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Mrs. Connie Powell-Lee
Owner
A Green Thing, Artistic Designs by

Connie Powell-Lee is a native Philadelphian; she was educated in the Philadelphia School System.  She is a graduate of Overbrook High School, Community College of Philadelphia, and Temple University.  Her focus and major has always been in Business and Management. 

God blessed her with the opportunity to enter the entrepreneurial world along with her sister, Carolyn Powell-Fields.  Together they are proud owners of A Green Thing, Cards, Gifts, Balloons, and Flowers Gift Store and Artistic Designs Balloon Decorating Company.

They have decorated in the Tri-State area as well as Disney World, Chicago, Ill. St. Louis, Mo., and New Orleans. Some of our  major clients are the Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyer and the Philadelphia Phantoms. Striving hard for quality service we have successfully been in business for fifteen year and have open a second location within the last year. We work with training individuals from the OVR Program and the Youth Works Program.

Connie volunteers with numerous community organizations.  She has served on the Board of Spruce Adolescent Counseling and Educations for the prevention of teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, NAACP Business Committee, Multicultural Affairs Congress, Urban League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Congress of the National Congress of Black Women, Martin Luther King Association for Non Violence, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Juneteenth Coalition, African American Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Event Planners, and the International Association of Balloon Artist.

She is the past recipient of the Madam C.J. Walker Business Women
Award, Equal Dollars Business Women of the year, NPCBW Shirley Chisholm Award and the KeVan Parker Women of the year Award. 

Presently, she is attending the New Life Bible Institute in Missionary Training.
 
Her favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me



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