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The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen - A Supply Drive + Fundraiser

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Published on Apr 25, 2010

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is a Supply Drive + Fundraiser for The Marcus Graham Projects (MGP) Summer Bootcamp, iCR8.
Saturday May 1, 2010
The Tastemakers Suite
1409 S. Lamar #111
Dallas, TX 75215
9am to 6pm

Description: This event is purposed to provide over a dozen young men the tools that they need to CREATE, THINK & LIVE, as they spend 10-weeks developing their careers and changing the world of media. In order to do this, they will need your support. We invite those in the Dallas area to come recharge your Soul, Body and Mind in a gifting lounge experience that we have created in appreciation of your support in providing our young leaders with the resources that they need for the summer. Event Schedule listed below.

For those not in Dallas, you can still participate by giving online. You may donate online, by logging on to: http://www.marcusgrahamproject.org and click the Pay Pal DONATE button on the right hand side of the site. We take donations of any amount, as it will ALL help our leaders achieve their goals. (Note: the average donation amount is $100) If you have any questions please call 214-810-6475 or email info@marcusgrahamproject.org

Admission: Complimentary with product donation to The Marcus Graham Project Summer Bootcamp. $20 suggested donation otherwise.

We are collecting the following items for our summer bootcamp:

CREATE * Three (3) Laptops (New, Gently Used or Refurbished) * Notebooks/ Sketchpads/Pens * HD Video Camera/ Digital SLR Camera (Canon 5D preferred) * Software (Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro)

LIVE * Eight (8) Travel Scholarships ($250 Each 5 Roundtrip flights, 3 gift cards for Gas) * Gift Cards for Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) for 12 * Gift Cards to Wal-Mart or Target for Toiletry Items for 9 * Beds, Cots, Futons, Air Mattresses for 9 * Bedding (Sheets, Comfortable) for 9 * Bottled Water, Fans (Items to help with the TX Heat) * Dressers or Storage Containers * Bath Towels for 9 * 12 DART (Public Transportation) Monthly Passes * Kitchen Supplies (dishes, cooking utensils, pots/pans) * Sofas/Futons/Chairs (3)

*many of these items can be found at Wal-Mart & Target, however we will accept used items

THINK * Books (including: Emotional Branding, How Brands Gain the Irrational Edge by Darryl Travis; Truth, Lies & Advertising by Jon Steel; Hey, Whipple, Squeeze This: A Guide to Creating Great Advertising by Luke Sullivan (Third Edition); or other books that could benefit their learning * Informative marketing case studies, presentations, decks * DVDs/Links to relevant documentaries, speeches or presentations


Schedule of Events in the Gifting Lounge
9AM 11:00AM SOUL
Join us in for a fellowship breakfast as we prayer for our next generation of leaders, as well as the success of programs build to develop youth and young adults. This event will focus on fellowship and collective prayer led By Larry L . Yarrell, Sedderick Raphiel, & JD Garza. Breakfast will be served pot luck style at 10AM. Please bring muffins, juice, fruit, yogurt or other items. We will host a special edition of our On Line Radio show, where we will be joined by several of the young leaders that we have selected for The Marcus Graham Project boot camp and join with them in prayer & fellowship for their successful arrival to Dallas. Music to get your soul right provided by DJ Frances Jaye

12PM 3PM - BODY
Rejuvenate your body and unwind to simply good music provided by DJ M*Knight and massage provided by Massage4U. RSVP for your massage by emailing your First & Last Name, as well as info@marcusgrahamproject.org

4PM- 6PM - MIND
Enjoy a stimulating conversation and cocktail, as DJ Jay Clipp spins some true school tunes. The topic of conversation is progress, and we invite each of you to share on camera, how you are making progress in the world and how young people can continue to strive forward and accomplish their dreams.

Special Thanks to: V's Vibe Spot, Cause 360, e3000, Tenants Direct, The Foundation DFW, The People's Lunch Counter, illtelect, Dallas Good Times Magazine, Cajun Family, Point Blank Entertainment, and Neo Soul Cafe.

This years team will include: Miller Caton, 23 of Atlanta, GA; Kamal Collins, 31 of Los Angeles, Kevin Green, 21 of Arlington, TX; CA; Sebastian Go, 21 of Durham, NC; Denzell Holland, 21, Dallas, TX; Brian Lee, 24 Orland Park, IL; Kadeem Myrick, 22 of Raleigh, NC; TX Matthew Newsome, 22 of Daytona Beach, FL; Chike Onuorah, 25 of Winston-Salem, NC; Jordan Prince, 19 of Dallas,TX; Herbert Smith, 24 of Grand Prairie, TX; and Sheldon Williams, 29 of New Orleans, LA.

For Full Press Release, please click here: http://www.marcusgrahamproject.org/?p...

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