Steve Harvey‘s Neighborhood Awards took place over the weekend in Las Vegas. Stars including Jill Scott, Maxwell, Keith Sweat, Lalah Hathaway, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, and other celebrities graced the red carpet in Sin City. The awards show was held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and was a sold-out event.
Steve Harvey and Rushion McDonald created the one-of-a-kind State Farm Neighborhood Awards (formerly the Hoodie Awards) and State Farm Neighborhood Awards Weekend to recognize and celebrate men and women from all over the United States who uplift their neighborhoods through their contributions and excellence as entrepreneurs, religious and community leaders, educators and more.
Also in the building were Toni Braxton, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Sheryl Underwood, Terrence J, Bern Nadette Stanis, Lavell Crawford, Yolanda Adams, Lalah Hathaway, Earthquake, Sommore, Benjamin Crump, Ed Gordon, Shirley Strawberry, Nephew Tommy, Carla Ferrell, Junior
Here are some sights and sounds from the awards show.
The winners of the State Farm Neighborhood Awards for the following 12 categories are:
Best High School Coach, sponsored by Masterbuilt
Kim Christian, Cheerleading, Gwynn Park High School (WHUR 96.3-FM Washington, DC)
Best Beauty Salon, sponsored by DHerbs
John T. Elliott’s Professional Hair Design & Day Spa (WWDM 101.3-FM Columbia, SC)
Best Nail Salon, sponsored by Wells Fargo
Her Design Studio (WBTJ 106.5-FM Richmond, VA)
Best Car Wash/Detail Shop
Pro Wash (WHUR 96.3-FM Washington, DC)
Best Church Choir
St. Mark 4B Missionary Baptist Church Mass Choir (WWDM 101.3 Columbia, SC)
Best Soul Food Place
Dusties Southern Style Buffet (WVAZ 102.7-FM Chicago, IL)
Best Barbecue Place
Kenny’s Ribs & Chicken (WVAZ 102.7-FM Chicago, IL)
Best School Teacher, sponsored by Cracker Barrel
Dr. Shandra Claiborne-Payton, Virginia State University (WBTJ 106.5-FM Richmond, VA)
Best High School
Monroe Comprehensive High School (WMRZ 98.1-FM Albany, GA)
Best Barber Shop, sponsored by Crème of Nature
Fadeologist (WAMJ 107.5-FM Atlanta, GA)
Best Church, sponsored by McDonald’s
First Baptist Church of Glenarden (WHUR 96.3-FM Washington, DC)
Good Neighbor Award, sponsored by State Farm
Nehemiah Davis, Nehemiah Davis Foundation (WDAS 105.3-FM Philadelphia, PA)
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