Karen Bass

Karen Bass

*The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Los Angeles Chapter will host the 2012 Annual Awards Gala and Dinner on Saturday, August 25, 2012. It will be an evening of delectable dishes, entertainment, and highly esteemed honorees. This year’s fundraising event theme is “Building Bridges to Serve our Communities.”

The honorees this year are U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass, representing the 33rd District of California; Dr. Alfred Jumper, Director of Pediatric Anesthesia at Specialty Surgical Center; and Jason L. Seward, Founder & CEO of the Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. These honorees are being recognized for their commitment to “Building Bridges to Serve Communities.”

Congresswoman Bass is the keynote speaker; and the Honorable Irma J. Brown, the Supervising Judge of Inglewood Juvenile Delinquency Court, is the special guest speaker. National Chairperson, Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq., will bring greetings and Pat Prescott, a popular morning show host on 94.7 The Wave will serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies.

Guests at the fundraising dinner and gala will have an opportunity to visit the “Gala Market Place,” shop from hand -selected vendors, and bid on auction items. They will meet and mingle with the honorees and sponsors and enjoy a dance performance by the Lula Washington Dance Theater. Says NCBW-L.A Chairperson Judy Matthews,

Not only are we inviting everyone to come out and have a great time, but the proceeds from this major fundraising event allows us to continue offering unparalleled programs and services in our communities.”

The event begins at 6 PM at the J.W. Marriott/Ritz Carlton LA Live 900 West Olympic Boulevard.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (800) 895-3180 or visit the website www.ncbwinclac.org.

About the National Congress of Black Women Inc. Los Angeles Chapter.

For twenty-eight years, the National Congress of Black Women, Incorporated has operated nationally and internationally as a nonprofit 501(c) (3). In 2009, the Los Angeles Chapter was formed, joining the fight for improvement of communities through educational, political, economic and cultural development of African American women and their families.

Pat Prescott

Pat Prescott