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You're Invited! Cafe Mocha Radio & WBLS Celebrate Women Making a Difference

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On June 21 Cafe Mocha Radio and WBLS-FM celebrate women making a difference in their communities. The day of empowerment will recognize an outstanding array of female trailblazers.

The SALUTE HER: Superwomen Making a Difference Awards Empowerment Day is in its 3rd year and will honor female philanthropists, social activists and media influencers for their contributions within the communities they serve at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Saturday, June 21 from 10am – 3pm. The celebration will recognize these women who share a common goal in making a positive contribution to strengthen the multicultural community. This year’s honorees include: entertainer Gloria Gaynor, Sister2Sister magazine publisher Jamie Foster-Brown, Real Housewives of Atlanta star and model Cynthia Bailey, community activist Evelyn Mejil, entertainment publicist Simone Smalls, author Ilyasah Shabazz, author and relationship expert Demetria Lucas, television host/journalist Lola Ogunnaike and HBCU broadcast pioneer D. Cherie Lofton.

Creator and executive producer of Café Mocha is proud to celebrate the third year at the helm of the Salute Her Awards. Eldridge says, “Our ‘Salute Her’ celebrations are extraordinary because we bring cultures together to network and recognize incredible black and brown women who are making a real difference in their communities. Our hope is that our honorees’ stories will inspire our attendees to continue our mission and pay it forward!”

In addition the day of celebration will be hosted by Café Mocha celebrity actress Nicole Ari Parker and co-host Angelique Perrin, which will bring together women of color in the New York tri-state area. The day’s experience will include Salute Her: Superwomen Making a Difference Awards Brunch, Beauty Inside and Out Gentle Treatment Style Lounge, Mocha Mavens network exchange sponsored by MadameNoire and a stirring tribute by American Idol winner Ruben Studdard.

Individual tickets are available for $65.00 at For VIP corporate tables and sponsorship opportunities contact For more information on SALUTE HER: Superwomen Making a Difference Awards Empowerment Day with Ruben Studdard special performance visit

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