Black Achievers Scholarship Awardees Named & 2018 Gala Date Announced

Black Achievers, Inc., along with Uniland Development Company and Belmont Management Co., Inc., recently awarded $2,500.00 in scholarships to five City Honors graduates during graduation ceremonies.

Dr. Catherine Collins, a member of the State Board of Regents and Chairperson of the Black Achievers Scholarship Committee, presented the scholarships to: Damario Gerrald II, Tyrese Kong, Iyanna Coleman, Kenneth Fling and Arielle Nealy. The Black Achievers scholarship fund is one of the projects financed by Black Achievers, Inc. with proceeds from the annual Black Achievers Awards Banquet. Uniland Development Company and Belmont Management Co. Inc., are co-sponsors of the scholarships awarded to the graduates.

Black Achievers CEO Herbert L. Bellamy, Jr. announced the organization will be hosting its 46th Annual Awards Banquet. The primary purpose for the awards event is to honor outstanding individuals and highlights the variety and quality of achievements of African Americans in Western New York. Images are powerful in our society, and this event spotlights inspiring stories of personal, professional and community achievements.

Over the past 45 years, Black Achievers, Inc. has honored more than 2,600 outstanding individuals.

This year the Black Achievers Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 in the Grand Ballroom of the Adam’s Mark Buffalo, 120 Church Street. This gala event features a red-carpet reception which begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m.

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