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Radio Personality Takes 1,300 Mile Walk Against Racism And Fulfills His Promise To His Mother

By Savoy Staff     February 12th, 2015

A journey of 1,300 miles begins with a single step and Reggie Dee, Dallas native, community advocate and South Florida radio personality is beginning his journey from Dallas, Texas to West Palm Beach, Florida to raise awareness about the effects of racism! The inspiration came to Reggie Dee, after a conversation with his dying mother in 2009, who had a soft tissue sarcoma.  He shared [...]

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First Lady Michelle Obama, Former First Ladies Lend Support to First-Ever Healing Garden at Children’s National Health System

By Savoy Staff     February 10th, 2015

First Lady Michelle Obama and all five living former First Ladies announced their support for a project to transform a gravel rooftop space at Children’s National Health System into a 7,200-square-foot healing garden. Currently in development, the garden will give patients and their families a healthy outdoor space where they can enjoy art, music, and inspiring views [...]

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Macy’s Salutes the Culture-Defining Soul Era of Black Style in Celebration of Black History Month 2015

By Savoy Staff     January 29th, 2015

This February, culture-defining trends take center stage as Macy’s examines the Soul Era of Black Style in celebration of Black History Month. From elegant high glamour to the hottest looks on the street, Black Style has influenced trends and designers that have shaped American and global culture. Celebrity fashion stylists and designers June Ambrose and [...]

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Sanders\Wingo Announces New Leadership Roles

By Savoy Staff     January 13th, 2015

Sanders\Wingo Advertising announces that effective January 1, 2015 Bob Wingo will become Chairman of the Board of the agency and Leslie Wingo will assume the position of President/CEO. Bob Wingo joined the agency in 1985 after a successful client relationship with founder David Sanders. Bob is known for taking the agency to national prominence and for his extensive community involvement, including the Texas Board [...]

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Choice Hotels Teams with Steve Harvey to Help Change Young Lives

By Savoy Staff     January 13th, 2015

Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world’s leading hotel companies and franchiser of eleven hotel brands including Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Cambria hotels & suites, Sleep Inn and Quality, is proud to partner with celebrity entertainer and philanthropist Steve Harvey to help raise funds in support of The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation and its youth initiatives. [...]

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Tavis Smiley To Host Joint Interview With African American Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) And Tim Scott (R-S.C.)

By Savoy Staff     January 9th, 2015

Tavis Smiley on PBS, returning for its 12th season on Monday, Jan. 12, will feature a two-part, exclusive joint interview during its premiere week with the only two African Americans in the U.S. Senate – New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker, and South Carolina Republican Tim Scott. Conducted at the studios of WHUT at Howard University in Washington, D.C., the conversation touches on a wide range of subjects. [...]

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Conifer Health Solutions Names Walmart’s Mecole Brown Chief Human Resources Officer

By Savoy Staff     January 8th, 2015

Conifer Health Solutions, the nation’s leading provider of technology-enabled healthcare performance improvement services, today announced the appointment of Mecole (“Cole”) Brown to the position of senior vice president and chief human resources officer. Ms. Brown served most recently as senior vice president of Human Resources for Walmart U.S. Store Operations (the company’s largest business segment [...]

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Charles King To Launch Groundbreaking New Media Company Targeting Multicultural Market

By Savoy Staff     January 7th, 2015

Charles King, long-time partner at William Morris Endeavor, announced today that he has formed a new media holding company MACRO. MACRO is a new model entertainment company targeting the explosive multicultural content marketplace and brings a unique focus to content creation, distribution and engagement for the radically underserved African-American, Latino and Multicultural (ALM) audiences. “There [...]

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Mother, Grandmother to be Honored for Tissue Donation on Rose Bowl Parade Float

By Savoy Staff     December 31st, 2014

Lisa “Michelle” Middleton of Gainesville, Fla., originally from Charleston, SC, passed away very suddenly at the young age of 44. Lisa had just said good bye to her co-workers at RTI Surgical (RTI), an Alachua, Fla.-based organization that prepares donated tissues for transplantation – and was driving down the road when she suffered sudden cardiac [...]

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Teresa White Honored by Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association

By Savoy Staff     December 23rd, 2014

Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the work site in the United States, today announced that Teresa White, Aflac president U.S., has been awarded the 2014 Woman in Healthcare Leadership Award by the Atlanta chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA). The announcement was made at the award reception held at the Buckhead Club in Atlantaon Thursday, December 4. [...]

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