Impressions of Mahogany Luncheon–December 01, 2007

The League of African-American Women, Incorporated held a Luncheon on Saturday December 01, 2007 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA to Salute Mr. Jimmie Lee Solomon, The Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations at Major League Baseball.
 
Read about Mr. Solomon’s Achievements and why he is so committed to our Academy (please click on images to enlarge)
 

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Our Academy players invited to attend the event: (from left to right) Miss Stephanie Gutierrez, Mr. Lewis Carter, Mr. Dominic Smith, , Mr. Cy Wiggs, Mr. Skyler Blocker, Mr. Tyler Mark, Mr. A.J. Mikell, Mr. Darrell Miller, (center) Mr. Joshua Jackson.

  Everyone wanted to take pictures with our kids and of course, they obliged!

  Our kids posing for pictures. I know they all look so shy!! : )

  Congresswoman Diane E. Watson giving a wonderful speech, commemorating the life of the late Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald.

  Greeting the Attendees: Mrs. D. Marie Chappell-Battle, President of The League of African-American Women, Inc.

  Mr. Jimmie Lee Solomon accepting his award.

Mr. Jimmie Lee Solomon giving his speech:

Ms. Brenda Jackson from the Berlin Opera paying tribute to Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald by performing an operatic number

At the table:

The ladies from the League of African-America Women, Inc. Our kids hanging out at the hotel.

Note: Being that December 01, was World AIDS day, Dr. Gail E. Wyatt, UCLA Professor, Dept of Psychiatry & Bio-behavioral Sciences and Associate Director, UCLA AIDS Institute gave a very informative speech on educating our kids, esp. in the African-American Community about the AIDS crisis in the USA.

She made a note of how parents need to take the lead in education our kids.

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