100 Black Men Of Metro New Orleans Is Celebrating 25 Years Of Service

NEW ORLEANS – 100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans will celebrate 25 years of service to the New Orleans community with a black tie gala on Friday, Oct. 6, at the Word War II Museum Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, 925 Magazine St., from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

         The 25th Anniversary Gala will include dinner, dancing, a musical program and a silent auction.

         Organizers said the evening will be dedicated to reflecting on the past 25 years, and honor some of New Orleans’ most committed men and women, who strive to empower the city’s challenged communities.

         Gala honorees include:


• Hadiyah Nicole-Green – Health and Wellness Champion Award

• Michelle Gobert – Economic Empowerment Award

• Joseph Byrd – Champion of Education Award

• Gregory Rattler, Jr. – Mentoring Award

• Patrick Anderson – Member of the Year Award


         In addition, a special Posthumous Lifetime Achievement award will be presented to the family of Winston Burns, Sr.

         Reps said it is the mission of 100 Black Men of Metro New Orleans to inspire youth, their families and members from the communities in which they live to develop self-reliance, to achieve immediate and long-term goals and to strive for excellence in the following areas: mentoring, education, health and wellness and economic empowerment.

         Tickets are $75 per person and sponsorship packages are available.

         RSVP here: development@100blackmennola.org


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