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Social Diary Daily Magazine Announces It's 2011 Influential Honorees
The 4th Anniversary Celebration and Influential Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, December 7 at SAKS Fifth Avenue in Birmingham, Alabama. Social Diary Daily announced it's 2011 Influential Award Honorees this morning.
By: Monica W.
The list consists of 8 philanthropists and 2 foundation spokes models. This is the 4th event held in honor of non-profit organizations and philanthropists. The Influential Award is representative of how much influence the founder or philanthropist has on his or her respective community and cause throughout the year.
"I am happy with the list as always. I have personally been inspired and influenced by each of the honorees and I wouldn't have it no other way this year," states Melissa Russell, CEO of Social Diary Daily and Publisher of the magazine. Although Russell was also named as a 2011 honoree for this event, she did not comment on that. An associate of Russell's stated that, "Mrs. Russell is not a front runner when it comes to attention. She'd rather let all attention go to everyone else and she would remain behind the scenes all the time if we allow her too. This time she has to come forth. Sorry Mrs. Russell. (laughs)."
The 4th Anniversary event is hosted at SAKS Fifth Avenue in Birmingham, AL, the only SAKS location in Alabama to date. It will include an honorees luncheon at the famous Flemings Restaurant, near SAKS, a quilt auction, a calendar sale, entertainment, lite bites, champagne, shopping and of course the highlight of the evening - the awards ceremony.
Guests will range from friends and family, founders of organizations, volunteers at various organizations, fundraisers from across the U.S. and Canada and local teams of philanthropists. The list of honorees include:
* Holly Robinson Peete and the HollyRod Foundation
* Cookie Johnson and the Magic Johnson Foundation
* Xernona Clayton and the Trumpet Foundation
* Melissa Russell and the Paper Dolls Foundation
* Patricia Velasquez and the Wayuu Taya Foundation
* Marala Scott for In Our House
* Stephanie Alva for My Life Keys
* Regina Townsend and the Broken Brown Egg Organization
* The 2011 and 2012 Paper Dolls Spokesmodels - Kayla Bryant and Shakya Blackmon
Invitations to the event will be sent out officially at the end of this month. To inquire about the honorees luncheon or other parts of the event, contact sddmarketingdiv@
Sponsors of the event are SAKS, Marriott, Mann and Associates, Covenant Travel and more. For sponsorship information contact: sddmarketingdiv@
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Social Diary Daily magazine is a publication of Mann and Associates. It is a national brand and targets non-profit organizations and philanthropic efforts.