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Where's OUR Bailout??????

Updated on March 5, 2011

The need for the Financial Empowerment Opportunity Fair


In 2007 the bottom began to noticeably fall out of the real estate market and in 2008 the stock market crumbled taking the futures of hundreds of thousands of hardworking American families.  From that to 2009 the country has slid into a full blown recession.  As we all know, recession is a word everyone refuses to say and hates to hear it even more.

With the recession thousands upon thousands of jobs were lost, millions of hard working families have gone into foreclosure, retirees lost their life’s savings and across the country we begin to seew more and more “going out of business” signs hanging on businesses that have faithfully supported many families for years.  We, as a country have been left wondering what was going to happen next.  We watch the news day after day to hear that the government was giving “TARP” and “bail out” money to various lending institutions.


But where is the bail out for those that have sacrificed and poured their sweat, blood and tears into building a comfortable future?

Where is the bail out for those that are working double time to keep up with the rising gas, electric, heating and grocery costs, but can still never get ends to meet?

 Word of Mouth Events & Planning

Financial Empowerment

Opportunity Fair

Following excerpt taken from the Yahoo News article Obama slammed for neglecting jobs crisis by: Zachary Roth, Wed. Jan 26, 2011

“That's how CNN's Wolf Blitzer summed up last night's State of the Union address moments after it ended. But not everyone agrees. Yes, President Obama pushed for an array of investments in infrastructure, education, and innovation -- all of which, he argued, are crucial to long-term growth and competitiveness. But he offered very few concrete ideas to alleviate the immediate jobs crisis that's at the front of many Americans' minds. With unemployment at 9.4 percent, under-employment also sky-high, and economic growth lagging, some backers of the president would like to see more focus on job creation. And even while acknowledging that Obama's hands are tied by the Republican Congress, they're responding to the speech with frustration.

In short, President Obama spoke last night about "winning the future." But some are asking: What about the present?”


Here is the opportunity to bail ourselves out!

Join Word of Mouth Events & Planning as a sponsor in our annual event to assist those who are interested in learning more about building a better financial future through business ownership.


Event Goal

Word of Mouth Events & Planning will assist attendees with:

  • Guidance and information on starting a business or become an owner of one of the country’s fastest growing network marketing businesses and franchises
  • Presentations from various franchises, network marketing businesses and non profit organization
  • Introduce our attendees to financial advisors, bank representatives, representatives from the SBA and other business professionals
  • Assistance with DUNNS Number, Tax ID Number (TIN), and Employer Identification Number (EIN)

We will help answer important questions such as:

  • “Where and how do I start?”
  • “Why do I need a business plan?”
  • “What about licenses, permits, taxes and insurance?”
  • “How do I organize my business? LLC? Sole Proprietor? Incorporate?”
  • “Can I run the business out of my home?”
  • “Where and how can I find the funds to get started or to grow my business?”
  • “What financial records do I need to keep?”
  • “How do I qualify for business grants?”

Businesses have different challenges when they start up and as they grow, for these reasons, this fair seeks to offer a strong balanced overview of essentials common to the majority of small businesses. More specifically, it includes:

  • Where or how to get a business plan
  • Organizing a business
  • Marketing/selling products and services
  • Financing options and business loans
  • Managing-permits, fees, licenses, insurance
  • Professional and affordable website development

In an effort to also do our part to be eco-friendly and keep our informational printing to a minimum all pre-registrants will receive a CD with business resources such as; business plan outline to guide them in the information they will need to think about to prepare the best business plan.  We will also have other materials to assist with marketing, managing finances and a reference list of resources of creditable information and services.

Letter from our President/CEO


The success of this annual event will be credited largely to our sponsors, who lend their names and financial support to the event.  A portion of the money we raise each year will go to a individual/business owner in the form of a grant to assist them in their dreams of business ownership/growth, and this year’s grant goal is $1,000 and business services and/or products.


By participating as a sponsor, your organization will benefit from extended exposure through media campaigns and promotional efforts directed toward the supporters of Word of Mouth Events & Planning. For a nominal investment, you'll be able to enjoy excellent exposure to this important segment of your target audience.


We have 3 levels of sponsorship packages, as detailed below.  You can select the level of participation that best meets your needs, and be secure in the knowledge that your sponsorship investment will be used to help Word of Mouth Events & Planning fund the Financial Empowerment Opportunity Fair.


We're counting on your support, and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.  Please contact us so we are able to expedite your sponsorship commitment.  Word of Mouth Events & Planning thanks you in advance for your willingness to support our efforts and make a difference in our community.





Pharice Brown


Thanks in advance for your support!"

Financial Empowerment Opportunity Fair :

Pharice Brown and The IndieGoGo Team
For more information: pbrown(at)


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