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Event Recap: November 25, 2016-The CORE conducted its second EMPOWERED breakfast in Houston, TX on November 16th, 2016 at The Junior League. The seco

nd event had the same momentum as the first and yielded over 150 people in attendance. The CORE was extremely pleased, cause at 6:00 am when the doors opened guest were patiently waiting to enter the facility. The crowd included high school student-athletes and their coaches, business professionals and athletes from different professions. Founder/President of the CORE, Bo Porter, took to the podium to recognize the high school students in the room for their outstanding accomplishments in high school baseball arena, being one of the top student players in the Houston area.

Bo proceeded to welcome the guests and introduce keynote speaker Al Goldis, MLB Hall of Fame Scout and Former MLB Top Front Office Executive. Al Goldis delivered a powerful motivational speech leaving everyone in the room inspired to reach their desires.

“Your attitude will determine your level of success” ~Al Goldis~

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Event Recap: November 21, 2016-The CORE conducted its first EMPOWERED breakfast in Iowa City, IA on November 11th, 2016 at the University Of Iowa Athletic Hall Of Fame & Museum. The breakfast started at 6:30 am as the room filled up with young athletes and other professionals eager to hear Founder/President of the CORE, Bo Porter delivers a message in regards to “The Steps to Become a Champion.” Bo spoke about his challenging childhood and his walk in becoming a Champion, not just in baseball but through his philanthropy work, reaching back and helping others. Success for Bo has been no easy road, but hard work, determination, desire, and discipline have guided Bo to the place in his career that he’s at today.

There is no elevator to becoming a Champion in sports, life or business. Champions are willing to start at the bottom, climb the stairs and conquer each level on their way to the top.”  -Bo Porter-

The breakfast lasted for 2 hours, but the words Bo delivered to the young athletes will assist them in blossoming into great professionals.

In addition to Bo hosting the CORE EMPOWERED Breakfast at the University of Iowa, Bo has released his latest book “The End Game,” a follow-up to the principles Bo spoke about during the breakfast. Bo analyzes what Real Excellence in sports and life looks like.

The CORE will be hosting a series of EMPOWERED Breakfasts and events in 2017, to find out more information or to inquire about sponsorship visit www.thecoreofmen.com .

Acknowledgment: The event was sponsored by Hills Bank & Trust, Hy-vee and Black & Gold Properties.

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The 1st Posche by Kim D & Friends Pink Event: Women’s Empowerment Series was held Wednesday October 19th, 2016 6-10 PM at Posche by Kim D 99 West Allendale Ave Allendale, NJ. The panel included discussion topics ranging from protecting finances, to balancing work and home life, to the trials &tribulations of being an entrepreneur. The panel included RHONJ cast members & entrepreneurs Kim DePaola & Jacqueline Laurita, Attorney at Law Budd Larner of Short Hills Karolina Dehnard, Event Coordinator Tia Maria Montemurro, and Guest Speaker AB Laroche of Speckter Ink.

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