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  1. 1. 1 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises ` Nubian News Monthly Online Publication For The Black Business Owner Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2012 FREE Table of Contents Godfather of Soul: P.1&3 Nubian Enterprises 2 Omar Ibn Said P.4 African Proverb P.5 Glenmorangie Named Top P.6 Crossing the Burning Sand P.7&8 Cain Discusses GOP 9 Denise Joiins “Single Ladies” P.9 Bush Visits Zambia P.10 Truth about Job Hunting P.11 Talk With Teisha P.12 Janet Jackson New Face P.13 Former Governor Vic Atiyeh P.14 Dwayne Casey, Head Coach P.15 Raptors vs Celtics P.16 President Obiang Becean for P.17 Bollydolls Put On P.18 Vivid Sydney Announces P.18 $6 Million Grant P.19 Hawaiian Born Nicole Scherzinger P. 20 IAM GOLD Mine Disputes P.21 Tiger Woods Endorses FUSE P.22 Dr. Orlando Taylor Awarded P.23 Air China News P.24 Kevin Hart Launches New DVD P.24 Mary J. Blige @RPM P.25 Tito & Jackie Jacksonn @ P.25 Meritus Hotels & Resorts P. 26 Ken Calverts “Brush Canvas” Event P.27 China National Tourism P.28 Economic Development in China P.29 Tourism Key to Development P.29 Key to Development in Haiti P.30 New Marriott Hotel in Port P.31 Derrick Miles, Author P.31 Honorable Gianni Pitella, Host P.32 Community Heroe, Rodney Peete P.33 Top Chef Alum Tiffany Derry P.34 BlackGlama P.35 Hockey Sports Figures P. 36 Don’t Forget to Fax P.37 To Catch A Thief P.38 Dish of the Moth P.39 Drink of the Month P.40 Book of the Month P.41 Nubian News AdP.42 Help Wanted P.43 Ad Rate P.44 At Home Movies P.45 Upcoming Events P.46 Publisher’s Note P.47 Godfather of Soul: James Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) Born on May 3, 1933, James Brown worked his way to the top of the funk and R&B music earning the moniker "The Godfather of Soul." His unique vocal and musical style influenced many artists. Brown was also renowned for his work in social activism, both in his songwriting and advocating the benefits of education to schoolchildren. As a singer, songwriter, arranger, and dancer, who was one of the most important and influential entertainers in 20th-century popular music and whose remarkable achievements earned him the sobriquet “the Hardest-Working Man in Show Business.”
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  3. 3. 3 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Godfather of SOUL Brown was raised mainly in Augusta, Ga., by his great-aunt, who took him in at about the age of five when his parents divorced. Growing up in the segregated South during the Great Depression of the 1930s, neighbours taught him how to play drums, piano, and guitar, and he learned about gospel music in churches and at tent revivals, where preachers would scream, yell, stomp their feet, and fall to their knees during sermons to provoke responses from the congregation. Brown sang for his classmates and competed in local talent shows but initially thought more about a career in baseball or boxing than in music. At age 15 Brown and some companions were arrested while breaking into cars. He was sentenced to 8 to 16 years of incarceration but was released after 3 years for good behaviour. While at the Alto Reform School, he formed a gospel group. Subsequently secularized and renamed the Flames (later the Famous Flames), it soon attracted the attention of rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll shouter Little Richard, whose manager helped promote the group. Intrigued by their demo record, Ralph Bass, the artists-and-repertoire man for the King label, brought the group to Cincinnati, Ohio, to record for King Records's subsidiary Federal. The label's owner, Syd Nathan, hated Brown's first recording, “Please, Please, Please” (1956), but the record eventually sold three million copies and launched Brown's extraordinary career. Along with placing nearly 100 singles and almost 50 albums on the best-seller charts, Brown broke new ground with two of the first successful “live and in concert” albums—his landmark Live at the Apollo (1963), which stayed on the charts for 66 weeks, and his 1964 follow-up, Pure Dynamite! Live at the Royal, which charted for 22 weeks. During the 1960s Brown was known as “Soul Brother Number One.” His hit recordings of that decade have often been associated with the emergence of the Black Arts and black nationalist movements, especially the songs “Say It Loud—I'm Black and I'm Proud” (1968), “Don't Be a Drop-Out” (1966), and “I Don't Want Nobody to Give Me Nothin' (Open Up the Door, I'll Get It Myself)” (1969). Politicians recruited him to help calm cities struck by civil insurrection and avidly courted his endorsement. In the 1970s Brown became “the Godfather of Soul,” and his hit songs stimulated several dance crazes and were featured on the sound tracks of a number of “blaxploitation” films (sensational, low-budget, action-oriented motion pictures with African American protagonists). When hip-hop emerged as a viable commercial music in the 1980s, Brown's songs again assumed centre stage as hip-hop disc jockeys frequently incorporated samples (audio snippets) from his records. He also appeared in several motion pictures, including The Blues Brothers (1980) and Rocky IV (1985), and attained global status as a celebrity, especially in Africa, where his tours attracted enormous crowds and generated a broad range of new musical fusions. Famous Hits George Lipsitz “Try Me” (1958) “Night Train” (1962) Live at the Apollo (1963) “Please, Please, Please” (1964, originally released 1956) “Papa's Got a Brand New Bag” (1965) “I Got You (I Feel Good)” (1965) “Cold Sweat (Part 1)” (1967) “Say It Loud—I'm Black and I'm Proud (Part 1)” (1968) “Super Bad , Part 1 and Part 2)” (1970) “Living in America” (1985) THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT Nubian Enterprises would like to take this time to thank all of their advertisers and sponsors. Now, it’s time for end of the year giving. Here is a tax break. Contribute to us!!! We have a wish list for office supplies and essentials.  $500, $1,000 or $2,500 Gift Certificates for Staples or Office Max  $500, $1,000 or $2,500 Gift Certificate for Sears  $500, $1,000 or $2,500 Gift Certificate for Pier 1 Imports  $500, $1,000 or $2,500 Grand & Toy Nubian Enterprises, 260 Queen Street West, P.O. Box 60026, Toronto, ON M5V 1Z8
  4. 4. 4 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Images of Our Past.... Omar ibn Said (1770–1864) was born in present-day Senegal in Futa Tooro,[1] a region along the Middle Senegal River in West Africa, to a wealthy family.[2] He was an Islamic scholar and a Fula who spent 25 years of his life studying with prominent Muslim scholars in Africa. In 1807, he was captured during a military conflict, enslaved and taken across the Atlantic Ocean to the United States. He escaped from a cruel master in Charleston, South Carolina, and journeyed to Fayetteville, North Carolina. There he was recaptured and later sold to James Owen. Said lived into his mid-nineties and was still a slave at the time of his death in 1864. He was buried in Bladen County, North Carolina. Omar ibn Said was also known as Uncle Moreau and Prince Omeroh.[1] Although Omar converted to Christianity on December 3, 1820, many modern scholars believe he continued to be a practicing Muslim, based on dedications to Muhammad written in his Bible, and a card dated 1857 on which he wrote Surat An-Nasr, a short sura which refers to the conversion of non-Muslims to Islam 'in multitudes.' The back of this card contains another person's handwriting in English misidentifying the sura as the Lord's Prayer and attesting to Omar's status as a good Christian.[3] . Additionally, while others writing on Omar's behalf identified him as a Christian, his own autobiography and other writings offer more of an ambiguous position. In the autobiography, he still offers praise to Muhammad when describing his life in his own country; his references to "Jesus the Messiah" in fact parallel Quranic descriptions of Jesus (who is called ‫يح‬ ‫س‬ ‫م‬ ‫ال‬ 'the Messiah' a total of 11 times in the Quran), and descriptions of Jesus as 'our lord/master' (‫ا‬ ‫يدن‬ ‫س‬ ) employ the typical Islamic honorific for prophets and is not to be confused with Lord ( ); and description of Jesus as 'bringing grace and truth' (a reference to John 1:14) is equally appropriate to the conception of Jesus in Islam. Given Omar's circumstances of enslavement "among the Christians" and the possibilities of lobbying for his freedom that only came with confessing Christianity, his conversion can be argued to have been made under duress. In 1991, a masjid in Fayetteville, North Carolina renamed itself Masjid Omar Ibn Said in his honor.[4] Omar ibn Said is widely known for fourteen manuscripts that he wrote in Arabic. Out of all of his Arabic manuscripts, he is best known for his autobiographical essay written in 1831.[5] It describes some of the events of his life and includes reflections on his steadfast adherence to Islam and his openness towards other 'God fearing' people. On the surface the document may appear to be tolerant towards slavery, however Said begins it with Surat Al-Mulk, a chapter from the Qur'an, which states that only God has sovereignty over human beings. Source: Wikpipedia Omar Ibn Said (1770–1864) Scholar, Educator and Muslim from Futa Tooro, Senegal- Africa.
