The 100 Black Men of Long Island Inc. will be presenting its 38th Annual Scholarship Gala Benefit event which will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 7:00 PM-12:00 AM. The 100 Black Men organization was founded 49 years ago, and the Long Island chapter was shortly founded there after in 1974.
This year’s Gala theme for the event is celebrating Education; Mentoring & Leadership and the theme of the program will be spoken by it’s distinguished by guest speaker Ms. Susan L. Taylor who is the Editor-in-Chief emeritus of Essence Magazine and the Founder of National Cares Mentoring Movement.
Mr. Dominic Carter, who is the RNN—TV Political Commentator and Author of No Mama’s Boys will serves as Master of Ceremonies and the 2012 distinguished honorees are Mr. Lionel J. Chitty who is the President of Hicksville Chambers of Commerce; Bishop Lionel Harvey presiding Pastor of First Baptist Cathedral of Westbury; Ms. Juanita Holmes, Deputy Inspector, Commanding Officer of the 81st Precinct- Bedford Stuyvesant, NYC Police Department; Mr. William T. Rolack, Sr. who is the Director,Global/
The event will be held at the Crest Hollow Country Club located at 83-25 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury New York, 11797. The Crest Hollow Country Club is Long Island’s premier venue for events, providing immaculate service to the guest. Ticket price for the event is $175 per person and its $95 tax deductible.
The price you’re paying is for deserving African American young men to not say “We cannot afford to go to college”. The purchase of your ticket will allow the young men of this great country we call the land of opportunities to go to a college/university that will prepare them for the world after graduation, which leads them to living their “American Dream”.
For over 38 years the 100 Black Men of Long Island has chosen mentorship as the path to nurture and grow our people. As community mentors our goals are to promote intentional learning, which includes aptitude building through methods such as instructing, coaching, providing experiences, modeling and role modeling. The primary focus of 100 Black Men of Long Island Inc. is to prepare young people who may be at risk for the future by assisting in the enhancement of their academic skills and increasing their educational opportunities. The programs that directly address the focus are: Dollar & Sense Financial Literacy program, Mentoring, Scholarship, Achievement Awards, African-American History Bowl, Job Training, and Health & Wellness.
For ticket information call 516-538-6318 today or email us @ firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on programs, activities, or membership opportunities you may write us at 100 Black Men of Long Island Inc. 9 Centre Street; Hempstead NY, 11550
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