Friday, October 7, 2016

Attorney Ricky Anderson is featured speaker for the Men’s Prayer Breakfast at St. Francis of Assisi

Attorney Ricky Anderson of Houston is the featured speaker for the Men’s Prayer Breakfast on October 15 at 8:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall of the Church on 204 Dooley Street.

Anderson is a 1979 graduate of Benton Harbor High School and received his Bachelor of Administration degree in 1983 from Prairie View A&M University and the Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1992 from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. Anderson was also admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1992. Attorney Anderson is a managing partner of the law firm of Anderson & Smith, affirm he stated in 1992. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where he lectures on entertainment la, music industry contracts and trial preparation.

In addition to his membership and service in professional organizations, Anderson is chairman and president of the Entertainment Sports & Arts Law Sections of the National Bar Association and the Houston Bar Association, respectively, Grammy Governor and Advisor to the Grammy Board of Governor’s Texas Chapter of the Academy of Recording Arts and Science, former Chairman and CEO of the Black Broadcasting Network Inc., former CEO and President of CBS Records, Inc. and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Prairie View A&M University Foundation.

He is the recipient of the Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Award and Presidential Award from the National Bar Association, member of the BESLA Entertainment Attorney’s Hall of Fame and Outstanding Lawyer of the Year from the National Black Prelaw Association.

Some of his clients include Yolanda Adams, Steve Harvey, Isaiah Washington, Rushion McDonald, J. Anthony Brown, Cynthia Cooper, Comedian-Actor Sinbad, and NFL Player Eddie Robinson, to name a few. He has also negotiated deals for network television, movies, feature films, pay-per-view and HBO programs.

He is also the Executive Producer of the Nationally Syndicated Music Video Television Show, “Big City”, and such independent Feature Films as “Renegade”, “Beach Party Weekend”.

All concerned men of the community are invited to attend free breakfast and fellowship. PLEASE call 936-857-3272 or email: to confirm attendance. We look forward to your joining us for this important activity.

We also invite you to participate in our Christian Education and Bible Study on Fridays at 7:00 p.m. Come learn the word and share in the fellowship.

Also, please know that St. Francis of Assisi will again host The Houston FoodBank Mobile Unit to distribute Fresh Fruits and Produce on October 19, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Patrons will also be able to apply/renew essential services: i.e. SNAP, Children’s Medicaid/CHIP and TANF. There are no requirements to receive the free product and patrons are asked to bring their own bags.

We will also need volunteers to assist with the sign-in and distribution. Please arrive by 9:15 a.m. Please share this information with your friends and other members of the community.

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