  5. 5. 5 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Almost is not eaten. ~African Proverb South Africa
  6. 6. 6 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Glenmorangie Named Top UK Spirits Distiller of the Year Over the past five years Glenmorangie has won a remarkable total of 18 ‘Gold Best in Class’ medals at the International Wines and Spirit Competition (IWSC) – the most internationally-recognized wine and spirits awards body. This is more than any other single malt Scotch whisky, making Glenmorangie the ‘best awarded’ of any single malt. Since its foundation in 1969 the IWSC has rewarded excellence in the world of wines and spirits, and November 16 was no exception. In the presence of 500 aficionados from across the globe at London’s historic Guildhall, Glenmorangie received yet another honor —the IWSC Best Distiller award. The title is a well-deserved addition to Glenmorangie’s collection of distinguished accolades. Dr. Bill Lumsden, Head of Distilling & Whisky Creation at Glenmorangie, said: “It’s great to receive validation from the IWSC of our ‘unnecessarily well made’ whiskies. We have the tallest stills in Scotland giving us a smoother, purer spirit; we only use our casks twice for maximum flavor – whereas other companies use theirs up to six or seven times; and we are pioneers of extra maturation. Glenmorangie was the first whisky company to practice the art of extra maturing whisky in ex-wine casks and we are still the leading experts in this today.” Brian Cox, Vice President of Glenmorangie in the U.S., said: “We are both honored and flattered to receive the IWSC Best Distiller award — a prestigious recognition that we do not take lightly. It’s truly the distillery and the people who create Glenmorangie that sets our whisky apart from the competition. I raise a glass of our whisky not only in celebration, but as a testament to all that Glenmorangie has collectively accomplished.” Notes to Editors For further information, please email Brian Cox, Vice President of Glenmorangie in the USA, at glenmorangiepr@mme.net. About Glenmorangie The Glenmorangie distillery was founded in 1843 in the Highlands of Scotland and is renowned as a pioneer in its field for uniting tradition with innovation. Glenmorangie is distilled in the tallest malt whisky stills, expertly matured in the finest oak casks, and perfected by the 16 Men of Tain. It has been Scotland’s favorite single malt for over 50 years and is famous worldwide for producing the most complex and perfectly balanced Single Malts in the world. About The Glenmorangie Company The Company is one of the most renowned and innovative distillers of Scotch whisky brands worldwide and is part of Moet Hennessy, the wine and spirits division of Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH). Headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland, the company produces two main single malt brands – Glenmorangie Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky and Ardbeg Single Islay Malt Whisky. About The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) The International Wine and Spirit Competition was founded in 1969 and is the premier competition of its kind in the world. Its aim is to promote the quality and excellence of the world’s best wines, spirits and liqueurs. The IWSC Awards mark out of a possible 100, with Gold medals going to whiskies within the top ten percentile. Gold Best in Class is bestowed upon the top whisky within the top ten percentile. Silver medals are given to spirits ranging within 80 – 89.9 and bronze medals are appointed to products between 75 – 79.9 marks. Responsible Drinking The Glenmorangie Company advocates responsible drinking and suggests that drinkers savor Glenmorangie whiskies in moderation and in line with recommended daily guidelines for alcohol consumption.
  7. 7. 7 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Crossing the Burning Sand By Rochelle Moore, Nubian Enterprises With the rising sun on their backs, Arabian merchants traveled the burning sands by camel to do business with their relatives as well the Sons of Ham who resided in Akubulan to barter for gold, exotic animal skins and ivory. However, the exact routes of the caravan are still kept secret today. Originating in Persia, they crossed the Arabian Desert, the an-Nafud desert, the Rub Al-Khali , and the Ad-Dahna desert. Traveling close to the Mediterranean Sea where the Red Sea begins in Egypt, the Tuareg guides lead merchants from Persia into Akubulan. Crossing into Egypt and headed towards Libya and the rest is a mystery. The Tuareg guides have travelled these routes for centuries. It is clear that changing camels at certain locals was essential for a successful journey. Although the camel can survive days without water, having the right provisions and enough food and water was key to their survival. The Tuareg are experts in travelling the deserts and know the terrain. The Tuareg people are predominently nomadic people of the sahara desert, mostly in the Northern reaches of Mali near Timbuktu and Kidal. The Tuareg are often referred to as "Blue Men of the desert " - because their robes are dyed indigo blue. They live in small tribes with between 30 and 100 family members and keep camels, goats, cattle and chicken which graze the land.1 Descending from the Sahara and into sub-Sahara, a major stopping point in now modern day Mali, the Tuareg have traced these paths for centuries. . There was protocol, formalities and practices when merchants came to do business in Africa. They had to be
  8. 8. 8 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Crossing the Burning Sand (continued) granted permission from the sitting king or queen to enter into their territory and traveling letters of introduction were customary. Entering into the market place, these merchants were awe struck by the amount of gold and the wealth and riches on the west coast of Africa and it was told of kings, queens, sultans and priest in Persia Europe, Asia and Russia. Arabian merchants travelled thousands of miles just to see their markets, eat their food, see their women and sit at the learning seats of Timbuktu University. What went wrong? Some Arabians were not legitimate businesses but worked with pirates or sailors from European nations invading the motherland. The greed of European pirates which included those from Spain, France, Dutch, Portugal and a long time enemy Italy caused the attacks on tribes internally. Invaders moved westward towards the Atlantic Ocean capturing our ancestors and leading them into slavery. Unfortunately, Morocco helped the invaders but was able to keep their sovereignty as a monarchy. After the death of Muhammad in 632 AD, Islam was taught throughout the Arabian Nations and later spread into Africa. The written scrolls of the Quran were brought to Timbuktu University in the 11th Century. It is here that the division began amongst schools of thought and philosophy as the bases of their teachings was traditional African customs and a practice of Christianity not known elsewhere. The merchants bartered with the musket gun and gun powder and that is how Africa was infiltrated and conquered by spies from other nations. The descent of Arabian pirates into modern day Sudan, Chad and Niger caused tribal wars stemming from issues surrounding their faith: Christianity, Judiasm and Islam. Many merchant from Persia were of Muslim religious belief system and their business practices caused wars still raging today. Who do you do business with? Timbuktu’s architecture, style of learning and curriculum has influence nations world-wide. It is this university that our ancestors learned agriculture, engineering, businesses and architecture, to name a few. Africans came from all over the continent just to sit and learn from the scholars and master instructors at Timbuktu. They too crossed the burning sands but our ancestor’s journey was for higher learning to attend Timbuktu University in Mali and the original form of networking. Source: http://www.africaguide.com/culture/tribes/tuareg.htm
  9. 9. 9 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Cain Discusses Suspending His GOP Bid with BET On December 3, 2011, US presidential hopeful Herman Cain is suspended his campaign for the Republican nomination. BET Networks brought to air a deeper characterization of one the most controversial black political figures in contemporary America in an exclusive one-on-one interview special "The Curious Case of Citizen Cain" on Thursday, December 8 at 9 PM ET/PT. Cain discussed in-depth for the first time to the black audience about what he calls "scams perpetrated on blacks" by liberal black leaders, his fiery brand of black conservatism, and the sex scandals that drove him from the Republican Presidential race. BET News retraced his unconventional rise to the top of the GOP presidential field, and his dramatic political descent. This was a half-hour special part of a series of BET News specials. Denise Joins Single Ladies VH1 has cast scripted cable (USA's "White Collar") and daytime soap opera (ABC's "All My Children") alumnus Denise Vasi in a brand new role as series co-lead in the network's hit scripted series "Single Ladies," alongside fellow returning actresses LisaRaye McCoy and Charity Shea. "Single Ladies" previously received a second season greenlight after averaging 2.8 million total viewers during premieres plus first encores in its first season. "Single Ladies" season 2 will begin filming in Atlanta in January and premiere in early summer, 2012 on VH1. Vasi is cast as "Raquel," a close friend of Keisha (LisaRaye McCoy). Raquel is a savvy business woman from a prominent Southern family on a quest to discover passion. Vasi's recent credits include roles in films "When in Rome" and "What's Your Number," and television roles including HBO's "How to Make it in America," USA's "White Collar" and ABC's "All My Children" among others. "Denise is the perfect addition to the 'Single Ladies' cast," said Flavor Unit Entertainment Executive Producer Queen Latifah. "She is bringing a fun, new element to the show." "We are thrilled to welcome Denise to the cast of 'Single Ladies,'" said Jeff Olde, EVP Original Production and Programming, VH1. "It was a rare and wonderful moment during the audition when everyone in the room immediately knew we had found our 'Raquel.' Denise's beauty, style, grace and humor leap from the screen and we can't wait to share her with our viewers and fans of the show." "Single Ladies" is a romantic comedy series about Keisha, Raquel and April - best friends with different philosophies on love, sex and relationships, proving not all women have the same desires. Keisha (LisaRaye McCoy) is a former video dancer who believes in making her own luck, her own money and choosing men with her head instead of her heart. April (Charity Shea,) had found the "perfect" man for the "ideal" marriage - but is learning that marriage does not always mean happily ever after. Season 2 will introduce Raquel (Denise Vasi) a sophisticated business woman coming into her own and calling the shots. "Single Ladies" is a modern, sexy series set in the world of Atlanta fashion, music, and celebrity that explores women's different approaches to relationships. For additional information on VH1 follow @VH1 on Twitter or "Like" VH1 on Facebook, and visit VH1.com for all the latest in music and celebrity news. For full episodes, clips and bonus content from the first season, visit SingleLadies.VH1.com. Actress, Denise Vasi
  10. 10. 10 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Bush visit First Lady of Zambia Dr. Christine Kaseba of Zambia During a visit to the George Urban Health Center in Lusaka today, President George W. Bush, Mrs. Laura Bush and First Lady of Zambia Dr. Christine Kaseba were joined by United States Ambassador Mark Storella to announce that Zambia will be the first Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon® partner country, expanding the availability of vital cervical cancer screening and treatment, and breast care education to those in need. Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon is an innovative partnership between the George W. Bush Institute, the U.S. Department of State President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) that leverages public and private investments and existing health infrastructures to combat cervical and breast cancer, the two leading causes of cancer deaths among women in Sub-Saharan Africa. The cervical cancer partnership will utilize the platform and resources at PEPFAR and will draw from lessons learned in the significant scaling-up of access to HIV interventions in recent years. "Today I'm proud to announce that Zambia is the first country to implement a new effort to combat cervical and breast cancer in the developing world," said President Bush. It's not acceptable to save a woman's life from HIV/AIDS and watch her die from cervical cancer." Joining President and Mrs. Bush, Dr. Kaseba and Ambassador Storella were Sr. Joseph Kasonde, Minister of Health, Zambia; Gary Cohen, Executive Vice President, Becton Dickinson; Katrina McGhee, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure; Dr. Sheila Tlou, Regional Director, UNAIDS and Dr. Julie Gerberding, President, Merck Vaccines. Ambassador Storella said, "Zambia has the flagship program for screening and early treatment of cervical cancer in Africa. This additional funding and the support of the Government of Zambia will help prevent the terrible suffering due to cervical cancer across the country through prevention, early detection and treatment." PEPFAR will contribute an additional $3 million U.S. dollars, and the Zambian Ministry of Health will dedicate nurses and clinic space to perform simple screening to highlight potential cancers at an early stage, when they can be treated on the spot before they progress. The University Teaching Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, supported by the Centre of Infectious Disease Research, Zambia (CIDRZ) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), developed a program in 2005, to train nurses to perform a visual inspection technique and to take a picture of the cervix using a simple digital camera. This way it is possible to see even small lesions, and the findings can be confirmed by an expert panel. In addition, the Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, will pilot vaccination of fourth-grade girls against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the cause of nearly all cervical cancer. An initial donation of Gardasil® HPV vaccine was made by Merck Inc., one of the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon corporate partners. The Ministry will seek to expand this program to reach high-risk districts through a program of vaccination and prevention messages. Susan G. Komen for the Cure, in partnership with Merck, will invest approximately $1.5 million over three years for cervical and breast cancer community sensitization and mobilization activities in Zambia. All activities will be under the direction and in partnership with the ministry of health and will be integrated as part of their efforts at a comprehensive cancer control plan. BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), another Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon corporate partner, will assist in supporting the School of Medicine in training in pathology and cytology. Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon has commitments of $75 million over five years, and is expected to grow to include additional participants and services. The goals are to reduce deaths from cervical cancer by an estimated 25 percent among women screened and treated through the initiative, significantly increase access to breast and cervical cancer prevention, screening and treatment programs, and create innovative models that can be scaled up and used globally.
