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2017 100 Black Men of Central Illinois Excellence Gala

Join us on Sept 9th beginning at 5pm at the ISU Brown Ball Room.

2017 Excellence Gala – ticket & info: https://100gala2017.eventbrite.com

2017 100 BMCI Excellence Gala

U.S. Marshall to Speak

U.S. Marshall Robert Moore  will speak with members of the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois on October 11, 5:00 pm at the Bloomington Police Department. The topic will address  the challenges between communities and law inforcement. Mr. Moore is a Retired U.S Marshal who was appointed by President Clinton in 1994-2002 to the position of United States Marshal for the Central District of Illinois. He is an active member of NOBLE (National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives) and  author of a book (All the President’s Men) which gives the history of all the black U.S. Marshals.

2016 Excellence in Mentoring Gala featuring Dr. Harold Davis

The “Excellence in Mentoring Gala” is an event focused on highlighting one of the core objectives of The 100 Black Men of Central Illinois, mentoring, and all the values and benefits that it offers to the community.  Attendees will be able to see how The 100 Black Men of Central Illinois partners with local business and organizations to reach our shared goals of building a better community.  Proceeds from this event will support our mentoring, scholarship and community service programs. Get tickets to the 2016 Excellence in Mentoring Gala.
Keynote speaker: Dr Harold Davis, founder of the TALKS mentoring program.

2016 Excellence Gala on August 26th

This year’s gala is on August 26, 2016 at the Doubletree Hotel.  Purchase tickets here.  Learn more about the gala and the mentoring efforts of the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois in this short video.
2016 Excellence Gala

African American Hall of Museum Scholarship Award Winners

See the photos and bios of the Bloomington/Normal Scholarship Award Winners. AAHFM 2016 Scholarship Award Winners Photos & Bios

Dale Avery induction into the African American Hall of Fame Museum

Founded in 1987, the African American Hall of Fame Museum (AAHFM) maintains collections and exhibitions of African American life and culture. Each year the AAHFM inducts individuals who have contributed to African American History and advancement through outstanding service and/or community leadership and have given of their time and resources. This year, Dale Avery – president of the 100 Black Men of Illinois chapter has been recognized with that honor. Congratulations Dale!

Event: 28th Annual African American Hall of Fame Museum Red, Black and Green Ball Date & Time: Sat., Feb. 27, 7 p.m.
Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum · 222 S.W. Washington St. · Peoria, Ill.
Cost: $50 per ticket

Bus trip to Chicago for the 13th Annual College Scholarship Fair

100 Black Men of Central Illinois Bus TripThe 100 Black Men of Central Illinois is sponsoring a bus trip to Chicago for the 13th Annual College Scholarship Fair presented by the Chicago chapter of the 100 Black Men. This event has helped enable participating colleges and universities to provide millions of dollars in scholarships and grants, and thousands of college acceptances to attending high school students. Parents, teachers, and other stakeholders in the lives of students are also invited and encouraged to participate. Sign up here.

2015 100 Black Men of Central Illinois Excellence Gala

Get Tickets to the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois Excellence Gala

100 Black Men of Central Illinois 2015 Excellence GalaGe

 

100 Black Men of Central Illinois President Speaks at African American Hall of Fame Museum

On February 28th at the Peoria Riverfront Museum,  100 Black Men of Central Illinois President Dale Avery will be a guest speaker at 27th annual African American Hall of Fame Museum Red, Black and Green Ball. Learn more about this event here.

Passport Program trip to the Dusable Museum

image12The leadership team from Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal partnered with the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois to present the Passport to Manhood mentoring program to select male youths in our community. The ‘Passport” program was presented in our local B&G Club in seven, weekly stages from Nov.-Dec. 2014 focusing on the core values required of our young men to overcome the obstacles they may face in their daily lives. A few stages emphasized during the mentorship program were Academic Success, Cooperation and Conflict along with Responses to Authority.image7 Read More…