LEGENDARY SINGER-SONGWRITER STEVIE WONDER
TO RECEIVE SERVICE TO AMERICA LEADERSHIP AWARD
WASHINGTON, DC — Legendary singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder will receive the 2013 Service to America Leadership Award from the NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) for his important work as an activist, Messenger of Peace and his dedication to helping people with disabilities and children and families in need. Wonder, who is one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century, will receive the award at NABEF’s Celebration of Service to America Gala on June 3.
The Service to America Leadership Award recognizes individuals and organizations responsible for improving the lives of others through extraordinary public service. Considered NABEF’s highest individual honor, the award will be presented during the Celebration of Service to America Gala held Monday, June 3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C.
“Stevie Wonder has touched millions of lives worldwide through his musical genius and through his tireless contributions as a humanitarian,”said NABEF President Marcellus Alexander. “It is for his extraordinary efforts on behalf of those in need that we proudly honor him with this prestigious award.”