Creative Five World
hosted an exclusive Charity Lounge Lagos event on the 28th of January 2012 tagged “Charity Begins at Home with the Oldies”. The event which featured the Induction of celebrities such as Ronke Apampa, Michael Collins and Tosyn Bucknor into their Hall of Fame for their immense contributions to charities and they were referred to as the “Compatriots with Compassion”. Other features at the event also saw a presentation on cancer to mark the month of Cervical Cancer by renowned epidemiologist, Professor Dayo Oyekole affords those attending the benefits of addressing key cancer issues with natural therapy.
Hosted by HITV Breakfast Show Anchor, Mofe Duncan on a unique Afri-Carpet with premium entertainment from Yetunde of Project Fame, Korede Bello, Theatre Centrik and the Bethesda Home for the Blind in a ‘no- holds barred’ old school entertainment from Belgium based DJ Bambino.
Presentations were also made to the Holy Family Home from the Elderly, Bethesda Home for the Blind and Lagos Cheshire Home for the Handicapped by Public Spirited Individuals and Organisations.
Chaste Inegbedion, Community Relations Specialist of Creative Five World said “Charity Lounge Lagos is dedicated to creating innovative ways such as the Cancel Cancer Campaign, Hall of Fame and Charity Begins at Home initiatives to engage Nigerians and the rest of the international community to secure sponsorships for charities and working with organisations in giving back to their community.
The Maiden Edition premiered in Mushin; Lagos reaching out to youths and the young at hearts, Charity Lounge Lagos is a quarterly event and is expected to move around the Lagos metropolis as a change event. According to Wale Ewedemi, DG, Creative Entrepreneurs Association who described the initiative as the Birth of a New Nation in Community Service endorses the need for Corporate Nigeria and Philanthropists to throw their weight behind such laudable project.
The Second Edition of Charity Lounge Lagos is tagged “Fantastic Four ’’.Four Individuals and Four Initiatives have been Nominated for the Hall of Fame they Include Stella Damasus, Innocent Idibia, Julius Agwu , Funmi Iyanda while the Initiatives are the Future Project, Lamboginny Say No to Crime, Save Laura Campaign & Bake For Change.