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2009 Young, Gifted & Black (Y.G.B.) Entrepreneurial Awards, February 23, 2009, New York

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Event Details: 2009 Young, Gifted & Black (Y.G.B.) Entrepreneurial Awards
Date: Monday, February 23rd 2009    

YGB Awards
Time: 6pm – 10pm
Location: S.O.B.’s -  204 Varick Street at West Houston, NYC

Cocktails & Networking: 6pm – 7:45pm
Award Presentation: 8pm SHARP!

Performance & After Party: VP Records Artist Tanto Metro & Devante. More To Be Announced Rock with Squeeze Featuring NYC Top Reggae DJ’s
VIP Admission:     RSVP Required – [email protected] (VIP List Ends at 8pm)
Table Reservations Line: 212.851.3611

The Black Carpet VIP reception is accessible by RSVP before 8pm.  There is no cost to attend this non-profit event which is open to the public by RSVP before 8pm.  Individuals can reserve a table to dine or simply come to the event to network.   The awards reception starts at 8pm sharp! A mandatory corporate & professional attire is required to attend the Young, Gifted & Black (YGB) 2009 Entrepreneurial Awards.

Email all R.S.V.P. requests to [email protected] or call the company’s information line at 888.768.5692

Press & Media should contact The NetLinkz Group, Inc at 888.768.5692 or email [email protected]

Award Recipients

  • Alecia Edwards-Sibley: Owner / Head Designer: Siren Swimwear & Accessories: www.iwantsiren.com
  • Alicia Marie Rivers: Founder, Editor-in-Chief: Jolie Magazine: www.jolie-magazine.com
  • Anthony Herbert: Political Advocate – [email protected]
  • Ardella McClarty: Founder & Teacher – Young Faces Smiling – www.youngfacessmiling.org
  • Bernard Oyama: Owner: B. Oyama Boutique: www.boyamaNY.com
  • Bintell Powell: (2009 Motivator of Year Award): Author of Betrayed – www.bintellpowell.com
  • Christopher Mack: President & Chief Creative Officer: Mack Digital – www.mackdigital.com
  • John Blassingame: Owner: Black Men Magazine – www.blackmenpub.com
  • Lance Hall: Co-Owner: Fish Eye Grill, Brooklyn, New York
  • Marcia A. Cole: Founder & Editorial Director : AMBERmag.com
  • Mike Muse: CEO & Co-Founder: Muse Recordings – www.muserecordings.com
  • Mildred Boivert: Executive Director: Village of Vision for Haiti Foundation Inc.
  • Pamela Pickens: Founder & CIO: UrbanAdServe – www.urbanadserve.com
  • Reginald Dumornay: Co-Owner : Skilz Salon LLC, Parkslope, Brooklyn – [email protected]
  • Robert Gordon: Owner: Footprints Café – www.footprintscafeny.com
  • Robert Stevens: Owner: Quizno’s Restaurant, Harlem, New York – [email protected]
  • Tina Ingram: Owner / Designer / Model: Cursiv – www.Cursiv.com
  • Juanito Fortuno, Co-Founder/CEO, Christopher S. Whyte, Jr., Co-Founder & Calcie Cooper, Co-Founder/CIO: Joint Interest Group, Inc.: Promotional & Marketing Team – www.thejigroup.com
  • Tabitha Goring, MD: Director of Hospitalist Services, Internal Medicine: Jacobi Medical Center

The YGB Awards program began in 2006 as a means to bring exposure to everyday individuals that represent a positive role model to their peers and provide a means by which onlookers can become inspired and motivated.

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