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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce Honor “Women Who Shine”

Andrews, President, LIAACC: “Women play a vital role in all aspects of society.”

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Honorees (L to R): Charna Rainey, Barbara Armand, and Shelley Brazley.

Photo by: Roc Runna Press

Queens, NY - April 6, 2017 - The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (“LIAACC”) is New York States largest African American Chamber of Commerce.  On March 28, 2017, LIAACC honored three extraordinary “Women Who Shine” at Pa Nash restaurant in Queens, NY.  These women are a shining example of professionalism, integrity, and devotion in their respective fields.  The ladies of LIAAC celebrated National Women’s history month.
 

Ladies of LIAACC celebrated National Women’s Month Women. Photo Credit: Roc Runna Press
 
In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women's History Month in perpetuity. A special Presidential Proclamation is issued every year which honors the extraordinary achievements of American women.President Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring the Week of March 8th 1980 as National Women’s History Week. 
 

Ladies of LIAACC celebrated National Women’s Month Women. Photo Credit: Roc Runna Press
 
The Ladies of LIAACC awards committee were thrilled at the privilege of presenting these Ladies with the 2017 “Women Who Shine” award.   
  • Barbara Armand, President & CEO of Armand Corporation – Outstanding Leadership In Business Award
  • Shelley Brazley, Interim Executive Director Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs  – Outstanding Leadership In Government Service Award
  • Charna Rainey, Regional Marketing Manager Fidelis Care New York – Outstanding Leadership In Health Award
 
Women play a vital role in all aspects of our society, including but not limited to their influence in governmental agencies, healthcare industry, civic leadership and the list goes on and on” said Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
 
Facts about the chamber: LIAACC has also been featured on WABC Here and Now
 
LIAACC has been featured in many prominent publications such as: Long Island Business, LongIsland.com, LongIslandExchange.com, News, New York Trend Newspaper, Community Journal Newspaper, Queens, Courier, Black Star News, BKReader, South Bay Newspapers etc.
 
LIAACC is a member of the US Black Chamber.
 
LIAACC is a membership based organization and Women Small Business Owners and Professionals play a vital role in our success at the chamber.
 
For more information on the programs and activities of the chamber log on to www.liaacc.org.
 

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