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Dec
19
7:00 PM19:00

Winter Fling: Sip, Connect, and Celebrate!

Meet singles, create connections, and just have fun at the Silver Room's first Winter Fling!  We will discuss living single, loving life, and creating new opportunities for the new year!  Cocktails will be served, and the music will flow!  There will icebreakers, games, and open dialogue to start off the event, so bring your questions and an open mind!  After that, just be ready to have fun.  

The Silver Room is located in historic Downtown Hyde Park at 1506 E. 53rd St.  See you there!

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Wisdom in Pieces:  The Conversation
Dec
3
7:00 PM19:00

Wisdom in Pieces: The Conversation

We're baaaack! 

Due to the overwhelming response of our first open conversation in October, we are coming back with a holiday edition of this popular event! The Conversation is an open forum to discuss relationship strategy, development, and whatever else is on your mind.  The conversation starts with you!  We will start out with light cocktails and networking at 7pm, then get into the conversation immediately following.  Come join me and moderator Carter Dorsey while we tackle the real strategies that bring us successful relationships!  We are at the amazing new location of The Silver Room in Downtown Hyde Park.  See you there!

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KLEO Gala and Fundraiser
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

KLEO Gala and Fundraiser

I am honored to be the 2015 recipient of the Angel Award for the KLEO Center!

Join us for an evening of Cocktails, Live Music, Dinner and much more….

On October 25, 5p-9p, hundreds of Chicago’s strongest leaders, allies and supporters will gather to celebrate KLEO’s accomplishments thus far this year, and to look forward to further achievements.

Table and Gala Sponsors 5-6p (Invite Only – Table and Gala Sponsors)

Early Access Ticket Experience: Exclusive PreGala Reception 5p-6p, Advance Access to Premuim OPEN Bar and Silent Auction, and Wine to Table Experience.

Table and Gala Sponsors will be entered into a special drawing!

 Gala6-9p (Individual Tickets)

Silent Auction and Fund A Program, Dinner, KLEO Angel Award Ceremony, Live Music, Special Performances, 2 Hour Open Bar

 

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Women Who Mean Business Summit!
Oct
8
11:00 AM11:00

Women Who Mean Business Summit!

The Women Who Mean Business (WWMB) Summit is an all-day professional development and networking conference designed for successful women entrepreneurs, executives and professionals eager to take their careers to the next level. Bringing together women from various backgrounds, career paths, geographic areas and ethnic groups, our purpose is to empower our attendees by creating a community dedicated to helping each other build and enhance amazing careers.

The conference features focused training sessions, panel discussions and keynote presentations from experienced leaders with content focused on leadership development and “knowing your value.”

For more information and registration info, log on to www.womenbusinesssummit.com

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Oct
3
12:00 PM12:00

Books and Bottles Indianapolis

  • Shiraz Wine Experience and Art Cafe (map)
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Come have a toast with some of the best authors around while engaging in great conversation about....you guessed it...books!  Four authors with diverse titles will be in attendance.  For more information, and to reserve your space, please go to http://www.eventbrite.com/e/books-and-bottles-indianapolis-tickets-18180681909?aff=es2 See you there!

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Sep
26
1:00 PM13:00

Books and Bottles Milwaukee

Come have a toast with some of the best authors around while engaging in great conversation about....you guessed it...books!  Four authors with diverse titles will be in attendance.  For more information, and to reserve your space, please go to http://booksandbottlesmilwaukee.eventbrite.com. See you there!

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Black Women's Expo Chicago
Mar
27
5:00 PM17:00

Black Women's Expo Chicago

Join me as I discuss relationships on this special panel during the Black Women's Expo in Chicago!  

Title:   The Love Guide: Steps to Becoming A Better Lover

  Are you looking for love? Tired of starting your relationship life from scratch?  Join our panel of relationship experts as they give you advice on becoming a better person for your future mate.  From love and sex to hate and forgiveness, our co-ed panel will provide BWe attendees with the ultimate Love Guide of 2015.

