The Jackie Robinson Foundation's 2014 ROBIE Awards will be presented at its Annual Awards Dinner on Monday, March 3rd at 6:30 pm at New York's Waldorf=Astoria Hotel. Hosted for the 32nd year by legendary entertainer Bill Cosby, the iconic event pays tribute to individuals who embody the humanitarian ideals of Jackie Robinson and raises funds for the Jackie Robinson Foundation’s model education program and the Jackie Robinson Museum project.
The ROBIE Humanitarian Awards will be presented to Northrop Grumman's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Wesley Bush; Yankee great Mariano Rivera and Sanford I. Weill, Chairman Emeritus of Citigroup.
"The honorees we celebrate have left their imprint on society,” said JRF President and CEO Della Britton Baeza. "They have used their immeasurable talents to foster innovation in their various fields while addressing the needs of our changing communities. As we nurture future innovators, we are proud to introduce this year's honorees as role models to our Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars."
pictured above: l-r:Entertainer Bill Cosby, Northrop Grumman's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Wesley Bush, Yankee great Mariano Rivera, and Chairman Emeritus of Citigroup Sanford I. Weill