Awards ceremony honors African-American leaders in Rochester

The First Annual Rochester Black Men Achieve Awards Gala is coming up this weekend, honoring African-American men who make a difference in our community.

Men in the areas of business, education, government, entertainment, public service, non-profit organizations and community service will be honored.

The event is happening Saturday at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m., cocktail hour at 6:00, dinner at 6:30 and the awards ceremony starting at 7:30.

Organizer Jermayne Myers joined us on Good Day Rochester to explain what's happening at the event and who's being honored.

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