Recently, I read a study from the University of California, Riverside School of Business Administration Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. The study’s primary focus was on Black Owned Business changes and trends in inland Southern California, as well as the Region and the Nation.
NBMOA CEO Roland Parrish has funded the construction and furnishing of a medical clinic, named in honor of his mother and father, to care for 2,500 orphans and others in Fort Portal, Uganda.
Treatable ailments such as cuts, malaria, malnutrition and diarrhea kill 70,000 to 100,000 Ugandan children each year.
The Parrish Medical Center, which opened on May 17 of this year, is expected to serve 16,800 patients annually, providing valuable and essential medical care for this underserved community.
Parrish has also pledged to build a school in Fort Portal.
According to UNICEF, nearly half of Uganda’s 2.5 million orphans lost their parents to HIV/AIDS.
The New York Metro McDonald’s RMHC African American Future Achievers Scholarship Awards Ceremony was hosted at the Crystal Plaza in Livingtson, NJ.
This event was hosted by retired two time NFL Super Bowl Champion from the New York Giants Kareem McKenzie, who has also served faithfully for the last seven years as an AAFA scholarship committee member.
The Middlesex High School Class of 2016 will graduate on Saturday, June 11, in the John S. Clements Memorial Gymnasium at MHS in Saluda.
The featured speaker will be Freda Thornton, who owns five McDonald’s restaurants and spent 21 years in various progressive positions with the McDonald’s Corporation.
Thornton’s career with McDonald’s began in 1980 as a crew person.
Read the rest at the Southside Sentinal: http://www.ssentinel.com/index.php/news/article/richmond_area_business_leader_to_address_mhs_graduates_on_june_11/