Held in conjunction with the Chris Baker Foundation, Baker's annual Youth Football Clinic provides children in the greater Hartford, CT area an opportunity to learn real football skills and techniques from Baker and some of Connecticut's top pro players. Created for youth ages 9 - 14, the clinic runs about a dozen non-contact drills on offense and defense as well as a 7v7 tournament. The day concludes with a BBQ for kids and parents sponsored by Bart's Drive-In, a landmark in Baker's hometown of Windsor, CT.
Rams safety Rodney McLeod returned to his alma mater DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, MD to host his 1st annual Youth Football Camp. The free camp, led by USA Fundamentals Football Coaches and other current NFL players, provided kids the opportunity try drills at different positions and learn proper techniques used by the pros. In addition to stations covering both offense and defense, participants were divided by age and finished the day with 7v7 scrimmages. The camp also focused on the children's personal development. Kids were provided with mentorship during their lunch break through motivational speeches from a panel that included athletes, actors, doctors and other business professionals.
Washington, DC, February 1, 2013: The Perennial Family of Businesses was honored to partner with BET Networks, the IMPACT Arts and Film Fund, the Honorable Marc Morial of the National Urban League, Reverend Al Sharpton of the National Action Network and MSNBC, and Tanya Lombard of AT&T, to host several galas and events during the January 2013 Presidential Inauguration.
The Perennial family of businesses celebrated its 10th anniversary with a weekend of events, including a birthday bash for founder and CEO Lamell McMorris and a small business competition for high-school entrepreneurs. The People The Rev. Al Sharpton danced to beats spun by MC Lyte at the birthday party, and MSNBC correspondent Jeff Johnson hosted the business competition.Best In Show Ten students won $1,000 each to start or expand their businesses. They will also get mentoring along the way.
Evening of Excellence: On September 21, 2012, ESSENCE®, Southern Company, Perennial Strategy Group and Google TM hosted an Evening of Excellence during the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference weekend.
Perennial Sports and Entertainment Founder Lamell McMorris and Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls Owner Jerry Reinsdorf Present National Action Network Award to Major League Baseball Executive Jimmie Lee Solomon. McMorris on hand to honor Mr. Solomon for his efforts to foster diversity through the development of MLB’s Urban Youth Academies.
Perennial client Chris Rob performed live at The First Amendment Party on Friday, April 29th, 2011 at Long View Gallery in Washington, D.C. The party was hosted by IMPACT Arts + Film Fund, National Journal, The Atlantic, and Funny or Die and was the start to a weekend full of events to celebrate D.C.’s 6th Annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday, April 30th, 2011.
Perennial client Jess McCann, D.C.’s dating expert, hosted a Fundraising Happy Hour at Tattoo Bar in downtown Washington, D.C. to raise funds for the American Diabetes Association. As the author of the hit book You Lost Him at Hello, Jess was on-hand to provide dating tips and relationship advice.
On December 15th, Dan Muir hosted the Outreach Inc. Annual Christmas Dinner in Indianapolis, where over 100 homeless teens enjoyed a warm holiday dinner and received winter clothes. Dan was on hand to serve meals, sign autographs, and talk with teens about perseverance and making the most of opportunities.