“Flirt After Work” Tournament Kickoff ! Feb 28th

Start Date: February 28, 2013
End Date: February 28, 2013
Time: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Email: info@HBCUrefined.org Facebook

Location: Kanvas: 525 E. 6th St, Charlotte, NC 28202


HBCU Refined | Southern Gents Present: “Flirt After Work” Tournament Kickoff !

Featuring Award Winning Vocalist Ida Divine & The Garvey Collective


Please join your HBCU fellow alumni to create an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Queen City.

When: Thursday, February 28th

Time: 4p-10p

Where: Kanvas Art + Dine + Lounge (525 East 6th Street #117, Uptown Charlotte)

Parking Situation: Ample Parking in less-than-one-block lot, and street parking available also

Cost: FREE

100% tax deductible raffles will be flowing for opportunities to win free tickets to other Tournament Events, Ida Divine Promos, and Gift Cards.

Proceeds will be donated to charities focusing in youth and young adult development.

For Questions: info@HBCUrefined.org | 704.965.0781 (o) | 704.288.1782 (f) | www.HBCUrefined.org


Time: 5pm – 9pm

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Flirt After Work Tournament Kickoff


Organized by :  The HBCU Refined Team (Fellow HBCU Alum) Organizer's Address : www.HBCUrefined.org Tel : 7049650781 Mobile : 7049650781 Email : info@HBCUrefined.org Website : www.HBCUrefined.org

About the Organizers :

The Premiere Tournament Kick-off!

Charlotte City Club • Uptown Charlotte • 121 W Trade St (between Church St & Tryon St, across from the Marriott thru the Gold Doors)  
Thursday, February 28, 2013 • Happy Hour starts @ 5pm 
• Soulful Sounds starts @ 6pm 

Exclusivity Demands Prompt Action • Limited Tickets Available • Early Arrival Strongly Recommended 

Dress to Impress: Absolutely No Jeans Allowed


HBCU; Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the black community.

Refined; Elegant and cultured in appearance, manner, or taste.


What is HBCU Refined? 

Several local Charlotte businesses have partnered to provide a sophisticated alternative event for CIAA patrons, offering a great cause and philanthropic spin. The movement's name is “HBCU Refined”. HBCU Refined was founded by HBCU alumni and now business owners who seek an elite experience at a distinguished venue, and an opportunity to meet some of the finest men and women professionals, spanning across the US, during the CIAA tournament held in Charlotte NC. The founders of HBCU Refined seek to provide a mixer and live Jazz / R&B / Neo-soul performance at the Charlotte City Club (www.charlottecityclub.com / 121 W Trade St, Suite 3100), Thursday, February 28, 2013, from 5pm-­‐9pm. Proceeds from the mixer will be donated to Sound Decisions RDS, Inc, a 501c3 tax-­‐exempt nonprofit organization (www.sounddecisionsrds.org). All tickets purchased by patrons will be 100% tax deductible.


By 2014, the founders of HBCU Refined also want to leverage this movement to offer awards and recognitions to alumni displaying excellence beyond graduation. Alumni can be nominated by their peers for awards throughout the year based on: 1) impact to his/her community; 2) impact to his/her industry or profession; or 3) impact to his/her alma mater. Nominees will be announced and awarded during the 2nd annualHBCU Refined event in 2014 and beyond. Year one (i.e., 2013) will be an introduction of the concept.

What is the Purpose of HBCU Refined? 


The purpose of the HBCU Refined movement is to make a philanthropic impact to 501c3 nonprofit organizations during the CIAA tournament by leveraging the influx of HBCU alumni during the CIAA tournament. In addition, the movement will offer an opportunity for distinguished alumni to be recognized by peers for contributions noted as “above-­and-­beyond” expectations.

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Event categories: CIAA Week, Featured, Live Entertainment, and Music.

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