Second Saturdays is a monthly, minority, business owners networking event. This event will take place every Second Saturday in 2005.
Black History Months Second Saturday event kicks off with Attorney Larry Morrissey as the speaker on Feb. 12. Mayor Doug Scott will be the speaker on March 12.
The 2005 location is the Courtyard Marriott, 7676 E State St., Rockford.
The event will start at 5 p.m., with a meet and greet reception. Around 6:15 p.m. the guest empowerment speaker will address the attendees. Door prizes, business networking, 105.9 FM giveaways, poetry slams, live entertainment and guest DJs will carry the evening on until around 9 p.m. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. Vendor and display booths are available. Admission is $5 per attendee.
Info: Tamiko Stewart, Minority Journal newspaper, 815-226-0648.