‘OWN Greenleaf’ DVD Celebration With Star Deborah Joy Winans Held at Atlanta’s Gocha Salon! (PICS & VIDEO)

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In honor of OWN’s “Greenleaf” Season One DVD, which arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) December 6 from Lionsgate, Deborah Joy Winans aka Charity Greenleaf-Satterlee stopped by Gocha Salon in Midtown Atlanta. She got a chance to meet fans of the show and reveal some of what to expect of Season 2 of “Greenleaf,” which will return in the early spring according to the Greenleaf OWN Facebook page! Atlanta’s PRAISE 102.5 also helped to award fans with copies of the OWN “Greenleaf” Season One DVD!

Check out of a few pics of the event below!

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Of course, there is the obligatory photo booth pic!

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Here I am with the gracious owner of Gocha Salon, Gocha Hawkins, who was a reality TV star on WE tv’s hit show “L.A. Hair! The salon is beautiful…

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Praise 102.5 set up. See the DVDs and copies of the “Greenleaf” – The Gospel Companion Soundtrack Volume 1…

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Me playing Connect 4 to win a copy of the DVD…

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I didn’t win a DVD with my Connect Four , but I was given a copy anyway! Good is good!

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Of course, OWN Greenleaf was on! Check out Kevin & Charity!

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Of course, Deborah Joy Winans aka Charity Greenleaf-Satterlee had to hug OWN Greenleaf’s biggest fan!

Below is a snippet of my on-site interview of Deborah Joy Winans…I only asked her a few questions since I already interviewed her this summer in ‘Greenleaf’ Star Deborah Joy Winans Shares About New Greenleaf Gospel Album, Her TV Husband & Her Aunt CeCe: My Interview (With Audio)

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OWN’s ‘Greenleaf’ Cast Celebrity Panel Featured at 9th Annual Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival This Weekend!

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If you are interested in entering the world of Christian entertainment or are just a fan of Christian entertainment, this is the weekend to be in the A! Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival [KCFF] is an unique festival that provides a forum for independent filmmakers to screen films to the community that promote and inspire Christian teaching and values. #KCFF2016 will feature over 30 films, educational workshops from top film industry leaders, red carpet screenings & after parties, a Gospel Brunch & Awards Ceremony and celebrity panels featuring cast members from PureFlix’s “I’m Not Ashamed” and OWN’s “Greenleaf! The 9th Annual Kingdomwood Christian Film Festival will be held from Friday, October 7 – Sunday, October 9 at the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead hotel. The OWN’s Greenleaf Celebrity Panel will be held on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. And if you missed my interview with Deborah Joy Winans, Charity on OWN’s Greenleaf, check it out HERE!

For more information about buying day passes and the schedule, please go to kingdomwood.com!

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Atlanta Multimillionaire Business Woman Mary Parker to Award Scholarships to Inner-City Youth on Saturday!

Soap Opera Star Victoria Rowell to Host the Scholarship Gala...

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Award-winning entrepreneur, Mary Parker, Founder of ALL N ONE Security Services, will award ten scholarships on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta through her Mary Parker Foundation.

“Providing young people a chance at education and a future in their career is what really excites me,” says Parker. “This investment into our community will have long lasting impact.”

Parker started the scholarship program in 2011 awarding two students $2,500 each. In five years, the scholarship program has grown tremendously. To date, more than $100,000 has been awarded to more than 24 students, representing 17 colleges and universities throughout the U.S.  “If you are a business owner, and you have something to give, you should be mentoring and giving back. The more I give, the more I get in return,” says Parker.

victoria rowellTen students will receive awards on June 4, 2016, at 6:30pm at a star-studded gala hosted by soap opera star and award winning actress Victoria Rowell. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree Street. The Mary Lou and Arthur F. Mahone Fund will receive the Organizational Partner Award.  “This is a very proud moment and helps validate all the effort and the importance of the work we do,” says Tim Mahone, Chairman, Mahone Fund. “It is my hope that we use this opportunity to create educational pathways for our youth and improve the health and wellness of our community.”

Parker, author of The Chick in Chargeis extremely transparent about her humble beginnings. “My parents were sharecroppers,” she recalls. “We lived in a shack in rural Mississippi. It’s those small beginnings that help me appreciate everything I have now.”

The pioneer runs a multi-million-dollar security firm with multiple offices in the United States and Africa.  Parker, and her team of nearly 300 employees, have secured major events such as the Super Bowl, NBA All-Star Game, PGA Tours, Trumpet Awards and the commencement speech given by President Barack Obama at Morehouse College.

To learn more about the Mary Parker Foundation visit: www.MaryParkerFoundation.com and or to buy a copy of The Chick in Charge, visit www.TheChickInCharge.com.

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