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4 Important Points Black Entrepreneurs Should Know About Success


There are a lot of definitions of success. Black entrepreneurs, in particular, need to define it for themselves. It’s part of the experience of entrepreneurship—since you’re the boss you also decide what counts as succeeding. Unfortunately, defining success is difficult. There are a number of things you should know about success that will help you figure out what it means to you.

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2018 Drayton Florence Foundation Christmas Party

Over 40 families enjoyed pictures with Santa, pizza, crafts, sweets, hot chocolate, games with the Grinch. There were also fun gifts of toys and gift cards.

The 2018 Drayton Florence Foundation Christmas Party was a blast.

An awesome time was had by all!

Thank you to everyone that supported the effort and those who enjoy their time together.

Happy Holidays!

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5th Annual Glo With The Flo 5k Glow Run

On August 25, 2018 the 5th Annual Glo With The Flo 5k Glow Run took place in Ocala, Florida.

This fun night time run took place in historic downtown Ocala with illuminated participants winding through its streets.

The Marion County Children’s Alliance and The Drayton Florence Foundation are dedicated to raising a healthier generation by educating children and families on healthy eating habits and the importance of fitness activities in their daily lives.

We thank everyone for all that you did and for all the fun. See you in 2019!

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Scenes from the 3rd Annual Glo With The Flo 5k Glow Run

15th “Make it Happen” youth football camp

The 15th annual “Make it Happen” youth football camp was once a again a great success due to all the volunteers, sponsors and youth participants. Thank you so much to everyone who enjoyed this event.

This year’s event took place at the Webb Field at Martin Luther King Recreation Complex in Ocala, Florida on July 21, 2018.

The “Make It Happen” Football Camp is a free camp for youth, ages 8-18 years of age. The football camp is organized by 11 year NFL veteran, Drayton Florence and the Drayton Florence Foundation.

Mr. Florence coaches and mentors these scholar athletes, along with the help of his camp staff. In addition to teaching fundamental football skills, the camp is designed to impart the message of lifeskills: hard work, discipline, goal-setting, dedication, sportsmanship and teamwork.

This annual event is an exciting opportunity to receive instructions on how to become better in the sport of football from someone who has played at its highest level for over a decade.

We look forward to seeing you at the 15th annual “Make it Happen” in 2019.

Blessings to all.

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  • 2018: 15th Annual “Make It Happen” Youth Football Camp