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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory remains in effect from 10 PM Thursday to 1 am EDT Friday... * locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...1 to 1 1/2 ft above astronomical tides Thursday night. * Timing...minor flooding around the times of high tide Thursday night. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads...and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover Thursday night. Inundation of 1 to 1 1/2 ft above ground level in the lowest lying spots. A few Road closures likely with a low threat of property damage. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Thursday night... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. ... ..............................(mllw/mhhw).................. Kings Point NY......1136 PM..10.5-11.0/2.7-3.2......minor..... Bridgeport CT.......1148 PM...9.6-10.1/2.3-2.8......minor..... New Haven CT........1147 PM....8.8-9.3/2.1-2.6......min-mod... Old Field NY........1150 PM...9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7......minor..... Glen Cove NY........1152 PM..10.4-10.9/2.5-3.0......minor..... -- Thursday May.25 17,02:48 AM

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Minority Biz Certification Workshops Summer 2014

The Chamber will be conducting a series of workshops starting July 26, 2014 geared towards increasing the number of certified minority business owners.

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Freeport, NY - July 1, 2014 - The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has embarked on a campaign to increase the number of members certified as minority business owners in alignment with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's recent commitment to provide 20% of contracts to minority owned firms in New York State.  It is the chamber's goal  to increase the number of Certified Minority Business Owners in its member network throughout the counties it serves.
 
The chamber will be conducting a series of workshops starting July 26, 2014 geared towards increasing the number of certified minority business owners in its members network and will be working to attract additional members to the chamber of commerce that have a desire to be certified as a minority business owner.
 
The announcement of the campaign to increase the number of minority owned certified business owners is aligned with its mission of advancing and promoting economic development for businesses in the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings Counties.
 
The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is designed to help facilitate trade and foster business growth through a variety of channels such as networking events, informational sessions, access to capital,  and technical assistance. Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
 
About the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC)
“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 on 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 known and recognizable organizations in the country chartered to stimulate business in the local and regional areas where they are designated to serve.
 
For more information and complete registration details for the upcoming Summer 2014 Minority Business Certification worshops contact Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, inc. via email  @ info@liaacc.com or call us today @ 516.208.9988.
 

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