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Clint Wins a Sammy Davis Jr. Award

Anthony Francis, President; Altovise Davis; Clint Holmes
and artist, Eugene Mosely

 

At a ceremony during Clint Holmes’ August 24, 2004, show, Clint Holmes was honored with a commemorative art piece on behalf of the Sammy Davis Jr. Foundation. Celebrity artist, Eugene Mosley, Foundation president, Anthony Francis and estate board member and widow of Sammy Davis Jr., Altovise Davis presented the award during his 7:30 p.m. show.

In the foundation’s efforts to preserve and honor the legacy of Sammy Davis Jr., they have selected a special group of entertainers and community leaders to receive the commemorative award. Recipients include Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jackson, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, Robert Reed, Larry King and Quincy Jones. Clint Holmes was honored for his dedication to the entertainment industry, his community involvement and his commitment to preserving the memory of Sammy Davis Jr. in his show nightly. Lt. Governor, Lorraine Hunt followed the presentation with a special award and proclamation for Clint Holmes.

he Sammy Davis Jr. Foundation is a community-based organization that supports the creative arts through programs such as scholarship funding, financial assistance to various art programs in economically disadvantaged areas and the support of other programs that serve young artists. 

 

THE SAMMY DAVIS JUNIOR FOUNDATION

Board of Directors
Altovise Davis, Barrett LaRoda, Londell McMillen


 Mission:
To preserve and honor the legacy of Sammy Davis Junior and his life’s work by fostering the creative advancement of young artists


Primary Initiatives of The Sammy Davis Junior Foundation

1. To foster the creative advancement of young artists through programs such as

a. Scholarships for young artists

b. Financial assistance for school and community based arts programs in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods.

2. To support the growth of organizations and programs that serve young artists using methods that are consistent with the mission and philosophy of The Sammy Davis Junior Foundation and meet the foundations standards of quality.

3. To preserve Sammy Davis Junior memorabilia and work of historical significance.

4. To develop community based facilities that encourage, educate, and support the development of young artists as well as to provide public spaces celebrating the history and contribution of Sammy Davis Junior to the arts.

5. To maximize the use of technology and innovative philanthropic methods in support of young artists.


Foundation Focus:
The Sammy Davis Junior Foundation will support programs for young artists through collaborative relationships of mutual interest with existing organizations as well as through the development of programs delivered directly by the foundation.

The first collaboration of this kind will be with YoungMusician, a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower and educate young musicians regardless of financial status or geographic location, thereby facilitating their transition to higher education in universities, schools of music, conservatories, and colleges.

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