The African American Chamber of Commerce hosts ‘Recycle the Black Dollar Expo’

December 11, 2015

DSC_0625On Saturday, December 5, 2015, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs (right) joined Alderman Willie Wade (center), and African American Chamber of Commerce president Dr. Eve Hall (left) for the”Recycle the Black Dollar Expo.” The event was hosted by The African American Chamber of Commerce held in the lower level of Chic Cafe, 770 N. Jefferson Street. The mission of the event is to encourage attendees to support Black businesses. The ultimate goal of the expo is to ensure that everyone has at least one Christmas gift purchased from a Black-owned business under their tree this holiday season. The event featured a policy and public affairs discussion with Alderwoman Coggs and Alderman Willie Wade, a workshop sponsored by BMO Harris Bank and a fashion segment featuring several local boutiques.