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Father's Day: Part I

For all of you who voted that a man should not be allowed to plan his own Father's Day (please visit the poll results in the right hand column of this page), I'd like to showcase an event planned by women for men.

My friends over at the Mocha Manual, an enterprise that is the black woman's "everything" guide to pregnancy, is having something for Father's Day. If you're in New York and can get to Brooklyn definitely stop by. Maybe we'll bump into each other.

The Mocha Man Diapering Dad Contest - "Real Dads Do Diapers"

Hundreds of Fathers to Convene in Brooklyn to Battle for "King Diaper Dad" Bragging Rights and Set New Record for Fastest Diaper Change

The Stork Store

580 Manhattan Avenue (bet. Driggs & Nassau Aves)

Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Saturday, June 14, 2008, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The diaper change has always been considered a rite of passage for any father. This Father’s Day weekend, The Mocha Manual Company is calling for all mocha men to show their Dad pride, give $1 to a good cause, and be a part of African-American history in the making. The record-setting number of black men changing diapers in one day will be a symbolic declaration of their commitment to fatherhood. The best time will be submitted to the Guinness Book of World Records and the newly-crowned “King” will receive a royal grand prize. All proceeds benefit the Fathers Count program at Inwood House, a teen pregnancy prevention and family support service established in 1830, that serves over 5,000 young people in New York and New Jersey.

Take a break at 2:00 p.m. for:

Redefining Dad: Five Things Every Black Father Needs to Know

Free Luncheon and Town Hall Style, No-Holds Barred Panel Discussion

Moderated by Shon Gables, host of the Black Enterprise Business Report on TV One

Single dads, married dads, dads-to-be, and baby daddies are invited to join Len Burnett, CEO and publisher of Uptown magazine, Isaac Ewell, founder of SoulGenesis (soulgen.com), Andrew Ross, executive director of Fathers Count, along with other local rookie and veteran fathers for straight talk on the real deal of fatherhood.

Giveaways, door prizes, and goody bags for all attendees (while supplies last). For more information go to www.mochamanual.com or email info@mochamanual.com

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