The Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce (HCCC), the nation’s second oldest Black chamber, is hosting its 35th Annual Educational Achievement Awards Luncheon, awarding minority high-school seniors with scholarships for the 2011-2012 school year.
Thursday, March 31, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
at The Power Center 12401 South Post Oak Blvd. Houston, TX 77045
One thousand dollar scholarships will be awarded to Houston area graduating minority high school seniors planning to enroll at a four-year educational institution. Dr. Bernard Franklin – NCAA Chief Inclusion Officer is the event’s keynote speaker, joined by honorary co-chairs Jacqueline Carpenter – NCAA Director of Division, Mens Basketball and James Garavaglia – Comerica Bank, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs.
Since 1935, the Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce has served as an advocate for African-American business owners and professionals in the Houston area. Seventy-five years later, economic stability within the African-American community is still in the forefront and the HCCC has provided the foundation for Black businesses to not only survive, but thrive during these challenging economic times.