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Collective Renaissance Guild to Honor Toni Braxton and Martin Luther King III at Annual Winter Ball
Collective Renaissance Guild to Honor Toni Braxton and Martin Luther King III at  Annual Winter Ball

Atlanta, GA--  The Collective Renaissance Guild (CRG) in partnership with Ford Motor Company and Perennial Sports and Entertainment will hold its 3rd Annual Winter Ball on Saturday, December 4 at the Delta Air Heritage Museum in Atlanta, GA. Winter Ball 2010: Phoenix Rising, will honor Grammy-Award Winning Artist Toni Braxton for her community service with Autism Speaks and the American Heart Association and Martin Luther King III for his global humanitarian efforts and work as President of the King Center. Phoenix Rising is a tribute to Atlanta as well as the honorees who have all demonstrated resilience and an ability to thrive in challenging times. Hosted by V-103’s Nina Brown, the black-tie gala will begin with cocktails sponsored by Belvedere Intense at 7:00 PM followed by a special presentation at 9:00 PM.

Art enthusiasts, business professionals, political leaders, entertainment executives and community servants will all come together to celebrate our collective achievements as well as those of the 2010 Renaissance Award recipients. Themed, Phoenix Rising, the 2010 Winter Ball is a tribute to all who have demonstrated resilience and the ability to thrive in challenging times, an achievement that both Toni Braxton and Martin Luther King III are towering examples of.

In only its third year, CRG Winter ball has attracted a diverse and culturally savvy crowd. Past honorees and attendees include: Ambassador Andrew Young, Joseph E. Lowery, Dr. Cornel West, Big Boi of Outkast, Mayor Kasim Reed, V-103’s Rashan Ali, Ryan Cameron, and Frank Ski, Actor Jamie Foxx, Hip Hop Artist Ludacris, Personality Kenny Burns, Actress Nicole Ari Parker, and Rainforest Film’s Will Packer and Rob Hardy.