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August 10, 2015

Erica Campbell, Michelle Williams, Tamar Braxon & More at Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards

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Written by: Kim Ford
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Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards was a weekend not to miss. The Ford Neighborhood Awards hosted by Steve Harvey and four-day signature experience filled with star entertainment, the college expo, film and TV screenings, and more, returned to Atlanta, GA for a second year, August 6-9, 2015.

The weekend featured over 15 events and activities with the return of the Ford Neighborhood Awards and Ford Celebrity Blue Carpet to Philips Arena on Saturday, August 8th, and the State Farm Neighborhood Awards Expo to the Georgia World Congress Center, August 7-9th. Radio Row featured 30 radio stations from across the country broadcasting live from the expo floor, along with Celebrity Row and 2 shopping zones featuring over 100 vendors.

Performers were Usher, Tyrese, Erykah Badu, Ne-YO, Avery Sunshine and Babyface. They were joined by star-studded roster of award presenters like Sanaa Lathan, Kandi Burruss, Michelle Williams, Erica Campbell, Yolanda Adams, Faith Evans, Anthony Anderson, Jazmine Sullivan and many others.

Steve Harvey created the Neighborhood Awards weekend to recognize and celebrate men and women nationwide who uplift their neighborhoods through their contributions and excellence as entrepreneurs, religious/community leaders, educators and more.

Driven by public nominations, the show bestows 12 non-traditional awards in the following categories: Best High School Coach, Best Nail Salon, Best School Teacher, Best Car Wash Detail Shop, Best Church Choir, Best Soul Food Place, Best Barber Shop, Best High School, Best Barbecue Place, Best Beauty Salon, Best Church, and Best Community Leader. Sponsors were Ford, State Farm, Masterbuilt, AARP, McDonald’s, Express Employment Professionals, Tracfone, and DHerbs.

Other weekend activities included the popular Steve Harvey Morning Show live broadcast, Family Feud Live presented by Ford, with host Steve Harvey, the Curobiks fitness program with award-winning recording artist Cupid, the Act Like a Success seminar with Steve Harvey, the Stand Up Comedy Jam hosted by Nephew Tommy, the Ford VIP After Party, Greek step shows, the Ford Ride and Drive experience – plus the church choir competition, the Table Classics tournaments, where players can register to compete in spades, bid whist, or dominos, and the Sing Your Way to the State Farm Neighborhood Awards All White Freedom Friday Party finale. New additions to the 2015 Neighborhood Awards Weekend include a Health Pavilion presented by Heart & Soul, a drumline showcase and the McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour.

Check out the blue carpet pics below.

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Let's take a close look at Marjorie's Tom Ford ensemble that she posted on Instagram.

Let’s take a close look at Marjorie’s Tom Ford ensemble that she posted on Instagram.




David and Tamala Mann

David and Tamala Mann

Erica Campbell

Erica Campbell

Erica Campbell

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams

Tamar Braxton and her mom

Tamar Braxton and her mom

Tamar Braxton

Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy were promoting their film, 'The Perfect Guy'

Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy were promoting their film, ‘The Perfect Guy’




Sheryl Lee Ralph

MC Lyte and Sheryl Lee Ralph

MC Lyte and Sheryl Lee Ralph

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HGTVs Egypt Sherrod

TVOnes Born Again Virgin Cast Meagan Holder, Tank and Danielle Nicholet

TVOnes Born Again Virgin Cast Meagan Holder, Tank and Danielle Nicholet

Photo Credit: Moses Robinson Linx Images, Jerome Dorn



About the Author

Kim Ford
Kim Ford is the founder & publisher of JubileeMag.com, author of "The Success Mindset", a God-inspired media mogul, speaker, red carpet correspondent, culture influencer, super mom and your ideal best friend. She's interviewed greats like Tyler Perry, Sony Pictures exec DeVon Franklin, Meagan Good, Mali Music, Kevin Hart, Jada Pinkett Smith, T.D. Jakes and more. You've probably seen her covering the red carpet at the BET Awards, Soul Train Awards and many others. You can always find her bringing faith to mainstream and empowering women! To learn more about Kim, click here. #TeamLove #TeamStrongFamilies #TeamiPhone




 
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