Nate Miles, Vice President, Eli Lilly
To Keynote the BIG Launch of FirstThursday Jacksonville

November 2, 2013 in In the news by admin


FirstThursday Jacksonville is pleased to announce that we have secured one of the most dynamic and sought after speakers in America, Nate Miles, Vice President, Strategic Programs, Eli Lilly Company for its BIG Launch of FirstThursday Jacksonville at Noon, November 7, 2013.

The meeting is FREE with a Bring Your Own Brown Bag Lunch (BYOBBL) theme and is open to the public. Parking is also FREE in designated areas. Anyone who has a business, interested in starting a small business, and particularly Black owned businesses are urged to attend. The meeting will be held in The Hospitality Center, Aqua Deerwood, 9803 Creekfront Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

To make sure you have a seat, please RSVP for the FTJ B2B meeting, at or If you would like more information call (904) 374-9313 (cell phone 206 280 9941) or visit the FirstThursday Jacksonville web site:

The mission of FirstThursday Jacksonville is simple: Its COOL to BACK Black business! FirstThursday Jacksonville is committed to the advancement of black-owned business. From networking opportunities to small business funding, our passion is the success of the black business community, one business at a time.” FirstThursday Jacksonville knows that it is COOL TO DO BUSINESS with Black business. Back our Black business community by doing business with your favorite Black business(s).

FirstThursday is a membership driven organization that was founded in Seattle, Washington in October 2003. It continues to be the go to organization in the City of Seattle, King County and the State of Washington for private and government organizations seeking to form positive and strategic economic partnerships with Black and small business owners. FirstThursday is funded solely through memberships, web site/ social media advertising, corporate and government outreach programs. All of the membership opportunities and benefits are available on the FirstThursday web sites.

FirstThursday Biz is proud of its ability to bring business, labor, government and community together for positive meetings that generate positive outcomes, relationships and profitable partnerships.

We look forward to meeting all of you and exploring how we can help you help Black and small businesses in Jacksonville reach their maximum potential. We are adamant in our belief that a strong economic base is essential to the success of all of our communities.

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