(BALTIMORE – June 18, 2019) – Bmorenews.com publisher Doni Glover is about to celebrate a milestone, 25 years in the journalism industry, on next Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 6 yo 7:30 pm at the Winthrop House.
Hosted by Dr. Patricia Newton and emceed by Senior Journalist Charles Robinson of Maryland Public Television, the event will also feature the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards. Part of the proceeds go towards a book scholarship for students at Morgan State University’s Global School of Journalism & Communications.
In addition to covering the business and political scene in Maryland, Glover also founded The ORIGINAL Black Wall Street SERIES back in 2011 with the assistance of Peggy Morris of Sisters 4 Sisters Network, Inc. in Washington, D.C. in 2011.
The ongoing business networking string of events was designed to celebrate black entrepreneurs and professionals as well as the people who support them regardless of race.
To date, Bmorenews and its partners have recognized over 1,500 individuals in 6 US cities: New York, Baltimore, Washington, Richmond, Atlanta and New Orleans.
Honorees for Tuesday’s event include Janet Arce.
Who is Janet Arce?
Born in 1972 to Carmen Rosado and Edwin Arce in the town of Morovis, PR, Janet Arce moved to Buffalo, NY in 1985 where she pursued an education in criminal justice, obtaining an Associates Degree in 1995. Mother of four beautiful children, she moved to Baltimore in 1996. Since then, she has consistently worked with Domestic Violence Victims and also with the Homeless Community for the 20 years in Baltimore City.
She also has a program for immigrants’ children whose parents have been deported. She has done special events for low-income children and victims for Christmas and Easter, Back-to-School Programs, and Summer Camps featuring games, food and fun for the children and families. Janet Arce also makes sure that families have food at home for their children and the basic needs.
Janet, who has done local and international missions. also went to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria on four different missions to serve senior citizens. Further, she visited schools and communities that were affected in the island. Janet also helped over 17 families from Puerto Rico who moved to Baltimore after losing their jobs. She helped them with housing, jobs and all the necessities when they arrived.
Recognized by Telemundo as “Heroes de mi Barrio” and Univision as the “Latina who feeds the Homeless”, she has received an award for her mission work in Puerto Rico including recognition from the Baltimore Police Department for her efforts in the community along with a dozen other awards from different organizations. Janet Arce’s focus is to Make A Difference in people’s lives.