365Black Awards Recap

US News & World ReportMcDonald’s Honors Actress, Olympian, Others at Annual Awards

McDonald’s 365Black Awards show, held annually at the Essence Festival, honors actress Tichina Arnold and Olympic gold-medalist Sanya Richards-Ross among others.

Read the article: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/louisiana/articles/2017-07-02/mcdonalds-honors-actress-olympian-others-at-annual-awards

McDonald’s Franchiser Credits East St. Louis – James Williams

What is the secret to your success?  That’s the question I am frequently asked as an entrepreneur.

First, I work seven days a week!  Hard work does pay off. I also study the latest trends in my industry. I’m a McDonald’s owner-operator  in the St. Louis metropolitan region. I network constantly with everyone from CEOs to everyday people. I put customers first, always.

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James Thrower is 2017 Inductee to Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor

RICHARDSON – The 2017 inductee to the Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor is former Texas A&M University-Commerce three-sport standout James Thrower, league officials announced on Wednesday.

Thrower is the sole inductee to the 2017 class of the LSC Hall of Honor, which recognizes outstanding individuals who have brought pride and honor to the conference through their contributions as an athlete or who have demonstrated a long-term commitment to the betterment of the conference as a coach or administrator.

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror – James Thrower is 2017 inductee to Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor

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