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New York Trend Owner, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams Installed on LIAACC Board & Leadership Award Recipient

By Justin A. Williams

NY Trend Contributing Editor

Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams

Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams

New York Trend owner & publisher, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams was installed at the swearing in ceremonies for the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce. LIAACC board members including Keith Burgess, Sharon Davis, Vanessa Best, Patrick Uzoefuna, board president Phil Andrews and LIAACC founder and chairman John Scott and Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams were sworn in at the ceremonies held on  Thursday, May 22, 2014.

The Board of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce sworn in by the Honorable Andrea Phoenix.

The Board of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce
sworn in by the Honorable Andrea Phoenix.

The installation was held at the Ceremonial Chambers located at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue, 2nd Floor, Mineola, New York. The Office of Minority Affairs hosted this momentous event.

The Honorable Norman St. George, Supervising Judge of Nassau County District Court, and the Honorable Andrea Phoenix, Nassau Country District Court Judge swore in the LIAACC Board of Directors and President.

The call to order and master of ceremonies for the installation was Gregory Batson. Speakers at the installation included LIAACC Board President Phil Andrews, John L. Scott, founder and chairman, and George Maragos, Nassau County Comptroller.

Business leadership awards were given to Kimberly Grant, the host of Hope Radio, Chuck Madu, owner of Freeport Medical Supply Inc. and Xtra Care Pharmacy, Melvin C. Walker, owner of More Steak Than Philly, and Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams, owner & publisher of New York Trend.

Citations were given to all LIAACC Board Members from the office of the Nassau County Executive, Edward P. Mangano.

The Board

The Board

“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 of African Ancestry, while preserving the Long Island community.” Long Island means the New York State counties on Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings. A Chamber of Commerce is one of the most well know and recognizable organizations in the country chartered to stimulate business in local and regional areas where they are designated to serve.

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