Pictures from “Women of Excellence” Brunch

The Tri-State Defender held the "Women of Excellence" Champagne Brunch & Awards Presentation at the Memphis Botanical Gardens on Saturday, April 27th; below are a few pictures from FTP's owner TJ Jefferson at the brunch as an honoree.
Here is the article published by the Tri-State Defender after the event http://bit.ly/18og3f3.

[caption id="attachment_520" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Group shot of all of the "Women of Excellence" Honorees"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_532" align="aligncenter" width="253" caption="TJ Jefferson- FTP's owner "][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_531" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="TJ's face and name on the Big Screen during the Brunch"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_533" align="aligncenter" width="235" caption="TJ and Bernal E Smith, Tri-State Defender's President & Publisher"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_534" align="aligncenter" width="247" caption="TJ and Lashundra Richmond, owner of RichEd Consults"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_536" align="aligncenter" width="251" caption="TJ and Cynthia Daniels, an honoree & President of the Memphis Urban League Young Professionals"][/caption]

FTP’s Owner Selected as one of the 2013 “Women of Excellence”

TRI-STATE DEFENDER SELECTS 2013 WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE
 
As arduous tasks go, selecting only 50 honorees for the 6th annual presentation of The New Tri-State Defender's Women of Excellence ranks right up there.
 
The selections now have been made and the list of honorees for 2013 is complete, with the Women of Excellence (WOE) Champagne Brunch and Awards Celebration set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Memphis Botanic Gardens, 750 Cherry Road.
 
"We had another phenomenal response from the community this year with over 100 nominations," said Bernal E. Smith II, President/Publisher of The New Tri-State Defender.
 
"We also had a hard time narrowing it down because each and every one was deserving of the honor in her own right, but ultimately we were able to select a tremendously impressive group of women of which we are very proud."...
 
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