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Concerned Black Men of Richmond Holds Social Etiquette Class for Youth

June 14, 2019 by  
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June 9, 2019

 

Greetings all,

The Concerned Black Men of RVA held our “Social Etiquette: Doing it with class” activity on Saturday, May 25th.  As in the past, it was held at Ristorante La Grotta, a world class fine dining establishment in downtown Richmond.  The event was well attended even though we had to make a schedule change.  Everyone was on time, well dressed and had a great experience putting into practice what we covered earlier in the program.

La Grotta 2019

 The food and staff were great as usual and most of the boys knew what to expect.   They were presented with a four course meal with a choice of entrées consisting of Salmon topped with shrimp, Veal Scaloppini and Filet of Chicken.  For dessert there was cheesecake or chocolate ice cream.

 

La Grotta 2019

This event is a very important facet of our mission in exposing our youth to diverse cultures and enhancing life skills.

La Grotta 2019

La Grotta 2019

We presented Tony and Andrea Capece with a token of our appreciation for their continued support of the Concerned Back Men of RVA! They are truly special friends and their generosity is greatly impacting young men that we serve.

We would like to thank each of you for your patronage and interest in our organization as we come to the close of our program this year!  Your support enabled us to take the boys to Monticello, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and to the IMAX Theatre in the Science Museum!  The Concerned Black Men of RVA are looking forward to doing greater things next year and we hope that you will spread the word and continue to give assistance to us as we serve our youth.

 

Thank you again
Timothy Mallory
President-CBM-RVA

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Concerned Black Men of Richmond conducts Part 1 of Etiquette Event with Youth at Franklin Military Academy

May 1, 2018 by  
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April 26, 2018

Greetings,

The Concerned Black Men of RVA recently conducted our Etiquette Pt1 event.  The event was held on Saturday the 14th at Franklin Military Academy.  It is a prerequisite to the LaGrotta Ristorante fine dining outing that will be in May.  We discussed proper dress, table settings and how they are expected to conduct themselves in this type of environment.  The Concerned Black Men of RVA have been doing this since 2011 and have progressed to a point where the mentees are instructing each other on how to tie neckties!

 

Etiquette Pt 12018

We also played the movie “Courageous” which illustrates choices, consequences and fatherhood. This is the 2nd time we have shown this movie to our mentees and it was received very well.  Afterwards the boys were treated to lunch at McDonald’s.

Etiquette Pt 12018

We would like to again thank each of you who have donated to the Concerned Black Men of RVA.  Your support is an integral part to the success of our mission.  We strive each month to engage our youth with life enhancing experiences that will assist them in all their future endeavors.  Your support means the world to the youth that we serve!

 

Sincerely,
Timothy Mallory
President-CBM-RVA

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Concerned Black Men of Richmond and Youth go see Marvel’s Black Panther

April 21, 2018 by  
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March 22, 2018

Greetings,

The Concerned Black Men of RVA visited the Bowtie Cinemas for our March activity.  All of our youth received a complimentary ticket to see the iconic movie “Black Panther”.   Winford Hill (a former mentor) graciously paid for each youth in attendance.  Also in attendance was Joseph Taylor (a former mentee and son of Alex Taylor). 

Black Panther Movie 2018

Some of the mentees had already seen the movie but were eager to view it again!

 

After the movie, we had lunch and a rap session at the Pizza Hut Midtown on Davis & Broad Streets.   Joseph Taylor addressed the youth on the importance of the values that the Concerned Black Men of RVA are instilling in them through various programs each month.   He relayed how CBM’s Public Speaking activities helped him to confidently handle the requirement and he was selected as a leader of a group project at ECPI.

Black Panther Movie 2018

CBM of RVA sends a special thanks to each of you for your contributions.  Your donations have aided us in our endeavor to influence our small group of young men in a positive way.  We thank you for your support;  it means the world to us and the youth that we serve.

Sincerely,
Timothy Mallory
President-CBM-RVA

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