Common To Honor Maya Angelou, Keke Palmer And Others During Fundraiser

posted April 13, 2011 12:18:00 AM CDT | 0 comments

Common To Honor Maya Angelou, Keke Palmer And Others During Fundraiser

Common will honor a variety of women for their leadership roles during a fundraiser for his foundation.

Common will host a gala fundraiser for his non-profit organization, the Common Ground Foundation, on Saturday (April 16).

The Leadership Awards Gala & Fundraiser, which will take place in the rapper's home town of Chicago, will celebrate and honor several women for their leadership roles in the community.

Common will honor Dr. Maya Angelou, Keke Palmer, Dee Robinson Reid and Sherri Shepherd.

The fundraiser will feature food and a silent auction, and will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago.

Tickets cost $250, while a table for ten costs $2,250.

Common founded the Common Ground Foundation in 2000. Proceeds from the event will provide financial support for the foundation's programs.

For more information, visit www.commongroundfoundation.org.

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