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Stevie Wonder to salute Ambassador Andrew Young at 82nd Birthday Bash

Posted by | Ray Cornelius

The Andrew J. Young Foundation will celebrate the 82nd birthday of its founder, Ambassador Andrew Young with its 2nd Pass on Blessings Awards ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 6:00 pm at the Buckhead Theatre.  The Pass on Blessings Award was created to affirm the giving spirit and actions of accomplished people who have used the bounty of their blessing to make a difference in the lives of others.

This year’s ceremony will recognize the life and work of American legends that helped build Atlanta’s skyline and Atlanta’s image as a world-class metropolis, and changed America from a divided to a united nation. Their contributions and acts of courage in government, business, philanthropy, sports, entertainment, and human and civil rights were instrumental in breaking down racial barriers, and racial and economic injustice in America; altering the course of our nation; and creating a legacy that continues to make an impact on Atlanta and the world.

The Pass on Blessings 2014 honorees are:

  • President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson (posthumously)
  • Luci Baines Johnson (daughter, accepting)
  • Henry “Hank” Aaron and Billye Suber Aaron
  • John C. Portman, Jr. and Jan Portman
  • Herman J. Russell, Sr. and Sylvia E. Russell
  • Stevie Wonder

The ceremony will be emceed by legendary Atlanta newswoman Monica Pearson and actors Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe. Superstar recording artist Stevie Wonder will be on hand to receive a Pass on Blessings Award for his life’s work as a global ambassador for peace and justice through music.  The “UK Queen of Soul” now Atlanta transplant, Julie Dexter, will perform throughout the show. Event co-chairs are Alexander B. Cummings, Jr., Vicki R. Palmer, Nick C. Sellers and Carolyn McClain Young.

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Ray Cornelius is an entertainment news blogger and media personality. He is also the host of Jazz 91.9 WCLK's arts and entertainment show "UPFRONT." He lives in Atlanta.

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