Thursday, November 19, 2009

One Hundred Black Men of Long Island, Inc. Fall Luncheon "Mentoring for Tommorrow's Leaders" A Huge Success

On Saturday, October 24, 2009, the One Hundred Black Men of Long Island Inc. honored two distinguished individuals for their extraordinary achievements and contributions to the improvement of educational services in our communities. The honorees were Mr. Reginald Stroughn of The Hempstead School District and Mrs. Mary Adams Chairperson Board of Trustees Nassau Community College.

These individuals were recognized and celebrated at the “Mentoring for Tomorrow’s Leaders" Luncheon. Professor Leonard Jeffries, Chairman of the African American Studies Department at City University of New York was the Keynote Speaker and Michael Coleman of News12 served as Master of Ceremonies for the event.

The One Hundred Black Men organization of Long Island is one of several chapters nationwide. The purpose of the organization is to give back to the community 100% effort in rebuilding and strengthening our communities economically, socially and politically. Youth initiatives have been of primary focus in recent years as has the imperative to address the economic plight of Long Island communities.

Proceeds from the affair benefit the goals and objectives of our African American History Bowl, various, mentoring programs, as well as several endowments at Hofstra University, Adelphi University, SUNY at Farmingdale and Nassau Community College.

The Awards Luncheon was held at the Long Island Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, in Uniondale, New York.

For more information on the programs and activities of the 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. please contact us at 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. headuarters located at 9 Centre Street, Hempstead, New York 11550. You may also contact us via email @

100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. is the second oldest chapter of 100 Black Men of America.

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