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The Fifth Annual WEEN Awards in New York City

e2fd27724464d2aef79b7b582f4c802cThe Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, known to most as simply WEEN has been continuing to recognize individuals with a proven commitment to the empowerment of women worldwide. The milestone celebration, coined as an evening of glamour, philanthropy and stars. The events of the evening began with a star studded red carpet followed by the awards show and reception afterwards.

 The Fifth Annual WEEN Awards highlighted the outstanding achievements of women in various areas of media, film, politics, and music. The honorees this year included award-winning actresses Regina Hall (Think Like a Man, Scary Movie), Naturi Naughton (Power, Fame), sports journalist Cari Champion (ESPN), and entertainment journalist Rocsi Diaz (HLN), Tiffany Smith Anoa’i (SVP of Diversity & Communications, CBS Entertainment) and receiving the WEEN Legend Award is Grammy Award-winning singer Faith Evans.

Some of the confirmed presenters included: Erin Hall (CIROC), Jemele Hill (ESPN), Janaye Ingram (National Exec Dir, NAN), Kevin Liles (President, KWL Enterprises), Judy Smith (CEO, Smith & Company), Charlamagne Tha God (Morning Show Host, Power 105FM), Angela Yee, and Charlemange (Morning Show Hosts, Power 105FM) and Celebrity 2 DJ, Olivia Dope which resulted in a night filled with great speeches and inspiration for the WEEn graduates along with the audience.

Even with all of the glamour from the evening, the true goal of WEEN is to empower the next generation of women business leaders. To find out more about WEEN Online and other events, visit their website.

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The Annual “KIDS R PEOPLE TOO!” Showcase in New York

KRP2_inviteEach year, the annual “Kids R People Too!” event pays homage to the wonderful world of childhood by showcasing the talent of emerging young artists.   This year thee show consists of a Runway Fashion show, dance battle and Christmas Toy drive.  The show is alive with colorful art, vivacious music, and original fashions displayed in the exhilarating runway show. The event is a tribute to children and the child advocacy programs that contribute to the “Kids R People Too!” organization. The event will also raise awareness of cerebral brain aneurysm research for kids as well as adults.

“This show is designed to bring a child’s eye to the arts and to show that children’s self-awareness can be stimulated by fashion, music and art; to create a beautiful atmosphere and raise the consciousness of kid power in the worlds of fashion, music, and art” said Tai Chunn of MVC Management Productions. “We wanted to do a theme-based show to add to the overall excitement of the event.”

The Show, produced by MVCManagement Productions Inc., will be held on Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at Chelsea Piers, 300 New York, Pier 60, 23rd and West Side Highway at 3 PM.  All press and celebrity inquiries, contact Monique Tatum at mtatum@beautifulplanning.com 

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