Five Outstanding Mothers to Be Honored at Mother’s Day Luncheon in May

Five influential women leaders who span the retail, beauty, political and entertainment industries, will be honored at the 41st Annual Outstanding Mother Awards, which will be held May 9 at The Pierre Hotel in New York.
Proceeds from the annual luncheon will benefit Save the Children’s U.S. Programs, a nonprofit organization that works to break the cycle of poverty and improve the lives of children in the U.S.
Joanna Coles, executive producer of “The Bold Type” and author of “Love Rules,” and a 2015 Outstanding Mother Award Honoree, will serve as mistress of ceremonies.
The honorees are Michelle Gass, chief executive officer, Kohl’s; Rebecca Minkoff, cofounder and creative director of Rebecca Minkoff; Gina M. Raimondo, governor of Rhode Island, and Jill Scalamandre, president of BareMinerals.
Jennifer Garner, actor and Save the Children trustee, will be presented with the Champion for Children Award to honor her support of Save the Children and her ongoing commitment to the organization’s mission.
“This year, we are honored to bring together five women who have used their platforms to empower others and serve as a real inspiration for working women everywhere,” said Laurie Dowley, chairwoman of the National Mother’s Day Committee. “Recognizing and supporting women with children has been our organization’s

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‘Veep’ Wins Outstanding Comedy Series At The 2015 Emmys

“Veep” nabbed Outstanding Comedy Series at Sunday’s Emmys, breaking the five-time “Modern Family” winning streak. The celebrated HBO series won for its fourth season. Had “Modern Family” prevailed, it would have topped the record it shares with “Frasier” as the category’s most-honored show.

“Veep” also bested “Louie,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Silicon Valley,” “Transparent” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” The political comedy won several other awards throughout the night, including repeat victories for Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Lead Actress in a Comedy Series) and Tony Hale (Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series). Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci and Tony Roche also won Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for the episode “Election Night.”  

 

 

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Cookie’s Empire: Taraji P. Henson Earns Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy Nomination

Taraji P. Henson snagged herself an Emmy nomination this morning (July 14) for her role as Cookie Lyon on Empire. Henson is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

The 44-year-old Washington D.C. native’s Emmy competition is pretty serious with Viola Davis (How To Get Away With Murder), Claire Daines (Homeland), Elizabeth Moss (Mad Men), Robin Wright (House of Cards), and Tatania Maslany (Orphan Black).

This one could go either way, but Henson seems to be the front runner just based on Empire’s success, what her character means to the show, and how big it is on social media.

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Other nominees include Anthony Anderson, Bey & Jay, Don Cheadle, Queen Latifah,  Louis C.K., David Oyelowo, Amy Schumer, and more.

The 67th Annual Emmy Awards air Sept. 20 on Fox,  and will be hosted by Saturday Night Live alum, Andy Sanmberg.

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