This red carpet has been carefully rolled out to receive stars of our community that have been shining so bright. On the other side of the velvet ropes are family, friends and supporters of this amazing community of children and young adults with special needs. Night of Superstars is an “Oscar-like” red-carpet charity event that draws numbers of local celebrities, high-profile personalities, media, and hundreds of guests! This celebration is to honor the accomplishments of 20 amazing children, students and young adults in their respective geographical areas who are affected by varying types of disabling conditions, yet reach far beyond their adversities and excel in areas such as academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, the arts, and community service! LEARN THE SECRET TO TRUE HAPPINESS! Night of Superstars is known as the most uplifting and inspiring event of the year because it compels you to change your perspective on your own adversities. By attending these events, you will learn our “Superstars’ Secret” to true happiness and a higher level of productivity in every area of your life. Our Superstars are living examples that if we CHOOSE to maintain a positive/joyful attitude in the midst of our trials, we will see the way to overcome our obstacles, no matter how insurmountable they may seem. Joy is a choice. …YOUR choice.
Learn more by visiting their website http://www.nightofsuperstars.org
The Houston celebration for our superstars had been postponed due to recovery efforts for Hurricane Harvey. The night was well worth the wait!
My date and I excited to greet the superstars celebrate their accomplishments. Lil Jesse is a cancer survivor. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma at the age of 5. Lil Jesse is a rapper, he and his father write lyrics that describe their story of fighting cancer. He performs for kids currently undergoing treatment for cancer Owen is a member of the We See Abilities Community and holds the title of Mr. Wonderful Junior for 2017.
Freddie Jackson, retired Houston firefighter and member of the International Association of Black Professional Firefighters warns Mayor Sylvester Turner to be careful with taking too many pictures. Mayor Sylvester Turner with Thelma Scott, founded her scholarship and empowerment organization nearly 18 years ago for high school and college students with special needs. Ms. Scott believes everyone should have an equal opportunity for higher education. SAFE Diversity Communities. BJ Glaze was born with Cerebral Palsey, she went from being wheel chair bound to competing in fitness competitions aided by a walker. Normal to be Fit has been working and training with BJ and her husband Wade. Revitalize Communities founder and international host of Radio DaBang 105.3 Jan Taylor (left) and SAFE Diversity Communities founder Thelma Scott taking a picture with event organizers Tina Chandler of Normal to Be Fit and Carl Ducena with OWN the ROOM ENTHEB
Melissa Wilson and Jose Griñan Fox 26News Anchors Justin Ontiveros with JR Photography Mythiquer Pickett with We See Abilities nominated four of the superstars that were honored tonight through his non-profit organization that plans birthdays, sports and other activities for kids and adults with special needs. www.weseeabilities.org