Tradition of Excellence

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Advocacy/ Charity

Ashe, Arthur (July 10, 1943 – February 6, 1993) was a prominent tennis player who won three Grand Slam titles, the first African-American man to win a title and first to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. He may be most remembered for his efforts to further social causes. He discovered he contracted HIV during the blood transfusions he received during one of his two heart surgeries. In the last year of his life, he did much to call attention to AIDS sufferers worldwide.

Dickerson, Robert is the founder of United Community Center in Camden, NJ.  He is a 9th Degree Grand Master Black Belt. In 1984 Mr. Dickerson founded a non-profit organization called the Unity Community Center of South New Jersey, Inc. His organization is instrumental in providing discipline and direction to at-risk children.

Jenkins, Brian is the founder and President of Entrenuity. It is a faith-based program in the Chicago-area created to teach African American and Latino high school students entrepreuerial skills. Its motto is “Turning Students into Business Leaders with Character”.

Written by Symphony

December 1, 2007 at 5:47 am

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