Equal Opportunity Awards Gala
The Equal Opportunity Awards Gala is the Knoxville Area Urban League’s most significant fundraising event of the year. The evening is a celebration with food, fellowship and top-flight music. Jazz, R&B and gospel singer Chanté Moore will perform. “The Clinton 12,” who desegregated Clinton High School in Anderson County, will receive the Whitney M. Young Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award. Other award winners to be recognized are: John Nolan of SunTrust Bank, Volunteer of the Year; Gam’s Hair Fashions and owner Gary Gamble, Minority Business of the Year; and Covenant Health and Debi Welch, senior vice president of human resources, Corporate Leadership award. Corporate sponsorships and tables are available. A limited number of individual tickets will be on sale. Attire: Black tie, black tie optional or cocktail.