Lester Hudson Partners with Michael Dockery to Bring Awareness Against Gun Violence at 4th Annual ICONIC Awards

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Memphis, Tennessee Jun 18, 2024 ( - Former Memphis Grizzlies player Lester Hudson has teamed up with Michael Dockery in a significant effort to raise awareness against gun violence. This initiative will be highlighted at this years ICONIC Awards, a prestigious event dedicated to celebrating impactful contributions in various fields.

Lester Hudson, who leads the nonprofit organization The Lester Hudson Foundation is at the forefront of this initiative, and emphasizes the critical need for community engagement in addressing gun violence. Our community must come together to confront and overcome the challenge of gun violence, said Hudson. Through the ICONIC Awards, we aim to shine a light on this issue and inspire collective action.

The events promise an evening of elegance and purpose, kicking off with a Black Ties Gala on November 2, location to be announced. The gala will set the tone for an evening dedicated not only to honoring outstanding achievements but also to fostering meaningful dialogue and solutions.

Hosting this years ICONIC Awards is acclaimed actor Clifton Powell, known for his standout roles in BETs hit series The Family Business and the classic comedy Next Friday. Powells dynamic presence and commitment to social causes make him a fitting host for an event centered on community upliftment and awareness.

Clifton Powell has had a storied career in Hollywood, earning recognition for his versatile performances across television and film. With a career spanning over three decades, Powell has become a beloved figure in the entertainment industry, celebrated for his ability to bring depth and authenticity to every role. His involvement in the ICONIC Awards underscores the event's significance and its message of community and change.

We are thrilled to have Clifton Powell host this years 4th Annual ICONIC Awards, said Michael Dockery. His involvement not only adds star power to the event but also amplifies our message against gun violence. Together, we can make a difference.

The ICONIC Awards which is scheduled for November 3 at the Cannon Center for Performing Arts and the accompanying Black Ties Gala are set to be a cornerstone event for the Memphis community, drawing attention to critical issues while celebrating those making a positive impact. Lester Hudson Partners with Michael Dockery to Bring Awareness Against Gun Violence | Lennard James | NewsBreak Original

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