The Heart & Soul Awards Weekend 2011
Schedule of Events - June 17 & 18, 2011
Friday, June 17, 2011 6:30 pm - 9 pm - A Salute to the Women of Substance Gala Reception @ Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, (Baltimore Ballroom)
The event will recognize nationally renowned women who have been profiled in the Heart & Soul Magazine for their contributions to advancing the healthy, wealthy and wise lifestyle, which the magazine promotes.
Saturday June 18, 2011 8am - 3pm
The Healthy, Wealthy, Wise & Beautiful Conference & Expo @ The University of Maryland Medical Campus Center, 621 Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Join hundreds of women in experiencing a lively day of health information and fun designed to make you feel Healthy, Wealthy, Wise and Beautiful! Attendees can take advantage of free health screening in the Wellness Village, fitness demonstrations, learn about heart and stroke prevention with the American Heart Association and consult with beauty and finance experts. There will be a book signing by author, Dr. Michelle Gourdine, author of "Reclaiming Our Health, A Guide to African American Wellness.” There will be 18 healthy, wealthy & wise seminars and workshops geared for women of all ages including teens, nurses and nursing students.
Saturday, June 18, 2011 1:30pm-3:30pm
Michael Baisden Movie Screening/ Discussion of “Do Women Know What They Want?”
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
202 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, (Baltimore Ballroom)
Saturday, June 18, 2011
**Red Carpet Event begins 6pm (outside area of the Maryland Ballroom)
**Heart & Soul Awards 7:30pm–9:30pm VIP Reception 10pm - 12am
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore MD 21202 (Maryland Ballroom)
The weekend will culminate on Saturday evening with the Heart & Soul Awards, Hosted by actor, Boris Kodjoe and Robin Givens. Honorees and presenters will include actress Nicole Ari Parker, Radio talk show host, Michael Baisden and Comedian, George Willborn, past Heart & Soul Magazine cover models, other Hollywood notables and local dignitaries.
Smooth Jazz Vocalist, Maysa Leak is the Heart & Soul Awards Musical Director. Also performing will be recording artists, Kindred the Family Soul and gospel recording artist Doreen Vail.
Recipients of the awards include a select group of women who will be recognized for outstanding achievements and contributions they have made to improving health outcomes for the African American community, specifically women.