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Saturday January 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST

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Highland Hills Branch - Dallas Public Library 
6200 Bonnie View Road
Dallas, TX 75241

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Please join us on Saturday, January 21st for a conversation with Rocky Turner (Rock-T), National Radio & TV Personality from the Rickey Smiley Morning Show and Dish Nation TV, Philantropist, and Youth Advocate.

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DATE: Saturday, January 21, 2016

DOORS OPEN: 10:00 am
PROGRAM TIME: 10:15 am to 12:00 pm
Highland Hills Branch Library
6200 Bonnie View Road
Dallas, TX 75241

On The National Syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Radio Show, Rock-T is the show’s sports editor, known for his mischievous “Jokes of the Day” and other playful antics. Rocky began his career as a professional baseball player with the New York Mets. After his Baseball Career, he transitioned to Dallas radio where he contributed #1 On-Air Ratings on K104fm & 97.9 The Beat in every Time Slot: Morning Drive, Mid Days, Afternoon Drive and Nights. He Launched his Television Career as host of the popular hip hop series, “Dance Club 21” which aired on CBS Affiliate TXA 21.

Now you can see Rock-T Daily on the #1 Ranked TV Show “DISH NATION” on FOX TV. In addition to national radio and television, Rock T has been host to several national programs and events such as the 2011 Sprite Step Off Competition, Coca Cola at Essence Festival, McDonald’s Flavor Battle, NFL Superbowl, Kobe vs LeBron Sprite Uncontainable event at NBA All Star, NBA Jam Session, Red Bull King of the Rock, Red Bull FlugTag, McDonald’s CIAA Super Saturday, Vitamin Water, Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Metro PCS. He is Founder of The Rock-T Youth Foundation and creator of  STOMP WARS, The Nations #1 Rated Youth Step Competition & Teen Summit. His Annual HOOPS FOR HOPE Youth Basketball Tournament draws over 150 teams from all over the country. His  ROCKTEEN initiative is a youth mentoring program whose mission is to motivate youth to start living a #RockTeenLifestyle – one that promotes Academic Achievement, Character Development & Positive life choices….. Then challenges them to be a Positive Influence by Adding Value into others.

Rock-T Lives by the motto: “NO EXCUSES! GET IT DONE!” 

ABOUT THE EMPOWER Series                         
The EMPOWER Series presented by Comerica Bank is a FREE monthly financial coaching and counseling workshop series   (Underwritten by Comerica Bank and put on by the National Association of Black Accountants - DFW Chapter ) where a local or national guest speaker shares their inspiring personal story of empowerment and/or covers a financial literacy topic. The series began at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in March 2011; moved to the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) from April 2011 to December 2012; moved to Cedar Valley College (CVC) from January 2013 to November 2014; and beginning January 2015 is now being held at Highland Hills Public Library. The workshops are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10:00 am to 12:00pm. Additional information about upcoming workshops are available at Topics covered throughout the series include but are not limited to the below:
  • Goal Setting & Budgeting
  • Saving and Investing
  • Planning for College
  • Credit Management
  • Estate Planning & Insurance
  • Preparing for Home Purchase
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Retirement Planning