(Indiantown, FL) –  Ann Marie Sorrell, President and CEO of the Mosaic Group will speak at the The Florida Department of Corrections’ Honoring Women’s History Month Event on March 31st, 2017, 11am, at the Martin Correctional Institution, 1150 SW Allapattah Rd, Indiantown, FL, 34956.

“I am honored to be chosen to speak at this event where women are championed,” says Ann Marie Sorrell, CEO of the Mosaic Group, “Any time I can advance the cause of women I will be quick to respond in the affirmative.”

The first time luncheon event is produced for staff and created by an organizing committee. They chose this year’s theme, “A Tribute to Trailblazing Women in Business and Labor” and selected Sorrell as a trailblazing “outsider” to make opening remarks. The warden of this facility happens to be a woman who authorizes various cultural events throughout the year to encourage and enrich her staff.

 

 

 

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(West Palm Beach, FL) – Ann Marie Sorrell, 37, is the President/CEO of the Mosaic Group, a full service Marketing, PR and Advertising Agency providing high profile visibility to South Florida for over 11 years. Her first book, entitled Chronicles of a Serial Dater, launches with a series of events from March 24-26, 2017, and is available on Amazon and at ChroniclesofaSerialDater.com in both paperback and Kindle versions.

Sorrell is a professor, award-winning entrepreneur, community activist, full-figured model, philanthropist and now author. Her book is a journey through the good, bad, funny – and steamy – of dating and relationships told through short stories that all end with a tip for the ladies and a tip for the fellas on the lessons learned from each situation.

The highly relatable dating stories detail scenarios including men who ranged from too busy, too good to be true, too nice – to the just plain crazy, selfish, irresponsible and emotionally, financially and physically unavailable.   There’s a little – or a lot – of something for anyone who has ever dipped his or her toe in the dating pool. So, buckle up and get ready to join the wild ride that is the search for love and lust in the modern dating world.

What People Are Saying About the Book:

“Chronicles of a Serial Dater is a quick read that is relatable, funny, and real!” — Rhonda, West Palm Beach, FL

“The one-liners are absolutely hilarious!” — Steven, Houston, TX

“Chronicles of a Serial Dater is a very addictive read” — Maggie, Fort Lauderdale, FL

“I can relate to almost every story in this book as I think back through my years of dating before I got married.” — Keachea, New York, NY

“This book makes me want to share all of my crazy stories, I can absolutely relate!” —  Elaine, San Francisco, CA

About Ann Marie – Sorrell is the President/CEO of The Mosaic Group, a full service marketing, public relations, and events management firm based in West Palm Beach.  She has managed more than 200 campaigns and clients with budgets ranging from $10,000 to $5 million and was named the 2016 #1 Best Place to Work by the South Florida Business Journal.

She is also the Founder of MustAttend Events, Inc. an online events marketing and management software that offers deals on conferences, business, political, and charitable events.  She is an adjunct professor at Palm Beach State College where she teaches Entrepreneurship, Principles of Business, and Human Relations.  She has a Master of Business Administration degree from Nova Southeastern University and Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management from Florida A&M University.

The quest for love is very challenging for a busy professional, but it has not stopped Ann Marie in her pursuit of meeting and settling down with Mr. Right. Her journey inspired her to document the twists and turns as a book to help others, as she believed certainly she could not be the only one experiencing these types of situations. In her spare time, she enjoys music, dancing, golf, traveling, meeting new people and flirting. She currently resides in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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(West Palm Beach, FL) – The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, West Palm Beach Chapter presented Mosaic Group CEO, Ann Marie Sorrell and three other recipients at the St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church on March 12 with the 2017 HERstory Award, honoring trailblazing women in labor and business. The award came as part of the 2017 HERstory Women’s History Month and was presented to honor those who have succeeded in expanding women’s participation in commerce and female power in the paid labor force.

“I am truly honored to be recognized by such a prestigious organization as the Coalition of 100 Black Women,” said Mosaic Group Founder and CEO. “We will always do our best to foster advancement for women of color and all women in the course of our business efforts.”

The Mosaic Group is an eleven year old full service marketing/events/PR company servicing the tri-county area of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade. The Coalition of 100 Black Women is a national organization advocating on behalf of black women and girls to promote leadership development and gender equity in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment.

(Delray Beach, FL) – The eighth annual, free, All People’s Day® Diversity Festival (APD) is Saturday, March 18, 2017 indoors at Pompey Park, 1101 NW 2nd Street and NW 10th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444 and the food tastes are free again! The main event is from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm with a wide variety of performances and connective activities for the whole family. All People’s Day®, Inc, Delray Parks and Recreation and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women SPBC are presenting the festival.

“At this time of increased xenophobia and cultural injustices it’s important to take a stand for connections among all groups,” explains APD Founder Susan Berkowitz Schwartz, “The Diversity Festival celebrates the unique beauty of every person connecting us thorough Art, Words, Music, and Dance.”

The Main Event starts at 11 am showcasing 20 colorful performances including a variety of dance from Delray Divas – African American Step Dance to the Chinese Performing Arts. Also, there will be an array of music from Pink Slip – playing US Folk, Anthony Bacchus – leading the Milagro Ctr. Kids Drum Circle, Clinton Powell –playing R & B and Pop, the SF Taiko Dojo – playing huge Japanese drums, singer Carol Garrett and others. All acts take to the stage in 15 minute intervals treating the attendees to a vast range of cultural experiences.

The food tastes are free again this year and provided by generous restaurants including – Bud’s Chicken & Seafood – Fried Chicken and Paella De Espana Catering. In addition, over 50 interactive and merchandise booths offer artwork, clothing and jewelry for sale. Kids will find arts projects and activities such as balloon hats from Clowns on Call, the String Project has participants place a colored string leading from their country of origin to the USA and Selfies are taken with the hand painted APD life size cultural figures.

Over 50 interactive and merchandise booths feature a diverse mix to see and do. Kids will find arts projects such as Peace Crane folding, puppet making with a stage to perform, and creating images of their families that connect to others on a mural. Teens and adults enjoy hands on issue-based activities among which are a Health Fair and clever word games by nonprofits. Prizes donated by local artists and businesses will be raffled off throughout the day as well.

Prior to all this, a free workshop from 9:30am to 11:00 am will teach children to make the Craft Dough People illustrating that all people are made from the same materials and should therefore be treated

with equal respect. Pre-registration for the workshop is open to the first 30 kids, age’s four to eleven, who sign-up by calling (561) 495-9818. A packaged craft kit, based on this project, is available for a donation.

All People’s Day® is a 501c3 nonprofit diversity holiday that fosters connections among people through the arts, because the Arts touch people’s hearts. Why a diversity holiday? A holiday states our values and reinforces them. We champion the issues and rights of people of different colors, religions, ages and cultures plus LGBT, immigrants, women, and people with disabilities. Created by Susan Berkowitz-Schwartz in 1973, All People’s Day® was celebrated for 35 years in New Jersey and seven years in South Florida. Proclamations and tributes have been issued by city, county, and state officials. The dream is to become a national holiday one day soon. For further information go to http://allpeoplesday.org or email Susan Berkowitz Schwartz at susan@allpeoplesday.org

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