What we're about

This group is for mature, active, African American women and men who enjoy socializing, meaningful conversation, group outings, and cultural events local to Phoenix and the surrounding areas. This group will meet for a variety of events - not just to EAT and DRINK all the time. Keep in mind, every event will not be FREE. Ages 40 and up please.

You must RSVP and show up to at least (2) events per year or you will automatically be removed from the group.

If you RSVP and do not show up to an event without notice or changing your RSVP status from Yes to No, you will be automatically removed from the group - after (2) no-shows.

This is not a dating site or a venue to promote your side hustle to members.

Upcoming events (2)

INFO ONLY: Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

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** FOR YOUR INFORMATION ONLY - THIS IS NOT AN EVENT ** Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 Hello GrownFolks and I hope that everyone is safe and doing well. This is definitely uncharted times and territory, so please continue to take care of yourself and your families. Below are some helpful links to resources that will help you navigate, cope and manage amid this pandemic. Looking forward to resuming our group events when it is safe to meet. **A special Thank You to all our First Responders - We appreciate YOU! ** ** Welcome to all our new Members ** Arizona Department of Health https://www.azdhs.gov/preparedness/epidemiology-disease-control/infectious-disease-epidemiology/index.php#novel-coronavirus-home Daily Life - Coping and Managing Stress https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html Coping with Anxiety, Depression and Mental Disorders https://adaa.org/mental-health-awareness-month Supporting Kids with ADHD https://childmind.org/article/giving-kids-with-adhd-support-and-structure-during-the-coronavirus-crisis/ Distance Learning for Families and Educators https://wideopenschool.org/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjOyfrYKV6QIVBMpkCh1D0w-_EAAYASAAEgIyN_D_BwE Quarantining Alone https://www.npr.org/2020/04/12/832682496/coronavirus-quarantines-what-it-means-to-face-trauma-in-a-household-of-one 10 Quarantine Survival & Self-Help Tips: 1. Call Your Credit Card, Insurance and Mortgage Lenders to request lower interest rates. If you are experiencing financial hardship, call your creditors to discuss your situation and payment options. Check out AZ relief resources. https://azdor.gov/news-events-notices/covid-19-relief-resources 2. Reduce the amount of time you spend watching TV. Try reading, listening to podcasts or meditation to avoid being overloaded with negative or misleading messages all day long. Join a virtual book club or challenge yourself to read 1-3 books a week/month. https://time.com/5809322/social-distancing-book-clubs/ 3. Stay on top of your physical health and wellness. Manage your weight and stay healthy. Link to your favorite online exercise program or download the app to your phone. Try a new activity to keep your workout interesting and engaging. Peloton has a wide variety of live streaming and online workouts - some lasting 5-minutes and longer. Checkout free and membership specials. https://www.onepeloton.com/ 4. Check out online college courses and certifications to improve your professional skills or personal endeavors. https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/arizona/ 5. Consider multiple income streams to supplement your current income or enhance your savings or investment strategy. https://www.forbes.com/sites/jrose/2017/11/02/different-sources-income/#[masked]a37bb 6. Reinvent yourself and take this time to investigate alternative career, lifestyle, family, personal options and a Back Up Plan. https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/276263 7. Take advantage of low interest rates and consider refinancing your mortgage for more optimal or lower payments. https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/mortgages/how-to-refinance-your-mortgage/ 8. Save time and money by doing your own personal, home and family maintenance. Check out tons of DIY videos for managing hair, cooking, nails, make-up, home repairs, gardening, crafting, etc on YouTube, Instagram and Facebook. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKIeLb4Jvsk 9. Earn extra income and become an Influencer using Social Media. https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/how-to-become-an-influencer-in-10-steps. 10. Register to Vote or update your Voter registration information. https://azsos.gov/elections/voting-election/register-vote-or-update-your-current-voter-information Stay fit, Stay Home, Stay Well and Stay Connected!

100 Black Men of Phoenix | Annual Golf Tournament | Legacy Golf Club

**THIS IS NOT A FREE EVENT AND WILL SELL OUT** The 100 Black Men Of Phoenix invites all genders and backgrounds to come out and support the local Phoenix community by enjoying golf, raffle prizes, auctions, & fun at The Legacy Golf Club on September 14, 2020. This is an annual charity event and you don't need to be an expert golfer to participate. Everyone will play 18 holes of golf, ride in a golf cart and your payment includes driving range practice, balls, taxes and fees. This is a great opportunity to network, have fun and support a worthy cause. Scroll down to view all the details. Registration Fees: Individual Player - $125 Team (Foursome) - $500 Lunch - $35 **Very Important - Please Read** 1. You must register and pay before you will be added to the Roster. 2. If you are registering for only yourself - click on the registration link and pay $125. You will be paired with other members in GrownFolks. 3. If you are registering a foursome (4 players) - click on the registration link and pay $500. *Registration & Payment Link https://www.100bmop.golf/registration-form The 100 Black Men of Phoenix (The 100) is dedicated to improving the quality of life of African Americans within the Phoenix, AZ metro area by enhancing educational and economic opportunities for all. We take an active leadership role in helping minority youth become contributing, competitive and valued members of society. ​The 100 Black Men Of Phoenix invites all genders and backgrounds to come out and support the local Phoenix community & scholarship fund by enjoying golf, raffle prizes, auctions, & fun at The Legacy Golf Club on April 20, 2020. Enjoy 18 holes of golf - best ball scramble format. Proceeds benefit the 100 Black Men Of Phoenix and young individuals in need of development with life. ​Bring your boss, co-workers and friends for a great day of golf at one of Phoenix's premium golf courses. ​ Agenda: 6:00 AM - Registration 6:30 AM - Driving Range Opens 8:00 AM - Shotgun Start 1:00 PM - Helicopter Ball Drop 1:30 PM - Lunch Contests and Raffles: Longest Drive Closest to the Pin 1st, 2nd & 3rd place If you are not able to play in this years' golf event and would still like to support, please CLICK BELOW to support The 100 Black Men Of Phoenix Golf Tournament. https://www.golfballdroppers.com/view/event/52 Contact [masked] for more info. ​

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