On June 15th, 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C. (100 BMGWDC) were honored to receive the 2019 Chapter of the Year Award in the small chapter category. Out of 100 Black Men of America, Inc’s 125 local chapters that demonstrate extraordinary dedication to community service, the Greater Washington, D.C. chapter was highlighted as a leader. The award was presented to chapter President, James Thompson, at 100 Black Men of America’s 27th Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
“This award recognizes the exceptional accomplishments of 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C., a dedicated and engaged chapter that serves as a beacon of hope and support in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.” said James Thompson, President of 100 BMGWDC. “The work of ‘The 100’, in our Four for the Future areas of Mentoring, Education, Economic Empowerment, and Health & Wellness, is impactful and our members have served as exemplary role models and mentors to thousands of youths.”
In addition to the national recognition, the chapter has received a number of local awards recently, including the DC Chamber of Commerce 2018 Non-Profit of the Year, and the 2018 National Collegiate Preparatory High School Howard Vance III Community Service Award.
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