Cincinnati’s black churches organize to gain business bargaining muscle Power to the parishioners

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Premium content from Business Courier by Lucy May, Courier Senior Staff Reporter  Forty black churches representing 15,000 Cincinnati parishioners are joining forces to gain more economic clout with local banks and other businesses.  The goal is to parlay the historic might of black churches, which have long been a source of spiritual and political strength for the communities they serve, into a fiscal force. Called …

Collective Empowerment Group hosts “God’s Economic Recovery Plan” Economic Empowerment Conference

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As a way to introduce the Collective Empowerment Group of Cincinnati to the Greater Cincinnati community, the organization is sponsoring its first ever financial empowerment conference called “God’s Economic Recovery Plan.” It will be Feb. 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Woodward Career Technical High School, 7005 Reading Road, 45237.  (Excerpt from the Cincinnati Herald, 02-19-11 Edition)

Collective Empowerment Group honors business excellence

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An evening of recognition and honor highlighted the “Celebrate Business Excellence Awards Banquet” presented by the Cincinnati Chapter of the Collective Empowerment Group on March 30 at Duke Energy Center.  Held at the Duke Energy Convention Center and supported by presenting Sponsor US Bank, the CEG honored eleven of the community’s oldest businesses from CEG member churches.  (Excerpt from the Cincinnati Herald, 04-28-12 Edition)