Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Miller Lite Presents “Greatness: A Celebration in Black”

Tharon Johnson (Senior Advisor to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed/Piedmont Public Affairs), Steven Muhammad (Muhammad Organization), Brenda Davenport (Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute), and Steve Canal (MillerCoors) attend the Greatness: A Celebration in Black private reception, January 17, 2010 in Atlanta.

In commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the National Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials (GABEO), The MLK March Committee and MillerCoors proudly presented "Greatness: A Celebration in Black," a private reception hosted at Entice-A restaurant honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and the pioneers of the civil rights movement. The MillerCoors "Greatness" award was given to the The King Family by James Tolliver (General Manager, MillerCoors) and Tyrone Brooks (President of GABEO) in addition to a special commemorative gift presented by the Alvin Ailey 50 initiative. Entice - A restaurant's executive chef, Michelle Rouse, prepared a historic spread and signature cocktails, courtesy of Gentlemen Jack and Miller Lite. Guests experienced a trip down memory lane through the struggle and strife of the civil rights movement into the promise and progression of today.

Yusef Muhammad (The MLK Holiday March Committee/FCE Entertainment), Steve Canal (MillerCoors), Margaret Muhammad (The MLK Holiday March Committee/FCE Entertainment), Yamma Brown (daughter of James Brown), Tyrone Brooks (President of GABEO), James Tolliver (General Manager MillerCoors). Also in attendance, Stevie Baggs of the Arizona Cardinals.

Photo Credit: Vaughn Dabney/Source: The Garner Circle PR

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