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American Soul Charity Rodeo

Celebrating the Significance and History of African American
Contributions to the American West 







Saturday - April 11th, 2015

Actor Reginald T. Dorsey / Actor Oba Babatunde / Actor James Pickens Jr. / Actor Grand Marshall Glynn Turman

One Show ONLY!!!!!
Doors open 2:00pm / Pre-Show 2:30pm / Rodeo 3:30pm

Industry Hills Expo Center
16200 Temple Avenue, City of Industry, CA



Margo Wade LaDrew, Founder & Event Producer

Margo Wade LaDrew is the President of Wade & Associates Group and has over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, promotions and event planning. Ms. LaDrew has been the National Development Manager and LA Event Coordinator for the "Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo" for the past 15 years along with working on such events as "The Essence Awards," "The NAACP Image Awards ,"The Black Movie Awards T.V. Show" along 
with several other projects.

H e r company specializes in working with non-profit organizations to develop and produce signature events, build corporate sponsor rel ationships and assist with fundraising efforts. Currently she is the Founder & Executive Director of the Black BeautyShop Health Foundation as well as Women of Color, Inc. an Events & Entertainment Group. She serves as a National Board Member for the National Council of Negro Women, Inc

Glynn Turman
Emmy Award Winning Actor,  Director & Cowboy  Founding   Event Chair
Turman started his career at the tender age of twelve in the legendary Lorraine Hansberry's landmark Broadway production of "A Raisin in the Sun" with Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee. Glynn has had several 
leading roles on television, but perhaps is best remembered as the staunch 'Colonel Taylor' on the NBC-TV series "A Different World."

In addition to television, Glynn has starred in a number of feature films including the cult classic "Cooley High", "Thomasine and Bushrod", Sahara, Burlesque, Takers, Kings of the Evening, The Obama Effect, Super 8 and Bone Deep. He has been seen on HBO's hit show "The Wire" and for his role as Alex Sr. on HBO's critically acclaimed series 'In Treatment,' the New York native earned the Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.  Mr. Turman is currently starring in the hit Showtime Original Series, "House of

Glynn and his wife and his wife Jo-An co-founded and direct a free western style summer camp "Camp Gid D Up" for inner-city and at risk youth since 1992. Attending youth camps as a kid saved him from juvenile delinquency. He is also an accomplished horseman, a real cowboy and rodeo champion. In 1999, Glynn won the state's Regional Team Roping Finals and placed in the top 5 in the National US Team Roping Champion Finals in Oklahoma City. In November 2011 Glynn was inducted into the Western Heritage Multi-Cultural Museum's Hall of Fame in Ft. Worth Texas.


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