JABY announces 2019 International Trailblazer Awards honorees

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Pictured Top L-R: Michael Thurmond,Pastor Jamal Bryan and Sherrexcia Rolle

Pictured Bottom L-R: Hon. Clarence F. Seeliger, Hon. Ashleigh Dunston-Parker, Carolyn Collins and Travies Mims


JABY INC. has announced its honorees for the 2019 International Trailblazer Awards, which will be held July 21 at the Atlanta Commerce Club, 191 Peachtree Street, Atlanta. The awards recognize outstanding trailblazers who are transforming communities around them and raise scholarships for outstanding high school students. 

We are excited to celebrate 11 years of honoring outstanding community leadership. The annual program helps us to award scholarships to send our young people to college,” said Ceasar Gaiters, co-founder of JABY.

Last year, JABY provided three $1,500 scholarships to high school students and two $5,000 grants to community groups instrumental in making a difference in the lives of others. 

The 2019 Honorees are:

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond

DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Clarence F. Seeliger

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Jamal Bryant

Western Air Vice President Sherrexcia Rolle

Wake County, N.C. District Judge Ashleigh Dunston-Parker

Veteran Travies Mims

Tucker High School’s Community Angel Carolyn Collins.


The event will include musical performances by R&B artist Ericka Lee and Atlanta artist Tunisia Bowen, along with a performance by Mentalist Mark Johnson.

The VIP red carpet event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a silent auction. The Red Carpet will be hosted by WSB-TV’s Veronica Waters. The awards program will begin at 7 p.m. with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m.

To purchase tickets for the event, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-international-trailblazer-awards-tickets-48530709659ot  

No ticket sales at the door. call 404-913-9791.


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