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African American Chamber of Commerce, AACCWR - 20th Anniversary, 1996-2016
"The right combination of savvy and support."

 

About AACCWR About AACCWR


What is the A.A.C.C.W.R., INC.?

The African American Chamber of Commerce is designed to meet community needs. It is a voluntary organization of individuals and businesses who ban together to advance the commercial, financial, industrial and civic interest of the community. It is a civic clearinghouse, a public relation counselor, a legislative representative at the local, state and national levels of government. The African American Chamber is an information bureau and a research/promotional medium.

The Objectives of the Chamber are:

  • To promote a better understanding of our private enterprise system.
  • To coordinate the effort of commerce, industry and the professions in maintaining and strengthening a sound healthy climate in Westchester and Rockland Counties.

Our Mission:

As the voice of business, to promote the economic and community well-being of the African American Business Community in Westchester and Rockland Counties.

Why should you join the Chamber?

The African American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) was created as an advocate for local African American - owned businesses. The AACC promotes economic development and business opportunity for its members. Your investment in AACC is important to the economic development of this entire state. Membership in the Chamber provides benefits designed to meet business needs.

Involvement

As a Chamber member, you are part of an active problem solving organization. The Chamber serves as a catalyst to solve key local concerns from law and order to planning and zoning. Members are encouraged to participate in committee work.

Business Representation in Government

Local, state and national legislation is monitored by the Chamber's Governmental Affairs Division. Through analysis of the potential impact of government action, the Chamber is able to provide a business perspective in the legislative decision-making process.

AACC Update

The Chamber's newsletter is the single most important vehicle for communicating with our members and the larger business community.

Small Business Seminars

The Chamber conducts regular educational seminars and workshops for members. Topics range from financial planning, marketing and business management.

Networking and Special Events

Members have the opportunity to do their most effective network marketing in a professional atmosphere that promotes valuable business contacts. As well as an opportunity to network, the general membership meeting gives members an opportunity to hear guest speakers on a variety of timely subjects. As your Chamber of contacts, we provide you with the opportunities to meet other Chamber members whose businesses need your business. Many members credit these contacts with their success.

 

     

 


Ms. Robin L. Douglas, President, CEO, & Founder - African American Chamber of Commerce of Westchester and Rockland Counties

Directors:

Mr. Bruce Jackson, Esq.
Microsoft

Ms. Joan Parrott-Fonseca, Esq.
JPF & Associates

Dr. Anita Underwood
Partner Design Group

Ms. Debra White
New York Power Authority

Chamber Counsel
Bruce Bozeman, Esq. &
Mr. John S. Savage, Esq.

Bozeman, Trott, & Savage

Individual Members:   50% off regular membership ($85): $42.50
Small Business Members (1-5 employees): 50% off regular membership ($225): $112.50
Small Business Members (6+ employees) Available upon request.
Corporate Members $1,500
 

For more information call:
914-699-9050

 
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