2015 International Life Changers Award Honorees Named - Berkman, Peiffer, Thomas and Wong

LEDI announces the selection of four 2015 International Life Changers: Dr. Ronald M. Berkman, Eric N. Peiffer, Felton Thomas, Jr. and Margaret W. Wong.
Giving Hope Beyond Borders
Giving Hope Beyond Borders
CLEVELAND - Oct. 1, 2015 - PRLog -- Liberia Economic Development Initiative (LEDI) is proud to announce the names of 4 International Life Changers Award Honorees to be honored at their Giving Hope Beyond Our Borders” Awards and Fundraising Dinner:

Dr. Ronald M. Berkman, President, Cleveland State University
Eric N. Peiffer, Director, KeyBank Capital Markets
Felton Thomas, Jr., Director, Cleveland Public Library
Margaret W. Wong, Esq., Partner, Margaret W. Wong & Associates

Giving Hope Beyond Our Borders”Awards and Fundraising Dinner, featuring Master of Ceremony Harry Boomer, 19 Action News Hall of Fame Journalist, will be held on Friday, October 30, 2015 at 5:30 pm at The Club at Key Center, 127 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44114.

The event will include a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner, awards ceremony and dessert reception.  The event’s keynote speaker is Mr. Felton Thomas, Jr., Director of Cleveland Public Library.

Tickets are $75 with Patron and Corporate sponsorship opportunities available. For more information, please visit the event website http://www.ledifundraiser.yapsody.com for details or contact LEDI at 216-202-LEDI (5334) or events@ledinow.org.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the LEDI-Leann Peiffer Scholarship Fund and Library Construction Project.  All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

About The LEDI International Life Changers Award

The International Life Changers Award is presented to distinguished individuals who have supported LEDI’s mission to promote positive change in the lives of impoverished people through education scholarships, literacy campaigns and/or economic empowerment.  The award recognizes the dedication and generous donations of funds, time and support these individuals have made to provide life changing hope to those who need it most.

About LEDI

Liberia Economic Development Initiative (LEDI) is a Cleveland, Ohio based 501 (c) (3) tax exempt nonprofit organization, with an international focus, founded in 2007 to reduce poverty and increase the economic capacity of the severely marginalized and disadvantaged people of Liberia, West Africa, who have been burdened by years of chronic poverty, following a 15 year civil crisis and the recent West African Ebola epidemic.  For more information about LEDI, visit our website at www.ledinow.org.

Rufus Darkortey, LEDI President
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