Event Recap: The 6th Annual RICE Awards Show at Atlanta (Georgia) City Hall

If you are a Georgia native, you know how much the state loves community service efforts and it’s participants. This past Saturday, the sixth annual RICE Awards was held at Atlanta City Hall and not only did it bring out the nominees, but it brought out the love and the city.

The Rising in Community Excellence (or RICE) Award is given to individuals who demonstrate keen awareness about community needs. These citizens have created organizations that serve the metro Atlanta area. The honorees of the night recieved The TORCH Award (Together Our Resources Can Help). This year’s honorees were Christopher Bridges of the Ludacris Foundation, the Davis Bozeman Law Firm, Quincy L.A. Springs IV General Manager of Wal-Mart (MLK BLVD), and Thomas Dortch JR, CEO TWD Inc.

In addition, The RICE Awards also nominated individuals in twelve categories Nominees were selected by a panel of industry professionals, community leaders and everyday citizens.

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The Ludacris Foundation, singer and reality star Trina Braxton, actress Coco Brown and many more celebrities came out to show their support.

It always warms my heart and makes me smile when I see people coming together like this to support both the greater good and the good folks trying to make a difference. We want to extend a hearty CONGRATULATIONS to the all winners! Check out the full winner’s list for the 2016 RICE Awards.

Winners of the 2016 RICE Awards

CEASAR MITCHELL
Civil Servant

JASON MOSS
Business

CHRISTINA JOHNSON & TONI ACEY
Fashion and Beauty

DERRICK BOAZMAN
Social Impact / Community Engagement

BRENDA J. MUHAMMAD
Best Non-Profit

KEITH LASETER
Best Foundation

THE CAST OF CHRISTIAN VIEW TV
Best In Media

KENYA M. GRIFFIN
Music and Arts

DR. ROGSBERT PHILLIPS-REED
Health and Wellness

BIANCA DANIELLE GUIDRY
The Nissan Shift _ Founder Rising Star

MARCUS ACOSTA
Hands Across Atlanta
Social Media Group

BO TALLEY
Entertainment

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