At its Eleventh annual awards dinner, Unlimited Possibilities Overcoming Poverty Ministry Inc. will honor 43 women from throughout Western New York at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, Saturday March 24 at 7 p.m. The 2018 theme for this royal affair is “Celebrating Women Touching the World” in honor of National Women’s History Month. The Keynote speaker is April N.M. Baskin Majority Leader of the Erie County Legislature and 2nd District Legislator.
Leah Daniel, Yvonne Evans, Laura Smith, Theresa E. Pope,and Tamika Potts are the general chairpersons. The purpose of this annual awards dinner is to celebrate National Women’s History Month with the recognition of women and to spotlight their achievements, community service, professionalism, and exemplary leadership. Women in the area will receive “Touching the World Awards. Also women that have been honored over the last ten years will be recognized in a special way.
Shannon Smith a Reporter for WIVB Channel 4 will be award presenter. Financial support in the amount of $5,000 will be given selected to enrolled college young women at the awards Dinner
This year’s honorees are women from all walks of life that represent a beautiful rainbow. They include Sonya Freeland, Yolandra Diane Baker, Latanya McCorkle, Tammy S. Martin, Jada Rain Hearon, Preciouss M. Patterson, Kareema Morris, Dawn Sanders-Garrett, Delisa D. Robinson, Shannon Spruill, Robin Mann, Elizabeth Minns, Kelly Showard, Tereka Baltimore, Tara Craig, Tammy Gaines, Carla McDow, Jennifer E. Strickland, Donna Latham-Edwards, Kendra Brim, Felicia Williamson, Nicole Daniels, Dr. Danielle Johnson, Susan Boyd, Antionette Cunningham, Roxanne Roland, A . Denise Parrish, Lady Denise Hurst, Maria Dockery, Lynette Kean, Mia G. Wilkes, Jessica Jackson, Dr. Cierra Gilbert, Eunice Jackson, Rev. Karen Hardaway, Regina Moody, Aida M. Stewart, Anna Miller,
Susie Pieri, Gina Davis, Dr Jessica Blakely, Amanda Birmingham, and Sophia Howard Johnson.
Special awards will also be given during the evening including the annual Humanitarian Living Legacy Award given for community service. Bonnie Jean Conerly family will receive the organizations Second MEMORIAL Award in her honor. Proceeds from the event will support female college bound students from a poverty background who are enrolled in college or trade school .
Nellie B. King is the President and Founder of Unlimited Possibilities Overcoming Poverty Ministry Inc.
For Ticket Information call 835-9549 by March 15, 2018. No tickets will be sold at the Event.