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TGIF to Kerry Croft Bringing Black Owned Businesses to Your Living Rooms!

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Kerry Croft, Owner of the Vitamin M Box

Any woman who wears a Gold Wedding dress must be quite a goal reacher and a stunner.

Kerry Croft is her name. Kerry is the Owner of Vitamin M Box, which helps customers find minority produced products that they love while promoting and supporting minority entrepreneurship.

Also, every three months, the Vitamin M Box donates 10% of its proceeds to a Charity of choice that helps in building the Black Community.

Kerry has been selected to bring minority produced products beyond your doorstep and into your living rooms via a talk show, the Vitamin M Suite. The show will launch this Spring on Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire Stick!

Expect to see Black Entrepreneurs sit and discuss their ideas and businesses as they inspire and uplift others.

Did I mention Kerry is Jamaican and Suga’s cousin?! #ProudJamaican #ProudCuzzo #BlackExcellence

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By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Our Jamaican Chocolatiers represented at Salon du Chocolat in Belgium!

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Wouter Tjeerte of Pure Chocolate Company shows off Jamaica’s Bean-to-Bar Chocolate at Salon du Chocolat in Brussels, Belgium last weekend with Carl Sharpe of Chocollor Chocolate and Nadine Burie of Likkle More Chocolate beside him.

The Belgian capital hosted it’s 7th edition of Salon du Chocolat last weekend from February 14th to 16th, celebrating Chocolate in all its shapes and forms.

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4 of our local Bean-to-Bar Chocolatiers, Wouter Tjeerte of Pure Chocolate Company, Carl Sharpe of Chocollor Chocolate, Nadine Burie of Likkle More Chocolate and Nick Davis of One One Cacao were a few of the 100 participants that took part in the 3-Day event at Tour & Taxis. Amongst them were other Chocolatiers, Bean-to-Bar specialists, Confectioners, Pastry chefs and cocoa-producing countries.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Kamina Johnson Smith along with Jamaica’s Ambassador to the EU, Sheila Sealey Monteith accompanied our Chocolatiers to give them support.

Visitors enjoyed pastry-making lessons, recipe demonstrations by top chefs and chocolate masters, tasting sessions and a Chocolate Fashion show!

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Carl Sharpe of Chocollor Chocolate.

Our Chocolatiers did not only bring our Bean-to Bar Chocolate to Brussels, but they did well. Likkle More Chocolate and Pure Chocolate Company completely sold out and Nick Davis’s One One Cacao will now be available in Europe from Bean to Bar! They offer Chocolates from around the world and will have One One Cacao’s St. Thomas Coconut Milk and Clarendon Bars available for a limited time.

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Nick Davis of One One Cacao with a buyer in Belgium.

Congratulations to all our Local Chocolatiers that brought Jamaican Chocolate to Europe. We are proud of you and appreciate you. One Love.

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The Jamaican Team at Salon du Chocolat in Brussels Belgium last Weekend.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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How you can still Support Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf

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Hanna Cover, student of Lister Mair/Gilby High with her Painting that’s still available, ‘Love and Unity through Differences’.

You can still support ‘Hands in Art’ from Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf.

They still have Paintings and a Framed Drawing available that were guided by Suga Lifestyle’s, GW Art by Gabby. Check them out here!

*Prices range from $2500JMD to $7500JMD

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These Paintings and Wooden signs by GW Art are also still available for purchase, where part proceeds will go to the school.

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‘Hands in Art’ is a Suga Lifestyle & Rotaract Club of New Kingston Arts and Entrepreneurship Initiative with Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf. The Project also has the support of e-Learning Jamaica Co. Ltd. ‘Impact Through Unity’ is Rotaract’s theme for the year, which inspired the majority of the pieces.

Last Saturday at Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop, the kids showcased their Paintings guided by Gabrielle Burgess, Founder/Owner of GW Art and Jewellery guided by Bianca Bartley, CEO/Creative Director of Peace-is of Bianca. All proceeds from sales went towards the students’ educational resources and the school’s infrastructure and there is still a need for more funding, for instance, to supply classrooms with fans that are currently without.

