UPDATE: Acclaimed television and movie producer Roger Bobb along with business mogul and star of Bravo TV’s ‘Married to Medicine, Lisa Nicole Cloud will co-host this year’s event.
The 13 honorees for the 2014 Caribbean American Networking Series, were officially announced on Monday March 10, 2014. The 2014 list of honorees highlights the best of the city of Atlanta, Georgia. The event will take place at the newly renovated Stir It Up Restaurant and Lounge, 84 12 ST, Atlanta, GA 30309.
The annual recognition identifies professionals and civic minded individuals of Caribbean heritage, living in the metro Atlanta area, who have contributed to the multicultural community. This year’s honorees include: Oscar Nominated and Grammy Award Winning Platinum Producer Mr. Leslie Brathwaite, Producer of the Real Housewives of Atlanta Ms. Princess Banton, Former Honorary Consul of Jamaica Vin Martin, Black Latino Council Atlanta Ms. Tina Hart, Director of Operations WRFG 89.3 FM Mr. Wanique Shabazz, Southern Division President of Home Depot Ms. Ann-Marie Campbell, President of Panton Capital Holdings David Panton, President of Georgia Association of Elected Latino Officials Jerry Gonzalez, DJ and Radio Personality Chubb Rock, Chief of Staff Emory Winship Cancer Center Dr. Karen Godette. This year we will be recognizing our Humanitarian of the Year: Garvin Stewart – Food for the Poor, and our Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees Ms. Pola Cooper and Mr. Patrick Mc Bain, founders of the Atlanta Peach Carnival aka Atlanta Caribbean Folk Festival.
The 2014 Caribbean American Movers and Shakers Networking Series include a series of networking Award events, in the prime markets of Atlanta, Georgia, New York City and Miami, Florida, throughout the year. The Caribbean Media Network, in conjunction with affiliates, will host this memorable networking celebration on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Atlanta’s Caribbean hot spot, Stir It Up Restaurant and Lounge, which is under the direction of Jamaican Chef Chris; Chef Chris menu was carefully created to fit all types of palettes, reinventing Island Favorites with his signature sauces, bold spices, traditional techniques and recipes made from scratch; stirred up with all its international cultures. This luxury venue is located in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, which will serve as a tropical oasis for this year’s celebration. The event will start promptly at 7:00p.m.- CLICK HERE TO RSVP (Required)