PRESS RELEASE: The 4th Annual Taste Prince George's Food & Wine Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Saturday, July 30, 2016
MEDIA CONTACT
Candice N. Mackel
Candice Nicole Public Relations
301.875.3224

4th Annual Taste Prince George’s Food & Wine Festival to Take Place at Six Flags America
Showcasing Local Food Vendors, Celebrity Chefs, Musical Performances, Food Competitions + More!
Mitchellville, MD (July 30, 2016)- The 4th Annual Taste Prince George’s Food & Wine Festival will take place at Six Flags America located in Landover, MD Sat, August 13th from 12-6 PM. In its 4th year, the festival will continue to deliver attendees with tasty food and delicious wines to sip, but also include family fun! Activities will take place at the Family, Fun & Food Zone located in the Water Park at Sunset Stage and at The Celebration Stage which will feature Competitions as well as Celebrity Chef Demos  & Wine Tastings.

Leading up to the Taste Prince George’s Food & Wine Festival, there will be several events with Michel Wright of MAJIC 102.3 called “Michel Wright on the Move” sponsored by Metro and Radio One where Michel will  host "Tasty Pop Up Restaurant Spotlights."  These pop-up events are to highlight Prince George's Counties finest establishments while encouraging attendees to "Ride Metro" when planning a night out on the town!  The Pop-Up will feature participating Taste Restaurants and will broadcast LIVE on Facebook.  Michel will pop in and sit down with the  General Managers and Executive Chefs, while enjoying food/wine tastings, and attendees will have a chance to win tickets to the festival.

The upcoming dates are below:

  • August 3rd- 4:30-5:30 PM @ Infused Restaurant in Camp Springs, MD
  • August 10th- 4:30-5:30 PM @ Dave & Buster’s in Capitol Heights, MD (Ritchie Station)

Some added bonuses to the Festival is the 2016 Tastemaker Awards Presented by County Executive Rushern Baker, the Taste Prince George's Food & Wine Festival 2nd Annual Collegiate Culinary Competition, along with the 4th Annual Wegman’s Prawn Eating Competition and introducing the newly added addition of the Sauce Lab!

The Taste Prince George’s Food & Wine Festival is also proud to announce a few of the hosts, performers and chefs participating this year. Hosting on August 13th, will be Michel Wright (MAJIC 102.3), DJ Flexx (WPGC 95.5), Michelene Bowman (Creator/Host of Meet Me Monday), Chef Daniel Thomas (Chef to the Power Elite) and the featured Celebrity Chefs will be Suga Chef and Chef J Jackson (“Mr. Foodtastic”). For the performers, Taste PG is proud to announce their partnership with SoulBounce who assisted with the curation of the very vibrant stage! Some of the 2016 performers will be Tray Chaney, Aaron Abernathy, Ellis Lambert, Allison Carney, Reality TV, Wisdom Speeks + More!

I can’t believe we are having our 4th Festival!” states Creator Quianne Perrin. “I remember when everything was a thought and now it’s turned into this fully functional vision where we are able to highlight local talent, great food, wine and also provide family fun!

To attend the festival, please visit www.tasteprincegeorges.com to purchase tickets. Care to join into the conversation of the Taste Prince George’s Food & Wine Festival and share with your friends that you’re attending? Please use the official event hashtag #TastePG16

If you’re a media outlet interested in covering the Taste Prince George’s Food & Wine Festival, please send your inquiry to  Candice@CandiceNicolePR.com.


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About Taste Prince George’s Food & Wine Festival

Taste Prince George’s Food & Wine Festival is a one day event held in the heart of gorgeous Prince George’s County Maryland. Taste Prince George’s Food & Wine Festival is Prince George’s Maryland’s Most Celebrated Foodie Event and exists to celebrate the best in food, wine, entertainment and culture!



CNPR Owner Interviewed by Minority Trailblazer Podcast


CNPR Owner, Candice N. Mackel (Candice Nicole) had the opportunity a few months ago to sit down with Greg Hill, Creator of Minority Trailblazer Podcast. During this interview you will find out how Candice got into the PR world, her journey in Corporate America, her Faith, making the decision to become a full time Entrepreneur and much more!

"To date, this by far has been my favorite interview! It was outside of the box and allowed me to actually share ME with the audience, and not just speaking about my career."- Candice N. Mackel
To listen to the full interview, please visit the link here: https://soundcloud.com/minoritytrailblazer/ep32

If you like what you hear, please make sure to tweet @CandiceNicolePR and @GregEHill.



PRESS RELEASE: Instant Vintage 78 Presents the 3rd Annual Vintage Clothing Pop-Up Shop in DC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
MEDIA CONTACT
Candice N. Mackel
Candice Nicole Public Relations
301.613.3403

Instant Vintage 78 Presents the 3rd Annual Vintage Clothing & Accessories Pop-Up Shop in Washington, DC
Turning your Shopping Experience into an Unforgettable One!

