Business

September 11, 2018 - 5:36 pm
It's time for another WAOK Network Mixer. Join Derrick Boazman Tuesday, September 25 from 4 to 7 pm for a live broadcast from Rosie’s Coffee Café on 48 Northside Drive. Come check out this new restaurant and network with members of the Overground RailRoad Business Network. This will be one of the...
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Maria Boynton
September 17, 2018 - 4:22 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has decided to postpone pushing for a vote today on the proposal to redevelop the area known as the Gulch. It's the "hole in the ground", as Bottoms calls it, that is located near Mercedes Benz Stadium and State Farm (formerly Philips) Arena. Currently, it's...
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Real Talk With Rashad Richey
September 06, 2018 - 2:00 pm
17-year-old Zahmere Price visited the WAOK studio's for Real Talk with Rashad Richie to discuss his eyewear company Zahmere Eyewear. Price says he wanted to create his own business to show everyone that young black men are bigger than some stereotypes projected onto them. Support Zahmere's hustle...
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The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
August 29, 2018 - 11:44 am
The brothers and sisters of S.Q.U.A.D. dropped by The Movement. S.Q.U.A.D . is a organization that has mission to cultivate and support the ideas of young black men through STEM concepts. The founders of this organization spoke on how they started this program and how you can your children involved...
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August 02, 2018 - 10:26 am
Join WAOK’s Derick Boazman and V-103's Frank Ski for a special business “Meet and Greet” at Cigaros 3220 Butner Rd Atlanta, Thursday August 16th 4pm-7pm. Find out how REGIONS BANK is connecting Atlanta entrepreneurs with Harvard-level business training for FREE! The program brings some of the best...
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Maria Boynton
August 15, 2018 - 4:48 pm
The federal corruption investigation at Atlanta City Hall continues to yield defendants. Wednesday, Katrina Taylor-Parks pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in exchange for vendor contracts. She is the second member of former Mayor Kasim Reed's cabinet to be charged with conspiracy and accepting...
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Maria Boynton
June 28, 2018 - 6:29 pm
As she continues to build her staff, and "ensure transparency and fairness in our business operations", Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has named a new Chief Procurement Officer. He is retired Lieutenant Colonel David L. Wilson. A statement from the Mayor's office indicates that Wilson comes to...
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Dr. F Keith Slaughter with Elizabeth Wilson & Sonya Toomer
The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
June 15, 2018 - 2:50 pm
The Movement was visited by Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN). Executive Director Elizabeth Wilson & Executive Project Manager Sonya Toomer stopped by to share some information. They went on to explain how small and local businesses can gain funding to become successful entrepreneurs.
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Lericia Harris
May 08, 2018 - 3:19 pm
The deadline is approaching for business owners to apply for Business Connect . With Super Bowl LIII happening February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, members of the host committee and the National Football League created “Business Connect” – a program designed to help identify and connect certified, diverse...
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