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For Black & Latinos in NYC, new to the area, or visiting NYC to meet up for drinks, vibe, convo for networking & friendship.

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Women's History Month Event-Ladies Self Defense Class

Ladies, lets empower ourselves! Join us for a self defense class. Some of the benefits of the class are: • Safety • Exercise • Increased Self Confidence • Social Interaction • Street Awareness • Learning Something New • Fighter’s Reflex REMINDERS 1. Photo ID is required to enter the building. You will need to scan it at the guest registration tablets at the front desk. 2. Payment is required in advance to attend this event. The cost of the ticket includes the Eventbrite fee. Please purchase your ticket via this link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/womens-history-month-event-ladies-self-defense-class-tickets-58768270479?ref=ebtn) 3. This is a first come first serve event. Once this event has reached its capacity, the event will be full. Dress code: Please dress comfortably, clothing that you can move easily in Ex: gym clothes, warm up suit, athleisure Our instructor for the evening has many years of expertise and all levels of experience are welcome.

Visit the African American History & Culture Museum in Washington DC

Join us as we take an overnight trip to DC to visit the African American History & Culture Museum tour. Package Includes: Round Trip Motorcoach Transportation, Stop on way down at the Arundel Mills/ MD Live Complex, Dinner Buffet Saturday, Comedy Show/ DJ Dance Party Saturday Night with open bar, Breakfast Buffet on Sunday and Ticket to the museum on Sunday VALID UNEXPIRED GOVERNMENT ID IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT Please note early arrival to the bus is suggested. The bus will not wait for late guests. The bus is currently leaving from the Harlem State Office building on 125th & 7th Ave. Rates: Single: $339.00 per person, Double: $239.00 per person, Triple: $229.00 per person, Quad: $209.00 per person, SAMPLE ITINERARY: Saturday Meet at your group’s designated pick up location 30 minutes early. BE ON TIME, we cannot wait for ANY late guests. DEPARTURE: Board Motor Coach and Check-In Sign in with Soul Nation Events "Check In Coordinator: or CIC. Be sure you have your valid government issued photo id with you. It is required that you show this id for access to all events. 1PM-3PM: A stop at the Arundle Mills Outlets and the Maryland Live Casino on your way to the hotel. Enjoy 2 hours of free time shopping, eating or gambling. 4:00PM: Check-In Hotel Room – Settle in and visit the *Activity Desk for event details and updates. Lounge & Games – Enjoy the Hotel and/or play cards. 6:30-8:30PM: Dinner Buffet Served Live DJ Music Entertainment. (Cash Bar available, served by hotel staff) 9:15-10PM: Comedy Show – Live Performance by a Family Friendly Comic 10:30PM- 1:30AM: Dance Party– with Live DJ Entertainment, Adults Only 11PM- 1AM: Premium Open Bar Sunday 8AM-10AM: Breakfast Buffet Served 8:30AM: Check Out Begins – Turn in Keys to Front Desk & Load Luggage on Coach. 10:00AM: Coaches Load & Depart for DC Museum Area 11:00AM: Arrive at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Check your reserved time stamped pass for entry time. You will pass through security check. Feel free to visit other museums, landmarks and memorials in the area. 5:30PM: Load Coach for departure home. Meet at same location it dropped you off for the Museum. HOME: Arrive at your group’s drop off location PAYMENT INFO $50 DEPOSIT-Due by January 15, 2019 BALANCE DUE-February 15, 2019 ALL DEPOSITS & PAYMENTS ARE NON REFUNDABLE AND NOT TRANSFERABLE. I can’t wait to see everyone!

Spades, Bid Whist & Board Game Saturdays @ The West End (Free Admission)!!!

The West End (Formerly the Underground)

You are invited to attend our Monthly Spades, Bid Whist & Board Games Meetup, at The West End (formerly known as The Underground), on the Upper West Side!!! Start Time: 1pm End Time: 6pm At this Meetup, we will have several tables available for those that wish to play cards (Spades and Bid Whist Players represent!!!) or board games. The list of games available include: Spades Bid Whist Martin Trivia Card Game Taboo Backgammon Dominoes Chess Checkers Uno Trouble Life Scattergories and MANY MANY MORE!!! As mentioned above, we will have a 75 cent wings special (8 minimum per order) for the group until 6pm!!! DRINK SPECIALS from 1pm-6pm: $5 Shot Specials $6 Well Drinks $6 Mimosas $15 Beer Pitchers $20 Fishbowls The Kitchen will be open for food orders as well. Please note: There is an automatic gratuity added to each bill. We look forward to seeing you there!!!

