Wednesday, Apr 20 at 5:09 PM
The411 Update: The “Glitz and Glam…The Gala 2011 Event is releasing additional names on their confirmed guest list.
The Gala announced New Orleans Saints’ running back Reggie Bush, comedian Tracy Morgan, Los Angeles Clipper’s Baron Davis, WNBA and former U of L star, Angel McCoughtry, Houston Texans defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, Oakland Raider’s running back Michael Bush and defensive end Richard Seymour, New England Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch, and his teammate defensive lineman Vince Wilfork. Actress Tichina Arnold, will serve as the emcee for the gala.
The411:The “Glitz and Glam…The Gala 2011 Event” announces their first round of celebrities. The stars on our guest list can be seen on some of the top shows on television and in sports entertainment.
The Gala announces actress, singer, songwriter and the star of the hit Disney show, “That’s So Raven”, will be attending this year’s Gala. Raven Symone’, known for her roles in Dr. Dolittle, The Cheetah Girls, College Road Trip and The Cosby Show, where she played Olivia, will be one of their special guests.
The Gala also welcomes actor Hosea Chanchez of the #1 BET comedy-drama television series, “The Game”. The show is currently viewed by 7 million people.
As one-third of the R & B, Hip-Hop, Pop group, TLC, this artist has sold over 50 million records worldwide. Chilli, of VH1’s hit reality show “What Chilli Wants” will be in attendance.
From the University of Louisville Cardinals Football to the Arizona Cardinals, NFL safety Kerry Rhodes will also be in attendance. Also, attending is ESPN & NFL analyst Tom Jackson. The Pro Bowl linebacker for the Denver Broncos played football at the University of Louisville.
The last guest they are realeasing this week is actress/model Denyce Lawton. She plays Dana in Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.
This year’s featured entertainment for “The Gala” will be 10 time Award-Winning artist, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds. Also featured at this year’s Gala will be DJ “Kaos”, rap legend Slick Rick’s official DJ. He will keep the music going throughout the evening.
“Glitz and Glam…The Gala 2011 Event” will held Derby night, Saturday, May 7th at the Louisville Palace Theatre.