ST. LOUIS, MO, April 25, 2018 — INROADS is hosting its Annual Benefit Gala “Building A Legacy,” presented by Proctor & Gamble (P&G). On Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Union Station (Presidential Suite & East Hall) in Washington, DC, over 400 attendees will gather to celebrate the legacy of INROADS’ founder Frank C. Carr. The black-tie event includes a pre- and post-reception, dinner and program starting at 6:30 p.m. INROADS yearly fundraiser supports its programs for diverse, talented and underserved youth across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
The Benefit Gala will pay tribute to the life and legacy of Frank Carr by honoring individuals and organizations that exemplify the INROADS mission. The 2018 honorees include: Lifetime Achievement Awardee Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation (Jana Babatunde-Bey, WJSFF President to accept), Excellence in Leadership Awardee Tim Ryan (US Chairman and Senior Partner at PricewaterhouseCooper), the Frank C. Carr Awardee Lockheed Martin, Alumni of the Year Awardee Darryl Willis (VP Oil, Gas and Energy, Google Cloud at Google), and Rising Star Awardee Caleb Tacuri (Research Fellow at United States Department of Defense). The emcee for the evening will be veteran actress Ion Overman (Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes To Jail, CBS’ “Wisdom of the Crowd”).
Also in attendance will be actor/entrepreneur Dale Godboldo and author/entrepreneur Arthur Wylie (co-founders of the Project:NOW initiative), along with Ryan Long – founder of The City Gala.
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