General Mills Charlotte Feeding Dreams Community Champions

Posted: December 9, 2009 in Ordinary People/Extraordinary Things
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CHARLOTTE, NC – We want to take this opportunity to congratulate Kelly Hutchinson, Founder of R.E.F.O.R.M. for receiving the first place award, at the 2009 General Mills Feeding Dreams Community Champions Award Luncheon, held at the Marriott Executive Park Hotel, on Wednesday December 2, 2009. Valarie Brooks, Executive Board Member with the Girl Talk Foundation received the $1,000 award for her organization and on behalf of The Dove’s Nest, Kym Gordon Moore received the $2,000 award to be applied to their Capital Campaign Expansion Fund.

Susan L. Taylor, Feeding Dreams Celebrity Spokeswoman, was the guest speaker and presented the Community Champions with their respective awards. It was an amazing, emotional and gratifying day. The experience felt so surreal, but in the reality of it all, we left there with a renewed spirit and determination to continue making positive contributions to our community.

Among others included on the program line-up, Beatrice Thompson, News & Public Affairs Director with WBAV-FM 101.9 was the Emcee. Debra Bryant, one of our local singers provided the musical selection. Rev. Thelma Gordon from Liberty Hill A.M.E. Zion Church delivered the invocation. Kimberley Bow Sundy, General Mills, Inc. Multicultural Marketing, PR & Community Relations Manager gave the Feeding Dreams Program Overview. Lafayette Jones, President/CEO of SMSi-Urban Call Marketing, Inc. introduced Susan L. Taylor. Modesty Dunbar Thompson, SMSi Lead Ambassador for the Charlotte Market made the prize presentations. Sandra Miller Jones, Founding Chair of SMSi gave the closing remarks.

Please feel free to click on the following link and visit the photo gallery from this day’s festivities.


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