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DJ Jon Quick's 11th Annual Beauty and the Beat Heroines of Excellence Awards Fundraising Event

 

On Friday, June 18, 2021 from 8-10pm please join us for.DJ Jon Quick's Beauty and the Beat: The Heroines of Excellence Awards Fundraising Event via Zoom. This event is the ultimate party for a cause. In its 11th year of existence, this awards "party/fundraiser" is a night full of elegance, style and hot music...all in the name of charity!  This year we are so honored  and pleased to have MetroPlus Health, Dark & Lovely and Fresh Direct on board with us as Silver Level Sponsors!


Founded in 2010 by NYC celebrity DJ Jon Quick of WBLS and Scratchvision Radio, this awards show/party always has two purposes. 1. to honor women of color who through hard work have become undeniable shooting stars in their respective industries and 2. to raise money for worthy charities/causes. This year's charity will be Zero F’s Given  Created by Anita Kopacz, a thriving survivor of sexual abuse, Zero F's Given is a campaign to raise awareness and help victimized and disenfranchised populations heal from trauma, find their voice, and reclaim their power. 


We have a true who’s who of past honorees that include actress Simone Missick (CBS's "All Rise"), legendary choreographer Leslie "Big Lez" Segar, NYC radio legend Shaila Scott, Beyonce's world renown publicist Yvette Noel-Schure, Black Girls Rock! founder DJ Beverly Bond, movie star, ABC "Mistresses" co-star actress Rochelle Aytes,, international supermodel Maya Haile, Al-Jazeera News anchorwoman Richelle Carey, AOL.com, Renee Neufville from the platinum selling duo "Zhane" and Black Enterprise's Selena Hill to name a few.

 
This year's host will be our very own Deja Vu of ABC Radio/WBLS 107.5/SiriusXM Radio. She is a 2015 Heroines of Excellence Honoree herself. We also will be graced by a special appearance from actress Bobbi Baker James (BET's Tyler Perry's "Ruthless" and "David Makes Man" on OWN TV coming Summer 2021)


This year's amazing honorees 
Iconic designer April Walker - (Iconic Sister Award)
Nursing Director Natalia Cineas (Superheroine Award)
Construction Entrepreneur Cheryl McKissack
Celebrity DJ Olivia Dope
Alvin Ailey Dancer Jacqueline Green 
SiriusXM On-Air Personality Swaggie Sie
Actor/Writer J Nycole Ralph
Beauty Industry Executive Cherie Washington
Award winning photographer Regina Fleming
TV/Film Producer Noella Charles 
Actor/Philanthropist Karmia Berry
Attorney Monique Holaman
HR Professional/Community Activist Pat Robinson
Non Profit Executive Mimi Belle

Aside from our amazing sponsors feel free to become a part of this night by purchasing an ad for the digital journal. Contact us at jonquickevents@gmail.com.  Ads are for 50.00 full page and 25.00 for half page. 


Purchase virtual tickets at Heroines11.eventbrite.com. Please support by sharing the link.

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