  11. 11. 11 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises The Truth About Job Hunting By Rochelle Moore, Nubian Enterprises Previously, Nubian Enterprises offered Career Opportunities for those seeking career opportunities globally and all the Human Resources personnel one replied to were of African Descent. Someone stole that disk and now, those whom stole my disk shouldn’t know who they are because those are my professional contacts and information. Employment scams are on the rise and you will be surprised how they occur and what they do with your resume. How do you apply for a professional career change in this racial climate? College graduates are naive of what’s out there and immigrants in other nations are the latest targets of job scams. Reading a newspaper or searching the web for a job can be very dangerous. Who’s on the end of that job offer? Who’s reading your resume and who has your credentials? Who is in the office of Human Resources screening your personal information, i.e, your birthday, your college transcript, your professional associations, references, your home address, your phone, your email and current and previous employees? You thought that person would hire you. Will you pay thousands of dollars to a head hunter for a job? Some do and pay it back over time out of their pay check. That’s the challenge of seeking employment. If you don’t know where to look, who will get your professional credentials? As an executive or a professional with a college degree (s) working in certain fields will not match your skills so finding the right career is paramount when you want to live a quality life. For example after graduating from college where do go look a career? Do you get up early in the morning and go to the business district and knock on doors? How do you find a good job in 2012? Nubian Enterprises is a global publication for the Black Business Owners. We also work with Executives, however, here are some examples of Job Scams that people have applied for. Should you pay for job training???? Managers Needed We are seeking individuals who really are ready to change their lives, join an award winning team, and work consistently part time or full time with me to become independently wealthy in the next 12 months. No experience necessary. Will train. Please email us your resume. Various Job Titles Supply company currently starting persons for Sales, Customer Service, and Office Administration. Management opportunities for those who qualify. No experience needed, training provided. $400 - $1000 Weekly. 10 positions left. Hurry! Call now!! 555-555-5551 Bank of ISANI Earn $100 a Day Seeking a temporary currency supporter since I`m unavailable visiting relatives in France. It´s a quite simple job. I´m able to transfer upfront, daily amounts of $1000. All you have to do is withdraw and send to one of our exchangers. Remember that you get to keep 10% for yourself, regardless of any fees. If you are wondering why I can´t do it myself, it is simply due to my current unavailability.
  12. 12. 12 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises The Talk With Teisha Attorney and author Teisha Powell, joins the airwaves in Florida, occupying it with foreclosure, legal, social, and economic issues. The Talk with Teisha has its live radio talk show every Monday, at 1P.M. on 1470 A.M, the Health and Wealth network, (WNN). Folks can listen live on the internet at www.wwnnradio.com. (WNN is owned by Beasley Broadcast Group Station ("BBGS,"). BBGS, a 50 year old company, owns many radio stations, including but not limited to, Sunny 106, Kiss Country, Power 96 and 96 Rock. The Talk with Teisha is an hour-long weekly talk radio show which provides news and information for the benefit of the listeners and fans throughout the Florida community. The show centers on important topics that touch our daily lives and includes interviews with authors, entrepreneurs, lawyers, public service executives, community leaders, and other affluent and engaging people. The show will not only incorporate guests, but the second half will be a discussion on foreclosure. Ms. Powell said, "When nearly 7 million Americans are at the verge of losing their homes and the government does little or nothing to help them, it is time to occupy the airways." For those listeners and fans facing foreclosure, they should tune in to The Talk with Teisha, where they get to occupy the airways by voicing their opinions about foreclosure (when calls are permitted on the show) or by listening to obtain free legal advice. There will also be free book give aways on some of the shows. On December 19, 2011, at 1P.M., United States Congressman Allen West is the featured guest on The Talk with Teisha. Please tune in as this show will be "the talk." About Teisha Powell, Teisha Powell, author, political commentator, and attorney, is the founder of Teisha Powell, Law Offices, a firm that handles foreclosure defenses, litigation, real estate and bankruptcy. Ms. Powell lectures regularly on foreclosure and bankruptcy. "The Homeowner's Guide to Surviving Foreclosure," by Teisha Powell is for sale on www.amazon.com. For more on Ms. Powell, The Talk with Teisha, or her book visit www.teishapowell.com.
  13. 13. 13 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Janet Jackson New Face for Nutrisystem Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI), the leading home delivery weight loss program, announces today its association with superstar Janet Jackson for the launch of SUCCESS, the Company's most comprehensive weight loss program to date and its most substantial reformulation in years. The program will include a national advertising campaign showcasing Ms. Jackson's Nutrisystem weight loss success to date and her journey to sustainable, healthy eating. Reformulated Menu with Increased Protein, New Chef's Table™ Steamer Entrees and Programs to Support Sustained Success The Nutrisystem® SUCCESS™ approach is designed to help take the weight off and keep it off through frequent, portion-controlled, balanced nutrition and low Glycemic Index eating. The SUCCESS program offers the Company's largest ever assortment of signature artisanal fresh-frozen meals including new Chef's Table™ dinner entrees, developed by Nutrisystem's Celebrity Chef Culinary Council using revolutionary advanced steamer technology; new chocolate, vanilla, strawberry and coffee advanced protein shakes; the introduction of a personalized "My Daily 3™" physical activity program; and increased personalization and flexibility through transition and maintenance plans that help consumers manage their weight on their own. Janet Jackson Succeeds With Nutrisystem Having written one of 2011's biggest bestsellers which dealt in large part with her own on-going efforts to maintain a healthy body, Ms. Jackson enjoys a special position as an inspirational role model for women everywhere who are struggling with weight loss and body image issues. In her first effort as an author, the international superstar described her life-long efforts to address weight loss and fitness in True You, which went to number one on The New York Times bestseller list. True You and Ms. Jackson have inspired millions of people to face their concerns about weight, fitness and feeling healthy. True You is launching in soft cover to coincide with the announcement of the partnership with Nutrisystem. In this new role, Ms. Jackson will be the iconic new face for the Nutrisystem brand, the focal point of the SUCCESS campaign and the co- founder of a new initiative to help combat hunger. A fresh and inspiring role model for Nutrisystem, Ms. Jackson has never before endorsed a weight loss product and has done little in the endorsement arena. She is very open about her personal weight struggles and will be appearing in a substantial national advertising campaign to help inform and motivate consumers. The ads, which were shot on location in Australia during Ms. Jackson's recent worldwide tour, will debut before the end of the year. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Jake Nava, the campaign features Ms. Jackson in a documentary style format answering a series of questions in her own words. With the tagline "Get On It," the commercials emphasize the importance of taking that first step toward success and Ms. Jackson's own admission that the key to effective weight loss was accepting she "couldn't do it alone." "Dieting never worked for me, counting calories never worked for me, and denying myself the foods I love never worked for me. I needed a better plan, and I found it with Nutrisystem," shares Ms. Jackson. "With Nutrisystem I am seeing results already, and I am so impressed by both the thought and the nutritional science behind the program. There are millions of women like me who want to be successful but don't have the tools to do it on their own. I hope I can help inspire them." "Success is our most complete program ever, and we're really proud of it. There's no better spokesperson to join us than Janet Jackson," says Joe Redling, Chairman and CEO of Nutrisystem. "Janet's story is one of a lifelong struggle with weight management and the journey to gain control and acceptance. She has an authentic voice we believe will resonate with consumers, and we've never been more excited heading into a new campaign than we are right now." According to Mr. Redling, Nutrisystem will also announce a new marquee spokesperson in the men's market, where the Company leads the category, as a part of its 2012 diet season campaign.
