The T.J. Martell Foundation Announces the 2014 Women of Influence
New York Awards will honor Today Show’s Hoda Kotb, Fashion Designer Randi Rahm, Z100 Radio’s Sharon Dastur and Founder of Radio One Cathy Hughes
New York, New York (March 13, 2014) – Bermuda Limousine International will be the official transportation company this year for The T.J. Martell Foundation for leukemia, cancer and AIDS Research has announced its Women of Influence Awards which will be held Thursday, May 1st, 2014 at New York’s renowned Essex House at Central Park South. The awards and luncheon will be from 11:30am – 2pm. The awards celebration will honor four outstanding women who have achieved tremendous goals in business while balancing work, home and health.
The foundation will honor Hoda Kotb, Co-host of the fourth hour of NBC’s Today Show, Randi Rahm, celebrated New York fashion designer, Sharon Dastur, Program Director for New York’s Z100 Radio and Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson of Radio One Inc.
“I am extremely excited about our second Women of Influence Awards in New York. The event brings together such amazing women to bond, learn about healthy living, breast cancer, awareness and prevention and to celebrate health and fitness month,” said Laura Heatherly, CEO of the T.J. Martell Foundation. “This event will raise vital funds for the T.J. Martell Foundation’s breast cancer research programs .”
New York fashion designer Randi Rahm is one of the worlds most celebrated designers with an eye on detail. Rahm is famous for her couture gowns, bridal wear and evening wear collections and her wide range of clientele including celebrities and socialites. Rahm is based in New York and is also a classically trained concert pianist and musician. She has dressed celebrities such as Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Halle Berry, Eva Longoria, Ashanti, Holly Hunter and various other celebrities.
Often described as one of the most welcoming designers in New York, Rahm is quick to tell anyone that she designs for the real woman and considers herself her own client. This personal mantra is what makes her designs some of the most sought after in the world. Rahm works closely with every single client and leaves her distinctive mark not only on the fashions they choose but in the lifelong friendships she has been able to acquire along the way. Rahm is a strong advocate for cancer prevention and research often contributing her time and influence to organizations like the T.J. Martell Foundation who make a difference and are passionate about finding a cure.
The 2014 Women of Influence Awards & Luncheon tickets, table sponsors and journal ads can be reviewed by going to the website’s Events Page. Ticket purchase link: http://bit.ly/WomenofInfluencePR
ABOUT THE T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION:
The T.J. Martell Foundation is the music industry’s largest foundation that funds innovative medical research focused on finding cures for leukemia, cancer and AIDS. The Foundation, headquartered in New York, is a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was founded in 1975 by music industry executive Tony Martell and his colleagues in loving memory of his son T.J., who died of leukemia. The Foundation has provided more than $260 million dollars for research that supports top hospitals in the United States. For more information click on the T.J. Martell Foundation go to www.tjmartell.org