Long Island, NY - March 27, 2017 - Long Island Business News (LIBN) Honored Black Public Relations Society-NY President Phil Andrews in three categories for Excellence in Communication Awards at the Crest Hollow Country Club. The three categories included nonprofit marketing and Communication professional leader, community service and PR Campaign. Prior to earning these awards in 2016 he has received an excellence in communication award for his work at the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce in the category of In House Leadership Marketing Award.
“Awards such as Long Island Business News Excellence in Communication Awards take the time to highlight and spotlight the importance of the work we are doing at Black Public Relations Society-New York.” Phil Andrews, President, BPRS-NY
Phil Andrews is the current President of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. and the Immediate Past President of the 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. He is the Founder of P.A. Public Relations Co.; Phil serves as Public Relations Director. Prior to beginning his career in Public Relations, Phil was the Vice President of the Haircut Hut franchise. Phil has received many proclamations from notable political officials including former Nassau County Executive Thomas S. Gullotta, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Assembly-woman Earlene Hooper Hill, 18th Assembly District of New York. In 2010, Phil was honored for 50 or So Around 50 by Long Island Business News.
In 2011, Phil was honored by the Korean American Association of Greater New York (KAAGNY) with the “Good Neighbor Award”. Phil's work has been featured in multi-platform publications including Black Star News, The New York Beacon, Amsterdam News, Minority Business Review, The Network Journal and more. He’s also featured in “15 Years of Minority Business Development” a book published by Mr. Robert Adams. Phil is listed in Who’s Who in Black America and the International Who’s Who. Phil has served on several Board of Directors including the Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce, Roosevelt Kiwanis, Hempstead Chamber of Commerce, Bronx Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Commerce, and Interfaith Nutrition Network.
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