  14. 14. 14 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh Honored Concordia University announces the inaugural Governor Vic Atiyeh Leadership in Education Awards to be held Thurs., Feb. 9, 2012, 6:30-9 p.m. at the Leftbank Annex in Portland, Ore. Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh will be honored with the first award for his life-long passion for education. The award, given each spring, is designed to honor one or more leaders whose professional, philanthropic, business, and civic leadership and advocacy has profoundly changed the odds for children to succeed in school and in life. Special guest Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone, will deliver the keynote address. Canada was recently recognized by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world for his efforts in education. The Harlem Children's Zone, which he founded, provides a cradle-to-career continuum of schools and support services for 8,000 disadvantaged children spanning 100 city blocks in New York City. Like Atiyeh, Canada, and others, Concordia University, through its leading teacher preparation programs, is committed to the success of all children, regardless of race, wealth or ZIP code. Since 1905, Concordia University has prepared teachers who make a positive difference in the lives of the children and families in line with its mission to prepare leaders for the transformation of society. Today, most philanthropic, business, civic, and political leaders recognize that a quality public education is essential for our nation's strength as a democratic society in a highly competitive world. Proceeds from the event will provide college scholarships to support Concordia University students. Generous event sponsors include presenting sponsor Urban Development Partners, culinary sponsor Bon Appetit, as well as major sponsors Rod and Valorie Boucher, Dr. Gloria and Mr. Ross Edwards, "I Have a Dream" Foundation - Oregon, Kivel & Howard LLP, Knowledge Universe Education LLC, Pacific Power, The Standard, George Thurston Jr. and Jody Thurston, Trillium Family Services, and The VTM Group. To sponsor the event, to attend, or for more information, visit www.cu-portland.edu/vale, email foundation@cu- portland.edu, or call 503-280-8505 or 1-800-752-4736. ABOUT CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY Concordia University is a private, Lutheran, liberal arts university located in northeast Portland, Ore. with a mission of preparing leaders for the transformation of society. Founded in 1905, Concordia University serves nearly 3,000 students through its College of Education, College of Health & Human Services, College of Theology, Arts, & Sciences and School of Management. www.cu-portland.edu. Media Contact: Madeline Turnock, APR 503-280-8550, mturnock@cu-portland.edu SOURCE Concordia University
  15. 15. 15 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Toronto Raptors Professional Basketball Team Dwayne Casey, Head Coach
  16. 16. 16 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Raptors 75 vs. Celtics 76, Dec. 18, 2011 - Ron Turenne/NBAE
  17. 17. 17 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises President Obiang received the Beacon for Africa Award at the 2011 In a speech at the Sullivan Honors Awards, President Obiang discussed the promotion of African integration by leading Equatorial Guinea toward a better future by facing its challenges and achieving the country's desired self-improvement and progress. President Obiang has led the efforts of the African community while promoting the continent and carrying out the development of Equatorial Guinea. "Equatorial Guinea, as a unified country, knows that in order to achieve self- improvement and progress, we have to face problems and challenges, with the support of friendly countries and the international community," said President Obiang. President Obiang received the Beacon for Africa award at the 2011 Sullivan Honors in recognition of his leadership of the African Union and his exemplary contributions to improving the lives of Africa's most vulnerable citizens. The Sullivan Honors event is one of Washington's greatest cultural highlights of the year. Hope Masters, president of the Administrative Council of the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation, praised President Obiang for his exemplary leadership and contributions to rebuilding Equatorial Guinea. "This was a great opportunity to discuss continued development in the region and ways to collectively expand our role as part of the international community," said President Obiang. "I believe Africa has a positive future ahead of us as long as we continue to work together." President Obiang joined leaders from around the world to honor African individuals who are leading and serving the international community. The honorees have selflessly dedicated themselves to humanitarian efforts on the African continent. Together they showed their appreciation for the honorees at the Leon H. Sullivan Honors event at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. "A commitment to ensuring that the dignity of the people they serve has been maintained is critical in determining who will be named a Sullivan Honoree. The ability to ignite that spark of hope, to provide to those less fortunate, while improving their quality of life, has been a common characteristic embodied by each of our honorees. I commend our past honorees and am confident that our new honorees will uphold their passion for championing Africans," said Ambassador Andrew Young, former US Ambassador to the United Nations. The Sullivan Honors has been conferred upon individuals who have demonstrated unique leadership in enhancing the lives of the underprivileged, the vulnerable, and the destitute in Africa. Previous Sullivan Honorees include former Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, General Colin Powell, current President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, current President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, current President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, and current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. A full list of previous Sullivan Honorees can be found on the Sullivan Foundation's website, www.thesullivanfoundation.org. Equatorial Guinea's government has adopted special programs for the promotion and protection of human rights with the help of the International Red Cross, which has verified the performance of state institutions by selecting and implementing programs that improve the level of social indicators. "The positive effects of these programs have resulted in an increased school ratio, life expectancy, malaria reductions, as well as the progressive increase of technical and professional staff," said President Obiang. "Our country recently went through a constitutional change that strengthened the powers of the state institutions, promoted the alteration in power and regulated the strict separation of powers, as well as transparency and equity in public affairs." This reform was approved and voted by the majority of the population. In addition to President Obiang, numerous heads of state from Africa attended this year's 2011 Sullivan Honors event, showing unity and cooperation among one another. They included President John A. Kufuor, former President of Ghana; President Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria; Prime Minister Guillaume Soro of Cote D'Ivoire; and President Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan.
  18. 18. 18 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Bollydolls Put on a Colorful Performance The Bollydolls put on a colorful performance at the ART BASEL on NOVEMBER 30, 2011 in MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA Amrita Sen (aka "Bollydoll"), the accomplished illustrative artist and Bollywood singer, best known for performing the Oscar-winning song "Jai Ho" from Slumdog Millionaire, recently exhibited her work in the B Bar at the Betsy Hotel during Art Basel 2011 in Miami Beach. Featuring their new remix, "Pass at Me," by internally known rapper and super producer Timbaland, Amrita Sen and her Bollydolls put on a colorful Bollywood performance. The performance showcased Sen's new scarf designs, all of which are based on the artwork that was specially created for the exhibition during Art Basel. They are part of the new accessories and handbag collection called BollyDoll that will debut in early 2012. For more information on the collection, visit www.bollydoll.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Bollydoll. Vivd Sydney Announces 2012 Event Vivid Sydney, the largest celebration of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere, will once again transform Sydney's harbour city after dark from the 25 May - 11 June 2012. Sydney's world famous Harbour Foreshore, Circular Quay and The Rocks will become the ultimate outdoor stage for over 50 light art sculptures, large scale light installations and projections and including the spectacular illumination of the iconic Sydney Opera House sails. Vivid Sydney also features contemporary music performances at Vivid LIVE at Sydney Opera House; international creative industry conferences and the new Vivid Ideas Exchange, a hub for creative ideas, discussion and debate at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Vivid celebrates Sydney's influence as the creative centre of the Asia Pacific - sparking innovation, fostering connections and showcasing innovative ideas on a global scale. Details of the Vivid Sydney 2012 program will be announced in March 2012. For more information on Vivid Sydney visit www.vividsydney.com; Vivid Sydney 2011 images are available for download at http://vividsydney.com/image-library.aspx What: Vivid Sydney When: 25 May - 11 June 2012 Where: Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay and The Rocks. Vivid Sydney is one of five signature events on the NSW Events Calendar developed by Destination NSW on behalf of the NSW Government.
  19. 19. 19 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises $6 Million Grant to Expand Global Health Chevron and Texas Children's Hospital today announced a $6 million, five year agreement to expand the Hospital's Global Health Corps program which provides life saving pediatric health care, treatment and training to the most medically underserved populations in Africa. "This new partnership with Chevron will allow us to put more critically-needed doctors on the ground in Africa, providing much needed health care to children and whole families and training hundreds of African physicians, nurses and other health professionals," said Dr Mark Kline, physician-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital, chair of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and founder of the Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI). Chevron's contribution will support the recruitment and training of about 10 additional U.S. physicians on an annual basis to expand the program's focus into Angola and Liberia. The program also has the goal of expanding into communities in Nigeria, as well as Latin America. "The agreement with Texas Children's Hospital and BIPAI strengthens our current efforts in helping to better meet the healthcare needs of underprivileged communities in the countries where we operate, now and in the future," said Rhonda Zygocki, executive vice president, policy and planning, Chevron Corporation. The Global Health Corps program recruits talented and committed pediatricians and family doctors for long-term assignments in Africa to care for thousands of children and families affected by serious or life-threatening medical conditions including sickle cell disease, malaria, tuberculosis, malnutrition, cancer and HIV/AIDS. Global Health Corps physicians also perform clinical research and train local health professionals to build capacity for pediatric health care. "We value the opportunity to support remarkable doctors who provide critical day to day pediatric and maternal health care while training in-country care givers to help build a legacy of greater health expertise in the areas where they are located," said Ali Moshiri, president, Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company. Texas Children's Global Health Corps will build upon the collaborative, mentoring relationships that exist with the Ministries of Health, local stakeholders, and local health professionals to help with professional training, capacity building, and community mobilization within the national health workforce. "At Texas Children's Hospital, we have a strong record of creating public-private partnerships, working with local governments and private partners in tackling some of the most immediate medical needs in the countries of Africa," said Michael Mizwa, BIPAI's chief operating officer and senior vice president. "We are looking forward to expanding our work in these countries." Today's agreement expands the partnership between Chevron, Texas Children's Hospital and BIPAI which was inaugurated with a $4 million gift to establish a sickle cell disease screening and treatment program created in partnership with the Republic of Angola and announced in March 2011.
