Cheers West Edition


Neferteri Plessy has received the community service award from the Shepherd’s Door Domestic Violence Center. Plessy, a model, television personality, and television producer is the founder of Single Mom Planet, which is an organization geared toward empowering single mothers to live a life in which they love. Single mothers are enriched through their Single Mom’s Life Classes, certifying participants in five key life empowerment areas: self image, relationships, finances, spirituality and service.

Trella Walker
Trella Walker

Trella Walker, executive liaison to the Debbie Allen Dance Academy, has been appointed to the Robey Theatre Company board of directors.

Robey has a mission to explore, develop and produce provocative plays written about the global black experience by offering a theatrical environment that reflects life as seen through the eyes of black characters on stage struggling to survive, advance, and simply maintain.

Walker was a graduate of class number nine of the African American Board Leadership Institute. This marks AABLI’s 100th board placement.

Compiled by Marissa Wells.

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