The annual Salute to Greatness Awards Gala fundraiser will be on Saturday, January 18th, 7:00pm, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree Street, NE in Atlanta, Georgia. Monies raised are used to support Nonviolence365® Education & Training; Camp NOW Leadership Academy; Students With King; other events and initiatives that emphasize the relevance and influence of Dr. and Mrs. King’s work and the maintained presence of The King Center as a living memorial to Dr. King and as a center for training on nonviolence.
Coretta Scott King A.N.G.E.L. Award Honorees:
• Jaden Smith , Actor, Musician, Activist
• Youth Service America
Christine King arris Legacy of Service Award Honoree:
• Sonjia W aller Young, CEO & President, Eventions, Inc. and Young Eventions Group
Yolanda D. King, Higher Ground Award Honoree:
• Kirstie Ennis , U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant (Retired)
The Kirstie Ennis Foundation, President
Dinner Co-Chair: Dan Cathy
Dinner Co-Chair: Leona Barr-Davenport
Co-EMCEE: Fred Blankenship
Co- EMCEE: Teresa Rodriguez
The Gala dinner co-chairs are Dan T. Cathy, Chairman and CEO of Chick-fil-A, Inc. and Leona Barr-Davenport, President & CEO of the Atlanta Business League.