(BALTIMORE – September 18, 2021) – Join us for our next event, Black Wall Street CENTRAL CITY, on Wed., Sept. 22, 2021 from 6 to 8 pm at 4 S. Central Avenue. RSVP to https://BlackwallstreetCentralCity.eventbrite.com.
Special thanks to our sponsor, Michael Haynie of Global Training Centers, LLC.
The event will feature a book signing (“I Am Black Wall Street” by Doni Glover) and the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards where we celebrate Black entrepreneurs and professionals as well as the people who support them regardless of race. To date, we’ve honored nearly 1,800 individuals in 12 US cities. The goal is to encourage entrepreneurship in the community.
Honorees include Shannon Chase.
Shannon Chase – a Baltimore native is the founder & owner/operator of Chase Courier & Transit, an affordable wheelchair-accessible transportation service. Shannon decided to open Chase Courier & Transit in January of 2019, for her Uncle, who was living in a local nursing home. When she would visit him, they would discuss transportation that wasn’t covered by his insurance often.
Chase Courier & Transit is safe, reliable and licensed with the Public Safety Commission of Maryland. Transportation not only includes medical appointments, but anything else in between! Weddings, family events, grocery shopping, etc. Shannon is working on expanding her business within the community, by adding additional vehicles and hiring reliable drivers in the near future.
Prior to entrepreneurship, Shannon received her Bachelor’s degree from Salisbury University and spent almost a decade working in Human Resources as a Recruitment Lead. Shannon has also spent an equal amount of time in the Food & Beverage Industry as a part-time Bartender and Alcohol Awareness Instructor for the State of MD. In her free time, Shannon enjoys hiking, outdoor festivals and spending time with her friends and family