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The 100 Black Men of Chicago Poised to Host 22nd Annual Awards Benefit and Gala, May 11th

The 100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc. (100BMC), the area’s preeminent organization focused on Mentoring African American Youth, will host their 22nd Annual Benefit & Awards Gala on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. The evening will begin with a VIP Reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner and an awards program. Proceeds from the evening’s event will support the 100BMC’s Mentoring Program and other Community Engagement activities.

For information on sponsorships, please contact Mr. Manny Strong, the 2019 Gala Chairman, via email at [email protected]. You may also follow the event on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by using the hashtag #100BMCGala2019.

For tickets go to Eventbrite.

Please Note: When individual tickets are purchased separately, the 100BMC cannot guarantee one will be seated with a colleague. Therefore, to be seated with a colleague, please indicate in the comments/notes section when making the ticket purchase. The 100BMC will make every effort to accommodate the wish, as your support is greatly appreciated.


Since its inception in 1994, the 100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc. (100 BMC) has worked to enhance the lives of those youth and their families who live in socially or economically deprived communities. The organization’s primary mission is to help improve the quality of life and enhance educational opportunities for young African American males throughout the Greater Chicago area.  They provide on-going educational training programs, mentoring, tutoring, student scholarships, and economic empowerment seminars through the help of our volunteers and community partners. www.100BMC.ORG


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