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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce President, Phil Andrews Named 2019 SBA NY District Small Business Champion

On March 11, 2019 the Small Business Administration’s New York District Office formally announced the selection of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s President Phil Andrews as the 2019 Small Business Champion for the New York District office which is in Downstate New York at 26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York.

Selection Criteria for champion

1) Demonstrated efforts to improve conditions in the small business community as a whole, not solely for individual personal advancement

2) Demonstrated accomplishments in advising small business groups of opportunities within the overall business community

3) Volunteer efforts beyond business/professional responsibilities to advance small business interests within the community, state and/or nation

4) Volunteer efforts to provide professional services to the small business community in a legal, legislative, managerial or financial capacity

5) Other accomplishments/recognition demonstrating the nominee’s merit as an effective advocate for small business interests 

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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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