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Jacksonville, FL – The United Negro College Fund-Florida in collaboration with its UNCF Jacksonville Chapter hosted the 11th Annual Leadership Luncheon on December 7, 2016, at the beautiful Omni Hotel located in Jacksonville, Florida. The event which was spear headed by UNCF Jacksonville Chair, Theresa Warren and committee members Naklya, Era Davis and Linn Real Estate; Tracey Porter, Kraton Corporation; Wallette Stanford, JEA and Wanda Willis, Edward Waters College.  The event boasted some 400 attendees including elected officials and corporate citizens from the Jacksonville Community.  Also in attendance were representatives of AT&T, Wells Fargo, Fifth Third Bank, Publix Super Markets Charities, CBS @ 47 / Fox 3 – Action News and Florida’s leading African-American publication, ONYX Magazine.

The Luncheon was hosted by Tenikka Hughes, Anchor- WFOX TV-30, Jacksonville, Florida and entertainment was provided by the Edward Waters College Concert Choir. Keynote speaker for the event was syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner who encouraged everyone to promote Historically Black Colleges and Universities and to invest in America’s future.

To read the full article, pick up a copy of the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of ONYX.

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