Fahrenheit Chicago and Equality Illinois will co-host the Fahrenheit Chicago Honors Reception on Friday, Aug. 23, 7-10 p.m., at Connect Gallery, 1520 E. Harper Ct.
Howard Brown Health and The Reva & David Logan Foundation are presenting the event.
Among the honors being distributed are:
the Civic Leadership Award, to Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx;
the Lifetime Achievement Award, to Charles Nelson III, of Adodi and the South Side Help Center, as well as Pat McComb and Vera Washington, of Executive Sweet;
the Rising Leader Award, to Rae Chardonnay and Nick Alder, of Party Noire; and
the Community Service Award, to Tatyana Moatan and Joel D. Jackson, of House of Balmain and the University of Chicago.
This event is part of a Fahrenheit Chicago 3 weekend that will include the Aug. 24 talk "Beyond The Rhetoric Forum" at Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. (including state Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Charlene Carruthers, Channyn Parker, Ty Cratic, Myles Brady Davis and others); a Fahrenheit Chicago Day part at 5-9 p.m.; and "Bronzeville Is Burning" on Sunday, Aug. 25, 1-8 p.m., at the DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., which will include a mini-ball, museum tour and more.
See "Fahrenheit Chicago Honors Reception" on Facebook as well as www.equalityillinois.us/events/fahrenheit-chicago-3/.