The Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce will host its annual luncheon and Business with Heart Awards on Wed., April 26. The featured speaker will be Randal Pinkett, the season four winner of “The Apprentice.”The theme of this year’s luncheon is Black Business Matters.
Besides being a reality television star, Pinkett is a business and technology entrepreneur and is currently the president and CEO of BCT partners. He’s the author of Black Faces in White Places, No Money Down CEO and Campus CEO.
Awards will be presented to Marvin Carolina, Jr.; Kim Randolph, Chris Goode, Tahir Atwater, Nakisha Bausby and Dr. Andrea Hendricks.
“Also, at this year’s luncheon, we will posthumously make a lifetime achievement presentation to one of the metro area’s leaders of diversity and inclusion, Mrs. Mary Ann Flunder,” said Christal Watson, chamber president and CEO.
The luncheon will be held at theGallery Event Space, 61 East 14th Street, in Kansas City, Mo. Tickets are available at the chamber’s website or by calling (913) 948-7680.
The Heartland Black Chamber of Commerce, formerly the Kansas Black Chamber of Commerce, was established in 2004 by Leroy Tombs. In 2015, it became a regional chamber serving Kansas, .