Gospel Legend Dr. Bobby Jones, R&B Crooner Kenny Lattimore. First Ladies Honoreees; Marguerite Reeve, Faith Community Church; Judi Wortham-Sauls; Holman United Methodist Church, Ranza Trotter; Morningstar Baptist Church and Linda G. Hodge, Living Praise Christian Center. Stellar Award winner & Grammy nominee Tina Campbell; Mary Mary, Lisa Collins, Founder, First Ladies High Tea & Publisher, LA Focus, renowned actress Lynn Whitfield, OWN’s “Greenleaf”, Adrienne Richard; Global Talent Management, Walmart International and Javier Angulo, Walmart’s Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations. (Left Photo: Tina Campbell and Lynn Whitfield)
The 19th L.A. Focus’ First Ladies High Tea held recently at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills was a glorious affair. Over 1,000 attendees were blessed to have witnessed a star-studded event, as the ladies in attendance wore their Sunday Best Hats!
Renowned actress Lynn Whitfield received the prestigious Legacy Award and actress Edwina Findley-Dickerson, star of Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You Is Wrong” was presented the Shining Star Award.
Powerful performances by Mary Mary’s Tina Campbell, R&B crooner Kenny Lattimore, and vocalist Judith McAllister, as the legendary Dr. Bobby Jones and Dr. Beverly “BAM” Crawford, Pastor of Bible Enrichment Fellowship International Church served as co-hosts for the event. Other celebrity participants included; dynamic actress Rhyon Nicole Brown; Michel’le in Lifetime’s Surviving Compton, Actress Christina Elmore; TNT’s The Last Ship, Actress Alley Mills; The Bold and the Beautiful and TV Personality & Host Claudia Jordan
The event honored women and First Ladies who have served the communities well, through their activism and charitable contributions. The First Lady Honorees included: Marguerite Reeve, Faith Community Church; Linda G. Hodge, Living Praise Christian Center; Judi Wortham-Sauls; Holman United Methodist Church and Ranza Trotter; Morningstar Baptist Church.