PRLog - Feb. 28, 2012 - BRONX, N.Y. -- Night of Elegance Awards Gala Fundraiser
Grandson of Late Edward Stevenson Sr. (First Jamaican Born AssemblyMan 79th District (1965))
Son of Late Edward Stevenson Jr. (District Leader)
Nephew of the Late Hon Dr. Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou)
You are formally invited to A Night of Elegance Awards Gala Fundraiser in support of
Hon. Eric A.Stevenson, in honor of the legacy of Jamaica’s own the Late Hon. Dr. Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou) and Hip-Hop Legend, the Late Dwight “Heavy D” Myers and in tribute to Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary on May 17th 2012, come out and be part of this unique and powerful event at Maestros Caterers, 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462. The special selected awardees (2012Outstanding Career Serving Humanity Award ) for this memorable event are Danny Glover, Actor, Producer and Humanitarian, Maf MisBah Uddin,President, Local 1407, and Treasurer of DC37, Courtney Robb, Formerly of Byron Lee and the Dragonaires, Bishop Eulalee Stevenson-Chang, Bronx NY,Lauren P. Raysor, JD – Author and Former NY Assistant Attorney General. Monica Sanchez, Founder, Ms Caricom Beauty Pageant, Avril Francis, Talk show Radio/TV host, Roy A. Hastick, President - CACCI, Dr. Julius W. Garvey MD, son of Pan-African patriarch Marcus Garvey ,Cedric "Im" Brooks, Saxophonist, Arthur Richardson,Executive Director of B,U,L,B.,, and Mirtha Colon, Garifuna American - Advocate
As the nephew of the late Hon. Louis Bennett Coverley, Stevenson believes this is an ideal time to commemorate these dynamic people whose “invaluable and distinguished contributions to our community remain prominent. Assemblyman Stevenson has consistently fought for the improvement of our communities, families and businesses. As a strong advocate for the redevelopment of our community and improvement of the American people, Stevenson works tirelessly to make an impact in Albany to help African Americans and Latinos in our community . "Leadership to move the community forward" is one of the mantra he lives by. He follows in the footsteps of his grandfather, the Late Hon Edward A Stevenson Sr, who held the 79th District seat Stevenson holds today and was the first Jamaican born assemblymember in the 60’s. Assemblyman Eric Stevenson understands and appreciates the struggles we face together and he is determined to continue the struggle that his grandfather started.
On May 17th 2012, come out and be part of this unique and powerful event at Maestros Caterers, 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462. Festivities begin with cocktails at 6:30pm, dinner at 7:30pm, followed dancing and by performance by Sister Nancy . Contribution Guest $150.00 Friends $500.00 Patron $1000.00 .