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Thursday, April 17, 2014

The New 40 Awards Announces 2014 Honorees — The Gala Will Be Hosted By Comedian Kim Coles and Radio Personality Kevin Nash

— Bishop Noel Jones, Ron Hasson, Dr. Mike Jackson, Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd, Dr. Ron Hurst, Salli Richardson-Whitfield and Dondre Whitfield will receive top honors at inaugural gala —

New 40 Awards Gala

Los Angeles, CA — The New 40, Inc. is proud to announce their honoree list for its inaugural The New 40 Awards Gala being held on Saturday May 24, 2014, California African American Museum located at 600 State Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90034 at 6:00 p.m.

This year’s award honorees include: Bishop Noel Jones, Sr. Pastor – City of Refuge (Humanitarian Award), Ron Hasson, President NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch, (Activist Award), Dr. Ronald Hurst, Surgeon (Wellness Award), Tracy ”Twinkie” Byrd, Casting Director (Inspirational Award), Dr. Mike Jackson, President/CEO Drew CDC (Community Award), and Dondre and Salli Whitfield (Hollywood Couple Award). The honorees are leading the way in the community and abroad through their dedication and efforts to serve and inspire.

Hosted by Actress/Comedian Kim Coles and radio personality Kevin Nash from Radio Free KJLH, The New 40 Awards Gala is a star-studded event honoring the “best of the best” in a variety of fields such as:  Community, Entertainment, Medicine and Philanthropy. It also celebrates the New 40’s movement to provide quality and appropriate entertainment to the 40ish community. The New 40 Awards Gala offers an affluent and respectable platform for honorees to share their contributions with the influential “40ish” community and other mature individuals who relate to their honorees. This fun evening promises to engage guests with an entertaining awards presentation, a lavish buffet dinner, live band, casino games, a special performance by crooner Howard Hewett plus dance the evening away with Dorian Missick “DJ Tailwind Turner”. Guests will have opportunities to participate in the silent auction and purchase raffle tickets to help raise funds for the honorees’ selected charities.

“As our inaugural gala approaches, I’m proud to honor these magnificent men and women from various industries. The New 40 is excited to share their accomplishments to the 40ish community plus donate a portion of proceeds to our honorees’ selected charities”, says Executive Producer Ron McCrory.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased www.thenew40.net. Prices start at $60.00 per person. Portion of event proceeds will support the honorees’ selected charities.

For more information regarding The New 40 Awards Gala, visit www.thenew40.net or contact Lisa Humphrey- Premier Concepts at (310) 605-5472, email: media@premierconceptspr.com.

About THE NEW 40
The New 40 is all about doing you and becoming all you can be after learning life lessons from your younger years. We bring empowerment, awareness, opportunities, entertainment, knowledge, lifestyle, finance, networking and more to the 40ish community.

About THE NEW 40 AWARDS GALA
The New 40 Awards Gala is a star-studded event honoring the “best of the best” in a variety of fields such as:  Community, Entertainment, Medicine and Philanthropy. The New 40 Awards Gala provides an affluent and respectable platform for honorees to share their contributions with the influential “40ish” community and other mature individuals who relate to the honorees.

PRESS CONTACT:
Lisa Humphrey
Premier Concepts
Email: media@premierconceptspr.com
Phone: (310) 293-4154

 

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