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Bond is the author of the highly anticipated book, "Swim"
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – August 9, 2019 – The Mosaic Group in partnership with the City of West Palm Beach and the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency will host the 6th Annual Community Mixer in celebration of National Black Business Month on Tuesday, August 13th at the West Palm Beach Lake Pavilion, 101 South Flagler Drive 33401 from 6:00p – 9:00p.   The event will be hosted by Mayor Keith James and feature staff from various departments informing guests about opportunities to do business with the City of West Palm Beach.  The West Palm Bach Community Redevelopment Agency team will be present to discuss opportunities to relocate, expand and start a business in West Palm Beach’s Historic Northwest neighborhood.
“Minority-owned businesses continue to be an important contributor to our City’s economic growth, and I am proud to celebrate those businesses not only during National Black Business Month but also for 365 days a year. I am committed to supporting the growth, development and expansion of minority-owned businesses in our city through the City’s Office of Small Business Assistance, Community Redevelopment Agency, and other programs and Initiatives,” said Mayor Keith A. James.
This year’s event will feature a fire side chat with special guest Walter Bond, an NBA Legend and internationally recognized preeminent expert on sales, motivation, leadership and peak performance. He spent eight years playing as a shooting guard for NBA teams such as the Dallas Mavericks, Utah Jazz and Detroit Pistons.  Bond recently released his highly anticipated book Swim, a fascinating story about the power of leadership, mentoring, and next level success.  A book signing will follow the fire side chat. 
The Community Mixer will offer networking, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music.  Sponsors include The City of West Palm Beach, The West Palm Beach CRA and the Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County, Inc. The event is open to the general public, and admission is $10 per person. RSVP online at  For more information about the Community Mixer, contact The Mosaic Group, 561.651-9565, or  
National Black Business Month (NBBM) is an annual initiative to increase the number and scale of African/Caribbean‐American owned businesses in the United States and the world.  2019 marks the sixteenth National Black Business Month, encouraging consumers and institutions to visit at least one black owned business on each of the 31 days of August.  There are over 2.5 million African-American businesses, which encompasses approximately ten percent of all U.S. companies.  NBBM was founded by Frederick E. Jordon and John William Templeton in 2004.