Big fun was had by all as Great Women In Music celebrated Shirley Scott for her long standing contribution to business and community.
Former Bottle and Cork president and long time friend to Ms. Scott, Reginald Idlett was also instrumental in the planning of this very important salute.
A proclamation from Congressman Charles B. Rangel cited – Oct. 3, 2011 “now and hereafter” Shirley Scott day, she also received an official letter from Senator Bill Perkins (who was in attendance) and a citation from the office of Council Member Inez Dickens.
The icing on the cake was when the Hon. Theresa Freeman presented Shirley with a key to the village of Harlem.
Creole Supper Club on the East Side was packed to the rafters with friends and well wishers accompanied by music from the JC Styles trio. The special guests list for the evening included radio personalty Flo Anthony, Iconic Concert promoters M. Mortan Hall and Bea Montgomery.
R&B artist Natasha C. Coward was on hand to award Ms. Scott with a check from her record release fundraiser for Cancer awareness. The stellar night was co-sponsored by Healthfirst, kiss fm, Moet-Hennessey USA and Black Opal Cosmetics.