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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 holds ‘Improve Your Speaking’ activity at Franklin Miltary Academy

February 10, 2018 by  
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January 29, 2018

The Concerned Black Men of Richmond VA  are excited to kick off 2018!  We started with our “Improve Your Speaking” activity at Franklin Military Academy.  The activity was coordinated by Mark Robinson with the RVA chapter of the “Toastmasters”.  There were 11 mentees and 8 mentors in attendance. 

Stacy Taylor of the Richmond Toastmasters started the event with a review of some accepted techniques for proper public speaking. 

Public Speaking 2018

Public Speaking 2018

Next, Mark Robinson elaborated on “LPR”, (listen, pause and respond); a technique for answering questions.

After a brief discussion, the mentees were required to draw a question from a bag and use the “LPR” technique to answer the question.  They were required to have an introduction, 3 points and a conclusion.  We started with volunteers and then called on each of the rest to apply what we discussed.

Public Speaking 2018

Public Speaking 2018

Each of the mentees met the requirements and most answered their first selection pulled from the bag!

Public Speaking 2018

Public Speaking 2018

Not to be out done, the mentors demonstrated their speaking prowess as well.  It was a great experience for all!

 

Public Speaking 2018

Public Speaking 2018

Each month the Concerned Black Men of Richmond VA attempts to provide the youth corp with activities that will enhance their development into productive citizens.  We thank you for your contributions to our organization and trust that each of you knows how much it is appreciated!

 

Sincerely,
Tim Mallory, President CBM-RVA

Public Speaking 2018

 

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Thank You CBM Sponsors and Supporters

September 21, 2017 by  
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Concerned Black Men of Richmond, VA, Inc.

P.O Box 4747

Richmond, Virginia 23220

www.cbmrichmondva.org

 

September 20, 2017

 

Dear Fellow Sponsors and Supporters of CBM:

We are excited to begin our new session for 2017-2018 and would like to thank each person who contributed to the success of our program.

This past summer, three of our youth, graduated from high school and elected to go on to college!  We are excited and proud of the choices they have made to pursue higher education.  

CBM actually had the privilege of mentoring two of these young men since the 5th grade and we are delighted that we were able to help stimulate them culturally, academically, and socially.

Ramone Jeffers graduated from Garner Magnet High School in Raleigh, NC. He is attending North Carolina Central University majoring in Sports Medicine.

Torian Jones graduated from Richmond Community High School. He is attending Old Dominion University majoring in English.

Timothy Banks graduated from Franklin Military Academy.  He is attending Virginia State University majoring in Mass Communication.

 

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All of these young men exemplify what we are trying to accomplish with our programs.  Thank you all for your contributions through participation and or monetary donations.  We hope that The Concerned Black Men of Richmond can count on each of you for continued support.  You are providing an invaluable service to the community and the world.

 

Sincerely,

Tim Mallory
CBMRVA President