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Music Events (more headlines) 05-06-2014

OPPORTUNITY BUILDERS, LLC WORKS WITH SMOKEY ROBINSON

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OPPORTUNITY BUILDERS, LLC WORKS WITH SMOKEY ROBINSON
May 2014
Opportunity Builders, LLC works with Smokey Robinson and the Thalians to Raise One Million Dollars for UCLA Operation Mend

LOS ANGELES, CA – 1 May 2014 – Opportunity Builders, LLC, founded by Kerry Gordy and Seanne Murray, Esq., brought Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer and multi-Grammy Award winner Smokey Robinson and the Thalians, a non-profit focused on the treatment of mental health, together to raise $1 million.

Smokey Robinson was honored at the Thalians’ annual gala for a lifetime of entertainment and philanthropy with the “Mr. Wonderful” award at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip, hosted by powerhouse philanthropists and event co-chairs Bob and Kira Lorsch.

“We are thrilled to participate in the honouring of our friend Smokey,” says Seanne Murray, Esq., CEO and co-founder of Opportunity Builders, LLC. “Doing what we can to use our entertainment contact base to help others is our mission and serving our veterans is a priority, particularly in LA where we have the largest population of homeless veterans in the country.”

The award was presented to Mr. Robinson by Rodney Jerkins, songwriter, musician and producer (Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, etc.) and the tribute included performances by Taylor Dayne, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, and Guy Sebastian, to name a few.

Kerry Gordy, of musical legacy, whose personal career in music spans close to three decades says, “I couldn’t think of a better way to honor my ‘uncle Smokey’ than to work with him to serve our wounded veterans”.

About Opportunity Builders

Opportunity Builders, LLC was formed to take advantage of the entertainment and business expertise of its founders to benefit those in need. They partner with various organizations to represent their interests in providing opportunities for community support and education through fundraising.

Opportunity Builders was founded by Kerry Gordy and Seanne Murray, Esq. Kerry has worked with world renowned celebrities such as Prince, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, George Clinton, Boys II Men, Rick James, Debbie Siebers and Stevie Wonder, to name a few. Seanne has a vast background in business, finance and law and represents a family of educators and individuals dedicated to helping others. Her great, great, great grandfather, William H. Davis, was the first to educate Booker T. Washington in Charleston, NC and was the principal of “negro schools” for 24 years.





MEDIA CONTACT:

Edie Okamoto

Media Relations, KGE

edie@kerrygordy.com or eokamoto@riovida.net

Tel: 510-693-0166

Skype: edie.okamoto



LRT ENTERTAINMENT

AC@LRTENTERTAINENT.COM



Kerry Gordy, Seanne Murray, Smokey Robinson, Guy Sebastian, Kyra Lorsch, Bob Lorsch

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