Sonja Hines of H&S Resources Corporation was one of twenty-five women selected to receive the 2013 Women of Color Award from 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C. Presented in partnership with the Women Presidents’ Organization, the awards are based upon the success of these distinguished business leaders and for service to the community.
“I am honored to be recognized by the 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C. and the Women Presidents’ Organization,” said Hines. It is quite an honor to be included among such an impressive group of women.”
H&S Resources Corporation performs facility operations and maintenance services such as planning, consulting, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, preventive maintenance and other facility engineering services for government agencies and commercial clients. H&S holds multiple active, nationwide federal government contracts and is organized to provide service with optimum efficiency and flexibility tailored to fit the needs of each contractor and customer.
An awards reception honoring recipients was held on Friday, October 25th at the City Club of Washington. The event was hosted by the 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C. and sponsored by IBM and UPS.
“As an organization we are known for our mentorship of young men, but in reality we come in contact with just as many young women with dreams and high aspirations. It is important for us that we can point to high achieving women and put them in front of our youth so they may engage and model their behavior,” said Michael E. Melton, President 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, D.C.
“We are very proud to continue our ongoing partnership with 100 Black Men of America to recognize an influential group of women business owners. Each one is at the peak of her professional and personal achievement, demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities running multi-million dollar businesses that promote economic security while also lending their time and energy to local community projects. They are truly role models for women and girls everywhere,” said Marsha Firestone Ph.D., President and Founder of the Women Presidents’ Organization.
For more information about 100 Black Men of Greater Washington, DC and a complete listing of this year’s recipients, please visit www.100blackmendc.org.