Category: Charity events

Music Pioneer Berry Gordy is celebrated at Motown Museum Fundraiser Event

Music Pioneer Berry Gordy is celebrated at Motown Museum Fundraiser Event
The stars came out to pay homage to Motown Founder Berry Gordy this past weekend for a celebratory event commemorating the 60th anniversary of Motown Record Corporation. The three-day event started on Saturday September 21 and showcased an entertainment lineup full of music, celebrities and dignitaries that converged on Detroit for a celebration benefiting the... Read more »

Motown Founder Berry Gordy's $4 million donation to the Motown Museum expansion will help boost Detroit's Economy

Motown Founder Berry Gordy's $4 million donation to the Motown Museum expansion will help boost Detroit's Economy
The Motown Museum expansion campaign in Detroit has another reason to celebrate. Museum officials announced today that Motown music pioneer Berry Gordy will donate $4 million to the project.  Gordy’s latest contribution adds to other donations as well, from institutions and organizations across the country including Ford Motor Company and UAW-Ford, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The... Read more »

Marvin Gaye Postage Stamp Honor, April 2, 2019 (VIDEO)

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LOS ANGELES.  Grammy Nominated singer Howard Hewett sang “He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands” at the U. S. Postage Stamp dedication honoring Grammy Award Winning singer-producer Marvin Gaye.   During the ceremony Howard Hewitt gave an emotional tribute to Marvin Gaye. The event was hosted by the United States Postal Service on April... Read more »
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Marvin Gaye honored with a Commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp on April 2nd

Marvin Gaye honored with a Commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp on April 2nd
Los Angeles California will host Marvin Gaye’s celebration of his commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp honor.  The United States Postal Service will honor R&B singer Marvin Gaye (1939–1984) with the ‘Prince of Soul’ Forever Postage stamp as part of their 2019 Music Icons collection.    The event will be held at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles... Read more »

Annual Golf Outing raise funds for Chicago elementary students through B.E.S.T. mentorship program

Annual Golf Outing raise funds for Chicago elementary students through B.E.S.T. mentorship program
It was a celebratory afternoon with smiles and laughter at B.E.S.T.’s 23rd Annual Invitational Golf Outing & Dinner, held at the Silver Lakes Country Club in Orland Park, Monday, August 3rd. “Our annual golf and dinner event gives us an opportunity to interact with our supporters and  raise funds for the upcoming school year,” says... Read more »

B.E.S.T. Program supports inner city students with mentorship and school funding

B.E.S.T. Program supports inner city students with mentorship and school funding
When it comes to nurturing the lives of under privileged children, employees of State Farm Insurance really care. For 23 years, the Business Excellence School Team, affectionately known throughout Chicago as the B.E.S.T. Program, has enhanced the lives of hundreds of elementary students. Larry Williams is the president of B.E.S.T. and a State Farm agent. ... Read more »
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Lines 'N Motion wears pink, to line dance for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Lines 'N Motion wears pink, to line dance for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
R&B soul line dance group Lines ‘N Motion, helped kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual international health campaign designated every October, to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds. This is Lines ‘N Motion second annual “pink” fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The dance group participated in the event by... Read more »