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February 2023 Luncheon | Madison’s Great Opportunity: The Centering of Black Excellence and Culture

  • February 14, 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • The Madison Club

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Tuesday, February 14, 2023

The Madison Club

In-person Networking: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Livestream and Program:  12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m

Join us on Tuesday, February 14, for a presentation by Rev. Dr. Alexander Gee, CEO and Founder of The Center For Black Excellence and Culture. Dr. Gee describes this project as  the culmination of a lifetime of listening to hundreds of Black influencers in the Black community and fulfilling his life's work of challenging structures that impede diversity and advance Black excellence and prosperity through cultural celebrations, leadership development, and Black history education. Garnering nationwide attention and support, fundraising efforts for the Center have already raised over $23 million in less than one year.

About Dr. Gee:

Rev. Dr. Alexander Gee is a lifelong Madison resident, Founder and CEO of the Nehemiah Center of Urban Leadership Development, pastor of Fountain of Life Church, and host of the award-winning podcast Black Like Me. He is also the creator of the popular 9-week Justified Anger Black History for a New Day course that has graduated over 4,500 non-Blacks in 7 years. Additionally, Gee is a published author, adjunct faculty, community activist, life coach, international lecturer, and relief worker. For over 30 years, Gee has harnessed the power of social entrepreneurism and community-building to advance Black-designed solutions for empowerment and inclusion. 

In recognition of his outstanding community work, Gee has received numerous honors, including the City of Madison’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award, the Leadership Greater Madison Alumni Association’s Legacy Award, BizTime’s 275 Most Influential Business Leaders, and Madison 365’s Most Influential African Americans in Wisconsin to name just a few.

Attendance Options:

Our speaker will be appearing in-person at the Madison Club. Members can choose between attending in person or virtually. Guests are welcome to attend in person or virtually. 

In Person Luncheon Choices for February:

Regular Entrée: Sliced Oven Roasted Turkey, wild rice, Brussels sprouts, roasted root vegetables, with cranberry cream

Vegetarian Entrée: Grilled Vegetable Croissant Sandwich, herb whipped cream cheese, side of fruit

If you plan to attend in-person, you must register by Wednesday, February 8.

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