Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Black Chamber hosts Political Forum Meet & Greet

Top Quote US Senatorial Candidate Gary Peters, Congressional Candidates Debbie Dingell & Raymond Mullins, & Attorney General Candidate Godfrey Dillard with over 30+ Michigan candidates will gather and share plans for minority businesses in their economic platform at an unprecedented event in Washtenaw County. End Quote
  • Ann Arbor, MI (1888PressRelease) July 10, 2014 - The Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Black Chamber of Commerce (AAYBCC) is proud to present, a first of its kind event in Washtenaw County, a Political Forum & Meet & Greet with over 30+ confirmed candidates, Saturday, July 19th, 2014. Live online coverage by Google with Candidate Coverage provided by Lawson Productions.

    The event will take place at Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105, 1PM-5PM. Prior to the meet and greet, The AAYBCC will host a Candidate VIP Brunch at 11:30am, followed by a press conference at 12:15pm.

    Participating candidates have committed to communicate their vision to support, grow and sustain minority businesses and business professionals as they are an integral part of Washtenaw's economic stimulus. In addition, minority business owners and attendees can directly interact with these candidates concerning their local businesses and needs. This is an informational event in which attendees and candidates, alike, will learn more about the business community, their initiatives, and their concerns.

    In addition to the Meet & Greet, this eventful day will also include a VIP brunch and Media/Press opportunities with major television, print, online & radio stations. Attendees will be able to take advantage of streaming candidate Infomercials, literature, and campaign volunteer signup opportunities. Last, but not least, a voter registration booth will be set-up for non-registered voters.

    "The AAYBCC believes in presenting a nonpartisan informational platform that provides access to the Michigan candidates," said AAYBCC President, Anistia P. Thomas. "We are excited to bring candidates and constituents, business owners and members of the community together, in one place, for one goal-to strengthen Washtenaw County's economic progression by growing the footprint of our minority businesses."

    This is truly an exciting time for the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce and the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Branch. All are encouraged to attend and participate in this historic event.

    For more information please contact, AAYBCC Political Advisory Chair Monica Ross-Williams at (734) 328-3025, MonicaRW ( @ ) IUNewsTalk dot com dot

    The Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC) is Michigan's first statewide Black chamber of commerce. With access to more than 79,000 black-owned businesses in Michigan, the MBCC has become one of the largest and most influential chambers of commerce in the country. For more information visit

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