100 Black Men Mean Business Minority Small Biz Forum January 10, 2013Offbeat

If you are in New York on January 10, 2013, you might want check out the 100 Black Men Mean Business Minority Small Biz Forum. This business forum will be hosted by the Long Island Chapter of 100 Black Men, a civic organization which strives to empower and uplift African-American’s through mentorship, education, wellness, and economic development. The event is to be well attended by elected officials, business leaders, community members, and more.  To learn more about this event, please read the press release below.

For Immediate Release: 100 Black Men Mean Business Minority Small Biz Forum January 10, 2013

Hempstead, New York – On January 10, 2013 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. will be presenting the 100 Black Men Mean Business Minority Biz Forum at the African American  Museum 110  Franklin Street, Hempstead, New York 11550. The Small Biz Forum will begin at 12:30 am and end at 2:30 pm.  Admission to the 100 Mean Biz Forum is $30.00 per person early registration and $35.00 registration after December 20, 2012.  For more regarding the Minority Small Biz Forum including Corporate Sponsorship, Exhibitor Information, or General Admission inquiries  you may contact us via email @ info(at)100blackmenofli.org or sunderwood01(at)gmail.com  or call Samuel  Underwood at 646.529.4988 or Phil Andrews at 347.475.7158.

Our methodology includes, but is not limited to seminars, and meetings with elected officials appointed persons, corporate executives, educational leaders, and other decision makers.

The organization works to make economic opportunity a reality and supports upward mobility.  It supports educations and makes contributions to worthy causes insofar as possible. Supporting academic achievement and recognizing the importance of sound education, in 1980 The One Hundred Black Men of Long Island, Inc.(OHBMLI) established an endowed fund for Black students attending Hofstra University School of Law.  In 1983, OHBMLI established an endowed fund for Black students in High Technology at SUNY Farmingdale.

In 1984, OHBMLI established an endowed fund for Black students majoring in Business Administration at Adelphi University.  In 1985 OHBMLI initiated ten Achievement Awards for Black high school graduates in ten high schools on Long Island.

Essential to the rapport and success of the organization is the belief in the practice of effective networking.  Toward this end OHBMLI has also encouraged business relationships among its membership and has succeeded in documenting the viability of this approach.

For more information on the 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. Mean Business Small Biz  Forum log on to http://100blackmenoflongislandmeansbusinesssmallbizforum.eventbrite.com/

Visit our website at www.100blackmenofli.org

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***Lisa-Marie 

An urban planning PhD student finding  peace in creating a balance between the mind, body, soul, & environment.

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