Grammy-Award winner teams up with American Cancer Society
Multi-Platinum Producer Polow Da Don and Music Executive Mia A. Welsh Launch Foundation F.O.C.U.S.
Zone 4, Incorporated, American Cancer Society and Upscale Magazine Launch Foundation F.O.C.U.S. with
“Cancers For A Cause” Reception and “Full Moon: A Night of Stars” Anniversary Fashion Soiree
(Atlanta, GA) Grammy-Award winning super-producer, Polow Da Don and his label, Zone 4, Incorporated, have teamed up with the American Cancer Society and Upscale Magazine to launch Foundation F.O.C.U.S. The foundation will host a pre-launch reception titled, “Cancers For A Cause,” at the W Atlanta Downtown on Wednesday, July 15, 2009. In addition to the reception, the two-part launch will have a 2nd year anniversary fashion soiree for Zone 4, Inc. titled, “Full Moon: A Night of Stars,” which will be held at the prestigious Club Opera on Thursday, July 16, 2009.
Foundation F.O.C.U.S., which stands for ‘Focusing On Completion Until Successful,’ is in accordance with Polow Da Don’s highly successful record label, Zone 4, Incorporated. The foundation concentrates on instilling a desire for education, interpersonal skills, networking and marketability within the community. Foundation F.O.C.U.S. will provide assistance thru a variety of programs, seminars and panels to ensure success in producing educated, humble and goal-oriented individuals.
The pre-launch of Foundation F.O.C.U.S. is devoted to educating and spreading awareness about cancer, which is currently the second leading cause of death in America. The most recent study from the International Agency for Research on Cancer predicted that cancer will replace heart disease as the number one cause of death by 2010.
“Cancer affects everyone, and we want to take this opportunity to educate and raise awareness amongst our peers and the Atlanta community as a whole,” states Mia A. Welsh, General Manager of Zone 4, Incorporated.
The American Cancer Society is presenting the reception, “Cancers For A Cause,” which will unite tastemakers of Atlanta for an evening of music, artistic expression and most importantly education towards enlightening people about cancer.
The fashion soiree will serve as a dual-celebratory event for the two year anniversary of Zone 4, Incorporated as well as the official launch of Foundation F.O.C.U.S. The event will feature a high-end fashion show attributing the ongoing success of the label as well as the future of the foundation. The evening concludes with the official after party which also takes place at Club Opera.
About Foundation F.O.C.U.S.: The mission of Foundation F.O.C.U.S. is to instill a desire for education, interpersonal skills, networking and marketability within our youth. F.O.C.U.S. will provide assistance through a variety of programs, seminars and panels to ensure success in producing educated, humble, talented and goal-oriented youth.
About Zone 4, Incorporated: With a distribution deal through Interscope Geffen A&M and Def Jam Records, super producer Polow Da Don’s label, Zone 4, Incorporated, houses artists Rich Boy (Throw Some D’s), Keri Hilson (Turnin’ Me On), YV, Dan Talevski, and i15 (Lost In Love). The label also signed upcoming producers, Hit-Boy and Chase n Cashe, who have already worked with artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Snoop Dogg, Brandy, Flo-Rida, Tiffany Evans and the infamous Diddy. With new releases slated for Keri Hilson, i15 and Rich Boy as well as records for Mary J. Blige, T.I., Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Pussycat Dolls, Chris Brown, Fergie, Snoop Dogg, Ciara, and Nelly proves for an exciting 2009 and that the reign of Polow da Don and Zone 4, Inc., has only just begun.
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