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BRAG Fetes Industry Achievers

NEW YORK — Following its tradition of recognizing achievements in retailing and other industries, the Black Retail Action Group held its annual awards dinner and scholarship fund-raiser, called “Something for the Soul,” Oct. 24 at...

NEW YORK — Following its tradition of recognizing achievements in retailing and other industries, the Black Retail Action Group held its annual awards dinner and scholarship fund-raiser, called “Something for the Soul,” Oct. 24 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in New York.

Business achievement awards were presented to Terence X. Bogan, vice president and divisional merchandise manager of the women’s Co-op at Barneys New York; Jeffrey Tweedy, executive vice president of Sean John; Edward Wilkerson, design director at Lafayette 148; June Horne, designer buyer at Saks Fifth Avenue; Christine Meier, group vice president for central human resources & diversity, Macy’s East, and Everick Brown, owner and president of EB Home, who received the J.J. Thomas Young Innovators Award.

BRAG secured 17 scholarships for students interested in pursuing careers in retail and related industries, beating last year’s record of 15 scholarships.

This story first appeared in the November 3, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.