AJ Calloway Hosts DJ Jon Quick's 5th Annual "Beauty and the Beat: Heroines of Excellence Awards" Fundraising Event
WBLS 107.5's own DJ Jon Quick presents his 5th annual National Women's month fundraising event, "Beauty and the Beat: Heroines of Excellence Awards" at Suite 36 on Monday, March 24, 2014 from 6-11pm. Tickets available at www.jonquick.wix.com/heroinesofexcellence. All proceeds go to the Hip Hop Loves Foundation and AJ Calloway's Building the Bridge Foundation charitable organizations.
Hosted by Extra TV's AJ Calloway (original co-host, BET's 106 & Park), each year this event honors 8-9 women of color whom are considered rising stars in their chosen professions.
Past honorees include actress Rochelle Aytes(ABC's "Mistresses"), DJ Beverly Bond(founder, Black Girls Rock!), Dr. Aletha Maybank (Assistant Commisioner of Health, NYC) & Maya Haile (international supermodel). This year's honorees include Tamekia Flowers(event planner), Krystal Garner(actress), Dana Whitfield (attorney), Shanelle Gabriel (recording artist, activist), Shawn Outler (corporate retail executive), Richelle Carey (television journalist), Ambre Anderson (artist), Jesenia Collazo (philanthropist) and Dr. Meena Singh (dermatologist).
"Its always an honor to acknowledge another group of phenomenal women in the name of charity. I feel like this year's event will be the best one yet," said DJ Jon Quick, the event's creator. All proceeds go to AJ Calloway's "Building the Bridge Foundation" and "The Hip Hop Loves Foundation."
A who's who of sponsors and supporters include Remy Martin V, Black Enterprise, Uptown Magazine, NV Magazine, House of Alchemi, Doris New York Haircare, Mystique Shoes, Ocean Style Magazine and Konscious Teez.
Tickets available at www.jonquick.wix.com/heroinesofexcellence
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