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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Ashley Lawal Talks Holiday Guide on Living Your Best Life with Genma Holmes

Join Living Your Best Life with Genma Holmes as we profile organizations and leaders who lead by example. With extraordinary acts of kindness and charitable giving that help countless lives daily, these organizations and leaders embody "Be the change you want to see in the world."  Throughout 2015, listeners have heard from presidents of organizations who are global change agents. We will also heard from CEOs of social enterprise businesses who are changing communities, educators who are taking their students out of the classroom and into surrounding neighborhoods to learn and serve others and from activists who keep the community engaged and empowered.

On Small Business Saturday, November 28, 21015, tune in to hear founder Ashley Lawal of Urbannite discuss the importance of supporting local small businesses not just on Small Business Saturday but throughout the year. Hear how Urbannite has used its online platform to bring traffic to businesses' websites and store fronts. Listen to her share her about her latest venture since her last visit to Living Your Best Life's studios and what are the plans for next year's big homecoming guide.

Genma and Ashley having fun at WENO.

Ashley and I will also discuss the benefits of partnering with other brands to increase awareness of your goods and services.  And why doing good in the community by volunteering is an awesome way to make others learn more about your company while putting your mark on helping others.

Tune in for a fun show that will help guide you through the maze of holiday shopping while supporting local small businesses.

Living Your Best Life, a radio show that empowers, inspires, and motivates us to live our BEST life, is heard on 760AM The Gospel in the Middle-TN area, Tune In,  military bases and on Ustream.TV worldwide from 9:00-10:00am CST.

More About Small Business Saturday

First there was Black Friday. Then Cyber Monday.  And on November 27, 2010, the first ever Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is the day we celebrate the Shop Small movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the U.S.

More than 200 organizations have already joined American Express OPEN, the company’s small business unit, in declaring the Saturday after Thanksgiving as Small Business Saturday.

More About Urbaanite's Ashley Lawal

Urbaanite was founded by Ashley Lawal, born in Nashville and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. Home is definitely where the heart is and moving back to Nashville after graduating from Northern Illinois University was one of the best things she considers she could have done.  She is a Christian, wife, daughter to the best Mom ever and foodie, with a huge love for family & close circle of friends. She is a marketer by day and unofficial chef by night, trying out the latest recipes she seeks out on her favorite blogs.

Her love of all things entrepreneurial started when she launched her first business in 2009, iHospitality, an eco-friendly packaging company in the city. On Urbaanite she states, "I am so excited to now have the opportunity to share and connect with other like-minded folks in the community that make up our culture here in Nashville."


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