The 13th annual
Saturday, September 23, 2023 4Pm
welcome to The 13th Annual RICE Awards
The Rising in Community Excellence Award is given to individuals who demonstrate keen awareness about community needs and step into the fray, lending a hand and making things better. These citizens have created organizations that serve mankind.
RICE Award nominees are innovative and charitable visionaries who recognize the importance of their presence and contribution to their Community, State and beyond. Nominees are selected by a panel of industry professionals, community leaders and everyday citizens. Each category is about a community leader who has used their position to develop or implement programs that have changed the face of our communities and helped people in innumerable ways. The Carter Unlimited LLC mission for The RICE Awards and their Foundation is simple. “We honor the unsung heroes of the community.” These are 2022 categories in the following industries…
- ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
- BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
- NON-PROFIT OF THE YEAR
- CIVIL SERVANT OF THE YEAR
- HEALTH AND WELLNESS
- THE MONICA KAUFMAN PEARSON OUTSTANDING IN MEDIA AWARD
- MUSIC, ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
- PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR
- INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR
- THE FOUNDERS RISING STAR
- EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
- FOUNDATION OF THE YEAR
- YOUTH ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR
- BEAUTY & FASHION
- 2022 TORCH Awards; Marvin Arrington Jr., Lisa Nicole Cloud, Dr. Sharron J. Brown, Terry Clark and Drew Sewell.
- 2022 Nehemiah Awards (Community Impact): Dr. C. H. Braddy, Dr. Jeremy Tuck, Quincy L. Carswell II, & Bishop J.C. Williams
- 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award: Monica Kaufman Pearson, 50+ Years in Media.