(Atlanta, GA) August 6, 2011 – Aspire Online Magazine LLC (AOM) is pleased to announce its recipients of the Aspire Awards to be presented during the 2011 Chic Affair at the beautiful Artmore Hotel in Midtown on Saturday, August 27th.
The Chic Affair is a cocktail style, purple carpet networking gala conceptualized by AOM’s founder (N. Renee Webb) to showcase young leaders and their dedication to creating a better society through formal training and natural gifts. Recipients of this year’s Aspire Award of Distinction goes to Olajuwon Ajanaku (Sports), Inspire Magazine (Media), High Quality Organic Skincare (Business), Shawnnell T. Brown (Education), Righteous Noyze (Performing Arts), Dr. Kenyetta Brummitt (Health & Wellness) and Justin G. Tanner (Law & Politics). The recipient of the Aspire Utopian Award goes to Grow Kids, Inc., a non-profit spearheaded by Menyuan Smith. The Aspire Innovation Award goes to Liquid Soul Media, a lifestyle media marketing company, who has provided more than a decade of unparalleled service to their clients.
Join us as we celebrate these young professionals and their outstanding contributions to their respective fields and communities.
The gala will also feature:
- Special appearance by Grammy Award Winning Songwriter Cassius D. Kalb
- Special performance by Pop sensation Freddy B. w/ live instrumentals by Atlanta FiveO
- Special performance by renowned poet Spinxx
- Special performance by soul and funk vocalist Shaundra T. Smith
- “Most Chic” contest judged by CJ Atterberry and Garry Howell
The Chic Affair is a celebration of 12 months of progressive accomplishment by select individuals that we want to share with our community”, says Webb, founder of AOM and its’ subsidiaries TheHighUp.com and The Imprint. Webb adds, “The goal is to expand our vision beyond Georgia to become nationally known by 2012.” Sponsors of this year’s gala include S. D. Luxuri LLC, James L. Young Photography, Belasse Women’s Wear, Urban Professionals.com, No Junk Productions, Epiphanies United and Hennessy Porsche North Atlanta. Special guests of the event include R&B songtress Keke Wyatt and So So Def artist Dondria who will also be featured in the September/October 2011 issue of The IMPRINT by Aspire Online Magazine.
What: Aspire Online Magazine’s Annual Chic Affair
When: August 27, 2011 from 7:00 pm until Midnight
Where: Artmore Hotel, 1302 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309
What to Wear: Cocktail Chic/After 6
AOM is an online based publication created in July 2008 to provide a quality informational source for young professionals between the ages of 18 and 34. The publication has steadily and successfully evolved over the past three years to become a multi‐media hub for young, aspiring leaders to include entrepreneurs, politicians, athletes and performing artists. The company’s print magazine, The IMPRINT, was introduced late last year and plans are to have it placed at over 30 Atlanta locations by year‐ end. Additionally, The High Up.com is AOM’s arts and entertainment blog which covers everything from music to movies to bestselling books. Here is where you’ll also find firsthand reviews and photos of various and exclusive events that AOM attends around Atlanta.
For media inquiries, please contact Epiphanies United at 404.563.2513. For tickets, please contact 404.643.5907 or click here.
48 HOURS ONLY!! Aspire Online Magazine is giving away 30 tickets for $40 to Chic Affair ’11 starting Thursday 7/21 @ noon thru Saturday 7/23 @ noon! Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!
Visit www.aspireonlinemagazine.com/chic-affair-11 to purchase.
The lavish awards gala will be held on Saturday, August 27th at 595 North Venue & Lounge from 7pm to 11pm. Purple carpet arrivals at 6:30pm.
Hosted by Fetti G. Special Appearance by Academy Black Heart and Grammy Award Winning Songwriter Cassius D. Kalb. Performance by Freddy B. ‘Most Chic’ judged by Celebrity stylists CJ Atterberry and Gary Howell.
Enjoy signature cocktails, succulent hors d’oeuvres, delectable desserts and networking with some of Atlanta’s most prominent leaders and young professionals! Celebrity guests already confirmed. Dress code is cocktail chic. Valet parking provided. You DON’T want to miss the event of the summer!