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Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce Book Club

Step into a world of knowledge, inspiration, and empowerment with the Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce (VABCC) Book Club. We're inviting all book lovers to join us as we dive deep into narratives that enrich our minds, fuel our creativity, and broaden our scope on business and personal development.

Why Join Us?

Our book club provides a platform for you to engage in stimulating discussions, share your perspectives, and connect with like-minded individuals within the VABCC community. It's more than just a book club; it's a learning journey where we explore different genres, themes, and authors who are pivotal in shaping thought-leadership in the world of business and beyond.

When Do We Meet?

We convene every 4th Thursday of each month. Each meeting is a chance to dissect a new book, share insights and learn from each other’s viewpoints. Not only will you have an entire month to read and reflect upon the selected book, but you'll also enjoy a dynamic discussion that enriches your reading experience.

How Can You Join?

Joining the VABCC Book Club is simple. As a member of the VABCC community, all you need to do is express your interest and you're in! Whether you're an avid reader or someone looking to cultivate a reading habit, our book club welcomes everyone with open arms.

What's Next?

Our next book club gathering is coming up soon. So, don't wait! Be part of a community that acknowledges the power of books in shaping minds and fostering success. Let's read, learn, and grow together with the VABCC Book Club.

We can't wait to welcome you to our next meeting and hear your unique perspectives. Here's to a journey filled with insightful discussions, life-changing books, and the joy of reading!

Get ready to turn the page to a new chapter with the VABCC Book Club. Join us today!

Walk through Fire - Sheila Johnson

December Book Selection

We're excited to announce our book selection for December - 'Walk Through Fire: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Triumph' by Sheila Johnson. This compelling memoir takes us on a journey through Johnson's life as she navigates the highs and lows with resilience and determination.

About the Book

Sheila Johnson, a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, and co-founder of BET, shares her deeply personal story in 'Walk Through Fire.' It's a narrative that spans her remarkable life journey from growing up in a modest home to becoming one of the wealthiest African-American women in the United States.

This memoir is a testament to the power of perseverance, the importance of staying true to oneself, and the strength it takes to rise above adversity. It's a book that promises to inspire, motivate, and stir deep emotions.

December Book Club Meeting

Mark your calendars! Our discussion of 'Walk Through Fire' will take place on Thursday, December 28, 2023, at 7:00 pm. This will be an opportunity for us to delve into the themes of the book, share our interpretations, and learn from each other's insights.

Whether you've been with us since the beginning or this will be your first meeting, we look forward to welcoming you. Our discussions are always enriched by the diversity of our members' perspectives.

How to Prepare?

Start reading early to give yourself plenty of time to absorb the depth and richness of Johnson's story. As you read, consider the themes that resonate with you, any questions that arise, and the insights you gain.

Join us in December as we walk through the fire with Sheila Johnson and emerge with a renewed sense of purpose, resilience, and triumph. Let's conclude this year with a book that celebrates the power of enduring and overcoming life's challenges.

Get ready for an evening of stimulating discussion, insightful revelations, and a shared love for reading at the VABCC Book Club. See you on December 28th!


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