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We hope you've had a delightful April! This month brought us an inspiring event that was born out of a tragic loss, a client milestone and fundraiser celebration and a renewed commitment to youth and entrepreneurship. 

Read on for a few highlights at Medley Inc...


A Great Day Houston!

Over 200 Houstonians took a stand against obesity for
Get Fit or Get Fat
's One-Year Anniversary and Charity Event. The fundraiser celebration was hosted by Radio-One personalities, JJ on the Mic ( 97.9 The Box) and KG Smooth ( Majic 102.1) and featured Love and Hip Hop star, Somaya Reece, as the guest speaker. Rewind back to a few weeks ago as we shared details on Great Day Houston by clicking here.  
READ3Zero Turns Five! 


This fall, the READ3Zero Literacy Foundation will host the I Write Book Signing Luncheon November 1, 2014 at the Hilton Americas featuring keynote speaker Andrea White.

READ3Zero believes that creativity and imagination are natural gifts of childhood, which is why they encourage children to read 30 minutes a day and join the R3Z book club and enter their annual short story contest, I Write Short Stories by Kids for Kids. Since 2009 they have published over 200 kids in their anthologies.

The deadline to apply for the contest with a chance to participate in this anniversary celebration is May 1, 2014. Sign up your little one at read3zero.org.

Firat Educational Solutions joins heated debate about
Mexican-American studies

Ibrahim Firat joined Fox 26 contributors for a panel discussion on The Texas Board of Education consideration of adding a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective. Ibrahim weighed in on his thoughts as an educator and business owner.  Click here to check it out! 



How-to Perfect a Cold Call


We've all been on the receiving side of a phone call from a person that we have never heard of nor seen in our life, but they surely know everything about us, enough to sell us something at least. How the conversation goes depends on how you feel about what their requesting and their delivery. A majority of us respond well to people who are to the point with a warm, inviting tone. Now, this method won't always work, but 9 times out of 10, you will accomplish your goal, which is to gain your "target's" attention. Read more here: braincandy.medley-inc.com.

Lemonade Day is Empowering Today's Youth
to Become Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs.

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Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches youth how to start, own and operate their own business - a lemonade stand. It began right here in Houston, Texas in 2007. Since then it has grown from 2,700 kids to over 57,000 kids in Houston.

This year, Houston Lemonade day is on Sunday May 4th. Learn more about how to get  involved by visiting houston.lemonadeday.org.

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