On Friday, April 4, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Mason Murer Arts Gallery in Atlanta, GA, and KleanCollar®, Inc., an apparel accessory company, will host our Inaugural “Black Ties & KleanCollars” Charity Awards Gala to BEnefit our foundation and philanthropic efforts. In collaboration with our corporate sponsors, foundation board of directors and honorees, we would like to offer your brand the opportunity to BE a part of this event as a media guest. Invited guests include faith-based community leaders, non-profit community leaders, business owners, philanthropists, corporate executives and other professionals. We have also reached out to various media outlets to help promote this philanthropic event. Our theme for this upscale event is the Great Gatsby.
The KLWJ Foundation, a non-profit entity that serves as the philanthropic efforts of KleanCollar, Inc., exists to serve the community in seven areas that we reference as the F.R.A.M.E.work™ to our foundation which include: Faith, Fashion, Recreation (Sports), Academics/Arts, Media, Entertainment and Entrepreneurship. Focusing on these pillars, we assist young people from all walks of life and backgrounds BEtween the ages of 10-23 matriculate throughout middle school and on to college providing them with educational, financial and academic resources that they, would not typically have access to. Our ultimate goal through the KLWJ Foundation is to help our youth acquire the necessary skills and assets needed to BEcome positive and successful professionals and to help them to make the right decisions in life.
At this inaugural event, we will honor community leaders, philanthropists and corporate
professionals which include the following honorees:
– Rev. Dr. Craig L. Oliver, Sr., Senior Pastor of ElizaBEth Baptist Church and Rev. Dr.
Richard B. Haynes, Senior Pastor of Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Faith
– Mr. Kenny Burns, Fashion Guru & Founder of Studio 43 in Fashion
– Coach Trent Miles, Georgia State University Head Football Coach in Recreation
– Mr. Rob Hardy, Co-Founder, Director and Producer of Rainforest Films in Arts
– Mr. Tirrell Whitley & Mr. Nick Nelson of Liquid Soul Firm and Mrs. Egypt Sherrod,
Television & Radio Personality in Media
– Ms. Mary Parker, Chairwoman of the Atlanta Business League & Mr. George Andrews,
Founder/Chairman of Capital City Bank in Entrepreneurship
The honorees of the year will BE:
– Ms. Xernona Clayton, Founder of the Trumpet Awards & Civil Rights Activist
– Mr. John Grant, CEO of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.
If you are willing to partner with us in this event, please email email@example.com and we will send you the next steps. You may also have a memBEr from your team contact our Awards Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Kenneth L. Wright, Jr. at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are looking to finalize all media credentials by Friday, March 14, 2014. If you know of other media outlets/entities that may want to attend, please feel free to share this information with them. Thanks for your time and we do hope that you will BE a part of this historic and philanthropic event.