The inaugural Power of Love Gala will honor some of the most inspiring and influential power couples in the Greater Washington Metropolis including Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and his wife First Lady Katie O'Malley. NELLA, LLC along with Deputy Commissioner of Maryland Reginald Scriber Sr. and his wife Pamela Reaves Scriber will host the gala.
The Power of Love Gala will take place a from7 :30pm-11:30pm for celebration, laughter, network and fellowship at the Historic Grey Rock Mansion, 400 Grey Rock Road, Pikesville, MD 21208 on Saturday, February 15, 2014.
Event Emcees will be Micheline Bowman, Creative Director, Meet Me Monday and Charley Crowson, news anchor, ABC2 Baltimore News "Good Morning Maryland" along with award presenter Bindhu Pamarthi, Miss District of Columbia 2013.
Gala Honorees will be demonstrated by business partners, newlyweds, and veteran relationships and will represent various backgrounds in military, retail, real estate, entertainment, law, education and religion all under one roof. Among those being honored include the governor of Maryland, Governor Martin O'Malley & his wife First Lady Katie O'Malley along side of Dr. Mickey and LaVera Burnim, (President and First Lady of Bowie State University, Bowie, MD.)
Power of Love Gala was conceived by relationship expert and author, Pam Reaves after she wrote her first book: "Is It Love or Merely a Sick Attachment?" Reaves wanted to give couples a platform to be recognized for their philanthropy, community service, and their character. 15 Couples were carefully handpicked by the Board of Directors of NELLA, LLC to represent every community in the Greater DC arena.
The event will kick-off with a shopping extravaganza at "Pam's Glam Mall" featuring some of the latest luxury brands and products along with a VIP reception that will include a Wine Tasting with a world reknown wine sommelier at 7:30 p.m.
Over the course of 4 hours close to 160 gala attendees will experience Gourmet Cuisine prepared by Celebrity Chef, luxury floor trade show, award ceremony, giveaways and enjoy a Live performance by Producer, Actress, & Jazz Vocalist, Chandra Currelley ("Diary of A Mad Black Woman", "Haves and the Have Nots") along with R&B Sensation Eric Arceneaux & D.E.M.