Congratulations to Upscale contributor Tara Merchant, owner of the Yada TV Network, on being honored along with other outstanding entrepreneurs in New York City!
On February 28th, the Fred Wilson Democratic Club hosted the program Minding Our Own Black Business, A Night of Showcasing Our Black-Owned Businesses and Entrepreneurs. The Fred Wilson Democratic Club is the official arm of the Democratic Organization of Queens County representing South Jamaica.
The event, held at Rochdale Village Community Center Club Lounge, included a panel discussion centered on the theme “Learn, Love and Liberate.” Program participants reflected on the state of Black Business while celebrating entrepreneurs and business owners.
The full list of entrepreneurs honored included:
Tara Merchant, Owner of the Yada TV Network
Chef Melvin “Boots” Johnson, Harlem Biscuits Company
Victoria Pearson, Talk It Out Mental Health Counseling
Yolaunda Mcclain, Organic Bath Health & Beauty, and Organic Bath & Body Works
Gail Cocker, CBell Driving School
Terry Hollenquest, Nu Tribe Hair Shop
Sandi Pope, Cista Girls Environmental Health
Upscale says “Bravo” to these entrepreneurs and bids you continued success!