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Men of Excellence Awards to Honor Cory Neering

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The West Palm Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the Delta Heritage Foundation will honor six community leaders for their outstanding service to enrich the lives of individuals in Palm Beach County, including our own Cory Neering, Vice President for Education here at Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast. The honorees were selected by a committee after a formal nomination process open to the community. Awards will be presented in the areas of the arts, education, business executive, social action, humanitarian and health and wellness.

Mr. Neering is being honored for his work to address health disparities, especially within minority communities, through his professional work and his volunteer service on numerous boards and advisory committees in Palm Beach County, including Vice Chair for the Healthy Start Coalition of Palm Beach County. He will receive the Health and Wellness award. Mr. Neering has worked at Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast for nearly 15 years.

Renowned radio personality, New York Times best-selling author and social activist Michael Baisden will be the keynote speaker at the dinner event on June 7th at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach. Orlando-based comedian Rod Z will serve as emcee. Doors open at 6pm and tickets are $75. The proceeds will be used for youth scholarships in Palm Beach County. For tickets, call 561-293-4650 or visit www.wpbdst.org.