Pynk Magazine Honors Shante Bacon At "Pynk Power Dinner" In NYC
|Demetria Lucas, Shante Bacon and K. Foxx pose for a photo at ReSette for the Pynk Power Dinner|
August 12, 2013 - Some of the most influential women in media and entertainment gathered last week in NYC at ReSette for Pynk Magazine's "Pynk Power Dinner Series," whose honoree this month was 135th Street Agency Founder & CEO Shante Bacon. The exclusive event - hosted by Power 105's Angela Yee and ARISE TV's Lola Ogunnaike - honors "pretty, powerful and provocative" executives who are making an impact in their respective fields. The dinner was sponsored by Mega Growth, Belaire Rose, Ciroc, and Tres Chic Cupcakes. Guests walked away with luxury swag bags including products from Mega Growth, Myx Fusions Moscato, Pink Fragrance, Mario Badescu Skin Care, Ciroc and more! One of the highlights of the night was when each guest was gifted a luxury leather wallet from Liebeskind Berlin, a fine leather retailer enjoyed by celebs such as Halle Berry.
"It was a no-brainer to honor Shante," said Pynk Magazine publisher Mecca Moore. "She embodies everything that Pynk magazine represents:a strong and powerful woman at the top of her game."
Additional attendees included Angela Jackson (The Global Language Project), Ariane Davis (VH1's "Love & Hip Hop Atlanta"), Breeze Johnson (BET), Delaina Dixon (VH1's "The Gossip Table"),Demetria Lucas (A Belle in BK), Geneva Thomas (The Style Scholar),Joi Marie McKenzie (ABC News), Joi Pitts (Atlantic Records), K. Foxx (VH1's "The Gossip Game"),Mercedes Funderburk (BET), Naima Cochrane (Columbia Records), Nneka Onuorah (BET),Noreen Dodge (GB Brands), Ojinika Obiekwe (WPIX 11), Penny Wrenn (Freelance/Glamour),Sharon Carpenter (VH1's "The Gossip Game"), Taiia Smart-Young (JUICY), Whitney-Gayle Benta(MTV),and many more!
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"I'm completely overwhelmed by the level of support that I received from my peers, friends and colleagues at the Pynk Power Dinner," said Shante Bacon. "I just want to bottle this feeling up and release it when I'm having a tough day."
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Photos by Patrick Neree, Pete Monsanto
Copies of Pynk's beautiful magazine were on hand Shante Bacon and mom Geraldine Bacon
Angela Yee & Lola Ogunnaike make remarks. Mecca Moore & Lola Ogunnaike
Angela Yee Sharon Carpenter and Joi-Marie McKenzie
Nilah & Amonie Ankrah chat it up with Breeze. Shante Bacon and Saptosa Foster w/ Tres Chic cupcakes
Ariane Davis Nilah and Yanni w/ Charlotte Murray Mega Growth gifts!
Luxury swag bags for all Joi-Marie Mckenzie, Joi Pitts, K. Foxx, Kimberly Wilson
Geneva Thomas & Demetria Lucas
Lively conversation took place around the table Shante greets her guests
Tres Chic Cupcakes