Erna Blackman of St. Albans, founder of Butterflies by Blaq Inc. in St. Albans, has been appointed Queens County director of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce Inc. in Freeport.

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Edward Bushey of Melville, Newsday Media Group senior vice president and general manager, has been elected to the board of directors of the Family Service League in Huntington.

Michael Virgilio of West Islip, president of MCI Solutions Inc. in Ronkonkoma, has been appointed as a member of the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation board of trustees.

Donald Leslie Jr. of Shoreham, president of Johnson Electrical Construction Co. in Hauppauge, has been appointed governor of the Long Island Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association in Hauppauge.

John Racanelli of Oyster Bay, a partner at Farrell Fritz in Uniondale, has been elected chair of the Flushing-Willets Point-Corona Local Development Corp.

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