Lamell McMorris and Perennial Sports & Entertainment Co-Sponsor Alfre Woodard's 7th Annual Oscars Sistahs Soiree
Lamell McMorris and Perennial Sports & Entertainment Co-Sponsor Alfre Woodard's 7th Annual Oscars Sistahs Soiree

(February 24, 2016) – On Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, Lamell McMorris, CEO of Perennial Sports and Entertainment, partnered with Tanqueray No. Ten to sponsor Alfre Woodard's 7th Annual Oscars Sistahs Soiree, which brings women of color in Hollywood together to celebrate their accomplishments and address their industry experiences.

Rodney McLeod's Halloween Huddle for Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis
Rodney McLeod

Rodney McLeod teamed up with Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis to host "Rodney McLeod's Halloween Huddle," a Halloween party for patients and their families. The event took place at Kokomo Joe's in St. Peters where Rodney competed against attendees in everything from Skeeball to Laser Tag and Go Karts. In addition to unlimited pizza and games, each child received a Halloween goodie bag with candy and special gifts from Smoothie King, TY Beanie Babies, EyeBlack, POPtions! Popcorn and the St. Louis Rams.

The Chris Baker Foundation Youth Football Clinic
Chris Baker

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.

Rodney McLeod Youth Football Camp
Da'Rel Scott

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.

January 2013 Presidential Inauguration
January 2013 Presidential Inauguration

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.

Forever Young: The Party
Evening of Excellence

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.

Essence "Out & About: Seen on the Scene"
Evening of Excellence

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.

National Action Network's 2nd Annual Triumph Awards
National Action Network's 2nd Annual Triumph Awards

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.

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The First Amendment Party The First Amendment Party        
The First Amendment Party
The First Amendment Party

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.

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Eclipse Week at U.S. Coast Guard Academy with Keynote from Leigh Torrence
On April 5th, Saints cornerback Leigh Torrence gave the keynote speech at the United States Coast Guard Academy to kick-off "Eclipse Week," a six day, annual event combining leadership and mentoring for past and present military members.  Torrence addressed over 1,100 Cadets, faculty, and staff, discussing the importance of helping others and setting goals for yourself as you rise to the top of a given field.  He also shared his journey which led him to Stanford University and then to the NFL as a successful athlete and mentor.  Following his speech, Torrence held a question and answer session where he touched upon a variety of topics such as diversity, education advocacy, and community work.
Perennial Inauguration 2009
In the days leading up to the Presidential Inauguration, Perennial brought together prominent figures in sports, entertainment, and politics to celebrate their achievements as well as the historic change in office. The events were a way to recognize the valuable work put forth by these individuals within their professions and to encourage others to work hard for what they believe Perennial Sports and Entertainment, in connection with the Impact Film Fund and Washington Life Magazine, celebrated the Presidential Inauguration by hosting a "Pollywood" Dinner at L2 in Georgetown. Several high-profile celebrities stopped by to support our newest President, including Jessica Alba, Ben Affleck and Sarah Silverman.
Party with a Purpose 2008
Perennial was proud to host “Party With A Purpose,” a series of receptions during the week of August 25, 2008 at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. Each of the eight events featured a theme, ranging from a “Welcome to Denver Celebration,” to a “Celebration of Civil Rights Icons” reception honoring the achievements and contributions of Coretta Scott King and Fannie Lou Hamer, among others. The week culminated with a “Yes We Can” celebration with Special guest and friends from his groundbreaking music video “Yes We Can” along with members of his band, The Black Eyed Peas, and numerous other celebrities.