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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Charity Lounge Lagos 2: 2face, Funmi Iyanda, The Future Project, Others Arrested For Advocacy


The Second Edition of the quaterly held
Charity Lounge Lagos will in its upcoming
edition highlight its ‘Fantastic Four’
nominees—four individuals and four
initiatives have been nominated for the Hall
of Fame and they Include: Stella Damasus,
Innocent ’2face’ Idibia, Julius Agwu and
Funmi Iyanda. Charity lounge has also
included in its umberella initiatives such as ;
The Future Project, Lamboginny Say No to
Crime; Save Laura Campaign and Bake For
Change.

The maiden edition of the charity lounge
which took place on the 28th of january,
2012 saw three celebrities inducted into its
hall of fame, Ronke Apampa, nmicheal
collins (Don Jazzy) and Tosyn Bucknor. The
exclusive charity lounge event was hosted
by the creative five world and tagged
“Charity Begins at Home with the Oldies.”
The highly attended event was premierd in
Mushin, Lagos reaching out to youths and
the young at heart, and the inducted
celebrities were recognized for their
immense contributions to charities and they
were referred to as the “compatriots of
compassion”
Chaste Inegbedion, Community Relations
Specialist of Creative Five World said Charity
Lounge Lagos is dedicated to creating
innovative ways such as the Cancel Cancer
Campaign, Hall of Fame and Charity Begins
at Home initiatives to engage Nigerians and
the rest of the international community to
secure sponsorship. Presentations were also
made to the Holy Family Home from the
Elderly, Bethesda Home for the Blind and
Lagos Cheshire Home for the Handicapped.
According to Wale Ewedemi, DG, Creative
Entrepreneurs Association who described
the initiative as the Birth of a New Nation in
Community Service endorses the need for
Corporate Nigeria and Philanthropists to
throw their weight behind such laudable
project.
Charity Lounge, a brain child of chaste
Inegbedion is expected to move around the
Lagos metropolis as a change-oriented
event.

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