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HOUSTON CITIZENS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOSTS 35th ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS LUNCHEON

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.

For more information, please visit www.hccoc.org/events or call 713-522-9745, email president@hccoc.org.

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