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LEGACY BRIEFS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 AN INDEPENDENT SUPPLEMENT BY MIA MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS GROUP TO THE SUN SENTINEL Business Marketplace, which included a variety of offerings from 20 local small businesses. Dr. Roger L. Duncan, III Accepts Award on Behalf of T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society for National Medical Association Small Chapter of the Year Dr. Roger L. Duncan, III, T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society (TLJMS) Board President, traveled to the National Medical Association’s (NMA) 113th Annual Convention and Annual Assembly in Detroit, MI to receive the award. TLJMS members, Dr. Catherine Lowe and Dr. Mildred Anderson were also in attendance. The convention took place from August 1st to August 5th. TLJMS was honored during the opening ceremonies. The award is given to chapters who demonstrate exemplary leadership in membership recruitment, community service and continuing medical education. "To receive this award for two years in a row is a real testament to the dedication and determination of our board, our members and our volunteers." said Dr. Duncan. The NMA is the nation's oldest and largest organization representing African American physicians and health professionals in the United States. Theresa Foxx becomes the chair of Florida International Banking Association (FIBA) Theresa Foxx, Director and General Manager of Barclays’ Miami office, has been elected as BB15 2nd Annual Unveiling of our 2016 Calendar/Resource Guide Magazine the fifth female chair in Florida International Banking Association history. Foxx will hold this position from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. She is now responsible for maintaining a reputable network of banking and finance partnerships across the world, along with promoting FIBA’s mission of international banking education. “I plan to increase focus and raise awareness of the importance of trade finance, as well as the significance of treasury and liquidity management.” said Foxx about helping FIBA reach its goals. FIBA, the Florida-based, and globally connected non-profit trade association, includes the largest financial institutions from Europe, the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. National Urban League Conference Drew Thousands and Left Behind Gifts For Community By Dr. Germaine Smith-Baugh, CEO and President of Urban League of Broward County The recent 2015 National Urban League (NUL) Conference in Fort Lauderdale drew more than 13,000 attendees making this the third largest Dr. Germaine Smith-Baugh at the 2015 National Urban League Conference conference in NUL history. Our 4-day event held at the Broward County Convention Center left behind plenty of ideas, inspiration and “gifts” for our cites, residents, and our affiliates, which organized the conference with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau, TD Bank, and many other partners. In all, the “Save our Cities: Education, Jobs & Justice” Conference featured exhibits, empowerment sessions, a small business summit, and many high-profile speakers, including presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Ben Carson, Martin O’Malley and Jeb Bush. Simultaneously, our college-based Youth Leadership Summit, “Raise the Bar: Dream It, Believe It, Achieve It!” brought more than 600 youth to Nova Southeastern University. Our gifts to the community include a rotating PNC sponsored Art Gallery at our Community Empowerment Center; an assortment of 1,250 backpacks, emergency preparedness and hygiene kits; and the Bank of America sponsored Small The 2nd Annual Unveiling of our 2016 Calendar/Resource Guide Magazine... "And Then There Were 12”, Saluting African American Male Leadership in Palm Beach County (PBC). When: Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:30pm Where: Zara’s Jazz Café Restaurant & Lounge, 1901 PBL Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33409. Want to reach the PBC market? The calendar magazine is a great vehicle to reach the African American community. Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities are available. See the digital link of last year’s edition below: http://the-d-style.com/twelve/ Password: disciple Contact S. Moore for details at moore.shenetria@gmail.com or 561-632-6051. Thank you in advance for your support! Al Jarreau and Jeffrey Osborne Tour Together for the First Time Al Jarreau and Jeffrey Osborne both have ruled the airways in unforgettable duets and collaborations for many years. Jarreau took home a Grammy Award for “God Bless the Child” with George Benson and Jill Scott, while Osborne made music history singing “Stay with Me Tonight” and “Love Power” with Dionne Warwick, as well “The Last Time I Made Love” with Joyce Kennedy. Now these iconic singers come together for an unprecedented double-billed performance presented by Outback Concerts and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 19 at 8 p.m. at the Broward Center Al Jarreau, Photographer: Marina Chavez While singing for fun, Jarreau graduated with a master's degree in vocational rehabilitation and was working as a social worker and a rehabilitation counselor when he met the late George Duke at the Half Note Club. After tearing it up during a Sunday night jam session, he joined Duke’s trio for three years and recently released a loving tribute to Duke, My Old Friend. Jarreau went on to win seven Grammy Awards, was named by Time magazine as “the greatest jazz singer alive” and earned a star on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jarreau has released numerous hits including “All Fly Home,” “Rainbow In Your Eyes,” “Take Five,” “Never Givin’ Up,” “We’re In This Love Together,” “Boogie Down,” “Blue Rondo A La Turk” and the theme from the TV series Moonlighting. Osborne rose to fame from drummer to lead vocalist to a first-rate solo artist, whom music industry publication Radio and Records named “the number-one hit maker of the 1980s.” Osborne’s many hits include “Stay With Me,” “On the Wings of Love,” “She’s on the 1