California entrepreneur Charmaine E. Betty-Singleton starts a flourishing shoe line in memory of niece, who died of coronavirus


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REMEMBERING SHAY 

BIG-HEARTED AUNT — The founder and CEO of Praises to the King (PTK) Enterprises LLC, Charmaine E. Betty-Singleton established #FUNKYFAITH shoe line, an endeavor she launched on Mother’s Day in her niece’s memory. A native of Kingston, Jamaica who grew up in Laurelton, New York, Betty-Singleton’s PTK Enterprises LLC is a privately held umbrella organization that was established in Pine Bluff, Arkansas in 2011.

For Charmaine E. Betty-Singleton, the coronavirus outbreak unfortunately has given way to a tragic development within her family.

Betty-Singleton’s beloved niece, Karisma “Shay” Dargan, passed away recently after acquiring COVID-19.
She was 33.
According to Betty-Singleton, Dargan was a traffic agent with the New York Police Department who boasted lofty aspirations of becoming a police officer.
“I believed in her abilities,” Betty-Singleton, who resides in Sacramento, California, told Making Headline News during a recent interview. “Shay performed her duties in an exemplary manner and helped her mother, grandmother, and siblings even when facing adversity. Shay was also my sister, a woman of faith and was funky fly.”
The founder and CEO of Praises to the King (PTK) Enterprises LLC, Betty-Singleton established #FUNKYFAITH shoe line, an endeavor she launched on Mother’s Day in her niece’s memory.

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IN THE ARMS OF JESUS NOW — Betty-Singleton’s beloved niece, Karisma “Shay” Dargan, passed away recently after acquiring COVID-19. She was 33.

“I launched the shoe line in obedience to God after having a dream about my mother, which was confirmed by my niece Tanya,” Betty-Singleton explained. “To date, I have donated 37 pairs and will continue to do so. (Rest in heaven) Shay.  Auntie loves you. Your memory lives on, inspiring others to believe and achieve their dreams.”

A native of Kingston, Jamaica who grew up in Laurelton, New York, Betty-Singleton’s PTK Enterprises LLC is a privately held umbrella organization that was established in Pine Bluff, Arkansas in 2011.

Generally, PTK Enterprises focuses primarily on the creation and development of several diverse and profitable business endeavors in key market areas.

Moreover, PTK Enterprises addresses multiple clients’ needs while working to establish a strong and beneficial relationship with the local community, as well as on national and international level.

The company, Betty-Singleton emphasized, hopes to not only empower their clients, but to become a key pillar to the progression of their community and to instill a willingness to help others.

In essence, Betty-Singleton said, PTK Enterprises LLC acknowledges that, “To whom much is given much is required. And, through our efforts and in service to God, the company will accomplish their goals and give Him the highest of praise.”


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Inspired by her parents and renowned preacher, the late Dr. Myles Munroe, to move forward with the startup of her organization, Betty-Singleton is grateful of the notion that she’s been blessed to walk in her divine purpose.

“My parents told me that I could be anything and do anything, and my mentor the, late Dr. Myles Munroe, encouraged us to ‘die empty.’ I serve a mighty God, thus I know that in business that I can and will do all things because God strengthens.  I refuse to die and not fulfill my purpose, doing everything that God has called me to do.”

SOLID SUPPORTING CAST — “My parents told me that I could be anything and do anything, and my mentor the, late Dr. Myles Munroe, encouraged us to ‘die empty.’ I serve a mighty God, thus I know that in business that I can and will do all things because God strengthens.  I refuse to die and not fulfill my purpose, doing everything that God has called me to do.”

A longtime attorney, Betty-Singleton is a 1985 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School in Cambria Heights, New York. Consequently, she enrolled at Virginia Union University, a historically black institution in Richmond, where she graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political and History.

Then, in 1992, Betty-Singleton enrolled at Washington and Lee Law School, where she earned her JD, then earned a Master’s in Management and Leadership in 2007 from Webster University.

“However, my most important educational influence were my parents, who demonstrated the importance of common sense, determination, and faith,” Betty-Singleton said.

GOD’S PLAN — “I launched the shoe line in obedience to God after having a dream about my mother, which was confirmed by my niece Tanya,” Betty-Singleton explained. “To date, I have donated 37 pairs and will continue to do so. (Rest in heaven) Shay.  Auntie loves you. Your memory lives on, inspiring others to believe and achieve their dreams.”

A business venture that caters to individuals and groups of all ages, PTK Enterprises LLC has generated an international presence, most notably in Uganda, Jamaica, and St. Vincent.

“Virtually it takes me all over the world,” said Betty-Singleton, whose venture offers both a children’s and an adult line. “The shoes are made in Italy. My shoes empower children of all ages. I love helping others achieve their goals. As the CEO and owner, I am afforded the opportunity to help others.”

Something for which her beloved niece will always remembered, too.

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER — A longtime attorney, Betty-Singleton is a 1985 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School in Cambria Heights, New York.  Consequently, she enrolled at Virginia Union University, a historically black institution in Richmond, where she graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political and History.

For more information about Sacramento, California Businesswoman/Author Charmaine E. Betty-Singleton of PTK Enterprises LLC or to inquire about her products, connect with her via Facebook under “PTK Enterprises LLC” or via Twitter: https://twitter.com/hashtag/ptkenterprises?lang=en. Send email to: ptkenterprisesllc@gmail.com.

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