December 9, 2016
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BLACK LEADERSHIP TACKLES AIDS IN NY TONIGHT

 

 

Contact: Lupé Todd

George Arzt Communications, Inc.

212-608-0333/917-202-0116

 

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 New York and Washington Black influencers, along with other corporate, health care and government leadership. Former President Bill Clinton is the National Chair of the National Call to Action Committee.

 

Among those being honored and in attendance will be:

 

*Rep. Barbara Lee, Chair, Congressional Black Caucus

*The Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, Pastor, AbyssinianBaptistChurch, and Chair, National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS

*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

*Ingrid Saunders Jones, Senior Vice President, The Coca Cola Company

*A. Cornelius Baker, Senior Policy Advisor, National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition

*Cheryl Morrison, Diversity Manager, HSBC Bank, USA

*Dana Tyler, CBS

*Michelle Miller, 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 Chelsea Piers

                                    61 Chelsea Piers

 

**ATTENTION:      Great Photo Opportunity. You must RSVP for this event as space is limited.

Check in begins at 6:15 pm.

 

 



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