AKRON, Ohio - August 14, 2008 - Coca-Cola has agreed to team up with DJ Mr. King and Tha Takeover Productions in its First Annual "I Know I Can" back-to-school drive Saturday, August 23, 2008 in the parking lot of Akron's Finest Barbershop located at 926 E. Tallmadge Ave. in Akron, Ohio from 11am-3pm. Through the "I Know I Can" campaign, 100 book bags filled with notebooks, paper, pens, pencils and other school supplies will be distributed to underprivileged children 12 years old -under in the community. Free haircuts will also be provided throughout the event, courtesy of Akron's Finest Barbershop. In addition, discounted school uniform vouchers will be available to parents of students enrolled in Akron Public Schools. "Since we decided to go full fledge with this initiative, we have gotten nothing but positive support and feedback from the community," said Steve "DJ Mr. King" King, a 2006 alumni of The Ohio State University and co-owner of Tha Takeover Productions. "It's small events like this that help keep the community glued and our leaders of the future steered in the right direction." Other sponsors aboard include: Onyx Asset Strategies LLC, Hustle Squad DJs, 2 Live Music and Disc Kings. Parents are encouraged to bring their child(ren) ages 12-under out on Saturday August 23 to receive their bookbags, get a free haircut and enjoy free food, music and games before its time to buckle down for another successful school year.
"Nine-tenths of education is encouragement"
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ABOUT DJ MR. KING: Steve "DJ Mr. King" King is a 2006 graduate of The Ohio State University, where he received his bachelors degree in journalism communication. Since 2003, DJ Mr. King has provided the city of Akron with the best nightlife entertainment and live shows. He is also one of three co-founders of Tha Takeover Productions marketing and promotions company and the owner of Disc Kings. Having traveled the country, spinning in some of the most famous venues in the United States, King has maintained his humbleness and still returns home to help coordinator various club and community events. His success on the DJ circuit has led to many features and write-ups in national magazines, prominent websites and various other publications in the region. Recently, King was nominated as the Best Club DJ for the upcoming Ohio Hip Hop Awards in Cleveland, Ohio.
ABOUT THA TAKEOVER PRODUCTIONS: Tha Takeover Productions is a marketing and promotions company which utilizes its resources to nurture careers through sponsorship and branding of clients module. Founded in 2002 by three Akron natives and Ohio State University graduates, Tha Takeover Productions staff has used their nationally established relationships over the years to host major events in venues across the country in a well organized and detailed manner. Tha Takeover Productions everyday goal is to maintain an all inclusive marketing, promotions and management organization with substantial resources to take its clients from initiation to implementation.
ABOUT ONYX ASSET STRATEGIES LLC: ONYX Asset Strategies LLC is a financial service brokerage firm dedicated to bridging the gap in the community through financial literacy. OAS offers a wide range of insurance products as well as investments and retirement planning suitable for your family, business and personal needs.
Tha Takeover is proud to be giving back to our community and looks forward to a successful event...As we grow as a company we accept new challenges in an attempt to separate ourselves from normalcy...We have been blessed with opportunities and love sharing our blessings with others...
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