Roast and Toast
Hilarious Annual Roast honoring deserving community leaders.

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Governor Pat Quinn
and Mayor Daley mobilize for Herb Kent Roast and Toast


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December 5, 2009
Real Men Charities would like to thank those who attended and participated
in this year's Roast. The evening was a rousing success.
See Overview and Pictures of 2009 Roast

The Historic South Shore Cultural Center
7059 South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

During the V.I.P reception, Chicago Steppers, unveiled a new slide called "The L Stop"
official slide of breast cancer awareness "ABCAP, Inc"

Hosted by:
Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Richard Daley

Co- Chairs:
Senator Emil Jones, III and former State Senate President Emil Jones, Jr.,
WVON’s Cliff Kelley, Charles Bowen and Charles Bowen, Jr,
Broadcast Museum’s Bruce DuMont, CNN’s Roland Martin

Roasters Included:
Merri Dee, Kenny Johnson, Carter Russell, Carl West, George Daniels, Melody Spann,
Dr. Carol Adams, Judge Arnette Hubbard, Craig Gilmore, Richard Steele, Ramonski Love
and Joe Soto, Darryll King, Deborah Crable, Robin Robinson,William “Doc” Walls,
Frank Chaplin, Ken Bedford, Emilie McKendall, Corey 'Kool' Lyles, Marv Dyson


December 13, 2008
The Roast and Toast Honoring Senator Emil Jones, Jr. was a great success with all our guests sharing laughs and remembering the great career of the "Godfather".
Below enjoy some pictures of the event.