Confirmed guests include Gayle King, MC Lyte, NBA Players, NBA Wives and more!
MIAMI, FL – January 28, 2015 – Celebrity power couple and philanthropists Alonzo and Tracy Mourning will host a night of charity and entertainment to kick off this year’s National Basketball Association All-Star Weekend on Thursday February 12th, 2015, at No. 8 located at 357 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011.
6:00pm-8:00pm: All- Star Weekend “Power of Influence Through Sisterhood”
Tracy Wilson Mourning and Gayle King, co-anchor of CBS This Morning and Editor at Large for O, The Oprah Magazine, will host the “Power of Influence Through Sisterhood,” a charitable event to support the Honey Shine, Inc mentoring organization under the Mourning Family Foundation (MFF) umbrella. The event features a red carpet followed by a “Lets Talk About It” cocktail party, a lively discussion about the importance of mentorship and the role it plays in creating strong girls and women. Special guests will include hip-hop pioneer, feminist, and founder of Hip Hop Sisters Foundation and EducateOURMen initiative MC Lyte, NBA players, NBA wives, and a host of other high profile celebrity guests. Red Carpet sponsors: Centric TV and Truvee Wine.
8:00pm – 12:00pm – Zo’s All- Star Weekend “Groove with a Purpose”
Co-hosted by Alonzo and Tracy Mourning and Rizk Ventures, “Groove with a Purpose” is a FUNraiser to support the under served youth that are served by the Mourning Family Foundation’s programs and services. Celebrity DJ MC Lyte will make the crowd move all night long! Guests will include NBA players and an array of celebrity guests. Red Carpet sponsors: Centric Television and Zacapa Rum.
“All-Star weekend is always full of good energy and great people. We are hopeful our foundation event will create a platform for individuals of influence to have a discussion about our power to make a huge impact in our communities nationwide. Many of us have been so blessed and it is our responsibility to give back wherever we can” said Tracy Wilson-Mourning, Founder, Honey Shine, Inc.
Information: Marla Wilson- Executive Director, Honey Shine, Inc. @ (786) 539-5887 or email@example.com
Media Contact: Suzan McDowell- Circle of One Marketing, 305-576-3790 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews and high-resolution photos available upon request.
The Mourning Family Foundation (MFF) is a not-for profit 501 (C)(3) public fundraising foundation created by Alonzo and Tracy Mourning. The Mourning Family Foundation was created to inspire others through advocacy, education, and enrichment services and allows donors with varied interests in children’s issues the benefit of giving to several charities from their one contribution. Since 1997, Mourning Family Foundation has raised over $10 million for various programs that aid in the development of children and their families, particularly those in socioeconomically challenged communities..