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Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Entrepreneur-of-the-year-award-winnerNovember 18th, I was honored and humbled to be presented with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award by the brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Psi Iota Chapter in Dover, DE

In preparation for this event, I wanted to buy a new dress as I was tired of wearing the same black “Funeral Dress” which I had worn to every Black Tie Event that hubby and I had attended this year. 

I hit up my favorite discount stores, Ross and Burlington Coat Factory and found not only one, but 7 dresses that I thought would be perfect for the occasion.  I don’t know about you, but I hate trying on clothes in the dressing room, so I purchased all 7 and performed a mini fashion show for hubby at home.

The 2017 Achievement Week Awards Brunch was held at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Dover, Delaware and it was a bitterly cold Saturday morning so I had to wear something warmer than my beige trench coat.  I decided to wear my full-length faux fur which was purchased about 10 years ago from Chadwicks of Boston and hubby and I were a picture of sophistication, what do you think?


The southern style meal, complete with grits and fried chicken was catered byCmoore’s Catering and BBQ and we were serenaded with music by the Born Again Gospel Jazz ensemble.  The Keynote speaker was Bishop George E. Gibson II, Pastor Christian Love Worship Cathedral who gave a rousing “sermon” that caused many to stop and pause.

There was also representation from each of the Divine Nine Sororities and Fraternities and a group picture was taken in the lobby.

The 2017 Achievement Week Awards Brunch; awards were presented in the following categories:


  • Citizen of the Year – Dr. Amystique Church
  • Entrepreneur of the Year – Antionette Blake
  • Religious Leader of the Year – Overseer Carol Harris
  • Educator of the Year – Dr. Tawanda Morgan
  • Law Enforcement Award – Sgt. Rodney Bond
  • Ernest E. Just Award – Evan Le’Mon
  • Difference Maker Award – Cpl. Stephen Ballard
  • Difference Maker Award – Kailyn Hampton
  • Military Leadership Award – SSgt. Casey Reed

It was a great morning and I was truly humbled and honored to be the rrecipient ofthe Entrepreneur of the Year Award and wish to thank the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Psi Iota Chapter, with a special thank you to Brother Greg Bunkley who nominated me and of course my husband who supports me.