Virtual Meeting May 2021

Join us on Zoom for a Virtual Meeting on
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
at 7:00 PM EST!

This month we will be having community updates from the LGBT Center of Raleigh and the Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina. Join us to hear how each organization has survived Covid 19 and the unique challenges they have overcome. What they are currently offering and what they need from the community. What the future holds, where they will be going and more.

Lindsey Lughes and Melissa Haithcox-Dennis

Melissa Haithcox-Dennis is the Executive Director at Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina. She has over 20 years of experience working to better the lives of others. Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina is a local non-profit and the largest HIV/AIDS service agency in the State. A community driven agency that provides education, prevention, and care to those infected and affected by HIV. For over 25 years, we have been empowering individuals to become self-sufficient and supportive members of the community.

Lindsey Lughes has served as Executive Director of the LGBT Center of Raleigh since June 2019. She has worked for LGBTQ rights for over a decade. She's passionate about supporting and affirming queer folks living in the south. The center's mission is to serve, empower, and advocate for the well-being of our diverse LGBTQ+ communities.

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PS: This no-cost event is not limited just to RBPN members, so be sure to pass along the word to friends, loved ones, and colleagues!

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Virtual Meeting March 2021

Join us on Zoom for a Virtual Meeting on
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
at 7:00 PM EST!

This month, please join us for our monthly virtual Zoom dinner meeting with a guest speaker on March 24th 2021 at 7pm.

Renee Ferrerio
Renee Ferrerio
LGBTQ+ Secrets Learned in Decades of Working within the School System

Mrs. Renee Ferrerio is in her fifth year as the Director of College Counseling at The O’Neal School in Southern Pines, NC. She spent 20 years as a School Counselor in the Fulton County School System near Atlanta and is the former Department Chair of Counseling at Northview High School. During her journey through a very large public school system, she found her passion for College Counseling.

Come join us to learn the secrets Renee has learned in decades of working within the school systems.

  • LGBTQ+ issues in schools
  • How the different generations self-identify
  • How do we prepare LGBTQ+ for higher Education?
  • What the Campus Pride Index is and how to use it
  • How does higher ed serve LGBTQ+ populations
  • Scholarships opportunities for LGBTQ+ Youth & for older LGBTQ+ adults returning or entering graduate school.

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We look forward to seeing you there!

PS: This no-cost event is not limited just to RBPN members, so be sure to pass along the word to friends, loved ones, and colleagues!

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Virtual Meeting April 2021

Join us on Zoom for a Virtual Meeting on
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
at 7:00 PM EST!

We are thrilled to have a panel discussion on Home Buying for this month’s Zoom meeting. Join us and hear from three experts who will talk about their passions on April 28th 2021 at 7pm.

Chip Barker
Chip Barker
Core Realty Advisors

Chip Barker has been a full-time real estate agent for the last 9 years and has helped broker over 200 transactions in that time. Last year he did 31 transactions, so he has a thorough understanding of today’s market.

The overall real estate market we’re experiencing in 2021. What it can take to be a competitive buyer in this market and why, even in this market, it’s still important to hire a realtor when selling your home.

Veronica Brown
Veronica Brown
Butterfly Concepts, LLC

Veronica Brown is the Principal Designer of Butterfly Concepts Interiors. Her intentions for her clients are to save time, money, and eliminate stress to make sure that their space expresses themselves and have a harmonious feel by incorporating holistic design. It is so important to realize that the places where we live, and work support our spiritual growth.

How Interior Design and Residential Staging works during the Pandemic. Have an interior designer without them coming to your home. The difference between E-Design vs. Virtual Staging.

Lee Winters
Lee Winters Sr
Lee Winters Insurance Agency

What is the “hazard insurance” requirement of your lender? Do you need flood peril? Should you add on extra items to be insured? Home Insurance 101 all your questions will be answered.

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PS: This no-cost event is not limited just to RBPN members, so be sure to pass along the word to friends, loved ones, and colleagues!

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Virtual Meeting February 2021

Join us on Zoom for a Virtual Meeting on
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
at 7:00 PM EST!

We are excited to announce that Kevin Allen will be our guest speaker this month for our virtual Zoom meeting on February 24th 2021 at 7pm.

Kevin Allen
Kevin Allen
Flex your EQ = The practical application of Emotional intelligence
in the workplace and daily life

Kevin Allen is Founder & CEO of EI Games Incorporated, creator of award-winning online Emotional Intelligence learning games for HR, Learning and Development officers, and higher education. EI Games specializes in creating gamified online business simulations that teach practical emotional intelligence in leadership and management. Their award-winning simulations provide instructors with a fun, engaging new method of training that adapts to busy schedules and challenge learners in the areas of: Leadership & Management, Sales & Presentation, Organizational Assessment, and Business Ethics.

Want to know more about EQ - Join us for an hour.

  • What exactly is emotional intelligence? What are the 5 characteristics of emotional intelligence?
  • What is emotional intelligence and why is it important?

Come to the meeting!

Register ahead for the meeting and you will get the passcode and link from zoom in a confirmation email!

We look forward to seeing you there!

PS: This no-cost event is not limited just to RBPN members, so be sure to pass along the word to friends, loved ones, and colleagues you think need to get their lives...back!

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