  20. 20. 20 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Hawaiian Born Nicole Scherzinger is Brand Ambassador Broadway Nails is proud to announce Nicole Scherzinger as the celebrity brand ambassador for imPRESS Press-On Manicure, the NEW innovative salon-perfect manicure that you can achieve yourself in seconds. Complete with the hottest shade trends to the eternal classics. There is no dry time and no mess. Just peel off and press on! For those who do not have time to spare for polish to dry or get frustrated when it starts to chip, imPRESS Press-On Manicure gets you out the door in minutes, with superior, lasting shine to keep you looking your best. “I am excited to be the brand ambassador for imPRESS Press-On Manicure. As a girl always on-the go, imPRESS is the perfect solution for a quick and easy flawless manicure,” says Scherzinger. imPRESS Press-On Manicure brings instant glamour to every woman, adding a fashionable accessory to a style that is all your own. As the impress celebrity brand ambassador, Nicole Scherzinger brings a chic, ‘glam rock’ style to the brand. With her sense of style, the nails adapt to her wardrobe, if she wears lace, she throws on a leather jacket to toughen the look up, or adds a crazy accessory for a pop of color and bling. Per Scherzinger: “imPRESS Press-On Manicure is the ultimate accessory to complete any look, with a variety of colors and patterns to choose from, there are endless options.” “imPRESS Press-On Manicure color nails look like a salon gel but it is much faster to apply and take off…and change!” says Scherzinger. You can be sure to catch Nicole as a lead judge on “The X Factor” accessorizing her glam look with her favorite nail colors: Casting Call and Payback. “imPRESS is fashion for your nail, it is a revolutionary way to apply polish…it gives the look of a gel manicure – but you don’t need an appointment,” says Grace Tallon, Senior Vice President Marketing, Broadway Nails. Starting December 2011, imPRESS Press-On Manicure will be available in most major drug stores and Walmart stores nationwide. imPRESS Press-On Manicure is available in 24 nail covers in 12 different sizes. With 18 colors ($5.99 each) and 18 patterns ($7.99 each), your nails will always look flawless and unique.
  21. 21. 21 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises IAMGOLD Resolves Minor Labour Disruption IAMGOLD Corporation ("IAMGOLD" or the "Company") today reported the end of a minor labour disruption at its Essakane Mine in Burkina Faso, which began when a small number of employees walked off the job illegally earlier in the week. Gold production at the plant was not materially affected and the Company maintains its production guidance for the year. IAMGOLD's President and CEO, Steve Letwin, commented, "While in Burkina Faso this week I was honoured to have been made 'Officer of the National Order of Burkina Faso.' This award speaks to the effort we make at building collaborative relationships in our host countries. The meetings I had with the government and the employees to address the labour issues were successful. What's important now is that we're back in production and I anticipate strong co-operation to effectively manage costs". Essakane Gold Mine, Burkina Faso LOCATION: Burkina Faso, West Africa OWNERSHIP: 90% IAMGOLD, 10% Government of Burkina Faso GOLD PRODUCTION: 2010 (July 16 - December 31): 122,000 ounces CASH COST: 2010 (July 16 - December 31): $429 per ounce MINE LIFE (E): 12+ years RESERVES & RESOURCES*: Proven and Probable Reserves Tonnes (000) Grade (g/t) Contained Ounces (000) 96,719 1.3 4,015 Measured and Indicated Resources Tonnes (000) Grade (g/t) Contained Ounces (000) 109,861 1.2 4,351 Inferred Resources Tonnes (000) Grade (g/t) Contained Ounces (000) 37,080 1.3 1,503 *As at December 31, 2010. Cautionary Note to U.S. Investors: The United States Securities and Exchange Commission limits disclosure for U.S. reporting purposes to mineral deposits that a company can economically and legally extract or produce. IAMGOLD uses certain terms on this website, such as "measured," "indicated," or "inferred," which may not be consistent with the reserve definitions established by the SEC. U.S. investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure in the IAMGOLD Annual Reports on Forms 40-F. You can review and obtain copies of these filings from the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml or by contacting the Investor Relations department. MINING & PROCESSING: Open pit; gravity circuit & carbon-in-leach TECHNICAL REPORT: “IAMGOLD Corporation: Updated Feasibility Study - Essakane Gold Project; Burkina Faso” dated March 3, 2009 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT: 2010 Health, Safety and Sustainability Report Source: www.iamgold.com
  22. 22. 22 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Tiger Woods Endorses FUSE Science Double Eagle Holdings, Ltd. (OTCQB: DROP), the parent company of Fuse Science, Inc. (www.fusescience.com), announced recently a partnership with golf superstar Tiger Woods that will feature FUSE Science as the only sponsor on his bag. Today Woods unveiled the new POWERED by FUSE golf bag as he took practice swings at the driving range at the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California. This week, Woods hosts the 2011 Chevron World Challenge that benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation. The tournament commences on Dec. 1, 2011. Tiger Woods is coming off a big U.S. team win at the Presidents Cup earlier this month. "This is an exceptional day for our company and we could not be more pleased to partner with the best in everything we do beginning with Tiger," said Adam Adler, our co- founder, in his newly accepted position of Chief Business Development Officer of the company. "We have shaped the organization to include the best at every level of the company to ensure we create the highest level of value creation for shareholders. The Fuse Science technology is life changing and we will continue to advance its innovative applications to improve the delivery and standard of efficacy of medicines and nutrition around the world." About Double Eagle Holdings Double Eagle Holdings (OTCQB: DROP) is the parent company of Fuse Science, Inc., an innovative consumer products holding company based in Aventura, Florida. The corporate name, Double Eagle Holdings is in the process of being changed to Fuse Science, Inc. Fuse Science is the developer of new, patent-pending technologies poised to redefine how consumers receive energy, medicines, vitamins and minerals. The company has successfully developed and maintains the rights to sublingual and transdermal delivery systems for bioactive agents that can now, for the first time, effectively encapsulate and charge many varying molecules in order to produce complete product formulations which can bypass the gastrointestinal tract and enter the blood stream directly – all in a concentrated "DROP" form that is simply applied under the tongue. The Fuse Science technology is designed to accelerate conveyance of medicines or nutrients relative to traditional pills and liquids and can enhance how consumers receive these products. Information about Fuse Science is available online at http://www.fusescience.com/ or by calling 305-503-FUSE (3873). .
  23. 23. 23 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Samuel L. Becker Distinguished Service Awarded to Dr. Orlando Taylor The National Communication Association (NCA), the largest national organization dedicated to communication, recently bestowed its prestigious Samuel L. Becker Distinguished Service Award on Dr. Orlando Taylor, interim vice president of academic affairs at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and president of its Washington, D.C. Campus. One of the Association's highest honors, the award recognizes an NCA member who has given outstanding cumulative service in research, teaching and/or service to both NCA and the profession. Presented at the NCA's 97th Annual Convention in late November, this year's award honors Dr. Taylor's work in communication education and research, primarily in the areas of communication science and intercultural communication, as well as his years of service to the discipline, which included a term as the NCA's national president. "Dr. Taylor has been involved with NCA for over 40 years and has been instrumental in driving some of the most important initiatives both within and outside NCA to address communication issues and challenges through scholarship, research, and advocacy," said Dr. Richard West, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Studies at Emerson College and president of NCA. "His past and present contributions to NCA, his relentless promotion of communication as a social science, and his ongoing commitment to social justice and diversity make him most deserving of this recognition." Dr. Taylor's illustrious career includes more than three decades as a faculty member, vice provost, dean, department chair and professor at Howard University. He has also served on numerous national boards for a variety of prominent higher education organizations, including serving a term as president of the Consortium of Social Science Associations, the nation's leading advocacy group promoting attention to and federal funding for the social and behavioral sciences. Just prior to taking on one of the key leadership roles at The Chicago School, Dr. Taylor served as the dean of the graduate school and vice provost for research at Howard University. In that position, he helped advance Howard University as a national leader in the communication field, initiating the launch of the Howard Journal of Communications, one of the nation's leading journals focused on intercultural communication. Howard University is a major producer of Ph.D. recipients in communication, graduating more African American Ph.D.s in communication than any other university in the country. As president of NCA, Dr. Taylor worked to enhance the NCA's national positioning by spearheading its move to a more visible location in Washington, D.C. An active member of the Black Caucus of NCA for many years and the first and only African American to be elected president of NCA, Dr. Taylor helped raise awareness of and sensitivity to social justice and diversity issues both within the organization and the profession. He remains focused on these issues at The Chicago School, where in addition to his primary positions he chairs the institution's Internationalization Task Force. "I am deeply honored to receive this award from an association that has contributed so much and continues to play such a critical role in supporting research and promoting the importance and application of culturally competent communication to every sector of public and private life," said Dr. Taylor. "I continue to be inspired by the scholars, educators, practitioners and students who are committed to fostering communication that advances freedom, equity, peace and understanding in an increasingly complex and interconnected world."
  24. 24. 24 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises New Flights Between Beijing and Lhasa Air China officially launched direct daily rotations between Beijing and Lhasa on December 15, the first time that direct scheduled flights between the two cities are available. Air China uses its A319s which have been retrofitted to acclimatize to the plateau conditions on the route. The crew has rich experiences of flying over the Roof of the World. The flights are operated on a daily basis and the flight numbers are CA4125/6. One journey takes just 4 hours, which means the flight takes 2 hours less than the previous one that had to stop over in the city of Chengdu. For the time being, the service is the only non-stop flight between the two cities. In high season, Air China will use larger Airbus330 aircraft on the route. Air China has been actively involved in promoting the formation of the air transport network serving Tibet and helping further the progress of the autonomous region in areas of economy, culture and tourism. Now, Air China offers flights between Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing and Kathmandu (the capital of Nepal) and Tibet where Lhasa, Linzhi and Bangda are served. Factor in the direct rotations introduced on December 15, and Air China now operates over 100 flights a week into and out of Tibet. The introduction of the new rotations gives travelers more travel options and will play an instrumental role in bringing more travelers to Tibet and thusly promoting local economic growth. SOURCE Air China LAUGH AT MY PAIN DVD Available on January 17, 2012 LAUGH AT MY PAIN, the hilarious stand-up comedy film by actor/comedian Kevin Hart, is making its way home on DVD January 17, 2012, courtesy of Codeblack Entertainment (www.codeblack.com). On September 9, 2011, LAUGH AT MY PAIN released in theaters, and within 3 months, surpassed $7.7 million at the box office becoming the most successful film of the year opening in under 300 theaters. LAUGH AT MY PAIN, independently distributed by Codeblack Entertainment, exceeded opening weekend expectations with an astonishing $1.9 million with limited release in only 97 AMC Theaters in 25 markets. Millions of Kevin Hart fans, as well as collectors of great comedy stand-up films like Eddie Murphy's Delirious and Raw or Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat, will want to own their very own copy of what Joshua Weaver of TheRoot.com calls "A non-stop thrill." Bonus features on the LAUGH AT MY PAIN DVD include: Hart's full, unedited interview with Larry King (Larry King Live); "The Plastic Cup Boyz" sketch directed by Tim Story (Think Like A Man, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer) and cameo appearance by Academy Award® nominee Taraji P. Henson (Think Like A Man, CBS' Person of Interest); and a sneak peek of the upcoming film Think Like A Man, with an introduction from Kevin Hart. Synopsis: LAUGH AT MY PAIN brings Kevin Hart BACK to the big screen starring in the theatrical version of his 2011 comedy tour. One of the most successful comedy concerts in history, the 90-city LAUGH AT MY PAIN tour swept the nation and earned more than $15,000,000 in ticket sales! LAUGH AT MY PAIN will be available for order on December 13, 2011 to trade, and to consumers for iTunes and Amazon pre-order for all on December 20, 2011. Production credits: Leslie Small (Director), Kevin Hart, Harry Ratchford, Joey Wells (Writers), Jeff Clanagan and Quincy Newell (Producers), Kevin Hart and Dave Becky (Executive Producers), Tim Story (Special segment Director).
