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Dues are billed each year.
We are a non profit networking and community service organization focusing for all things of interest to African Americans in the "Greater" Orange County and surrounding cities. If you're not AA it can still be of interest to you.
We us the MeetUp construct as our Events & Activities page; please visit the main website www.BlackInOC.com and be apart of something great. Below are a list of membership benefits.
There are three parts to BNOC (pronounced B-knock).
The first is strictly social. Doing fun, and maybe a little corny, things like Bowling, Comedy, Salsa, Skating, Movies etc as a group for Married, Single and Dating folks.
The second is for business, professional's, employers, consumers and everyone else to meet for "active networking" in a fun get-to-know-each other environment which can include games and other things where everyone will meet and get to know everyone else.
The third is community, health & social improvement type stuff.... You can volunteer to assist, it's not much work and worth it!
Like us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/BlackInOC
One requirement is to have a real FACE PHOTO, there are many reasons why.... You are guaranteed to meet new high quality people at our BNOC get-togethers. Just try to come to the important events too, not just the "fun" things. If you have a heart for Volunteering, Mentoring, Financial Education, Health awareness etc, please contact us and find out how you can participate.
Like us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/BlackInOC
There are several exciting plans and added benefits to the BNOC and our Sister group "The SoCal African American Cinema Connection" for 2015 as we continue to add value and experiences for our members. These are only some of them:
• Movie Discount Tickets
• 1/2 off on Ad placement in The Oasis Magazine
• Discount off SAACC functions where there is a charge
• Discount code on the BNOC Swag Store" (Online store of AA themed items)
• Placement and exposure in the Professional Directory
• FREE 30 minute legal consultation with Attorney in your area of need
• FREE 30 minute consultation with CPA in your area of need
• FREE 30 minute Real Estate contract review
• FREE Press Release for your business or company
• FREE Medi-care Consultation
• FREE Business Card Ad in The Oasis Magazine
• ... And More...
If you have suggestions, please email OCDollars@aol.com
If you have any ideas or want to participate as a group organizer, let us know.
Please note that this is your Community, Business & Culturally focused, group not a Match.com. Many members are not single, please do not assume anything and email someone in a "personal" fashion that you have never met in person; after that good luck, I hope you (and I) find "the one."
On the BNOC website below you will find lots of information including Business Listings, Religious/Spiritual orgs, things you didn't know, links to organizations etc, etc, etc.... AND check out "The Oasis" @ TheOasisMag.com our BNOC Magazine. www.BlackInOC.com.
Please patronize the sponsors & businesses. We are You. The $12 Membership help cover costs and expenses, subsidize events, adds to the scholarship fund, and has many other valuable benefits for you. BNOC is yours so be an active participant and make us better than ever.
There is no reason for you to be boring in Orange County.
Men, Women, those outside of Orange County, and all Cultures are welcome to participate. Participation is the key word.
Thank you and we'll see you soon!
Donald Drake - Realtor Broker Associate 714-724-3604
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Please call me if you want to talk about selling or buying Real Estate...
We are change, we are power...We are Black in OC!
Black in Orange County (BNOC) is a Tax Deductible non profit organization* and THE on-line and off-line portal for African American interests in the greater Orange County Area...
BNOC is a organization promoting mostly African American & "Minority" activities, communication, networking, cohesiveness & business promotion in the "Greater" Orange County and surrounding cities.
Along with providing free networking opportunities and an active and informative website a main focus is providing college scholarships for high school students with at least a 2.50 GPA. There are no special income qualifications; they just need good grades, a desire to do something special in their personal lives and understand that they can affect the future of our community, our state and our nation and beyond.
Inclusive and not exclusive, Black in O.C. (BNOC, pronounce b-knock) extends its reach to anyone that would like to better themselves, their business and their community.
Black in OC averages over 500 hits per day and has a list of over 4,000 registered users in the construct.
People of any background are invited to take advantage of our online presence, but for "us" in particular, this site represents an opportunity to come together and utilize the economic power that we possess.
The dynamics of our community, range of income and intense spirit can allow us to play on a highly competitive field, if we come together and create building blocks within the community.
This is not a "hook up" place but there will absolutely be active networking where everyone will meet everyone else. The general ages range from 25-65 with the main group age of 35-55; all are welcome.
Dissolving the ‘crabs in the barrel’ mentality will enable us to further our economic and political power for generations to come. Get connected and nourish the relationships that are awaiting at BNOC.
We are Orange County
the best Schools;
the best Jobs;
the best Beaches;
the best Homes;
the best Businesses;
the best Location;
the best Weather;
the best Community in the whole U.S.A.
We, are Black in Orange County "Living Large Behind the Orange Curtain"
(Come play with us)
If you have suggestions, please email OCDollars@aol.com If you have any ideas or want to participate as a group organizer, let us know.
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