100 Black Men of Macon-Middle Salutes the Class of 2015 Seniors and recognize Rising Seniors of 2016 with a special focus on the Teens / Parents from Macon Bibb County Public Schools. Special thanks to all Bibb County Teachers, Staff, Administrators and Parents. Collegiate 100 at Fort Valley State and Mercer University Law Students for all their assistance in the success of the PBIS/Career Fest Community Pep Rally. As well as Teen Speaks Education Outreach Program at Southwest High School, Westside High School SAAB Group, Gear-Up Program Bibb County, S.T.E.M. Program Bibb County and Upward Bound Program for their assistance and participation.
Special thanks to Georgia Appleseed for providing a generous donation, the Georgia Department of Education for providing the expert trainers and a special thank you to all the Macon-Bibb County Community Partners. What are Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)? PBIS is an evidence-based, data-driven ... framework proven to reduce disciplinary incidents, increase a school's sense of safety, improve school climate and support improved academic outcomes for all students. Approximately 75 to 80 Middle Schools Teacher-Leaders from our local Bibb County Schools were in attendance and received PBIS certification to train within their respective organizations.
The event was held in the Fort Valley State University Café during “Fried Chicken Wednesday”, to help promote health and wellness awareness. The FVSU Collegiate 100 participants included Kyle Beadles–Smith, Kevin Mays, Otte Barake, Phillip Anderson, Emmet Doe, Lincoln Mcfaggart, Nicholas Pope, Latif Bunting, Will Lewis, Hayden Singleton, Lawrence Bacon, Antuan Smith. Special thanks to all FVSU Collegiate 100 Members, especially Kyle Beadles-Smith who explained about the importance of alkaline food and water in the body, and the positive effects of alkalizing your body. Additionally, Lawrence Bacon, Otte Barake and Antuan Smith served food to the students in place of the FVSU Café workers. The FVSU Health and Wellness event was very informative, and very well received by both FVSU Student Body and Staff. Thanks again for adding value to our community, overall “Health and Wellness” Keep it 100 FVSU Collegiate 100.
GA Appleseed and The 100 Black Men of Macon-Middle Georgia treated the Southwest Patriot Band to pizza and refreshments at Southwest High School in gratitude for their performance at the PBIS Pep Rally on Friday, January 16, 2015.
On Friday, January 16, 2015 the 100 Black Men of Macon-Middle Georgia and Ga. Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, participated in the PBIS Community Pep Rally. The community was invited to learn more about the planned PBIS rollout. The first event, the Community Engagement Forum, offered an overview of PBIS and Community Action Planning by Georgia Appleseed and took place at the Peyton Anderson Community Services Center. Later Friday, Georgia Appleseed sponsored a PBIS Community Pep Rally at Olympia Family Fun Center – All free! This event featured skating, dancing, a money balloon drop, pizza, door prizes, school supplies, and parent/student contests.
A recent scholarship gala signified the launch of a new national mentoring chapter for African-American men at Fort Valley State University. On Sunday, Nov. 2, the university’s new Collegiate 100 and the FVSU Chapter of the Thurgood Marshall Fund, co-hosted their first inaugural gala in the Student Amenities Center. The theme for the gala was “Transforming Dreams into Reality.” All proceeds from the gala will help fund a new Collegiate 100 Scholarship Fund.
The 2014 Annual Career Fest was held at the Macon Centreplex on October 23 & 24th. The event exposed eleventh and twelfth grade students from middle Georgia twelve county area to the numerous educational opportunities and career possibilities available to them after high school graduation. Various colleges, universities, technical institutes/college, businesses and branches of the military represented their organizations and programs at the fair where they talked to potential students and employees. Each organization set up an exhibit emphasizing the unique fields of study or career opportunities they offer. “Parent’s Night” was held for parents to talk to recruiters and gather information on financial aid programs and admission requirements for educational institutions, the military and corporate sectors.
We hosted a special lunch both days complete with gifts and door prizes for our College Recruiters, Vendors and Community Partners. Several special volunteers from the newly...
A "Special Thanks" to The Community Foundation of Central Georgia Inc. for the major support given throughout the year. All 3,000 plus Career Fest participants and vendors, as well as The 100 Black Men of Macon Middle Georgia, greatly appreciate the support and all the work the Community Foundation does throughout the Middle Georgia community.