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Cafe Mocha's Salute Her Awards to honor seven outstanding women Chicagoans

(December 2, 2015) Popular nationally syndicated radio show, Cafe Mocha, is bringing the Salute Her Tour presented by Hyundai to Chicago for the second year. On Thursday, December 10, the Salute Her Holiday Awards Luncheon will recognize women who share a common commitment to make a positive contribution to strengthen their respective communities. Festivities take place at the Hotel Allegro. The honorees include:

Ta'Rhonda Jones
Star of FOX's EMPIRE
Salute Her: Gentle Treatment
Woman of Style
Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines
President of
Common Ground Foundation
Salute Her: Champion for Children
Beauty, Hair & Culture Blogger
Salute Her: Mocha Maven
McGhee Williams Osse
co-CEO of Burrell Communications
Salute Her: Game Changer
Fay Ferguson
co-CEO of  Burrell Communications
Salute Her: Game Changer
Melody Spann Cooper
Chairman of Midway Broadcasting Corporation
Salute Her: Media Legend

Dominique Jordan Turner
President & CEO of Chicago Scholars Foundation
Salute Her: Community Activist
The SALUTE HER: Superwomen Making a Difference Awards were launched in 2012. Past honorees include businesswomen, Vy Higginsen, Marty Gillis, Ricki Fairley-Brown, Latraviette D. Smith, Simone Smalls and Deborah Williams, TV and radio broadcasters, Wendy Williams, Debi Jackson, Fredricka WInfield, D. Cherie Lofton, Shirley Strawberry and Egypt Sherrod, journalists, Constance White, Lola Ogunniake and Aubrey Bernard, publisher, Jamie Foster-Brown , actresses, Malinda Williams, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Terri J. Vaughn, authors, Demetria Lucas and Ilyasah Shabazz, civil rights activists, Sandra Barnhill JD, Dr. Bernice King, Evelyn Mejil and Sabrina Fulton, entertainers Gloria Gaynor and Cynthia Bailey, spiritual leaders, Rev. Dr. Jo Ann Browning and Omarosa Manigault and civic leaders, Esther Aguilera and Helen Ho.
Affectionately known as 'radio from a woman's perspective' Cafe Mocha is built upon the concept of women helping other women to grow through shared experiences and information. The show is syndicated in more than 30 markets and available on Sirius/XM channel 141.

Cafe Mocha airs weekends and is co-hosted by Grammy-nominated artist and hip hop legend MC Lyte; actress/comedienne Loni Love broadcast veteran Angelique Perrin and actress Nicole Ari Parker. This high-energy, two-hour show format features the latest in urban music, lively chats from an unabashedly women's perspective, no-holds barred advice and exclusive interviews with top performers, celebrities, politicians and civic leaders.

Proceeds from the event will support Tabitha House, a Chicago-based non-profit servicing the immediate and long-term needs of the less fortunate with an emphasis on programs for victims of domestic violence and homeless women and children.

Individual tickets can be purchased for $50.00


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