Long Island, NY - September 19, 2016 - On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, the first special guest that will be appearing live on Colby's Corner is Mr. Phil Andrews. Audiences will be able to tune in Live on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by logging on to www.madhousetv.com at 3:00 PM EST Sharp. Mr. Andrews will be discussing Teenage Entrepreneurship and will provide valuable information that the Teenage Entrepreneur can use to start a business or grow a business.
About: Phil Andrews is the current President of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., and 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, Mr. Andrews was the Vice President of the Haircut Hut Franchise. Phil has received many Proclamations from elected 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, Mr. Andrews was honored for 50 or so around 50 by Long Island Business News and in 2011; Mr. Andrews was also honored by the Korean American Association of Greater New York (KAAGNY) with the “Good Neighbor Award”.
Mr. Andrew's work has been featured in multi-platform publications including Black Star News, The New York Beacon, Black Enterprise, Amsterdam News, Minority Business Review, The Network Journal and more. In 2016, Phil Andrews was awarded the In House Marketing Leadership Award by Long Island Business News.
He’s also featured in “15 Years of Minority Business Development” a book published by Mr. Robert Adams. Mr. Andrews is listed in Who’s Who in Black America and the International Who’s Who. Mr. Andrews 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 is currently serving on the board of The INN (Interfaith Nutrition Network).
The Host: Colby Christina is a Professional Actor, Singer and Dancer and has trained professionally since the age of two at the Restoration Center for Arts and Culture where she also serves as the Student Ambassador under the leadership of President Colvin Grannum and now Executive Director, Dr. Indira Etwaroo. Colby has been labeled a formidable "triple threat" nationally and internationally. To her credit she has accomplished many "first" in the Arts and in Academia and is the recipient of many Awards, Citations, Proclamations and Honors.
Her accomplishments to date have catapulted her to the National Stage at the National Black Theater Festival as Co-Chair and Parade Grand Marshall as well as to the Red Carpet at the Tribeca Film Festival as a Guest at the Oprah Winfrey Premiere of Greenleaf on the OWN Network.
Colby Christina has performed Center Stage at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music, the Billie Holiday Theater, the Museum of Natural History, the Jamaica Performing Arts Center, the Waldorf Astoria, Black Spectrum Theater and the NYC Summer Stage, to name a few. Prior to the "Emancipation of Grandpa Sandy Wills" written by Cheryl Wills, NY 1 News Anchor, where Colby played Emma Wills and received a standing ovation for a performance where she spoke no words, Colby also appeared in the Lead Role of "Alice" in the Stage Production, "The Liberation of Mother Goose", where Colby Christina captured the attention of many in the Theatre World and beyond with this triple threat performance.
Upon receiving the AUDELCO, for excellence in Black Theater, Colby Christina joined the ranks of Denzel Washington, Kerry Washington and Sanaa Lathan who also received the "Rising Star" AUDELCO Award.
She is a 15-year-old High School Junior fast tracked to complete High School at age 16 and she is super excited as she prepares to start visiting more Colleges and Universities and has already been extended invitations by some great academic institutions to come on board as a student for The Freshman Class of 2018.
Colby was recently honored by the NAACP with the "Youth Award", by the King of Kings Foundation with the "A Star Has Risen Award" (This Award Will Be Given Annually and has Been Officially Named the "Colby Christina A Star Has Risen Award"), honored by the Trey Whitfield Foundation as a "Academic Honoree" and Colby was Honored by the Black History Memorabilia Awards with their "Excellence in Theatre Youth Award".
Colby is always applauded at all of the events for also being a person that always giving back to her Community, Corporations and Individuals with her time and passion and willingness to always help others. She also loves teaching and mentoring "her babies" (the 3 and 4 year olds and the 8 to 11 year olds) at the Restoration Center for Arts and Culture where she serves as Student Ambassador.
Colby has served as a Intern at Black Spectrum Theater, a Dance Intern at Evidence Dance Company and has participated in Impact Repertory Theater Workshops.
Colby's Entertainment and Arts goal and dream is to be a household name and appear on Television, in Movies and to perform on Broadway.
"Colby's Corner" will serve to further enhance the Mentoring Platforms that Colby launched years ago, and will be “Your premier destination for Teens who want a safe place to learn and talk about what’s really happening in their lives – Socially, Academically and Culturally.” So be sure to tune in to AAU Teen Talk, "Colby's Corner" Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 3:00 PM EST at www.madhousetv.com.
The preliminary Special Guest List for "Colby's Corner" is awesome and includes Teenagers, Community Leaders, Experts, CEO's, Clergy and Celebrities who are making a difference in the lives of Teenagers, perhaps you can join COLBY on her TV set?
Check out more information about this spectacular young lady Colby Christina by clicking logging on to www.colbychristina.com.
Send an email or call: 641-715-3900 ext. 25715 -- Team Colby Christina would love to hear from you!