Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Music Executive Kevin Liles to be Honored for Philanthropic Efforts

Kevin Liles, Executive Vice President of Warner Music Group and author of the bestseller book “Make It Happen,” will be honored by Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon on September 1st with a street renaming ceremony to honor his achievements and years of philanthropic efforts to his community.

The 2900 block of Presstman Street that Liles grew up on in Baltimore, Maryland, will be re-named “Kevin Liles Drive.” Liles will also receive a presidential acknowledgement and challenge other successful individuals to revitalize their blocks through his “Adopt Your Block” Initiative.

Liles is the Executive Vice President of Warner Music Group and CEO for the Make it Happen Foundation and Kevin Liles for a Better Baltimore.

Mayor Sheila Dixon stated, “Kevin’s dedication to building a better Baltimore has been proven through his constant contributions and charity work. Kevin has been instrumental in shaping the lives of so many young people with his commitment to education and improving the quality of life for our residents. This ceremony will help congratulate all his accomplishments and show our appreciation.”

Kevin stated, "I would like to thank the City of Baltimore for allowing me to be its symbol of hope, and show the young men and women of this city that despite your environment you can be successful by establishing a commitment to excellence within yourself.”

Source: HHNLive

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great to hear that a Morgan State alum is doing his thing!