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SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Saturday, August 6, 2011

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

NABJ Gospel Brunch

Powered by Meredith Local Media Group, McDonald's, and the Coca-Cola Company

Location: Terrace Ballroom

There’s nothing quite like it – coffee with Marvin Sapp, bacon and eggs with CeCe Winans and toast and lots of jam-ming with Kirk Franklin. The list of heavy weights that have performed at the Annual NABJ Gospel Brunch is impressive. This year, there’s a hot smorgasbord. Grammy, Stellar and Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter Karen Clark-Sheard will perform. Sheard is, the youngest daughter of pioneering gospel choral director Mattie Moss Clark, began her career as a member of the Grammy-Award winning, legendary gospel female group The Clark Sisters.

The voice of the legendary Richard Smallwood to feed your soul. He has been one of the most popular inspirational artists in the music business for four decades, with classic tunes such as "Total Praise,” "Center of My Joy” and "I Love the Lord” to his credit. The Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and pianist continues to enjoy widespread popularity and influence.

The Sharon Baptist Church Mass Choir will also perform.

The year’s Gospel Brunch will be hosted by E. Steven Collins, one of the most well-known and respected names in Philadelphia broadcasting.

Purchase Tickets Here: nabj.org/events


Saturday, August 6th, 2011
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Visual Task Force Annual Photo Auction

Location: 120BC

Auctioneer Fred Sweets will auction dynamic prints to the highest bidder. Don't assume you can't afford a print. It may be your lucky day.

The photographs will be available to preview in the Exhibit Hall Wednesday through Friday.

Come prepared to bid and buy! Your donation is tax deductible.



Saturday, August 6th, 2011

6:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Salute to Excellence Awards Gala & After-Party

Powered by FedEx, Toyota, Wells Fargo, and ABC6

The 2011 NABJ Salute to Excellence Gala is all about the Glam! The Greatness! The Glossy!

Don’t miss NABJ’s annual gold carpet tribute to the media industry’s cream of the crop for their work in journalism. This year’s Salute to Excellence hosts are veteran journalist Jacque Reid, founder and owner of Jacque Reid Media, and a former CNN Headline News and BET News anchor, and Kevin Frazier, co-host of The Insider, who this spring became the first black host of a daily syndicated entertainment news magazine. Afterwards, look for the golden velvet rope for the after party that’ll leave you gleaming and begging for more! Dress the part! It’s going to the a Golden Experience you definitely don’t want to miss!

Purchase Tickets Here: nabj.org/events


NABJ NATIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
JOINS
BILL BISHOP PRO-AM BENEFIT CLASSIC
AT
HISTORIC FREEWAY GOLF CLUB


www.freewaygolfclub.com

Come Out and Play at an Historic Black Owned and Operated Golf Course!

THE BILL BISHOP ANNUAL PRO-AM BENEFIT CLASSIC

What: NABJ will join the Legendary Pro Golfer Bill Bishop for his Annual Pro-Am Benefit Classic supporting the Junior Golf Program
Where: Historic Freeway Golf Course
1858 Sicklerville Road
Sicklerville, NJ 08081
When: Saturday, August 6, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m. est
Buses leave hotel starting at 7am and return between 1pm and 2pm
Food: All food cost sponsored by the Bill Bishop Golf Tournament.
Registration: Includes transportation, practice balls, breakfast, lunch (lavish Bar-be-que), golf carts, and green fees.

CategoriesEarly Bird
Registration
Regular
Registration

On Site
Registration

Golfers (Single)$130$150$200
Golfers (Foursome)$500$550$800
Clinic$50$75$100
Executive Golf
Sponsor Package*
$5000$5000$5000

*This special package gives you a unique participation in the NABJ National Golf Tournament. As a main sponsor you will receive a foursome to share with clients and/or friends. Signage provide by you will be shown prominently at the venue. You will be able to put your product in the golfer bags that not only extends to NABJ Golfers but those who participate in the Bill Banks Tournament. Your representatives will be a part of the awards program. Other amenities will be included.

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NABJ SPORTS TASK FORCE JAM

 

All funds will go to support the Larry Whiteside Scholarship Fund



Date: Thursday, August 4, 2011

Time: 10 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.

Location:

Whisper Club
1714 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Attire: Upscale
Age Requirement: 21 and older

Categories Rates
New NABJ Member - Joined between May 1, 2011 and July 10, 2011
Email New Member Ticket requests to membership@nabj.org
$10
NABJ Member$15
Non-Member$25
VIP (limited)$100
At the door$50



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6th Annual 5K Walk/Run (3.1)


Register today to participate in the NABJ 6th Annual 5K Walk/Run, and take advantage of the sights of Philadelphia. This event will provide an opportunity for morning fitness while meeting fellow NABJ members, community supporters, and other professionals in the Philadelphia are. This event is open to the public.

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