Germany Kent Honored in Mississippi with Her Own Day and Presented Multiple Awards

Germany Kent Honored in Mississippi with Her Own Day and Presented Multiple Awards

The acclaimed author was honored and recognized by several organizations for her notable professional achievements and humanitarian work.

Los Angeles, CA – The ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Eta Theta Omega Chapter and the Les Modernettes Social Club co-hosted a homecoming celebration event for hometown celebrity Germany Kent.
The well-attended reception, which was held at the William Alexander Percy Memorial Library in Greenville, was a public acknowledgement of the many successes Kent has had in her distinguished career.

The beloved influential media personality, who is an actress, producer, hope guru, entertainment journalist, social activist, and philanthropist was welcomed home by her closest friends, family, and dignitaries. Kent, also well known locally by her birth name Evelyn LaShawn Palmer, was showered with gifts and awards.

Kent was given one of the highest honors bestowed upon a civilian when she was awarded her own day. The Honorable Mayor Errick D. Simmons presented Kent with a proclamation on behalf of the city proclaiming June 20, 2017, as “Germany Kent Day” in the City of Greenville.

During the celebration, Kent received a “Lifetime Community Service Award” from the Eta Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, which was presented by the Chapter’s president Mary Hardy.

The prestigious Les Modernettes Social Club honored Kent with a “Legacy Award,” which was presented by Betty Coleman. Kent’s late grandmother, Evelyn R. Palmer, was one of the original founders of the organization. Les Modernettes president Dr. Elmertha Burton was in attendance, as well as other elected city officials and prominent community leaders

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