June 6, 2012 Posted by sbailey in News

Nolimit Larry Receiving the ULCCYP 2012 Leadership Award

Urban League Young Professionals Announce 2012 Leadership Awards Recipients

Local Young Professionals to be awarded at “White Party” themed event 

The Urban League of Central Carolinas Young Professionals (ULCCYP) is rolling out the white carpet for the 2012 Leadership Awards "Nolimit Larry All White Affair"recipients.  ULCCYP will host the 5th Annual Leadership Awards “An All White Affair” event Saturday, June 23 in Charlotte, NC. Guests are encouraged to wear white.

This year’s award recipients have demonstrated a commitment to professional and personal development, philanthropic opportunities, and community activism.  The 2012 winners are:

  • Ms. Kaniche F. Cezar; Group Relations Manager, Enterprise Holdings, Inc. Ms. Cezar is responsible for the strategic development and execution of the North Carolina Group’s diversity and community relations initiatives. She serves on various boards and committees including the Girl Talk Advisory Council, the United Way Central Carolinas Allocations committee, the National Urban League’s Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP) and Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council.

  • Mr. Larry “Nolimit Larry” Mims; Morning Radio Personality, WPEG-Power 98. Mr. Mims’ has twice earned the title of Personality of the Year by Retail and Records for his work in radio.  He was also named number 23 in Source Magazine’s Top 30 Radio Power DJs. When not on the air, Mr. Mims devotes his energies to mentoring youth, being a Board of Directors member for Thomas Davis’ Defending Dreams Foundation and he is founder of the Children of Murdered Parents Foundation.

“The awardees of the 5th Annual Leadership Awards demonstrate that we have young and talented leaders who are poised to face the challenges of the 21st century,” said Urban League of Central Carolinas President/CEO, Patrick Graham, Ph.D. “The diversity of these candidates’ professional successes and personal commitment to philanthropy and community involvement is also a testament to the wealth of young leaders we have from all walks of life. It showcases our best and brightest leaders under 40 years of age.”

All proceeds from the 2012 Leadership Awards will benefit the Urban League of Central Carolinas’ 21st Century Jobs Training programs. 

Fifth Third Bank is the Title Sponsor for the 2012 Young Professionals Leadership Awards with additional support from Enterprise Holdings, Inc., Delhaize/Food Lion and CBS Radio. Doors Open at 8pm and the celebration, dancing, and heavy hors d’oeuvres continue until 1am at Extravaganza Depot, 1610 N. Tryon Street in Charlotte. The theme for the evening is “An All White Affair”. Guests are encouraged to wear White Uptown Chic Attire. Tickets for the event are $30 each or two for $55. To purchase tickets online, visit www.urbanleaguecc.org and click on the EVENTS tab. For more information, please call 704.373 2256 ext 205 or email info@urbanleaguecc.org.



About the Urban League

Founded in 1978, the Urban League of Central Carolinas is a multi-service, non-profit Agency that has proudly served over 25,000 people in the Central Carolinas region. Its mission is to empower the community to attain financial stability and social justice in a global economy through education, training, and placement services for disenfranchised communities.  The Urban League of Central Carolinas Young Professionals are a volunteer auxiliary of the Urban League who range in age from 21 to 40 and dedicate their time and financial support to extend the mission of the agency into the community.  Visit our website at www.urbanleaguecc.org.

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