Mayor and Deputy Mayor to Meet with Black Businesses at FirstThursday Seattle Dec.1

FirstThursday Seattle
Advocating & Empowering Black, Urban & Small Businesses – Since 2005!
P. O. Box 78337 Seattle, WA. 98178
Telephone: (206) 852-8145
Email: Web Site:
Board of Directors:
W. Larry Williams Founder & CEO
Ronald D. Bennett, Bank of America – Karla Clark, Owner, KCMedia Strategies – Sherry Gillard, Attorney, Family Law Anthony Hopkins, Owner, AWH Photography – Nyasha Tunduwani, Owner, Siyana Business Technology’s – Tina Marie Tyler, Tyler Disabilities Foundation – Bridgette Washington, With Style Catering
Advisory Board: Francine Williams, Co-Founder, King County Government – Kikora Dorsey, Co-Founder, Casey Foundation – Gene Harris, City of Seattle – Jim Buchanan, JoAnna’s Catering – Ashby D. Reed, Co-Founder, Boeing
Nate Miles, Co-Founder, Regional Director, Government Affairs, Lilly, LLC – Jesse Perry, McDonald’s Franchisee Rev. James P. Broughton, III, Damascus Missionary Baptist Church – Mary Bass, King County Government

November 29, 2011
From: W. Larry Williams, Founder & CEO, FirstThursday Biz
Subject FirstThursday Seattle Hosts Round Table Meeting with Mayor Mike McGinn & Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith

FirstThursday Seattle meets monthly on the first Thursday of each month except July & August. Attendees are members and friends of the organization with a regular attendance of approximately 20 – 45 Black and other Small Business owners, managers and community members. All meetings are open to the public. FirstThursday Seattle is private organization and may refuse entry or excuse anyone who attempts to disrupt its meetings.

FirstThursday Seattle Round Table meetings are an open forum intended solely for its guests and it is Hosted by FTS’ Founder & CEO, W. Larry Williams. FTS meetings usually begin at 7 PM and end at 8 PM, with an additional half hour at the end of the program for business to business networking and greetings.


FirstThursday Seattle

Round Table Meeting
December 1, 7 – 8:30 PM

Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club
Main Conference Room
4520 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way S.
Seattle, WA 98118

7:00 PM Opening and Head Table Introductions by Host W. Larry Williams
Invocation TBA

7:10 Audience Introductions – Host Moderates

7:30 Guest Speaker(s) – Overview
Mayor Mike McGinn and Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith

7:45 Audience Q & A – Host Leads

8:00 Program Officially Ends – Benediction

8 – 8:30 Professional Business to Business Networking

RSVP for this meeting at A light snack and beverage will be provided after the meeting courtesy of With Style Catering and FirstThursday Seattle. Photographs of the meeting are available courtesy AWH Photography.

Visit FirstThursday Seattle’s web site at:

For information, Contact: W. Larry Williams at (206) 280-9941.

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