Support Black Businesses

#PCBuysBlack Campaign

Support these businesses in the weeks of their choosing by presenting the #PCBuysBlack flyer when you avail of their services and a portion of your sale will go towards helping The Presidents’ Council in supporting, developing, and advocating for our regions current and future generations of African American Entrepreneurs and leaders through wealth creation and sustainability.

October Featured Businesses:


Ben’s Auto Body Specialists

Ben’s Auto Body has a commitment both to make it look like there never was an accident on your car. Ben Williams, Jr., the manager, is a 2004 EE Alum.


The Red Velvet Cake

Owned by Melanie & Willie Peak, they make gourmet flavors such as are Red Velvet and Key Lime Cake, German Chocolate, Strawberry Banana, Carrot Cake, Peaches and Cream, Pink Velvet, and much much more.

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The Presidents Council' Business Chamber
The Presidents’ Council Business Chamber core mission is to establish a viable membership organization that supports African American businesses and advances African American entrepreneurship while also making investments and advocating politically.
To provide leadership, innovate ideas, and resources to advance African American owned and operated businesses thus contributing to the overall growth and economic development in Northeast Ohio.

This new organization will support and strengthen its members by providing valuable member benefits and services, facilitating member to member business transactions, developing strategic mainstream partnerships, and supporting nonprofit  activities. Emphasis will be placed on driving membership growth and deepening its penetration and presence in the African American business community.

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The Benefits of Membership

Through its mission & values, the Presidents’ Council Business Chamber builds strong business leaders by focusing on their members in six key ways:


Sharing magnified voices on public policy issues that impact African American businesses.

Service Network Navigation

Connecting with organizations that can assist with bonding, certifications, raising capital, office and administrative assistance, concierge services, employee background checks, international trade, legal and banking services, sales and marketing, to name a few.

Direct Business Connections

Gaining easy access to members and supporters to provide business-to-business services and growth opportunities.

Member-to-Member Relationships

Gathering with fellow members to learn best practices at annual and quarterly events and through one-on-one interactions.

Group Purchasing Discounts

Taking advantage of group benefits through the US Black Chamber of Commerce. Reductions in insurance, travel, worker’s compensation, IT and telecommunications and energy/utilities rates, business brokerage, media and promotions are offered.

National Membership Affiliation

Benefiting from regional and national associations in other business chambers and clubs with one paid PCBC membership.