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The Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion Celebrates Labor Day with Star Power
Tom Joyner and Allstate return to Orlando this Labor Day weekend with events and concerts including The Jacksons, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Tank, Syleena Johnson, Michael Baisden, Kandi Burruss, Porsha Williams and more!
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ORLANDO, FL –DATE - 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, tickets to a Walt Disney World Park, interaction with celebrities and leaders, 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, Syleena Johnson. 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.
Please see the following list for more information and details about the Tom Joyner Family Reunion:
2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion:
Labor Day weekend, August 28 – September 1, 2014
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida
Tom Joyner Sky Show®:
Performance by: Kem and Eddie Levert
Special Appearance by: The Jackson
Live Radio Broadcasts:
The Yolanda Adams Morning Show
Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton
Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds
Best of Old School Hip Hop: Chubb Rock, YoYo, Kurtis Blow, Kid n’ Play
Mary Jane Girls
Motown Gospel Revue 2014 hosted by James Fortune featuring: Tasha Cobbs, Vashawn Mitchell, Smokie Norful, Anita Wilson, Kierra Sheard
Walt Disney World
Michael Baisden Talent Search
Family Game Night
Bid Whist Competition
Teen Glow Party
Teen Luau Party
Celebrity Day Party
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. Since 1999, Joyner has raised more than $60 million to help keep students in historically black colleges and universities with the Tom Joyner Foundation. The Morning Show with co-hosts Sybil Wilkes, J. Anthony Brown also features senior news analyst and Roland Martin as well as “Inside Her Story” with Jacque Reid on Tuesday and Friday. CNN Newsroom Anchor Don Lemon contributes commentary on twice a week. Joyner's website BlackAmericaweb.com generally logs more than 15 million page views 1.5 million unique visitors on a monthly basis; with exclusive content from the top radio shows in urban radio along with news, entertainment, and lifestyle reports relevant to the black community. 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.