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By Phil Andrews Published: December 01 2016
Freeport, NY – November 14, 2016 – On November 30, 2016 the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. unveiled its new website at its November 30, 2016 General Membership Meeting which was held at the Freeport Memorial Library located at 144 W. Merrick Road, 2nd Floor Freeport, New York. Attendees were provided ample time to network with small business owners and professionals in attendance. Winnie Benjamin was announced as the MWBE Regional Coordinator for the Borough of Queens, New York. Winnie Benjamin serves under the leadership and direction of LIAACC’S MWBE Chair, Charlene J. Thompson, Esq. Owner of Thompson Economic Development Services, LLC.
“LIAACC’S new website created by our Technology Chairperson Darren A. Wallace will help the chamber to better serve its membership and provide increased functionality as LIAACC is geared to become New York State’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce”.
About the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) – The Mission of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., is to advance and promote economic development for business, and to advance responsive government and quality education on the behalf of all small businesses, with emphasis on African Ancestry, while preserving the Long Island community Long Island means the New York State counties on Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings.
The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. looks forward to serving the counties of Nassau, Queens, Suffolk, and Kings as stated in its charter. A Chamber of Commerce is one of the most well-known and recognizable organizations in the country that is chartered to stimulate business in the local and regional areas where they are designated to serve. Our goal is fulfill our mission.” Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
LIAACC have also been featured on WABC Here and Now (http://abc7ny.com/society/here-and-now-on-january-10-2016-long-island-chamber/1151862/), NBC Positively Black, and Fios1 TV.
LIAACC has also been featured in many prominent publications such as: Huffington Post, Long Island Business News, LongIsland.com, LongIslandExchange.com, New York Trend Newspaper, Community Journal Newspaper, Queens Courier, Black Star News, BKReader, South Bay Newspapers etc.