Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
100 Black Men of LI, Inc. African American Challenge and Dollars & Sense receive awards at 100 Black Men of America, Inc. National Conference
100 Black Men of Long Island,Inc. African American Academic Challenge and Dollars and Sense receive awards at 100 Black Men of America, Inc. National Conference
Left to Right: Jeremiah Sumter, Vice President of Education, Lyndon Miller, (2nd Place winner Dollars & Sense Competition),Sudas Shah (African American Academic History Challenge (Medal Winner), Bulo Osofisan (African American Academic History Challenge (Medal Winner),Joseph Neckles (2nd Place winner Dollars & Sense Competition), Chairman of Mentoring, Col. Attah-Jundwe Obiajulu, Joseph Neckles (2nd Place winner Dollars & Sense Competition), and Phil Andrews, President, 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc.
Hempstead, Long Island – 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. participants of the local African American Academic History Challenge and Dollars & Sense program traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. 24th Annual Conference which was held on June 16, 2010 – June 20, 2010 at the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa located in Hollywood, Florida.
Four local students who participated in the 100 Black Men of Long Island,Inc.'s 14th Annual African American Academic History Challenge received medals for their participation in the African American Academic History Challenge.
The two Westbury students winners of the Middle School competition on Long Island were Angelique Brown and Yousef Shakil. The high school winners from the Long Island local completion were from Longwood High School were Bulo Osofisan and Sudas Shah.
In addition, two students from the Brentwood School District placed 2nd in 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s national competition of its Dollars & Sense Program. The student participants were Joseph Neckles and Lyndon Miller, each 2nd place student in the Dollars & Sense Program were awarded scholarships in the amount of $1000.00.
100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. is proud to have participated in 100 Black Men of America, Inc.’s 24th Annual Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The annual conference serves as a tremendous experience for both the mentors and mentees and enhances our ability to “Mentor Across A Lifetime” Phil Andrews, President, 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc.
100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. was established in 1974 and incorporated the same year as a non-profit organization. The purpose of the OHBMLI is to improve the quality of life in Nassau/Suffolk Counties. The membership of OHBMLI is composed of men who demonstrate excellence in a broad range of professional endeavors.
The One Hundred Black Men 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.
For more information on the 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. you may contact us via email @ email@example.com of write us at 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. 9 Centre Street Hempstead, New York 11550. Visit us at http://100blackmenoflongislandinc.blogspot.com
Friday, June 4, 2010
FREE SUMMER DAY CAMP FOR HEMPSTEAD MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Parents Will Save Big with Package Valued at Nearly $3,500.
(HEMPSTEAD, NY) - Oasis Children's Services will provide a FREE Summer Day Camp to Hempstead Middle and High School students to build their self-confidence, expose them to positive role models and give them the tools they need to succeed in school and in life.
The FREE Hempstead Summer Day Camp will run July 5th – August 20th, Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Hempstead High School. Activities will include swimming, arts & crafts, outdoor athletic activities, academic challenges and more.
The Hempstead program is being provided to area youth under the New York State Department of Education through a 21st Century Learning Grant. It would cost parents as much as $3,500 to enroll their kids in such a summer day camp.
“Summer can be the most exciting time of the year for youth, and the Oasis free summer day camp can make it the best summer ever for Hempstead Middle and High School students,” said Bernie Tessler, President/CEO for Oasis Children’s Services. “Parents will save a bundle not having to spend money out of their pockets for meals or sending their kids away on vacation this summer.”
Oasis Children’s Services is unlike any other organization, with a respected staff dedicated to a community-oriented, holistic approach to youth development. Oasis collaborates with schools, youth-service organizations and public agencies to create outstanding summer camps and summer enrichment programs for children and families.
Established in 2000, Oasis encourages children to embrace new experiences and to learn new skills. Oasis creates communities for children that are safe havens emotionally and physically. Oasis administers programs in Brownsville, Harlem, Washington Heights, Bronx, and Queens.
The Hempstead summer program is also open to 6th graders who will enter A.B.G Schultz Middle School in September. Parents can enroll their children in the Hempstead program in the Bandbox at A.B.G.S. Middle School during the following Registration Nights: June 2; June 9; June 16 and June 22. All Registration Nights begin at 6:30 p.m. Space is limited and the registration deadline is June 29th.
For more information on the FREE Oasis Children’s Services and its Hempstead Summer Day Camp call, (718) 596-4900, email, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://oasischildrenservices.com/.