  25. 25. 25 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Mary J Blige at RPM Nightclub Inside Tropicana Las Vegas Welcome to the Revolution! New Year's Eve 2012 will arrive in style as RPM Nightclub is joined by nine-time GRAMMY winner and multi-platinum songstress Mary J Blige. The "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul" will celebrate the New Year as well as the success of her latest release, My Life II...The Journey Continues (Act 1). Her appearance also commemorates the launch of "Saturdays: Unleashed." "Unleashed" will feature special guests each week along with new resident DJ sourMILK™ from LA's Power 106 to keep the party pumping. The newly-renovated venue features significant aesthetic and cosmetic improvements within the interior and exterior including the addition of fifteen plush party booths and upgrades to the club's lighting and audio/visual effects. General admission tickets to New Year's Eve featuring Mary J Blige are $50 for women and $99 for men. General admission tickets including an open bar from 8-10 p.m. are $75 for women and $125 for men. All tickets are subject to tax and service fees. Tickets are on sale now and are available by calling 702-739-2411 or online at www.troplv.com. For more information or to make table reservations, please call 702- 739-3688 or email Nightlife@troplv.com. About RPM Nightclub | http://www.rpmnightclublv.com RPM Nightclub at Tropicana Las Vegas presents club-goers with an interactive, unrivaled experience set to entice each of the senses. The nightclub features today's hottest stars and top recording artists as well as a variety of world-class DJs, dancers and specialty acts. In addition to first-class bottle service and three bars that ensure guests are never far from enjoying their favorite libation, the sleek and stylish venue offers table games and roulette inside an elite gaming lounge. For all of the latest news and special events, please Like RPM Nightclub on Facebook (www.facebook.com/rpmvegas) and follow us on Twitter @RPMvegas. Tito Jackson (L) and Jackie Jackson (3rd L) pose with Cirque du Soleil performers at the Las Vegas premiere of Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour by at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil)
  26. 26. 26 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Meritus Hotels & Resorts Named the Singapore Prestige Brand Award Meritus Hotels & Resorts emerged as the Most Popular Heritage Brand at the Singapore Prestige Brand Awards (SPBA) 2011. The distinction comes following a public voting to determine the most popular choice amongst this year's Heritage Brand Award recipients. Both the Heritage Brand and the Most Popular Heritage Brand awards were presented to Meritus CEO Michael Sengol by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Manpower, who was the Guest-of-Honour at the prestigious award ceremony held at Raffles City Convention Centre on 8 December. "This is an exciting win for Meritus Hotels & Resorts," said Mr Sengol. "It celebrates our proud 40-year heritage as Singapore's icon of world- class hospitality, and further enhances the value of our brand as we bring our presence to more locations around the world." Now on its 10th year, SPBA continues to recognise and honour Singapore brands that are developed and managed effectively through various branding initiatives. With the increasing number of homegrown brands becoming established household names, achieving this esteemed mark of success is certainly a significant milestone in the branding journey of any local brand. The award also serves as a yardstick for organisations to benchmark their brand equity against their competitors. Having established itself as a prestigious branding award that local brand owners strive to attain, SPBA continues to be an effective platform for companies which aspire to become sterling brand names in Singapore to fuel their expansion plans abroad. This year, a total of 44 established Singapore brands vied for top awards in the SPBA across five main award categories, namely SPBA - Promising Brands, SPBA - Established Brands, SPBA - Heritage Brands, SPBA - Regional Brands and SPBA - Special Merit. The Heritage Brand category pays tribute to time-honoured homegrown brands which have embraced exceptional brand practices for more than 30 years. Entrants were judged by an esteemed panel based on brand heritage and identity, brand strategic blueprint, and brand development and performance. SPBA is supported by SPRING Singapore, International Enterprise Singapore, and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore.
  27. 27. 27 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Ken Calvert "Brush and Canvas" A focus on the depth of visual expression Wednesday, January 4, 2012. 5:00pm until 8:00pm. 10th Street Gallery, 419 N. 10th Street, St. Louis, MO 63101 Opening Reception 4 January 2012 5:00PM to 8:00PM Gallery Talk 11 January 2012 5:30PM to 7:30PM Gallery hours Wed-Fri 11AM-7PM Sat 9AM-3PM http://kennethcalvert.imagekind.com/
  28. 28. 28 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises China National Tourism Administration and HNA Group Ink Agreement A signing ceremony between the China National Tourism Administration ("CNTA") and HNA Group for the global expansion of HNA Group's tourism operations was held in Haikou, China on 30 November. Tourism officials, officials from the Hainan Provincial Party Committee as well as HNA Group board chairman Chen Feng, board member and executive president Li Xianhua, HNA Group board member and HNA Tourism Holding (Group) ("HNA Tourism") chairman Liu Jiaxu, HNA Group board member Chen Wenli, Hainan Airlines chairman and president Wang Yingming and HNA Tourism executive chairman and CEO Zhang Ling were present. One of HNA Group's three strategic businesses, HNA Tourism, a China air tourism leader, will be one of the key pilot members under CNTA's reform program. The agreement between CNTA and HNA highlights HNA Tourism's global strategy through mergers and acquisitions with tourism businesses around the world. HNA Tourism, through its 16 member companies, is committed to building a complete tourism industry chain and new tourism economy in China using the best new technologies. HNA Tourism, together with the international offices of HNA Group, will closely work with the CNTA, promoting China tourism around the world and incorporating aspects of China's traditional culture into their products and services. Working with travel agencies throughout Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan and South Korea, HNA Tourism will aggressively establish businesses in these markets to expand its hotel and commercial businesses, speed up the establishment of an international tourism services network, increase the number of its specially-designated merchants in major international markets and create an electronic payment and settlement network. As part of its efforts to encourage and support HNA Tourism's strategy, HNA Group will support the expansion of HNA Tourism's business areas such as opening international routes and will allow HNA Tourism to make use of its offices and operating sites both within and outside of China to expand the network of specially-designated merchants overseas and maintain good relationships with governments all over the world. The agreement between CNTA and HNA Group is in line with the Opinions of the State Council on Accelerating the Development of Tourism Industry and China's strategic call to encourage businesses to be more proactive. HNA Tourism plans to rapidly develop its domestic and international tourism business, and, by doing so, become an example for other firms who want to maximize the synergy between aviation and tourism as a successful business model for the tourism sector. SOURCE HNA Tourism Holding (Group) Co., Ltd.
