Contact: Lupé Todd
National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA) to Host
2009 Choose Life Awards and National Call to Action Gala
Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, Virginia Fields and André Talley among those being honored
– National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA), the nation’s oldest Black AIDS advocacy organization, will hold its annual benefit gala on Wednesday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m. at The Lighthouse on Chelsea Piers
The 2009 Choose Life Awards and National Call to Action will honor a list of leading
Among those being honored and in attendance will be:
*Rep. Barbara Lee, Chair, Congressional Black Caucus
*The Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, Pastor,
*André Leon Talley, Editor-at-Large, Vogue
*C. Virginia Fields, former Manhattan Borough President and President/CEO, National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS
*John A. Catsimatidis, Chairman and CEO, Gristede’s Food Inc.
*Reginald Van Lee, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
*A. Cornelius Baker, Senior Policy Advisor, National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition
*Cheryl Morrison, Diversity Manager, HSBC Bank,
*Dana Tyler, CBS
*David Ushery, NBC
*DeMarco Morgan, NBC
WHEN: Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Cocktails: 6:30 pm/Dinner and Awards: 7:30 pm
WHERE: The Lighthouse at
**ATTENTION: Great Photo Opportunity. You must RSVP for this event as space is limited.
Check in begins at 6:15 pm.