SHARE-NY Members and Supporters Honors Community Leaders at Annual Year-End Celebration
President of SHARE-NY Frank T. Fraley presented achievement awards to Virginia Montague, Immediate past President of the Coalition of 100 Black Women and David Cayemitte, Chairman of Minority Business Development Institute. Virginia was honored for her leadership and guidance of the coalition of community businesswomen and leaders. David was honored for his leadership in MBDI’s mission to provide bonding education to create jobs and build communities.
The annual celebration hosted by SHARE-NY, and attended by more than 60 supporters and members, took place in NYC on Thursday, November 13. President Fraley presented Ms. Lynn Law of the National Urban League with a $500 check in support of their work to provide economic empowerment, educational opportunities and the guarantee of civil rights for the underserved in America.
Both honorees praised SHARE-NY, Frank and his staff for raising public awareness of the need for clean and affordable power, and expressed gratitude for the opportunity to participate in SHARE’s educational work.
Dr. Frank Flores, the keynote speaker, also praised the good work of Frank and his team. Dr. Flores spoke of the asthma epidemic that threatens the health of inner-city kids and the elderly and the need to continue to raise awareness of that among NYC policy makers.
President Frank Fraley, said at the conclusion of the program, “We are very fortunate to have the support of leaders like David, Virginia, and Dr. Flores. We share a common goal. We all have to recognize that the potential for serious weather related impacts on our communities due to global warming and the need for clean, reliable and affordable energy. That includes alternative fuels and most importantly, the continued availability of clean and affordable nuclear power from the Indian Point Energy Center.”