ATLANTA – Dec. 5, 2020 — Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation (LHTYF) announced the 10th Annual Pinnacle Awards & Scholarship Gala on Saturday, December 5th at the Holidays Event Center in Stone Mountain, GA just outside of Atlanta. The event marks the organization’s tenth year serving the Atlanta community while educating children on healthy lifestyle habits to help them avoid obesity, diabetes and hypertension. WalMart teamed up with LHTYF to sponsor this extraordinary occasion.
Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation will honor local professionals who exemplify outstanding career achievement and philanthropy as well as award Atlanta area high school students with $1000 book scholarships for college. The 2020 Pinnacle Award honorees are: Dr. Sakia Franklin-Jones of Atlanta Public Schools, Kelli Stewart of the L.E.A.D. organization, Dr. Debbie Wallace of Emory University and 360 Health Broadcasting Network and Chef Rafih and Rita Benjelloun of Imperial Fez Restaurant.
“We are thrilled to honor such outstanding leaders and philanthropists doing extraordinary work in the community as well as give $1000 scholarships to deserving high school seniors for college,” said Lori A. Manns, founder and president of LHTYF, Inc.
Sponsors of the gala include: Walmart, Publix, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Clover Health and Southern Barter Club. The 10th Annual Pinnacle Awards & Scholarship Gala will feature a gourmet dinner buffet by Bridge Catering and exciting program with live entertainment. The evening will be hosted by mistress of ceremonies, Twanda Black of WPGN Radio and special guests: Teresa Hardy of NAACP-Dekalb County and Juandolyn Stokes of WAOK Radio. The gala will feature live entertainment provided by jazz recording artist and saxophonist, Richard Shaw Jr. The live auction including family vacations, exquisite art and more, will be facilitated by media personality and Marissa Daniel. Tickets and donations for the 10th Annual Pinnacle Awards & Scholarship Gala may be purchased on-line at https://www.livehealthyandthriveyouth.org
To make a tax-deductible donation or obtain more information, please visit the organization’s website. Media interested in covering the event should call the LHTYF team at (800) 551-3775.
About Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation, Inc.
LHTYF was established in 2010 to teach kids healthy lifestyle habits and encourage active involvement of parents in the metro Atlanta area regarding the health and wellness of their children. The mission of Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation is educate, activate, motivate and empower youth in the areas of academic achievement, health, nutrition, fitness and total wellness. LHTYF exists to educate children on healthy lifestyle habits so they are more likely to avoid obesity, diabetes and hypertension. http://www.livehealthyandthriveyouth.org
Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation, Inc.
1270 Caroline Street, Suite D120-307
Atlanta, GA 30307