Ephren Taylor, Youngest African-American CEO Of A Public Company, Receives FAMLI 'Excellence In Business' Award; Also Honored Are Donzella Lee, Krishna Kaur, & Dwight Trible

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Ephren Taylor, America’s youngest African-American CEO of a public company (City Capital Corporation, OTC BB: CCCN.OB), to be presented “Excellence In Business” award at FAMLI’s Prestigious Annual Malcolm X Arts, Culture & Education Festival, May 18, 2006 in Los Angeles. Other honorees include Donzella Lee, Krishna Kaur, & Dwight Trible.

Ephren Taylor, youngest African-American CEO of a public company (City Capital Corporation, OTC BB: CCCN.OB), along with Jazz vocalist DwightTrible, T.H.E. Clinic Executive Director Donzella Lee, and internationally acclaimed YOGA Guru Krishna Kaur, will be honored on Thursday, May 18, 2006 at FAMLI's Malcolm X Festival pre-event Reception and Fundraiser in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles, California, Thursday, May 18, 2006, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Lucy Florence Cultural Center/Coffee House, 3351 W. 43rd Street., Los Angeles, Ca 90008, FAMLI presents it's annual pre-festival Fundraising Reception and Fundraiser, to raise funds for its “See A Man, Be A Man” mentors/rights of passage program for at-risk youth. Ticket’s are $25 each or $40 for two, and may be purchased at Lucy Florence, or online at http://www.malcolmxfestival.org. And, checks may be written to FAMLI, Inc., and sent to 4208 Edgehill Drive, Los Angeles, Ca 90008.

The Award of Excellence Reception will include live entertainment by the amazing acapella vocal group, RENAISSANCE, and jazz legend Dwight Trible, as well as a silent auction, and the unveiling of the 10th annual community visual documentary in the “Cultural Renaissance Classic Photo Series," created Saturday, May 13, 2006, in Liemert Park Village. This years gathering theme was “Mentoring, to Save A Generation.”

This annual event is coordinated by FAMLI, Inc., a nationally recognized, 501 (c)(3) not for profit, public benefit agency whose central purpose is the educational, cultural, and spiritual welfare of at risk youth and young adults. For the past 13 years, FAMLI has produced the popular Malcolm X arts, culture and education Festival, which takes place on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, 2006, 12 Noon until 7 PM, each day, on the campus of Audubon Middle School, 4120 11th Avenue, LA, Ca 90008.

Who: Ephren Taylor, Donzella Lee, Krishna Kaur, and Dwight Trible

What: Fundraiser and Award of Excellence Reception

Where: Lucy Florence Cultural Center, 3351 W. 43rd Street. La, Ca 90008.

When: Thursday, May 18, 2006, 7 PM – 10 PM

Why:     Raise Funds for “See A Man, Be A Man” mentoring program

How:     $25 / $40 ticket for attendance

Mr. Ephren Taylor will be awarded the “Excellence In Business Award.” A self-made millionaire by the age of 16, today at 23, Mr. Taylor is the youngest person of African descent in America to become CEO of a public company. As CEO of Amoro Corporation (http://www.AmoroCorp.com), Mr. Taylor has proven that “Empowering Communities Through Socially Conscious Development” can be done profitably by corporate America, when there is a vision for positive change. AmoroCorp has a diversified portfolio of massive real estate developments in the states of Tennessee, Ohio, Kansas and Missouri, including the Historic Kansas City Jazz District.

Economic Development Groups recognized Mr. Taylor as a “market maker,” and a “high-performance visionary with the ability to make things happen, when nobody else can.” AmoroCorp specializes in partnering with cities and communities to redevelop their urban core and create self-sufficiency. Mr. Taylor sees many ways his recent appointment as CEO of City Capital Corporation (OTC BB: CCCN.OB), will enhance these objectives. "Cities nationwide approach us to partner with them on local redevelopment initiatives. City Capital provides key elements to allow us to acquire and expedite more projects into additional markets, which is right in line with our current business plan."

Dwight Trible, winner of the “Lifetime Achievement Award, Music And Arts,” was voted “Best Jazz Artist in Los Angeles” in 2005. Mr. Trible is one of the world’s most amazing vocalists, and is thrilling audiences the world over with his spirit driven live performances. His latest CD, “Living Waters”, is on its way to becoming a classic in the annals of American music. Recently, (2005) his picture graced the cover of Straight No Chaser, the most popular Jazz magazine in Europe, where he toured the country and played the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival.

Ms. Donzella Lee, recipient of the “Lifetime Achievement Award, Community Service,” is a brilliant community leader and newly appointed Executive Director of the local social service agency, T.H.E. Clinic, Inc. Ms. Lee has forged a stellar career of service in the Los Angeles community, and serves on the boards of many other non-profits, while guiding the Clinic confidently and successfully into this new millennium.

Krishna Kaur, will be awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award, Spirituality,” as a true, internationally recognized legend of YOGA and holistic health. Ms. Kaur has forged a career unparalleled for its healing ability, and she has mentored to two generations of budding health specialist the world over. She does a wonderful service in Ghana, West Africa and other places around the world, building successful programs and seminars that benefit international audiences of deserving people.

Don’t miss this spectacular event. Along with the annual Malcolm X Festival, the FAMLI Awards have become one of Los Angeles’s most talked-about cultural secrets.

Amoro Corporation (AmoroCorp), is a public company dedicated to "Empowering Communities With Socially-Conscious Economic Development" while generating the highest possible shareholder return. AmoroCorp works closely with government Economic Development Groups across America and internationally, to create workable development and redevelopment programs with local solutions. In addition, AmoroCorp’s charitable arm works with socially-conscious non-profit groups such as Snoop Dogg's Snoop Youth Football League, and houses of worship to create ongoing revenue streams and enhanced returns, breathing new life into ministries and programs nationwide. AmoroCorp’s team represents over 225 years of expertise in construction, development, marketing, investing, legal, accounting, and other key areas. This “Total Team” Support results in some of the highest efficiencies and highest rates of return in the industry.

City Capital Corporation is a Business Development Company (BDC) authorized by Section 54(a) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 to make loans and equity investments in developing business enterprises.

This release contains "forward-looking statements" based on current expectations but involving known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company's annual report on Form 10-KSB for the year ended December 31, 2005, that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from the events or results described in the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The Company's plans and objectives are based on assumptions involving judgments with respect to future economic, competitive and market conditions, its ability to consummate, and the timing of, acquisitions and future business decisions, all of which are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many of which are beyond the Company's control. Therefore, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will prove to be accurate. The Company makes no undertaking to update such forward-looking statements.

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