Congratulations to $6,000 Grand Prize Winner:
GRITS CLT, Owner Jorieka Downey
💡INVESTING IN FUTURE ENTREPRENEURS!💡
BBOC’s 1st Youth Entrepreneurial Program was a HUGE SUCCESS! Special Thanks to the Amazing Culinary Students at West Charlotte High School for having us!
Panelists: Endless Soulfood & Catering, Project 70Forward, GRITS CLT, & BBOC!
Partners: Communities In Schools-Charlotte, BBOC, & #WCHS Culinary Department
#BullFest at Johnson C. Smith University was a Major Success, providing over 300 meal vouchers to Students and Staff.
Special Thanks to participating businesses:
Endless Soulfood & Catering, DJ Josh Rogers
GULLAH Q LOWCOUNTRY BBQ, #FireBowlHabachi
The Dream Drill Team stole the show during Black Food Truck Fridays held on April 1st. The youth org is raising money for their uniformsa
-Buy-Black 365 days a year: Become a Group Member of BBOC Marketplace (on Facebook) Today!
-SPONSOR BBOC Membership for well deserving Black-owned Businesses! Send an email to BBOCTeam@gmail.com
-DONATE towards BBOC’s Build Black Fund. The fund will provide emergency grants to Black-owned businesses! DONATE TODAY! Http://www.PayPal.me/BBOCLT
-VOLUNTEER at local Black-Owned Restaurants, Barbershops, Real Estate Firms etc. and With BBOC!
-Become a BBOC Coach and inspire current and future business owners. BBOCTeam@gmail.com
BBOC Sponsors Major Events to drive Revenue and to create much-needed Awareness for Black-Owned Establishments while providing an outlet and safehaven for the Black Community to celebrate & empower their culture!
BBOC MAJOR EVENTS:
•Black Food Truck Fridays(BFTF): Weekly
•Charlotte Black Restaurant Week (CBRW): Fall-Late October
•Taste of Soul-CLT: During CBRW
•SAVOR BLACK CLT: Spring- Late April
•National BUY-BLACK WEEK: Summer- During
the week of Juneteenth
Combined events drives over $9 Million into the pockets of hard-working entrepreneurs and local communities, annually!
Ways to get involved with BBOC:
1) Become a Member
2) Become a Sponsor
3) Join our FB Marketplace
4) Advertise with us (240,000 email subscribers)
5) Sponsor an Article
6) Become a Writer or Photographer for The Black Connector
7) Join our Advisory Board
8) Join our Board of Directors
8) Become an Entrepreneur Mentor /Admin of our FB Marketplace
9) Intern with us
10) Join BBOCTeam (Executive team)
11) Attend our Workshops & Events
12) Become a BBOC Ambassador
12) Like, Share, & Leave Comments in our FB Business Page
You don’t have to choose one, as you can see, there are many ways you can join us in our Mission to Create a Thriving Black Ecosystem!
When you shop on Amazon select BBOC as your charity on Amazon Smile; a portion of your eligible purchases will go to BBOC!
BBOC is a 501(c)3 federally recognized nonprofit. 100% of proceeds from Amazon Smile will benefit BBOC Programs that provides micro-grant to Black Businesses experiencing emergency hardships.
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P.O. Box 561191
Charlotte, NC 28256
“Empowering Black-owned businesses and underserved communities through proven business development & civic engagement; strategies, events, and programming to establish & sustain economic impact”
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The 6th Annual, Charlotte Black Restaurant Week is happening Oct 17th - Oct 31st, 2022!
Get a Taste of Charlotte’s Amazing Black-Owned Restaurants & Food Trucks, while enjoy CBRW Specials of 25-50% off!