Tuesday, March 13, 2012
100 BLACK MEN OF LONG ISLAND, INC. PRESENTED ITS 38TH ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP GALA BENEFIT & SUSAN L. TAYLOR MOBILIZED MENTORS
100 BLACK MEN OF LONG ISLAND, INC. PRESENTED ITS 38TH ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP GALA BENEFIT & SUSAN L. TAYLOR MOBILIZED MENTORS AT THE 100 GALA SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012 AT CREST HOLLOW COUNTRY CLUB, WOODBURY N.Y.
First Row Left to Right: Juanita Holmes, Inspector NYPD Honoree, Councilwomen Viviana Russel, Susal L. Taylor, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Essence Magazine/Founder National CARES Mentoring Movement, Bishop Lionel Harvey, Honoree, Mandell Smith, State Farm, Honoree – Second Row Left to Right: John Nedd, 1st Vice President, 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc., Warren Woodberry, Jr. Chairman of Public Relations, 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc., Hon. William Wise, Trustee Village of Westbury/Bd. Of Director 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc., Phil Andrews, President, 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc., William Rolack, Sr., Adecco, Councilwomen Dorothy Goosby, Lionel J. Chitty, President, Hicksville Chamber of Commerce, Honoree, Henry Holley, Past President, 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc., Ray Thomas, Office of Nassau County Executive, Ed Mangano, Amun R. Handa, Board of Directors 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. and Chairman of Community Outreach 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc.
The 100 Black Men of Long Island Inc. presented its 38th Annual Scholarship Gala Benefit event 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 thereafter in 1974. This year’s Gala theme for the event was celebrating Education; Mentoring & Leadership and the theme of the program was spoken by its 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 served as Master of Ceremonies and the 2012 distinguished honorees were 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 81stPrecinct- Bedford Stuyvesant, NYC Police Department; Mr. William T. Rolack, Sr. who is the Director, Global/Marketplace Diversity & Inclusion for Adecco Group North America/Chairman of the Board of the Urban League of Long Island, and State Farm.
The event was 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. The gala benefit supported educational scholarships and mentoring programs for deserving African American young men to not say “We cannot afford to go to college”.
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 membership opportunities, sponsorship inquires, or to make a tax deductible donation you may contact us 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. Visit us @ www.100blackmenofli.org