This featured panel will take place in room N228, so come on by!  There is a charge for the expo,  but the workshop is free.  Chicagoland Walgreens have discounted tickets, so grab them there.

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2nd Annual Butterflies at Sunset - A Fashion and Style Fundraiser
Mar
25
7:00 PM19:00

2nd Annual Butterflies at Sunset - A Fashion and Style Fundraiser

  • 1446 W Kinzie St Chicago, IL, 60642 United States (map)
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A great cause...I will have a fabulous table there, so stop by and support!

Info:

This year we will have a remarkable amount of surprises for everyone to enjoy...

* Be a part of releasing 100 Butterflies into the venue environment. VIP ticket holders will actually have their own Butterfly to release.

* Enjoy interactive models wearing "Rio Style" costumes made by costume extrodinar Ramsey J. Prince.

* The fabulous and incredibly talented Abigail Simon will be performing a piece down a 200 foot runway.

* Guests will enjoy a 15,000 SF space to peruse food, drink and various other vendors set up to "merge" with the natural setting.

* Hundreds of Flowers and Plants donated by the Chicago Flower and Gardens Show (raffled off at end of the evening).

* A live DJ and entertainer; Billy Djbillyde DeFrancisco 

* Wine and other various raffles all benefiting 100% to The New Horizon Center, which is a 501(c) charity and a hands on school with low student to teacher ratio for disabled children. Www.newhorizoncenter.org

* 10 lucky winners of the early raffle will have their very own sketch done by the extremely talented Rosemary Fanti.

* An International Fashion Show will be produced by Benjamin Cottrell of BENJAMIN COTTRELL DESIGNS. 

 

Tickets available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/second-annual-butterflies-at-sunset-tickets-15667925186.

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Martini Madness! Hosted by Jennifer Bridgeforth
Sep
25
6:00 PM18:00

Martini Madness! Hosted by Jennifer Bridgeforth

That's me...looking ahead!

This should be fun!  Come join me as I host Martini Madness - Greek Edition! This will also be my going away soiree as I head to the left coast for speaking and writing opportunities!  Sororities and Fraternities.....this is your chance to represent! friends, Family, readers, fans, and drinkers - I want to see you there too.  Let's make this a fun and inspiring send off! I will be there from 6-10pm, so come say see congrats, good luck, and see ya soon!

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Chocolates and Conversations: The Author Series
Sep
18
5:30 PM17:30

Chocolates and Conversations: The Author Series

  • Chocolates and Conversations at Kilwins (map)
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Come join 220 Publishing for an intimate night of sweets and discussion with yours truly!  The discussion will be moderated by relationship guru and member of Six Brown Chicks Yanni Brown.  For quesstions and to RSVP for this event, please go to Eventbrite's link at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/chocolates-conversation-tickets-12869720681?aff=es2&rank=0

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Last Look: D R E A M C A T C H E R S
Sep
7
to Sep 8

Last Look: D R E A M C A T C H E R S

  • D R E A M C A T C H E R S (map)
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This is my final art exhibition as a full time resident of Chicago!  Come see the last day of this inspiring multi - artist exhibition. It will be held at the iconic Beverly Arts Center in Chicago.  For more information or purchasing info, please contact us at info@jenniferbridgeforth.com

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Apr
30
6:30 PM18:30

Empowerment Cafe

It is time for our next installment of the Empowerment Cafe Series!  The first subject was on becoming an entrepreneur.  Now, we are digging into relationships.  How to create and keep the ones you desire to have!  Contact us for RSVP and specific times.

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Feb
22
10:00 AM10:00

Sib's Breakfast Club! - Brunch, Bar, and Shop!

Come join me Saturday, 2/22 at Brunch! Sib's Breakfast Club combines DJ's, vendors, open bar, and great food for morning networking, shopping, and fun!  I will be selling and autographing the book in the vendors area.  This month's event will be held at the Historic Y at 3763 S. Wabash Ave. Come by and say hello!! For more information, and to buy tickets, please go to www.sibsbreakfastclub.com. 

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