ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Joyner, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, along with Allstate Insurance Company, is celebrating family fun with the 2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion®. This Labor Day weekend, August 28th – September 1st, families from all over the country will join Joyner and his celebrity friends for a weekend filled with stellar concerts, passes to Walt Disney World, interaction with celebrities, enlightening seminars, and endless activities for people of all ages inside the free expo that is open to the public.
The event will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, and will feature concerts from The Jacksons, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Tank and more. There will also be a Gospel Explosion all day Sunday with Yolanda Adams and James Fortune, and appearances throughout the weekend by Michael Baisden, Don Lemon, Kandi Burruss, Syleena Johnson and Porsha Willliams.
Title sponsor Allstate is shining a spotlight on the heartwarming stories of good, giving back to the community, unexpected good deeds, and unsung local heroes taking place every day with its second annual Give It Up For Good campaign. Family reunion attendees will be invited to share their stories of good via social media using the hashtag #GiveItUpForGood, in addition to following their @GiveItUpForGood Twitter handle. In addition, Allstate's annual Quotes For Education program, which was established in 2009 as a way to provide financial support for students of Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCUs), will be active on site at the reunion where attendees will be informed of how they can help and be involved in giving back to their fellow HBCUs. For more information and to participate, visit Allstate.com/hbcu.
The Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion will also feature key sponsors including: America's Best, As I Am, Bahamas Tourism, Cracker Barrel, Experience Kissimmee, HealthMarket, MEAC/SWAC Challenge, Strength of Nature (as African Pride), Susan G. Komen for the Cure, United Healthcare, Visit Orlando, Walgreens and Walmart.
For detailed information go to BlackAmericaWeb.com.
Tom Joyner Sky Show®:
Performance by: Kem and Eddie Levert
Special Appearance by: The Jacksons
Live Radio Broadcasts:
The Yolanda Adams Morning Show
Keepin' It Real with Al Sharpton
Concerts Include (more on BlackAmericaWeb.com):
Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds
Legends of Hip Hop: Chubb Rock, Melle Mel, Kurtis Blow, Kid n' Play
Motown Gospel Revue 2014 hosted by James Fortune featuring: Tasha Cobbs, Vashawn Mitchell, Smokie Norful, Anita Wilson, Kierra Sheard
About the Tom Joyner Morning Show
The nation's #1 syndicated urban morning show, which airs in more than 105 markets reaching nearly 8 million listeners, has distinguished itself over the years as continuously giving back to its audience with quality programming, highly popular promotions, special events and philanthropy. Facebook: www.facebook.com/TomJoynerMorningShow and Twitter: @TJMShow
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer, protecting approximately 16 million households from life's uncertainties through its Allstate, Encompass, Esurance and Answer Financial brand names and Allstate Financial business segment. Allstate is widely known through the slogan "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®." The Allstate brand's network of small businesses offers auto, home, life and retirement products and services to customers in the United States and Canada. In 2013, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate, its employees and agency owners gave $29 million to support local communities. Allstate employees and agency owners donated 200,000 hours of service across the country.
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