The New 40 Awards Announces 2014 Honorees
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, in Los Angeles 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. 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.
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.