The Center for faith-based and community learning located in Charlottesville, Virginia registered for the Charlottesville "Minority Business Summit" at the Omni Hotel on Monday, May 23, 2011. Chef Ralph Brown Sr attended representing RBCI, this event was sponsored by the "Dialogue On Race".
The attendees gathered for an opening session featuring Dr Fairchild from the Darden School of Business at UVa. Then they went to breakout sessions with a nice lunch in between in the Omni Atrium. The day was productive, packed with new insights, data, and clear choices for new and old business owners in the Charlottesville Community. The session began with remarks by Mayor Dave Norris, he also introduced the City Manager who kicked off the event. See news story from The Newsplex CBS 19 below: