Circle of Sisters 2016: Recap

COS Recap

For a second year in a row, Entrigue Magazine was invited to attend Circle of Sisters at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. First I would like to thank Lindsay Salandra and her team over at Emmis for their part in assisting us and the other media outlets through the two day event. I also would like to give recognition to the sponsors of the event:
AARP New York , Invite Health, Harlem Community Development Corporation, Emblem Health, Sonyma, Consumer Reports AT&T, Fidelis Care, MTA, Health- First, MajorWorld, McDonalds, Ashley Stewart, MetroPlus, MetroPCS, State Farm, Shea Moisture, American Heart Association, AHF, Exile Professional Gym, Nyack, Center for NYC Neighborhoods, the Color Purple, NYC Health Hospitals Harlem, Nubian Heritage, Maybelline NY, Fox 5 New York. 



Some of the events taking place on Saturday at Circle of Sisters included MetroPlus stage performances by the Brooklyn Marching Band, MetroPCS Steppers, EXPG Dancers, Matthew Knowles presents Blushhh, VP Records artist Jah 9, R&B Artist & “Power” actor Rotimi, Mario, Joe, and Yuna. The day also incuded “Breakout Panels” which included college prep 101 - the ins and outs of preparing for college, American Heart Association panel, Disney Dreamers Academy, The color Purple with Jennifer Holiday hosted by WLIB’s Liz Black, and Déjá Vu of WBLS’ “HustlerHER” just to name a few. You could also smell the most delicious smells in the air coming from the Health- First Culinary Corner which was hosted by celebrity chef Nikki Shaw.

On Sunday, our reporter and pre-media specialist, G. Maurice joined us for more interviews with vendors and radio personalities. Check Entrigue’s YouTube channel for interviews with radio personalities Lenny Green, Déjá Vu, Raqiyah Mays, and performances by Joe, Keke Wyatt, and a fashion show sponsored by Ashley Stewart. Sunday also included MetroPlus stage performances, breakout panels, more cooking at the HeatlthFirst culinary corner, and seminars conducted on the main stage. For more inforomation on vendors and events visit We had an amazing time and from the look of the attendees that brought items supporting the event, they also had a fantastic time. I recommend people to support the vendors that were at the event by visiting their websites or visiting their shops in you location. This is what it's all about. We look forward to another year of Circle of Sisters. Visit our Facebook Entrigue Magazine for more photos. 

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