Press Release

HABNET Chamber of Commerce honors Eveline Pierre with the 2015

Toussaint L’Ouverture Service Award’

HeadShot EvelineMiami, FL – The 2015 ‘Toussaint L’ Ouverture Service Award’ was awarded to Eveline Pierre – Executive Director Of Haitian Heritage Museum – for outstanding service and social entrepreneurship.

HABNET Chamber of Commerce gave the award to Ms. Pierre on April 10, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Borough Hall – 209 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY 11201, during the 11th Annual Toussaint L’Ouverture Symposium & Small Business Expo.

HABNET Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization that promotes economic empowerment and civic engagement primarily in the Haitian-American community as well as in underrepresented communities.

This exposition highlighted recognition of leaders particularly in businesses, who have demonstrated the L’Ouverturian principle of emphasizing the importance of civics and economics as a means to empowerment.

Upon receiving the award, Ms. Pierre said, “As a Haitian American this awards means so much to me as Toussaint Louverture did so much for the Caribbean, The United States and the world and I am truly humbled to receive this prestigious award”.

The Haitian Heritage Museum Team is proud of Ms. Pierre’s accomplishments because she has been a remarkable advocator for the Haitian community.


About Haitian Heritage Museum

The Haitian Heritage Museum (HHM) is a not for profit organization that is committed to highlighting and preserving Haiti’s rich culture and heritage globally. Through education, digitizing, archiving, media, and culturally relevant partnerships, we will create a legacy for future generations.

To learn more about the museum visit
Media Contact

Eveline Pierre, Executive Director


Phone: (305)-371-5988


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