Cheryl Jennings emceed the event at which five local heroes received an award of $5,000 to donate to the non-profits of their choice. The man known as "Chef Jeff" Henderson was the keynote speaker. He talked about his rise from a 10-year prison sentence for drug dealing to chef, to motivational speaker.
Two organizations received grants of $200,000 each to continue their work. ABC7 congratulates all of them.