WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Perennial is proud to host "Party With A Purpose," a series of receptions during the week of August 25, 2008 at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. Each of the eight events will feature a theme, ranging from a "Welcome to Denver Celebration," to a "Celebration of Civil Rights Icons" reception honoring the achievements and contributions of Coretta Scott King and Fannie Lou Hamer, among others, on Tuesday at Earls Restaurant. Throughout the week, "Party With A Purpose" events will include appearances by prominent figures such as the Rev. Al Sharpton and other high-profile, influential personalities. On Tuesday evening at Vinyl Nightclub, actor Hill Harper from CSI: NY will headline a reception for his foundation, "MANifest Your Destiny," a non-profit youth organization dedicated to empowering, encouraging, and inspiring underserved males to succeed. On Wednesday morning at Earls Restaurant, actress Annette Bening will receive the Spotlight Initiative Award from the Creative Coalition in conjunction with her work for the film "14 Women." The week culminates with two significant events on Thursday, August 28. On Thursday morning, a celebration of the 45th anniversary of Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech will feature Dr. King's children, Martin Luther King III and Elder Bernice King. Later that evening at the Hyatt Host Hotel, the "Yes We Can" reception will follow Senator Barack Obama's acceptance of the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Special guest Will.i.am and friends from his groundbreaking music video "Yes We Can" will attend, along with members of his band, The Black Eyed Peas, and numerous other celebrities. For more information on all of Perennial's events at the Democratic National Convention, please visit www.pwap2008.com. About the Perennial Family Perennial Strategy Group serves public, private, and non-profit clients targeting revenue generation strategies that utilize government and industry relations, global diversity, and management consulting expertise. Perennial Sports and Entertainment is a sports management firm, representing athletes internationally in all major sports, as well as the NBA referees union and the MLB umpires union.
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