Celebrities to be honored by Boys & Girls Clubs

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A large group of famous faces will hit town next week as part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s 25th annual “Alumni Hall of Fame” gala. The distinguished alumni of Boys & Girls Clubs — who have gone on to make their mark in various professions — will walk the “blue carpet” at the Chicago Hilton, 720 S. Michigan, prior to being inducted into the organization’s hall of fame.

The 2015 inductees are Vince McMahon, WWE CEO and chairman; Grammy nominee Trey Songz; business executive and fashion/music consultant Monique Mosley; NFL Hall of Famer Andre Reed; Grammy-winning violinist Earl Carlyss; Larry Young, president & CEO of the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group; Ruth Carter, two-time Oscar-nominated costume designer; famed opera singer Denyce Graves,and pro golfer Robert Gamez.

The May 13 event will be attended by an expected 2,000 non-profit and corporate executives.

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