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Georgia Power and Wal-Mart Team Up for the 5th Annual Pinnacle Awards & Scholarship Gala
Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation will present the 5th Annual Pinnacle Awards & Scholarhsip Gala to recognize local leaders in the Atlanta area for career excellence and achievement.
By: Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation
Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation will honor unsung community professionals who exemplify outstanding career achievement and philanthropy as well as award high school students with $1000 book scholarships for college. The 2015 Pinnacle Awards honorees are: Dr. Donovan Christie, M.D. of Anwan Regenerative Center, Dr. Queenston Thorpe, Ph.D. of Atlanta Technical College and Chef Dwayne Hairston of Customs Creations Catering.
Sponsors of the gala include: Georgia Power, Wal-Mart, Publix and Southern Barter Club. The 5th Annual Pinnacle Awards & Scholarship Gala will feature a gourmet dinner buffet and program hosted by Erin Coleman, WSB TV news anchor, keynote address by Dr. Stephen Green, Superintendent of Dekalb County Schools and special guests, KD Bowe and Maria More of Radio One Atlanta. Musical entertainment for the gala will be provided by gospel recording artists, Kenekie Williams and Shayla Harris. There will be various trips, sports paraphernalia and art featured on the live auction hosted by Emmy award-winning media personality and auctioneer Aurea McGarry. Tickets and vendor tables for the Pinnacle Awards & Scholarship Gala may be purchased on-line at www.livehealthyandthriveyouth.org
To make a tax-deductible donation, secure sponsorship options or obtain more information, please visit the organization's website. Media interested in covering the event should call (800) 551-3775.
About Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation Inc.
Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation was established in 2010 to teach kids healthy lifestyle habits and encourage active involvement of parents in the metro Atlanta area regarding the health and wellness of their children. The mission of Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation is to educate, activate, motivate and empower youth in the areas of academic achievement, health, nutrition, fitness and total wellness. For more info: www.livehealthyandthriveyouth.org