Monica Kaufman Pearson will be the guest speaker at the Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce’s(GLCC) Scholarship Gala on Nov. 8, 6 p.m., at the Stone Ridge Event Center, 1750 Stone Ridge Drive, Stone Mountain.
Pearson is the first woman and first minority to anchor the daily evening news in Atlanta, where she worked for 37 years at the leading station, WSB-TV. She has won over 33 Southern Regional and local Emmy Awards for reporting, anchoring and her Closeups celebrity interview show.
When Pearson retired, she was honored on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by the bipartisan delegation of the State of Georgia for her years of service on and off the air to improve the lives of the citizens of Georgia.
Recently, Pearson she became a radio and television spokesperson for businesses and institutions.
The gala celebrates 26 years of service in the community and serves as an opportunity to raise scholarship funds for deserving high school seniors.
Dinner and live entertainment will be provided at the black tie event.
For tickets and tables, visit www.greaterlithoniachamber.com/