Hempstead, New York – On December 14, 2012 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. celebrated its Annual Holiday Celebration & Education Awards at the African American Museum located at 110 North Franklin Street, Hempstead, New York 11550.
This year’s celebration honored five distinguished honorees who have each worked in the area the 100’s mission Mentoring, Education, Health & Wellness and Economic Empowerment.
Honorees for the evening included Robert Bullock, Economic Empowerment Award, TD Bank Branch Manager, Angela Banks Jourdain, Health & Wellness Award, President, Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Shelly Brazley, Education Award, Hempstead School Board, Waylyn Hobbs, Education Award, Hempstead School Board, Jacqueline Harris, Education Award, Deputy Superintendent Huntington School District, and Wayne Redman, Mentoring Award, Executive Director, Hempstead Boys & Girls Club. Each honoree was presented citations for their work from Office of Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano from Dr. Phillip Elliot, Deputy County Executive, Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, 1stDistrict, Town of Hempstead, and Carrie Solages, Legislator 3rd District (D), Elmont.
Amerigroup donated a check in the amount of $500.00 to the 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. to support the undeserved minority communities in the Long Island region.
About: 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. - The 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. was founded in 1974 by a group of men from the Long Island region who believed that Long Island was ripe for such an organization. Today the organization continues to take an active part of the community where its interest is at stake. The 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. is now part of an international coalition of 118 chapters, and is a membership body comprised of over 10,000 men worldwide.
The Long Island Chapter is the second oldest chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Since its inception 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. has been working in the area of Education, Mentoring, Health & Wellness, and Economic Empowerment. The four areas of Education, Mentoring, Health & Wellness, and Economic Empowerment have evolved into our international mission over the last couple of decades.
The logo of the organization stands for a broad group of men who have exemplified excellence in a variety of structures coming together to give 100 % effort to improve our community. Mentoring is considered to be the crown jewel of the organization, and one of our national models is “What they see they’ll be”! Sustainability of creating success across many generations is a key index of the impact of our mission.
The organization is membership based and is comprised of such men as Lawyers, Doctors, Judges, Businessmen, School Administrators, Teachers, Health Care Professionals, Law Enforcement Personnel, Accountants, Financial Serves Professionals, and high Ranking Retired Military Personnel, etc.
On March 9, 2013 the 100 will be presenting its 39th Annual Scholarship Gala Celebrating the Milestones of Mentoring Success at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, New York. For more information on the programs and activities of the 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. log on to our website at www.100blackmenofli.org
You may also write via mail: 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. 9 Centre Street, Hempstead, New York 11550 or contact us via email @ email@example.com