Academy Award Winning Actor Louis Gossett Jr. 2014 Living Legend Award Recipient

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Los Angeles, CA – theHELPPPPagency has partnered with the historical Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood, CA and are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Gospel Goes to Hollywood Awards Luncheon, celebrating the Untold Stories of FAITH in Hollywood. The star-studded event will be held Friday, February 28, 2014 from 12 pm to 2pm at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood, with a red carpet and pre-reception beginning at 11a.m.

“The idea was to produce an Inspirational Awards Luncheon that celebrates the UNTOLD STORIES of FAITH during Oscar Week. A time when everyone is reflecting on all their hard work and the FAITH it took to get them there. I wanted to recognize and celebrate them and at the same time raise awareness and funds in support of the fight against Domestic Violence“.says Tomeka B. Holyfield, GGTH Creator/Executive Producer

Academy Award Winner Louis Gossett Jr. will receive the notable “Living Legend Award” this year during the 5-star Awards Luncheon in West Hollywood. Several Celebrities are slated to be in attendance at what has become the MUST pre-Oscar event to attend during the Academy Awards week in Hollywood.

Past Honorees include Actress Marla Gibbs, Emmy Award Winning Actress Loretta Devine, Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, Actor Terry Crews, Producer/Director Bill Duke, Sr. VP of Sony Pictures- Producer DeVon Franklin, and legendary theater Producer Curtis Jones.

Past Performers include Grammy Award winning artists Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans, Mary Mary (Erica Campbell), Stellar Award winning artist Gospel Saxophonist Angella Christie and Ami Rushes to name a few.

Join us as we celebrate the FAITH that fuels our TENACIOUS ENDURANCE!

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Congratulations Sheryl, DeVon, Rebecca and Wendy taking home awards during Oscar Week

By TBR – Exclusive — Hollywood, CA – When it comes to anything Gospel or anything Hollywood usually you wouldn’t think to put these two words in the same sentence. However thanks to visionary Tomeka B. Holyfield, that mindset is no more, with the creation of Gospel Goes to Hollywood.

Produced and created by Holyfield and now in its second run, the 2nd Annual Gospel Goes to Hollywood Awards Luncheon was Oscar ready with a palatial setting from the first step out of the Limo to the exquisite interior and lavishly landscaped courtyard exterior of the Taglyan Complex on Friday, February 22, 2013 from 11-2PM in Hollywood, CA.

Upon arrival, guests were greeted with a high-powered red carpet, servers offering glasses of Mimosas’, heavy tray pass h’orderves, and a flawless saxophonist playing everyone’s favorite song.  Within steps of everyone’s initial drop off point, a heavy hitting media row was only a few feet away anxiously waiting to interview or photograph the many honorees or special guests. Everyone from Sheryl Lee Ralph, Judge Mabalean, T.C. Carson, Terry & Rebecca Crews, Devon Franklin, Rockmond Dunbar, Erica Campbell, Jimmy Jean Louis, Florence LeRue, Adrian Anderson, and many others felt right at home.

 

This year’s honorees included Sony Pictures executive and Minister DeVon Franklin who gave a powerful acceptance speech, Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, who received the  Faith and Endurance AwardMarla Gibbs with the Living Legend Award.. Also honored were Terry and Rebecca Crews with the “Equally Yoked” award. Truly their 25 years in marriage shows off itself. They were deserving of the award and last but not least Wendy Raquel-Robinson honored for her humanitarian work with charities and philanthropy.