  29. 29. 29 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Highway to Promote Economic Development in Southwest China The construction work of Guiyang - Luodian Highway kicked off in Huishui county of Southwest China's Guizhou province recently, and is expected to benefit the local economy. An original report from City Channel of CRI Online follows: The Guiyang - Luodian Highway, designed to be 112.913 kilometers in length, is an important part of the Yinchuan - Longbang Highway that was included in the planning of the National Highway Network. The construction of the Guiyang - Luodian Highway will pave the way for the southward transportation of Guizhou province, fasten the step of urbanization and industrialization, and promote the regional economic development. Zhou Zongwen, board chairman of Chow Tai Seng Jewelry, one of China's largest diamond jewelry retailers and wholesalers, said that the Guiyang - Luodian Highway will make it more convenient for the company to transport local Luodian White Jade. Zhou said the company will invest tens of billions of yuan to exploit the white jade mine in Luodian County, which will provide tens of thousands of job opportunities for the local residents. The construction of Guiyang - Luodian Highway, along with some other projects including the hydropower plants in Rongge and Shangjianpo of Mengjing River, will jointly benefit the local tourism industry, real estate development, new urban area establishment, and ecological aquatic farming. SOURCE City Channel of CRI Online Tourism Key to Development Laishui County, on the southwestern boarder of Beijing, is one of the most popular tourism destinations favored by Beijing residents. An original report from City Channel of CRI Online follows: Dating back more than 2,200 years, Laishui boasts many historical relic sites across the county. The Yesanpo Geological Park is one of the most renowned tourism attractions in Laishui, and a national 5A tourism area. Along with that, the county has also developed and upgraded a number of other sites, featuring local natural beauty, eco- friendliness and distinctive culture. Well-equipped holiday resorts have been developed in Sanpo town and Jiulong town. Hot spring facilities and buildings with European style were established in Xinxin town. Farmland-themed tourism was developed, with related souvenirs and derivatives forming an extended, integrated and optimized industry chain. The local government has improved e-business facilities and information consultant services. It is planning high-quality service areas at highway exits, and will introduce a number of famous hotels, restaurant chains, travel agencies and cultural companies. Local officials said tourism is a green industry and an emerging sector. It provides a direction for Laishui's future development, and will become a driving force for the county's economy. SOURCE City Channel of CRI Online
  30. 30. 30 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises The Key to Development in Haiti "The key to achieving sustainable development in Haiti is to drive it through local initiatives and decentralized cooperation," said Haiti's Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul. Speaking to an international audience during the two-day "Invest in Haiti Forum" sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank and the Clinton Foundation, Mayard-Paul urged investors to expand their thinking to the opportunities waiting outside Haiti's urban areas. Decentralization is a cornerstone goal of the Martelly administration, and private investment is pivotal to making the President's vision for a decentralized Haiti a reality. Mayard-Paul stressed the many compelling opportunities for private companies in helping revitalize and renovate Haiti's infrastructure, particularly outside of Port-au-Prince. "Infrastructure development is not only a key element in accelerating decentralization; it's also an incredible investment opportunity," he added, pointing out that the Inter-American Development Bank, is fully committed to supporting local development and decentralization. Attracting more than 1,000 national and international participants from 29 countries, the "Invest in Haiti" forum underscores Haiti's new approach to nation-building and sustainable economic growth. Describing Haiti as "ten thousand plus square miles of opportunities filled with an enthusiastic work force," Mayard-Paul reiterated the importance of investment in the heartland. To encourage and reassure interested parties that Haiti is a viable country in which to invest, Haiti is making adjustments to the current legal framework in key areas such as democratic governance, rule of law, tax incentives, land reform and other measures that will ensure investors enjoy the most favorable conditions to realize positive results while contributing to the good of the people of Haiti. During the conference, Mayard-Paul echoed President Martelly's message that Haiti wants investors to profit, so Haiti can prosper. "By investing in Haiti," President Martelly said, "you will contribute to our sustainable future -- helping to create prosperity for the nation and for our people -- for generations to come." With the Martelly administration diligently working to build a new business eco-system that will ensure "a socially just, economically free, and politically independent Haitian nation," the new vision of Haiti, "...does not end with reconstruction but rather, begins with renovation -- the renovation of Haiti's economic system, which animates the social and political dynamism of democracy." U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth H. Merten endorses Haiti's new track: "Investment is the real key to making the Haitian people more prosperous, which in turn will make the Haitian nation more independent and sovereign." Social infrastructure projects that work to improve the social conditions of low-income rural communities, such as health, sanitation, rural education, community organization and training, are a priority. As an example, Minister Mayard-Paul highlighted an ambitious health and sanitary program slated for Haiti's Southwestern Grand' Anse region. The program, valued at US $700,000, will benefit 80,000 families. According to Mayard-Paul, agriculture is one of the key sectors where partnerships, joint ventures and other collaborations would have a positive, long-term impact, accelerating decentralization and job creation in rural areas. "Roughly half of Haiti's population is involved in agriculture, a sector that currently represents over 25 percent of the nation's GDP," he stated. Outlining investment opportunities in the heartland, the Minister of the Interior, highlighted several exemplary projects including the nearly $55 million investment by Royal Caribbean International in cruise tourism and Give-Eco Energy's $100-million joint-venture green energy project. This project will deliver 50MW of green energy and provide over 5,000 new jobs that will benefit underserved areas. "The Haitian government is committed to facilitating investment," underscored Minister Mayard-Paul. "We are ready to assist with municipal initiatives throughout Haiti -- in any of our regions -- and we look forward to collaborating for sustainable development that advances decentralization and captures the ten-thousand-plus square miles of opportunities available." SOURCE Ministry of the Interior of Haiti
  31. 31. 31 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises New Marriott Hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti Together in Port-au-Prince late November 28 to announce a new partnership to build and operate the 173-room Port-au-Prince Marriott Hotel in the capital city are (from left) Denis O'Brien, chairman of Digicel, the ownership group which will design and build the hotel; President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation, instrumental in bringing Digicel and Marriott together; Arne Sorenson, president and COO of Marriott International, which will operate the hotel under the company's flagship Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand; and Haiti's Prime Minister Dr. Garry Conille. The hotel will begin construction in 2012, with an expected opening in 2014, bringing 175 permanent jobs to Haiti. To view the complete press release, go to http://news.marriott.com/2011/11/announcement. SOURCE Marriott International Author and Business Leader Derrick Miles Promotes New Book Just as millions of people around the globe have found their purpose via Dr. Rick Warren's NY Times bestseller, The Purpose Driven Life, Derrick Miles, Chairman and CEO of The Milestone Brand, intends to teach millions how to determine and define their "gifts." "Too often people find themselves in employment situations that do not maximize or even appreciate their natural gifts and talents," states Miles. "Our company, (Miles is in partnership with his brother Darrayl) can provide assessments and training to enhance and maximize the performance of employees within a designated period of time." The brothers have co-authored the book Superhuman Performance. They are now among the elite business authors, such as, Stephen R. Covey, Jack Welch and John C. Maxwell, whose books are coveted by those subscribing to the Soundview Executive Book Summaries service.
  32. 32. 32 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Honorable Gianni Pittella, Hosted an International Conference The 1st Vice President of the European Parliament, the Honorable Gianni Pittella, hosted an international conference titled: "Peace and Well- being, addressing the founding values of the European Union" on November 28. Against a backdrop of international uncertainty, including riots in many European cities, government change and continued unrest in the Middle East, an audience of institutional representatives and MEPs joined academics and business people from more than 25 countries to explore the most pressing issues facing Europe and the world today: peace and well-being. Gianni Pittella and keynote speaker Prem Rawat were introduced by Dr. Anthony Seldon, political historian, author, journalist, and current Headmaster of Wellington College (UK). Referring to Ambassador of Peace Prem Rawat, Dr. Seldon commented, "Peace—what a wonderful country to be Ambassador for." Dr. Seldon then set the scene for the event by inviting the whole audience to pause for a moment of silent reflection, describing the feeling of peace as an "ineffable and indescribable experience, which is here now." Ambassador of Peace Prem Rawat spoke from the heart and without notes, focusing on the personal need for peace, "one day at a time, one person at a time." He touched on the issue of conflict, pointing out that "wars happen because people lose respect for each other." Emphasizing the human connection people have with each other, he added, "Every single being on the face of this earth is your neighbor." Referring to the recent low General Election turnout in one European country, Mr. Rawat commented, "Democracy is a few serving the many. Today, democracy has become the many serving the few. I'm not a politician, but I am a human being who holds very close to his heart the fundamental possibility of peace on this earth." He said that "peace is in the heart of human beings, not in the mind of human beings" and concluded, "Peace needs to be given the chance to happen. We have tried everything else." Mr. Pittella and Mr. Rawat took questions from students from the Red Cross Nordic United World College, and then the EU representatives present were invited to show public commitment to peace and well-being by signing the "Pledge to Peace." Inspired by the lectures of Prem Rawat and his message of personal peace, the Pledge to Peace was created under the patronage of Gianni Pittella. It is a call to action to do something tangible for peace in 2012 and beyond. Mr. Pittella explained, "the Pledge to Peace is based upon the founding principles of the European Union, the core principles of the Lisbon Treaty 2009, and the Charter of Fundamental Rights. It promotes the development of peace and peace education to enhance the well-being of its peoples." After the Pledge to Peace was signed by Mr. Pittella and Mr. Rawat, the first signatory was Linda Pascotto, President of The Prem Rawat Foundation. The Foundation promotes Prem Rawat's message of peace and his vision of addressing fundamental human needs so that people everywhere can live with dignity, peace and prosperity. Founding signatories of the Pledge included UN Peace Day creator, Jeremy Gilley from England; Mr. Seemanto Roy, son of Subrata Roy Sahara, Chairman of the Sahara Group in India; and the Honorable Nicolo Cristaldi MEP (Italy) and Mayor of Mazara Del Vallo, Sicily, who had recently invited Mr. Rawat to speak on the topic of peace in that region. Each took a few moments to explain to the audience why they were adding their names to the document, and their own projects in service of peace. Their signatures were followed by those of representative dignitaries from across Europe. The Secretariat for the Peace and Well-being conference was provided by Associazione Percorsi. SOURCE The Prem Rawat Foundation
  33. 33. 33 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Moses Foster Named Entrepreneur of the Year West Cary Group, an award-winning marketing communications and advertising agency headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, announces that President and CEO Moses Foster has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council (VMSDC). He accepted the award at the 28th Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee Gold Star Awards celebration held at The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia, December 8, 2011. "I am thrilled to receive this honor," says Foster. "At West Cary Group, we believe diversity fuels creativity and produces consistently superior results. It's exciting to see that tenet validated." Entrepreneur of the Year is presented to the leader of a VMSDC-certified minority-owned business that provides superior products or services to clients, drives an increase in both number of employees and revenue and demonstrates the capability for continued growth. Candidates are also evaluated based on their business relationships with other minority business entrepreneurs and their community involvement. The VMSDC comprises 275 minority business enterprises (MBEs) and 103 corporate members, including MWV, Capital One, Genworth Financial, Owens & Minor and Dominion Resources. All five are West Cary Group clients. "This is a tremendous award, and I see even more opportunities ahead for West Cary Group," continues Foster. "We're pushing the boundaries of how to deliver impactful integrated marketing solutions, particularly in digital channels like social media, mobile and web. If we continue to drive innovative solutions for our clients, I have no doubt West Cary Group will achieve even greater success for the agency and for our clients." Community Heroes, Rodney Peete Kick Off Allstate's National For the fourth consecutive year, Allstate Insurance Company is paying tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by encouraging individuals to volunteer in their communities on MLK Day 2012 (Jan. 16) through its Give Back Day program (allstate.com/givebackday). Former NFL quarterback and co-founder of the HollyRod Foundation Rodney Peete is helping launch the program along with four outstanding community heroes who are recognized as leading volunteers in their communities. Peete and the four Heroes will be guiding Give Back Day activities in their home cities with Allstate. The four exemplary individuals who have been named as 2012 Allstate Give Back Day Heroes are:  Joyce Calvin, Chicago  Robert Cradle, Baltimore  John Darjean, Dallas  Alexandria Phillips, Atlanta "The Allstate Give Back Day Heroes are remarkable individuals who selflessly give back, keeping Dr. King's legacy alive through their passionate commitment to service," said Vicky Dinges, vice president of public social responsibility for Allstate. "Their volunteer efforts reflect the values and causes important to Allstate and communities across America. We hope their stories inspire others to put their good hands to work in their own communities every day and on Jan. 16, in honor of Dr. King." On behalf of the Give Back Day Heroes, Allstate is making a donation of $2,500 to a charity of each hero's choice. These remarkable individuals help create positive, sustainable change in their communities by volunteering to address important causes like domestic violence, economic empowerment and mentoring at-risk youth. Heroes will attend The King Center's "Salute to Greatness" Awards in Atlanta on Jan.14, 2012, for a celebration of individuals and organizations that exemplify excellence in leadership. In addition, Peete will be attending a special Allstate Give Back Day volunteer event in Atlanta on MLK Day 2012. "It is an honor for me to be associated with this committed and selfless group of heroes. I have always believed in getting involved in causes that you are passionate about, and it's great to see these individuals mirroring the spirit of Dr. King by giving back," said Peete, who spent 16 years in the NFL as a quarterback. Peete and wife Holly's HollyRod Foundation, which helps those living with autism and Parkinson's disease, is currently developing plans to open their first "HollyRod4kids Compassionate Care Center for Autism" in Los Angeles, a central location where families in the autism community can go for support, guidance, treatment and hope. Individuals interested in participating in Allstate Give Back Day 2012 can visit allstate.com/GiveBackDay to find local volunteer opportunities via VolunteerMatch, an online search engine promoting volunteerism and civic engagement by matching volunteers with charitable organizations and non-profits. Visitors to the website can view profiles of the four Allstate Give Back Day Heroes and learn about their community involvement through a series of video interviews. In 2011, more than 1,500 Allstate employees, agency owners and community members volunteered in dozens of cities across the country on Give Back Day.
