Tuesday, August 21, 2012

National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Set To Honor Community Leaders

LOS ANGELES, CA –  On Saturday, August 25, 2012 the National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los Angeles Chapter will host the 2012 Annual Awards Gala and Dinner. . It will be an evening of delectable dishes, entertainment, highly esteemed honorees. The event begins at 6 PM at the J.W. Marriott/Ritz Carlton LA Live, 900 West Olympic Boulevard. This year's fundraising event theme is  “Building Bridges to Serve our Communities".

The honorees this year are U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass, representing the 33rd District of California; Dr. Alfred Jumper, Director of Pediatric Anesthesia, Specialty Surgical Center; and Jason L. Seward, Founder & CEO Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. are being recognized for their commitment to “Building Bridges to Serve Communities.” Congresswoman Karen Bass is the keynote speaker; Honorable Irma J. Brown, Supervising Judge of Inglewood Juvenile Delinquency Court, is special guest speaker; Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq., National Chair, will bring greetings. Pat Prescott, a popular morning show host on 94.7 FM, The Wave , will serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies.

At the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Congress of Black Women Inc. fundraising dinner and evening gala, you will have an opportunity to visit  the “Gala Market Place",  shop from hand -selected vendors and bid on auction items; meet and mingle with the honorees and sponsors and enjoy a dance performance by the Lula Washington Dance Theater. Says NCBW-L.A Chairperson Judy Matthews,Not only are we inviting everyone to come out and have a great time, but the proceeds from this major fundraising event allows us to continue offering unparalleled programs and services in our communities." 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (800) 895-3180 or visit the website www.ncbwinclac.org.

For twenty-eight years, the National Congress of Black Women, Incorporated has operated nationally and internationally as a nonprofit 501(c) (3). In 2009, the Los Angeles Chapter was formed, joining the fight for improvement of communities through educational, political, economic and cultural development of African American women and their families

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