Triangle: Senior group hosts social
Updated: April 24, 2014 at 6:02 pm
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Senior group hosts social
RALEIGH, N.C. — Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) Raleigh will host its first singles social for the LGBT community on April 30, 8:30 p.m., at C Grace, 407 S. Glenwood Ave.
This event will help to usher in Out! Raleigh, a festival for the LGBT community of the Triangle, held this year on May 3.
The ambiance for the evening is reminiscent of classic jazz clubs, complete with low lights, great music and tasty beverages. Enjoy the comfortable social environment while chatting and networking.
A solo pianist will tickle the ivories at 9 p.m.
Free parking will be available at the parking deck at 222 Glenwood Ave.
Network establishes affiliation
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Raleigh Business and Professional Network’s (RBPN) board has announced enhancements to it membership, as well as networking opportunities.
The network is affiliating with the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. This will give its membership access to business resources and advocacy, as well as becoming part of a growing association nationwide.
Member benefits with the network include: money saving offers from corporate partners; application for business members to receive LGBT Business Enterprise certification (bypassing the requisite $400 fee); access to corporate partner supplier diversity programs and more.
RBPN have two membership levels. Individuals can join for $25/year.
A new business level membership is available for $175. It entitles members to a logo on the RBPN website; free listing in the newly instituted business directory; individual membership for two business associates; waiver of the $400 application fee and annual $100 renewal fee for the certification program; and ability to contribute additional funds to assist the network’s community activity involvement.
Checks should be written to RBPN and sent to P.O. Box 18844, Raleigh, N.C. 27619-8844. For more information, call Stan Kimer at 919-787-3091 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
After a two-year absence, RBPN is relaunching an updated online business directory. Cost for individual members is $40/year and free for business-level members. Listings include a link to member’s website and social media pages; short description; logo; and photo.
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