"What They See Is What They'll Be"

News from the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc.

 
June 2017
Wright Middle School
2017 National Champions
100 Black Men of America 
African American History Challenge


2017 National Champions Jaden Wynn, Pawan Baral and Micah Asplund accompanied by Enis Ragland, Floyd Rose, Emanual Scarbrough and Coach Bob Kilburg.

Wright Middle School, winner of the April African American History Challenge Bowl (AAHCB) sponsored by 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. (100 BMM) was crowned National Champions after competing and emerging victorious at the 31th Annual 100 Black Men of America National Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, 7 - 11 June.
 
The Wright Hamilton Middle School initially competed in the 23rd Annual  100 BMM AAHCB Saturday, 1 April 2017, at the Doyle Administration Building of the Madison Metropolitan School District.
 
This educational program is designed to enhance the study of African-American history. The Challenge Bowl was open to all Madison Metropolitan School District Middle School students with the goals of encouraging  pride, self-worth and an appreciation of the African- American legacy and culture.
 
This victory represents the second time in five years and the fifth time is twenty three years that the efforts of the 100 Black Men of Madison have fostered a National Champion of this competition.
100 Black Men of Madison
Recipient of 2017 Pinnacle Chapter of the Year Award
 

100 Black Men of America President and CEO, Brian Pauling, 100 Black Men of Madison President Floyd Rose and Chairman of 100 Black Men of America Board of Directors,  Curley M. Dossman.

There are many phenomenal African American men within our Chapter Network of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. who demonstrate extraordinary community service and leadership, while serving as exemplary role models and mentors. The Chapter members of the 100 Black Men of Madison are among those men, writes Chairman Curly Dossman of the 100 Black Men of America in the announcement of the 100 Black Men of Madison as the recipient of the 2017 Pinnacle Chapter of the Year Award award.

This honor was bestowed at the 31st Annual Conference of the 100 Black Men of America, Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans.

"We applaud the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. in achieving excellence in each of The 100's four programmatic focus areas: Mentoring, Education, Health & Wellness, and Economic Empowerment. The 2017 Pinnacle Chapter of the Year Award demonstrates that the 100 Black Men of Madison have blazed a trail of exceptional accomplishments, " stated Chairman Dossman.
100 BMM Members on the Move

Emilio Cooper Appointed Head, Sales and Distribution, U.S. Retail Banking for BMO Harris Bank

In this newly created role, 100 Black Men of Madison member, Emilio Cooper will lead the national Retail Banking sales and service teams, which are accountable for customer experience and the financial results of all BMO Harris Bank U.S. branch distribution network including specialized sales.
 
"Emilio is an outstanding leader and decision maker with a strong history of successful business development," said Alex Dousmanis-Curtis, Group Head, U.S. Retail and Business Banking, BMO Harris Bank. "I am confident in his ability to lead our continued efforts around strategy development to enrich customer experiences and maximize synergies."
 
Brother Cooper received his bachelor's degree in economics from Rutgers University in New Jersey and has been involved in the community throughout his professional career. He served as Board Chair for the Delaware Financial Literacy Institute and sat on the Board of Directors for the Westchester Area Education Foundation.
 
Emilio has been a member of the 100 Black Men of Madison since 2013.

31 July, 2017
100 BMM Annual Golf Outing
Oaks Golf Course

The Annual Golf Outing of the 100 Black Men of Madison will be staged Monday, 31 July, at The Oaks Golf Course, 4740 Pierceville Road, Cottage Grove, WI 53527.

Proceeds from this event will be utilized to support the 100 BMM's commitment to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African-American Community based on the precepts of respect for family, spirituality, justice and integrity.
12 August, 2017
23rd Annual Back to School Celebration
Madison College (Truax Campus)  

The 23nd Annual Back To School Celebration will be held from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon at Madison College - Truax Campus (1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI) Saturday, 12 August 2017.

Our goal is to ensure a wonderful & meaningful start of the 2017 - 2018 school year for all students of our Community.

Over the past 22 years, the 100 Black Men of Madison has provided more than 32,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to area youth.

During 2017, the Back to School Celebration will endeavor to provide school supplies  and this year,  "vital services and exposures"  to more than two (2000) thousand economically disadvantaged youth and their families.

In preparation for the distribution of school supplies at the 2017 Back To School Celebration, the Annual Stuffing Party will be held on 10 August 2017, at Madison College.


Last year, more than 200 individuals representing 34 partner organizations as well as numerous individuals of our Community assisted members of the 100 Black Men of Madison in this preparatory activity.
22 September, 2017
Scholarship Gala
100 Black Men of Madison
 
The Annual Scholarship Gala of the 100 Black Men of Madison will be staged Friday, 22 September in support of the "100 Scholars" Scholarship Program.
 
This premier event will feature a social hour, elegant cuisine, a raffle, an auction, and much more. The net proceeds from this event will be used to fund the youth scholarship efforts of the 100 Black Men of Madison.

Can't make it to the Gala?
   
In support of the 100 Black Men of Madison Gala, 22 September, please help us make a difference for 100 Black Men of Madison's 100 Scholar's Program by making a donation. Each $100 donation will be recognized in our electronic publications during the month of September.



MISSION

 

The Mission of the 100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.
VISION

 

100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. seeks to serve as a beacon of leadership by utilizing our diverse talents to create environments where our children are motivated to achieve, and to empower our people to become self-sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of the communities we serve.

VALUES

 

100 Black Men of Madison, Inc. is committed to the intellectual development of youth and the economic empowerment of the African American community based on the following precepts: respect for family, spirituality, justice, and integrity.

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

100 Black Men of Madison, Inc.
P.O. Box 787
Madison, WI 53701
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