The 2019 L.I.V.E (Luxury Interactive Vacation Experience):St Lucia

Hideaway at Royalton (A Blue Diamond Resort)

You are invited to join us and several other Black & Latino Urban Professionals for 5 days, 4 Nights of All Inclusive Parties, Drinks, Food, Fun & Sun at Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia , an UPSCALE Blue Diamond Resort, located in beautiful Saint Lucia! YouTube Video Promo Link: https://youtu.be/aSOTHL8UYsU Rates Start at $946 and Up. (**Air Fare is NOT included**, so be sure to look for the best rates possible) All-Inclusive Luxury Package Include: Elegant styled suite with a balcony or terrace • Elegant styled suite with a balcony or terrace • Unlimited reservation-free dining with a variety of options, including: Teppanyaki & Asian, Italian, Steakhouse, Tex Mex cuisine & etc. • All rooms are suites and feature signature Dream Bed, rain shower, air-conditioning, satellite television, direct dial telephone, USB recharge and Bluetooth audio stations,stocked mini bar, in room safe, hair dryer, coffee/coffee- maker, iron & ironing board. • Premium drinks and handcrafted cocktails • Elegant styled suite with a balcony or terrace • 24-room service • Daily activities, entertainment and nightly shows • Fitness center with modern equipment • Non-motorized watersports • L.I.V.E THEME PARTIES WITH DJ's • COMEDY BRUNCH, POOL PARTY, BEACH OLYMPICS • Round Trip Airport Transfers- Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) • All hotel taxes & gratuities • L.I.V.E THEME PARTIES WITH DJ's • COMEDY BRUNCH, POOL PARTY, BEACH OLYMPICS • All hotel taxes & gratuities Note: You have 2 Sides to choose from: The Luxury Side or the Upgraded Diamond Club Side. Both are all inclusive. The Diamond Club has additional amenities, which are listed below. Please be sure to indicate which side you would like to Book on the booking form link attached. LUXURY SIDE ACCOMODATIONS Luxury Junior Suite (price per person) single $1,474.00 double $1,056.00 triple $946.00 Luxury Junior Suite Ocean View (price per person) single $1,546.00 double 1,154.00 triple $1,090.00 Luxury Junior Suite Swim Out (price per person) Single $1,602.00 double $1,190.00 triple $1,122.00 Luxury Presidential Ocean View 1 Bedroom Suite (price per person) Single $1,710.00 double $1,262.00 Triple $1,190.00 DIAMOND CLUB ACCOMODATIONS This premium level of service features the comfort of anticipatory service, exclusive á la carte restaurants and bar areas, as well as the shimmering pool and pristine beach areas for the sole use of Diamond Club™ guests. Available with Diamond Club™ highly trained butler service, preferred room locations, selection of in-suite liquors, exclusive Diamond Club beach area with waiter service, Hors d'oeuvres and snacks including decadent desserts in the Diamond Club Lounge, Upgraded room service menu, Discount on spa treatments and beauty services, personalized check-in and check-out. Diamond Club Luxury Suite Ocean View (price per person) Single $1,674.00 Double $1,238.00 Triple $1,166.00 Diamond Club Junior Suite Swim Out (price per person) Single $1,726.00 double $1,274.00 triple $1,202.00 Payment We are doing a Payment Plan to allow everyone an opportunity to save up for this trip and attend. The payments are $100 per month, with the 1st Payment due by 10/1. ***Please note, there are absolutely NO REFUNDS, so please be sure you are able to attend the trip before you start your payment plan to the Travel Agency (Flashbac Getaways).**** How to Book Your Room Click on the following link below to Reserve your room: Room Reservation Link https://fs20.formsite.com/flashbacfiesta/form6/index.html **Be sure to indicate the names of any roommates that will be with you, and that you are with the Black/Latino Meetup Group** If you have any questions, please email me directly at [masked], or call me on our 800 # at[masked], ext 802. I will be hosting this trip, and I look forward to seeing you all, catching up to familiar faces, and meeting some of the many new members that have joined in the past year or so!--Sam

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