The ANS Association recently hosted its highly anticipated yearly anniversary and their 8th Annual “I Rise” Award Ceremony at the prestigious Royal Crown Palace Hall Inc., located at 713 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY.
The event brought together notable individuals, including Senator Kevin Parker, City Council Member Farah Louis, Chief Executive Officer of Finesse Institute, Naomi D. Ritter, and Assemblymember Monique Chandler-Waterman. The ceremony honored, empowered, and recognized esteemed and influential men and women in the black community who have made significant contributions to the Brooklyn community. These community leaders were presented with awards and recognition coined by Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn, and Assemblymember Brian A. Cunningham, among others.
The “I Rise” award ceremony has gained renown for its commitment to highlighting individuals who selflessly give back to the Brooklyn community since its inception in 2016. These remarkable leaders utilize their skills and expertise to make a positive impact and transform their neighborhoods. Moreover, it encourages young minds to dream big, pursue their passions, and actively contribute to the betterment of their communities.
Founded by Apostle Dr. Chloe Natacha, the ANS Association is a testament to the power of serving and empowering individuals. “The ANS Association was created to serve and empower men, women, and youth. Most importantly it was created as a legacy for my children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren,” said Dr. Natacha, CEO and president of ANS Association.
The association’s name, ANS, represents the first initials of Dr. Natacha’s daughter’s name and her own name, Anastasia, Natacha, and Sade. Chloe Natacha is a trailblazer who is driven by a desire to create a legacy and inspire generations to come. Therefore the “I Rise” award ceremony serves as a platform to celebrate dedication and inspire others to follow the footstep of excellence and greatness.