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE NOW AVAILABLE

Are you looking for opportunities to show off your business? Then why not take advantage of being a sponsor for CLASSY LIVING SOCIETY’S 7TH ANNUAL RED DRESS GALA.

Sponsorship packages are available now. Get your company in front of 300+ women with tremendous purchasing power for this amazing afternoon of networking and philanthropy. Associate your company name with this charitable fundraising event to bring your company positive name recognition. Take advantage of web, print, video and signage promotions at and leading up to Gala.

Please review the sponsorship packages and choose one which best fits your needs.

The Classy Living Society thanks you in advance for your support.

We love our supporters and sponsors!

You see us – we see you – we know that it is through the kind generosity and support of our sponsors that we are able to exceed the levels of philanthropy over and above what we would commonly achieve on our own.  We have organized over 400 volunteer efforts and worked with over 200+ community partners.  We were honored to receive the 2016 Volunteer Service Award from President Barack Obama for volunteering over 300,000+ hours in the communities that we serve. We are proudly supporting communities in the U.S. and we reach over 200,000 subscribers through our many media platforms.

BECOME A 2022 SPONSOR TODAY!

Sponsor Payment Plans for the 7th Annual Red Dress Gala are available. All payments must be completed by  March 20, 2022.

Classy Living Society

Founded in 2013, Classy Living Society (CLS) is a membership driven women’s organization committed to providing hands­-on volunteers in the community and serving as a community partner while hosting fundraisers for local charities and nonprofit organizations. Additionally, CLS is proud of our unique niche of specializing in fabulous, fun, and extraordinary events.

As the premiere social club and self-proclaimed “foot soldiers” for nonprofit and community-based organizations, CLS is committed to fostering positive sisterhood bonding environments for women to give back, mentor our youth, and care for those who might otherwise be overlooked and neglected. We provide a superior platform which allows women to connect with other like-minded local, professional women to build lifelong friendships and network with those who are movers and shakers and truly making a difference in their communities.

CLS promotes a vision to socialize, volunteer and inspire!

For more information about Classy Living Society please visit us online at www.cls-volunteer.org.

Classy Members

Volunteer Efforts

Community Partners

Sisterhood Bonding Events

The Red Dress Gala is an annual fundraising event hosted by Classy Living Society to benefit charities within the community. The Gala also serves to honor and applaud the extraordinary work of organizations we are passionate about; and to introduce CLS as a premier women’s volunteer organization with a sincere and deep­-rooted enthusiasm for philanthropic efforts. Celebrating the Cause is a mantra which is often expressed among those who are familiar with CLS and our relentless enthusiasm for inspiring, socializing, mobilizing and encouraging like­-minded women on their quest to help change the world!

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