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The talented, Beyonce Findley with her Drawing framed by Frame Art Jamaica with Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga and classmates, Jaheim Watson (L) and Tyrese Dixon (R) at Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop last Saturday, February 8, 2020 at The Jamaica Pegasus.

Support a good cause. Our Children are our Future.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Thanks for Supporting Suga Lifestyle’s Pop Up Shop!

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Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga with members of the Rotaract Club of New Kingston, students of Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf and their teacher, Jackie Gabbidon.

Hi Suga Readers! There seems to have been a glitch with getting emails to you from last week Wednesday. Sincerest apologies if you missed the reminder to attend the Valentine’s Day Pop up Shop.

Suga is giving a huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out to support Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop on Saturday!

Thanks so much for shopping and contributing to a good cause, creating awareness and improving the infrastructure for the Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf. The kids learnt a lot in the process, completing their Art-tivity and getting guidance in Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Branding. Thanks to Rotaract Club of New Kingston for collaborating with me on this Project, e-Learning Jamaica Company Limited for your kind donations, my Suga Artisans for adding the best quality and variety to my Pop Up Shop, Frame Art Jamaica, Nexsmart Print Graphic Solutions, Travis Graham Views for the Audio and The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel for hosting us! 🛍💖

Watch highlights from “Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop 2020” on YouTube here: 

Have a great and productive week!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Thanks for Supporting Suga Lifestyle’s Pop Up Shop!

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Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga with members of the Rotaract Club of New Kingston, students of Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf and their teacher, Jackie Gabbidon.

Happy Monday! Suga is giving a huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out to support Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop on Saturday!

Thanks so much for shopping and contributing to a good cause, creating awareness and improving the infrastructure for the Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf. The kids learnt a lot in the process, completing their Art-tivity and getting guidance in Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Branding. Thanks to Rotaract Club of New Kingston for collaborating with me on this Project, e-Learning Jamaica Company Limited for your kind donations, my Suga Artisans for adding the best quality and variety to my Pop Up Shop, Frame Art Jamaica, Nexsmart Print Graphic Solutions, Travis Graham Views for the Audio and The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel for hosting us! 🛍💖

Watch highlights from “Suga Lifestyle’s V-Day Pop Up Shop 2020” on YouTube here: 

Have a great and productive week!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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TGIF! SL V-Day Pop Up Shop is Tomorrow!

Suga Lifestyle's V-Day Pop Up Shop

Tomorrow is the day! Please come out and support ‘Hands in Art’ from Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf and other local Artisans! You can learn a bit of Sign Language too!

See some of their Paintings guided by Suga Lifestyle’s, GW Art by Gabby here!

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‘Hands in Art’ is a Suga Lifestyle & Rotaract Club of New Kingston Arts and Entrepreneurship Initiative with Lister Mair/Gilby High for the Deaf. The Project also has the support of e-Learning Jamaica Co. Ltd. ‘Impact Through Unity’ is Rotaract’s theme for the year, which inspired the majority of the pieces.

The kids will showcase their Paintings guided by Gabrielle Burgess, Founder/Owner of GW Art and Jewellery guided by Bianca Bartley, CEO/Creative Director of Peace-is of Bianca. All proceeds will go towards the students’ educational resources and the school’s infrastructure.

Local Artisans will have a variety of handmade products such as Candles, Pepper Jellies & Jams with Wine, Chocolates, Ice cream, genuine Leather Products, Jewellery, Cosmetics, Skincare items, Small Plants, Clutches, Handbags and more!

Support a good cause and our Local Artisans tomorrow and treat yourself or buy the perfect Valentine’s day Gifts for Men & Women!

Check out a bit of the action from last year + you can get free, quick massages from The Jamaica Pegasus’s White Orchid Spa!

 

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Genuine Leather Products for Ladies & Gents this Saturday at SL V-Day Pop Up Shop!

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For Ladies AND GENTS! I can’t wait to see what My Old Man Leathercraft will have this Saturday!

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Check out the new Passport Wallets and you know their one of a kind Genuine Leather Belts, Wallets, Keyrings etc. that will be there for prices you can’t miss out on!

#BuyLocal #BuyJamaican #SLVDayPopUpShop #FEBRUARY8

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My Old Man Leathercraft
Instagram: @myoldmanleathercraft

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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