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7/12/2005

 
Miami Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment Aims to Raise Awareness About Personal Finance

WHAT: The Miami Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment is part of an unprecedented national campaign to raise awareness among millions of young adults about the importance of personal finance. For the first time, one of the world's leading financial institutions, Chrysler Financial, has partnered with the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN), the nation's largest non-profit hip-hop organization, to help young people build a solid financial future. Russell Simmons, Chairman of HSAN and William F. Jones, Jr., Vice President -- Chrysler Financial have pledged to work together to coordinate this national campaign under the theme "Get Your Money Right."

WHO: Dr. Benjamin Chavis (Chairman and President/CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, respectively), Stephen Starks (Director - Southeast Business Center for Chrysler Financial), personal finance guru Suze Orman, Bruce Shead (Manager, Geographic Marketing and Community Outreach for Anheuser-Busch), Damon Dash (Dash Music Group), artists Memphis Bleek, Young Gunz, Joe Budden, Juelz Santana, Trina, Doug E. Fresh, La-La from MTV, Tony Austin (President of RSMG), T. Willard Fair (CEO, Urban League of Greater Miami) and Prince Markie Dee of WMIB 103.5 The Beat.

WHEN: Friday, July 15. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.
* Summit from 1-3:30 p.m.
* Press Room artist availability from Noon-1 p.m. and from 3:30-4 p.m.

* Media must pre-register with JLM PR, Inc. Please RSVP to jody@jlmpr.com or call (212) 431-5227

WHERE: Club Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, Fla.

DETAILS: Dr. Benjamin Chavis, President and CEO of HSAN and legendary hip-hop icon Doug E. Fresh will co-moderate the Summit. Chrysler Financial is the title sponsor of the Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment National Tour. Anheuser-Busch, Inc. is the presenting sponsor of the Tour and WMIB 103.5 The Beat is the media partner for the Miami Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment.

The Hip-Hop Summit on Financial Empowerment National Tour dates remaining include: August 20-St. Louis, Mo.; September 9-Kansas City, Mo. and September 17-Los Angeles, Calif.

CONTACT: Jody L. Miller
Ellen Zoe Golden
JLM PR, Inc.
(212) 431-5227
jody@jlmpr.com
ellenzoe@aol.com

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Amber Paauwe
Chrysler Financial
(248) 427-3126
arp11@dcx.com

PRNewswire -- July 12

Source: Hip-Hop Summit Action Network; DaimlerChrysler Services North America

Web site: http://www.daimlerchryslerservices.com/na




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