WDAS/Philadelphia To Honor Patti Labelle At Second Annual Women of Excellence Luncheon
February 16, 2016 at 10:36 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA Urban AC WDAS (105.3)/PHILADELPHIA will honor PHILLY’s own PATTI LABELLE during its SECOND ANNUAL WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE LUNCHEON presented by GWYNEDD MERCY UNIVERSITY and PHILLYJUSTICE.com.
The luncheon will take place on SATURDAY APRIL 2nd from 11a-5p at FIRST DISTRICT PLAZA (3801 Market Street). In addition, five other women will be recognized for their accomplishments; FOX 29 Reporter/Anchor JOYCE EVANS, AMERICAN RED CROSS EASTERN PA Pres./CEO Judge RENEE CARDWELL-HUGHES, Poet SONIA SANCHEZ, PECO Manager/Corporate Relations ROMONA RISCOE BENSON, and PHILADELPHIA City Councilwoman BLONDELL REYNOLDS BROWN.
WDAS will also honor four women recently nominated by its listening audience. One of these awardees will be presented with the MARY J. BLIGE AWARD for Perseverance and Courage. Tickets go on sale FEBRUARY 19th at wdasfm.com.
Dir./Urban Programming DERRICK CORBETT said, “WDAS has always supported extraordinary female air personalities and leaders. THE WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE LUNCHEON is our way of thanking the remarkable women, both well know and little known, who are making a difference in our community.”
This event is also being sponsored in part by PGW and ALWAYS BEST CARE.