Washington, DC (July 6, 2016)- Instant Vintage 78, owned by  Stacie & Samantha are proud to present the 3rd Annual 'Guys & Dolls Vintage Pop-Up Shop'! It will take place Sat, July 23rd from 12-4 PM at Penn Social located at 801 E St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. This year's vibe is '70s fly and in true 'Guys and Dolls' fashion, DJ Amen Ra rocking the turntables, FUBAR drink specials, and the infamous peacock chair for throwback photo ops!

The event will be hosted by Fashion Designer and Stylist KAS and the clothing companies participating are Love Allie, Keepers Vintage, Terminology, 3 Shades Chic, Kurated by Kizzy Evae, and more will be announced. During the event, giveaways and contests will be on going, with one of the favorite contests being the "Best Dressed in Vintage".  So, individuals attending are encouraged to show everyone how you slay the '70s trend for your chance to win the grand prize! In addition, a raffle will be held and swag bags will be available (to those who purchase a Limited VIP Ticket).

When asked about creating the 'Guys & Dolls Vintage Pop-Up Shop', the ladies of Instant Vintage 78 state, " The 'Guys & Dolls Vintage Pop-Up Shop' was created to provide a platform for vintage dealers and other small businesses of sustainable goods to build their brands by creatively showcasing and selling unique items while networking with style savvy consumers, fashion bloggers/media, and stylists. "

To attend this one-of-a-kind pop-up experience, please RSVP at www.vintageguysanddolls.eventbrite.comCare to join into the conversation and share with your friends that you're attending the 'Guys & Dolls Vintage Pop-Up Shop'?  Please use the official event hashtag #VintageGuysAndDolls.

If you're interested in covering the 'Guys & Dolls Vintage Clothing & Accessories Pop-Up Shop', please send your inquiry to  Candice@CandiceNicolePR.com.

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PRESS RELEASE: The Black Alumni Networking Expo is Back for its Third Year in the Nation’s Capitol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 1, 2016
MEDIA CONTACT
Candice N. Mackel
Candice Nicole Public Relations
301.875.3224

The Black Alumni Networking Expo is Back for its Third Year in the Nation’s Capitol
Creating a Platform for Black Professionals to Network, Connect and be Heard

Washington, DC (July 1, 2016)- In its third year, The Black Alumni Networking Expo is looking to host over 2,000 individuals in the Nation's Capitol August 11-14, 2016.  Throughout the weekend, there will be 8 Keynote Speakers and Panelists, over 40 small, medium and large sized vendors and 4 essential workshops for professional advancement.

The Black Alumni Networking Expo was created by Carson Byrd, Jarrett Walker and Jonathan King who are graduates of Hampton University, Norfolk State University and The College of William & Mary. Collectively, the three  state "The Black Alumni Networking Expo was created in order to provide a space for black professionals to network and connect. We noticed that, outside of the traditional networking events, there was a need for a large scale event catering to black professionals."

Below, is the full list of events that will occur during The Black Alumni Networking Expo:

  • August 11th- BANExpo Weekend Kick-Off Happy Hour “CONNECTIVITY”  Hosted By: Krystal Glass, Founder of The Real-Life Conversation Club (6-10 PM)
  • August 12th- B.L.A.C.K. Panel Discussion & Dinner with Rob Hill Sr. (7-10 PM)
  • August 13th- BANExpo with Special Guest Speakers, Breakout Sessions, Onsite Recruiting + More (11 AM-4 PM)
  • August 13th- Black Alumni Ball (10 PM-2 AM)


For more information on The Black Alumni Networking Expo and information on how to Register to attend, please visit www.BlackAlumniNetworkingExpo.com. The BANExpo team also encourages you to join in on the conversation by using the official hashtag #BANEXPO and follow @BANExpo on Instagram for all up to the minute updates.

If you’re a media outlet interested in covering any of the Black Alumni Networking Expo events, please send your inquiry to  Candice@CandiceNicolePR.com.


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PRESS RELEASE: WOE Magazine to Celebrate Launch with a Red Carpet Affair with Bershan Shaw and Nordstorm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 1, 2016
MEDIA CONTACT
Candice N. Mackel
Candice Nicole Public Relations
301.875.3224

WOE Magazine to Celebrate Launch with a Red Carpet Affair with Bershan Shaw and Nordstorm
Taking the Magazine Industry by Storm by Sharing what being “Women Of Excellence” truly Means
Annapolis, MD (July 1, 2016)- This is year of celebrating women! From running for office, to balancing their careers and personal life, to making miracles happen, women are showcasing their excellence in every aspect of their being. On July 16th, in partnership with the Nordstorm located in Annapolis, MD from 11 AM-1 PM, WOE Magazine will hold its launch event.

WOE (Women of Excellence) is the go-to guide designed to create a culture and lifestyle of excellence for women. Their focus is inspiration, style, self-empowerment and empowerment. How does WOE Magazine stand out from the other publications?  They promote authenticity not perfection.

