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Long Time IBM Executive Named New CEO of The International Women’s Forum

By Savoy Staff     February 10th, 2015

The International Women’s Forum (IWF) has announced the appointment of former IBM executive Marilyn Johnson as its new Chief Executive Officer and ex-officio Member of the Board of Directors. The selection of Ms. Johnson, a leading business development  strategist, signals an elevated  focus on program growth and expansion for the global leadership organization. Johnson stated, “With its unparalleled membership of the world’s preeminent female leaders, the [...]

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Celebrity Stylist Johnny Wright Reveals How To Achieve Glam Hair At-Home with Dark and Lovely Au Naturale and Optimum Amla Legend on The Wendy Williams Show

By Savoy Staff     February 10th, 2015

SoftSheen-Carson Laboratories, the #1 ethnic haircare brand in the world, in partnership with The Wendy Williams Show, gave two lucky “Wendy Watchers” fabulous hair makeovers, along with tips and tricks on how to get everyday glam using Dark and Lovely Au Naturale and Optimum Amla Legend. Catering to all hair textures and types – from naturally curly and coily to [...]

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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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Discovering the Potential in All of Us

By Savoy Staff     February 5th, 2015

Black History Month celebrates the legacy of African Americans whose contributions have helped build us a better future. To celebrate Black History Month this February, Verizon is shining a spotlight on a group of Bronx Academy Middle School students who had the odds stacked against them. A national app challenge provided the students with the impetus to [...]

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FEB 7th: FOX Empire Star Jussie Smollett, 2015 Grammy-Nominated Artists Ledisi, B. Slade Headline AHF Benefit

By Savoy Staff     February 5th, 2015

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, will commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and officially announce its Black AIDS Crisis Taskforce (ABACT) at a private champagne brunch and celebrity media event on February 7th, 2015 at 12 p.m. at H.O.M.E. Beverly Hills, located at 430 North Camden Drive, Beverly Hills, 90210. In collaboration with celebrities [...]

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Project Sunshine and UnitedHealth Group Teamed Up During Celtics Game for Boston Pediatric Patients

By Savoy Staff     February 5th, 2015

At Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat game, more than 100 volunteers from UnitedHealth Group and Boston Celtics Legend Leon Powe created and assembled 1,000 Project Sunshine Creative Arts & Craft Kits. These packages contain educational and entertaining crafts to provide children facing significant medical challenges some much-needed fun. This “Sending Sunshine” event is one of several [...]

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Capstone Young Readers Announces Publication of Floyd Cooper’s Picture Book Juneteenth for Mazie in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of Juneteenth

By Savoy Staff     February 3rd, 2015

Capstone Young Readers, a leading publisher of children’s books and digital products and services, announces for February release Juneteenth for Mazie, just in time for Black History Month. This beautiful story by award-winning author and illustrator Floyd Cooper will captivate both children and adults. June 19, 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, and [...]

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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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