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P AGE 14 I T ’ S A LL A BOUT R ALEIGH -F RAYSER -N ORTH M EMPHIS A Salute to Notable People Nicole Gates Catalyst, Trendsetter, Trailblazer, Humanitarian and Philanthropist, who resides in Memphis TN. Nicole’s hobbies include photography, graphic designer, event planning, listening to music, traveling, entertaining and scrapbooking. Nicole is the proud unapologetically single mother of four beautiful daughters Yolanda (21), Savanna (10), and twins Brooklyn & Bheanna (5). As a mother Nicole strives to be a living legacy for her daughters. She enjoys sharing cultural events, watching movies, Mommy/Daughter Spa nights Weekend Retreats and Traveling with her “leading ladies” as she loving refers to them. Nicole is the Owner of More Than A Memory events, a premiere theme event planning service and the Founder of the Infant Mortality Force of Memphis a grassroots education and awareness organization. Nicole is serving currently as the Shelby County Office of Early Childhood & Youth Campaign Coordinator for “All Babies Count” and “Ask first?” campaigns and Emerging Coordinator of Project Single Moms Memphis. Nicole is described by her colleagues as a supermom… Driven, enthusiastic, humble and an inspiration to everyone she has contact with. Nicole describes herself as a Woman of Possibilities, Purpose and Power. Recognized on many levels for her stellar community grassroots efforts including; 2008 & 2009 March of Dimes Lay Health Advisor of the Year, 2010 Frayser High School Inspiration in Action recipient, 2010 Dress for Success Memphis & Worldwide Community Action Project 1st Place Honoree, Volunteer Mid-South’s Adult Volunteer of the Year Nominee, MPACT Memphis’ Community Involvement Soul of the City Honoree, Ordinary People Magazine’s Servant Award Hono