Hats, hats and more hats, all the finest. With so much glamour and finery I felt like I was in church and not at a big huge Hollywood event. But that truly is the beauty of this glorious day. This is High Tea with all of the fixings, done by the great catering there at The Beverly Hilton. What more could you ask for.
First Ladies High Tea an event that was created by L.A. Focus to honor the role of women in the community, and women of faith, with particular respect to the influence and impact they have in the lives of our youth. In light of that vision, the tea provides scholarships awards to at-risk girls
Legendary Actress Marla Gibbs will receive the Legacy Award. Gibbs is best known for her work on CBS’s The Jefferson. Honorees include; LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn, Erica Campbell, Grammy-winner of Mary Mary, R&B music artist and radio host, Actress Essence Atkins, starring in OWN’s Ambitions, and renowned Dr. Kristi Funk, MD, breast cancer surgeon. LA Focus honors First ladies honorees are: Melinda Campbell from First AME Pasadena, Junita Edwards from Pasadena Community Christian Fellowship and Barbara Hendricks from Church of the Living God. An amazing performance by multi Award winning Anthony Brown & Group therAPy. Co-Hosts will be Actress Wendy Raquel Williams starring in ABC’s Grand Hotel and Apostle Beverly “BAM” Crawford, Pastor, Bible Enrichment Fellowship International Church.
Truly a wonderful event, filled with spirit and love, I was healed!! I go every year and always have the most elevated experience.
The Beverly Hilton Hotel
9876 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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