Fundraiser for Boys & Girls Club of Greater Durham. This formal gathering includes a VIP cocktail hour, and dinner. The keynote speaker for the 2017 gala will be General Russel L. Honoré (photo attached), the commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, known as the "Category 5 General" for his striking leadership style in coordinating military relief efforts in post-hurricane New Orleans. A decorated 37-year army veteran and global authority on leadership and emergency preparedness, Gen. Honoré now shares his no-nonsense approach to getting the job done by showing organizations how to successfully lead and execute a mission.
The event will also feature special guest Gilbert Baez (photo attached), television reporter and journalist for WRAL, and lifetime advocate for Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Award-winning News & Observer columnist, journalist, Author, and reporter Barry Saunders will serve as host and emcee.