ESTABLISHING A COMMERCIAL, NON-PROFIT, OR COTTAGE INDUSTRY BUSINESS
THE FIRST OF FOUR IN-HER-LIGHT SERIES
May 14th - African American Women Business Owners
A panel will share with us their journey in establishing and surviving in their businesses. Join us as we learn how their social, spiritual, economic, and political determination can empower our business goals.
Tamika Lynch is owner and director of Tag Services located in Richmond, Virginia. She received her B.A in Sociology (2001) and MEd in Counselor Education (2005) from Virginia State University. While pursuing her MEd in counseling, Tamika began work in the mental health field working with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed youth and families within the academic setting. Shortly thereafter, she opened her own business, Tag Services.Tag Services provides community based case management services to qualified adult men and women, teaching themskills of independent living.
Owned and operated by Geraldine Medley-Furbush, Reassurance4, LLC is a companion and conciergebusiness providing quality advocacy companion and general support solutions to families and businesses in Prince George’s County MD, Washington DC, and Virginia. Geraldine retired from a major corporation after 34 years of service.She realized the need for companion care services while assisting her elderly father with everyday business affairs. Her presence provided reassurance to him and peace of mind to her family and she has passed that reassurance on to those persons and businesses she serves.
Stacie Lee Banks is the President of Lee's Flower and Card Shop on U Street in Washington, DC. Established in 1945, Lee's Florist is still family owned (four generations) and operated. Stacie went to Howard University for Business and learned floral design at the foot of her grandmother, Winnifred C. Lee. She continues to manage, promote, and of course design flower arrangements. She was interviewed this Spring through Vision Small Business Solutions. Lee's Flowers and Card Shop on U Street in DC. was voted "2016 Best Floral Shop in DC" by the Washington City Paper.
Time: 11am - 1pm
Location: Friends Meeting of Washington DC 2111 Florida NW