Celebrity’s Soul Food & Catering Company presents MESPY’s Appreciation Awards event to celebrate the men and women who coach, mentor and teach Marion County High School athletes in Florida on Saturday, April 2, 2022.

The prestigious award ceremony event will be held from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion in Ocala, Florida.

The special guest speaker for the evening will be Ray Leonard, Jr, son of famed boxer Sugar Ray Leonard. Known to always light a room when he walks in, Ray is a top motivational keynote speaker, radio host, actor and award-winning business executive. He is the co-founder of Launch Team Consulting, Inc., which focuses on diversity, leadership and corporate culture training. He is also the CEO and Co-founder of, the new talent marketplace, launching in Mid-April 2022.


All employee coaches, plus one at MCPS High Schools and St. John, TC, Meadowbrook and OCA are invited.

There will be music, plenty of food and door prizes. Get your tickets today.

“We are excited to honor all of the coaches, mentors and who teach Marion County High School athletes in Florida, said Chief Executive Officer of Celebrity’s Soul Food, Taja Jacobs.” “This is an important event for the community of Marion County and allows us to recognize and show our appreciation to those who serve us and our athletes,” added Alton Cheaves, Chief Opening Officer of Celebrity’s Soul Food.

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