  34. 34. 34 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Top Chef Alum Tiffany Derry Partners With Sargento The holiday party season, and all the cooking and baking that comes with it, is upon us. Whether you're preparing for a family gathering or whipping up hors d'oeuvres for an office cocktail party, it's the perfect time to show off your culinary prowess. As busy holiday schedules offer limited time to plan and cook, Top Chef alum Tiffany Derry has partnered with Sargento to help you check at least one thing off that holiday to-do list. Derry's simple "Top Chef" worthy recipes will make any seasonal get-together an instant success, no matter what your culinary skill level. "Holiday get-togethers are the right opportunity to get creative and try your hand at new, unique recipes," says Derry, a contestant and "Fan Favorite" on Bravo's Top Chef, Season 7 and finalist on Top Chef All-Stars. "Fortunately, you don't have to spend all day in the kitchen to make a delicious, gourmet dish. Sometimes the easiest recipes make for the tastiest meals." Known for her style of mingling the casual with the upscale, one of Derry's signature culinary tricks is to elevate traditional recipes by adding one or two delicious components, like cheese. "People love cheese, but often don't realize how many different ways it can be used in recipes. Natural, never processed cheese, like Sargento Artisan Blends Shredded Parmesan Cheese, adds rich, authentic flavor to traditional stuffing and even desserts. It also can serve as a great alternative for salt in many recipes, like my Pepper Jack Cheese Souffle. Trust me, your guests will be pleasantly surprised," adds Derry. Don't believe her? Derry's Pepper Jack Cheese Souffle holiday recipe sounds sophisticated and complex, but contains simple ingredients and minimal steps that will leave your guests wondering if you've secretly attended culinary school. About Chef Tiffany Derry Chef Tiffany Derry is the co-founder of the Tiffany Derry Company (TDC) with Entrepreneur John Huffman IV. TDC is a holding company established to support Tiffany's business ventures; which include, a television show, a digital series, partnerships with brands, event bookings and ownership in the restaurant Private|Social. Tiffany's big break came when she was selected to compete in Season 7 of Bravo's Top Chef. Tiffany was voted "fan favorite" and returned in Season 8 for "Top Chef All-Stars". For more visit www.tiffanyderry.com
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  36. 36. 36 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Hockey Sports Figures to Be on the Look for.... Greg Mauldin, Colorado Avalanche Age: 29 Date of birth: June 10, 1982 Place of birth: Boston, MA Ht: 5-11 Wt: 195 Shoots: R NHL Seasons: 3 Drafted by Columbus in 2002 (7/199). Acquired as a free agent in 2010. ASSETS: Is very quick and tenacious. Displays versatility in his game; can play both center and wing. Has proven to be a scorer at lower levels. CAREER POTENTIAL: Journeyman depth forward with speed. Colorado assigned forward Evander Kane, Winnipeg Jets Age: 20 Date of birth: August 02, 1991 Place of birth: Vancouver, B.C., Canada Ht: 6-2 Wt: 195 Shoots: L NHL Seasons: 2 Drafted by Atlanta in 2009 (1/4). ASSETS: Is an impressive skater and gritty competitor. Has goal-scoring instincts and ability, and he never backs down from physical confrontations. Is extremely poised and confident. CAREER POTENTIAL: Power forward with upside. Evander Kane is displaying great skills as an NHL trigger- man this season. He has recorded 14 goals on 103 shots after 26 games, which has him ranked sixth in the league in both categories. His seven assists are also about on pace to his total from last year when he contributed 24, so it will be interesting to see if he can develop his distribution skills over time or if he'll just be valuable in shooting and hitting categories in fantasy hockey. Kane has been credited with 62 hits this campaign. He is worth owning in all formats right now because of his hot play since the middle of November. (Source: Winnipeg Free Press)
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  38. 38. 38 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises To Catch A Thief Ways to Safeguard Against Identity Theft updated 11/2011 By Rochelle Moore, Nubian Enterprises 1. In computer safety, place a password on your laptop and desk top so no one else has access. 2. Never give anyone your social security number unless it is necessary for a purchase. 3. Do not recycle your cell phone. Destroy all internal chips. 4. Remove the Central Processing Unit (CPU) before discarding an old computer. 5. When mailing a document. a. Seal it with a glue stick b. Place a strip of clear scotch tape on the back over the flaps c. Place a mark or your initial on the tape (if someone opens it without permission the recipient will know immediately) d. Invest in opaque or brown envelopes. NEVER use white envelopes. They are transparent. 6. Never let anyone borrow your laptop. NO One. 7. On your answering machine, Never say. “We’re not home right now.” Instead use someone else’s voice, a male/female friend or a child. Have them say, ―Please leave a detailed message and we will get back to you.‖ Or allow the computer generated answering machine to take a message. 8. Buy with Cash or Gift Cards whenever possible. 9. Keep all receipts from credit card purchases in a safe place. 10. Banking Safety a. Refrain from online banking on public computers. Only use as an emergency. b. Watch where you park and how you arrive at the physical bank and watch your surroundings while you are at the ATM 11. Never discuss your personal information or argue in public. 12. Never leave your purse or wallet unattended 13. Bring an alternative ID such as a state ID or passport for hotel accommodations, a. Leave your social security card at home when traveling b. Leave unnecessary charge cards at home when traveling c. Travel extremely light and get a heavy duty pad lock for your luggage. d. If you shop while traveling, ship it back special delivery. 14. Use a land line phone with a cord. Avoid cordless phones which give easy access to eavesdropping 15. Go paperless whenever possible. Don’t print vital documents. Read them online. 16. Save documents in several places with a password: a. Online in your email as an attachment b. On a UBS Disk c. On the hard drive 17. Purchase and use traveler’s checks. Use them even while you are in your same city to avoid thieves access to your bank. 18. Invest in a Shredder for home and office use. a. Shred all documents you discard including envelopes or anything with your address on it. b. Shred old receipts, photos, papers and floppy disk. c. Shred old documents, old term papers or anything that can be used to by a thief to harm you, your family or company (Trade Secrets). 19. Open a Safe Deposit’s Box at a trusted bank and place a backup laptop, disks, I.D’s, and files with other valuable documents. 20. Join a professional association to distinguish yourself from others who resemble you or have the same name. 21. Review ALL of your social networking sites and email address books to see if you have suffered a CYBER ATTACK. Update your personal contacts and delete any suspect entries. 22. Open a Post Office box away from your home/office at a non-government company and have all your mail delivered there. 23. For business owners, change your routine and schedule. 24. For those whom lease cars or want a new car, change automobiles in make and model with a new License plates 25. Learn a foreign language through self-study at HOME!!!
  39. 39. 39 Copyright December 2011 © Nubian Enterprises Dish of the Month Pepper Jack Cheese Souffle Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 55 minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients:  4 Tablespoons butter  1/4 cup all-purpose flour  1 1/4 cup whole milk  2 cups Sargento® ChefStyle Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese  5 large eggs, separated  1 egg white  1 Teaspoon black pepper Directions:  In a small saucepan, melt butter and stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk and cook, stirring constantly, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer for 2 minutes while stirring frequently. Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted. Add black pepper and set aside.  In a large bowl, whisk egg yolks and gradually add cheese mixture. Whisk until smooth. Set aside.  Preheat oven to 325° F. Lightly butter a 6-cup souffle dish and dust with flour. In a separate bowl, whip egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into yolk mixture, 1/3 of beaten whites at a time. Pour egg mixture into dish; it will be 1/2 to 2/3 full.  Bake 45 minutes until puffy and golden. Serve immediately. Tips:  A souffle needs a straight-sided, round dish to rise properly. It will at least double in size as it bakes.  You can use 6 ramekins for individual souffles and bake 25 minutes.
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