The launch will consist of Continental Breakfast, Special Giveaways, WOE Woman Fashion Presentation (Presented by Nordstorm), Excellence Curated Panel Discussion featuring Bershan Shaw, Tamiko White (Style Expert) and Veronica Jeon (Entrepreneur), a Celebrity Meet and Greet with Bershan Shaw who graces the front cover and a Complimentary Tote from Nordstrom. In addition, Mrs. World 2016 will be making a special guest appearance, along with other special invited guests.

When asked about creating WOE Magazine, Ayo Thomas CEO/Editor in Chief state's “God gave me a vision to  launch women’s group entitled (Women of Excellence Fellowship). I  created a small intimate environment for women to share their heart, receive tools and strategies to walk in wholeness and discover their purpose. WOE grew from my living room, to a friend’s basement, community centers, libraries and hotels in the course of 10 years. I had a desire to reach women in a larger capacity by providing empowerment tools and strategies to increase their quality of living. I believe when a woman discovers her true authentic self, she becomes empowered to change her circumstances, life and destiny. In 2015, I decided to pursue my lifelong dream of designing a magazine and here I am today launch WOE Magazine!

To attend the launch, please RSVP at www.woemagazine.eventzilla.net. Care to join into the conversation of WOE Magazine and share with your friends that you’re attending? Please use the official event hashtag #WOEMagazine

If you’re a media outlet interested in covering the WOE Magazine launch, please send your inquiry to  Candice@CandiceNicolePR.com.


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MEDIA ALERT: The Scarborough Foundation Honors Music Legends Earth, Wind & Fire

MEDIA ALERT
June 30, 2016

MEDIA CONTACT
Candice N. Mackel
Candice Nicole Public Relations
301.613.3403

The Scarborough Foundation Honors Music Legends Earth, Wind & Fire and
Melvin Miles Jr., and Community Activist Hattie Bailey

Baltimore, MD – June 30, 2016 - The Scarborough Foundation is hosting its inaugural Scholarship Awards Celebration titled, "A Musical Tribute to Skip Scarborough" on Sunday July 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Murphy Fine Arts Center located at 2201 Argonne Dr., Baltimore, MD 21218, on the Morgan State University Campus. Skip Scarborough has been referred to as the "Greatest Songwriter You Never Heard Of." This Grammy Award Winning Songwriter, Producer and Musician’s credits include such classic hits as: "Can't Hide Love" and "Love's Holiday" (Earth,Wind & Fire),"Lovely Day" (Bill Withers), "Don't Ask My Neighbor" (The Emotions), "Love Ballad" (LTD),  "Giving You The Best That I've Got," (Anita Baker), and "It's Alright With Me" (Patti Labelle) to name a few. The soulful night of music features performances by The Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute Band, IN-GRATITUDE and R&B Recording Artists Tracy Hamlin, Dr. Anthony Brown, Marc Scarborough, Gwen Matthews and Alton McClain Scarborough, formerly of the hit 70's Disco girl group, Alton McClain & Destiny.
The evening, hosted by TV/Radio Personality, and Songstress Angela Stribling includes the presentation of scholarships to deserving Maryland Public School Students. Highlights of the evening include the ALEXI Lifetime Achievement Award in Music Industry presented to Earth Wind & Fire (Pre-taped). Morgan State University's Marching Band Director of 43 Years, Melvin Miles, Jr. will be presented the ALEXI Lifetime Achievement Award in Music Education. Receiving the ALEXI Community Service Award for her work in the Park Heights Community is Dr. Hattie Bailey, CEO of  Project Success Youth Place  - Out of School Time Program.
WHO: The Scarborough Foundation’s “A Musical Tribute to Skip Scarborough”
WHEN: Sunday, July 3, 2016
TIME: 7 PM
WHERE: Murphy Fine Arts Center at Morgan State University | Tickets: www.TheScarboroughFoundation.org
To request an interview with The Scarborough Foundation or any of the Award recipients, please email the media contact above, no later than Sunday, July 3rd by 12 PM.


CNPR Owner Creates New Digital Fitness Platform- Introducing #SpinYourWayToHealth


Greetings!

CNPR Owner, Candice Nicole has recently fallen in love with spinning. She is currently in her second phase of weight loss and spinning has played a big factor in jump starting the weight loss again. As a result, she has now created #SpinYourWayToHealth (Website Coming Soon) which will highlight the benefits of spin, why you should just give it a try, highlight instructors and students + more!

#SpinYourWayToHealth is also very happy to announce they have partnered with local cycle studio in downtown Silver Spring, MD to host two classes! The first one will be held Memorial Day Week on May 29th at 10:30 AM and the second one will be June 5th at 11:30 AM!

Registration is NOW OPEN and you can claim your bike here -> 

Candice hopes to see you in the saddle!