Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 1, 2007
Quincy Jones, 27-time GRAMMY® winner and the ambassador of The Recording Academy®'s 50th Celebration, received the GRAMMY Foundation®'s Leadership Award in recognition of a lifetime of commitment and dedication to social, cultural, economic and educational issues spanning the globe. Mr. Jones, along with a star-studded list of performers and attendees, received a "Green & Glitzy" gift bag created by Madison & Mulholland.
As one of the original leaders in celebrity gifting, Madison & Mullholland is embracing eco-friendly products and introducing to celebrities a new wave of socially conscious companies. Those gifted include: David Foster, Patti Austin, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Gloria Estefan, James Ingram, Patti LaBelle, John Legend, Kanye West, and Nancy Wilson.
"Madison & Mulholland is recognizing the music industry's commitment to social responsibility and supports eco-friendly products," says company CEO, Jane Ubell-Meyer. "We try and select interesting products that embrace the new eco-economy. We have always been dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and small independent business owners and now we are proud to be one of the first companies to embrace and expand our celebrity gifts by working with companies who are doing their part to help save the earth."
The "Green & Glitzy" Gift Bag included:
For the "Green": Col de Mar; Gecko Traders; Guylian Belgian Chocolates; Luggage Express gift certificates; Empire/CLS Green car service; Motherboard Gifts' recycled clock; baby clothing from My Conservation Baby; Rodale Press' The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook; Seaside Naturals; Simple® bag and shoes; Soy Basics candle; Suds in a Bucket; Terra Plana footwear and
LaCoupe orgnx hair products.
For the "Glitzy": A stay in The Villa at the WestlakeVillage Inn; Fluorescent Acrylic Luggage Tags by Acryliglo Designs, Lady Lanell's Original Swarovski Sandals; Wireless Headsets from Logitech; Hats & Tees from Lucky Stella; Silver charm necklace from Luxe Design; Madison & Mulholland Reading Glasses and Sun-readers; Magnolia Squeezebox; for teens, the novel The Upper Class; Ed Hardy tees; the DVD My Architect; CDs from Anthony Hamilton Ain't Nobody Worryin' ; and Patti Austin's Avant Gershwin; HG Pet products; fine and funky jewelry from Twisted Silver and the most fabulous one-piece swimsuits by Pearl Swimwear.
One of the bags will be auctioned off to raise money to benefit the GRAMMY Foundation. Check eBay for further details.
Jane Ubell-Meyer launched Madison & Mulholland in 2004. The company has always been dedicated to helping companies place products into the hands of celebrities and the media. Ubell-Meyer has worked as a television and film producer in both Hollywood and New York for over 22 years. In addition to celebrity gifting, she is the designer behind Madison & Mulholland eyewear and currently teaches at NY's Fashion Institute of Technology. http://www.madisonandmulholland.com and http://www.celebritygoodies.com
The GRAMMY Foundation was established in 1989 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture -- from the artistic and technical legends of the past to the still unimagined musical breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals. The Foundation accomplishes this mission through programs and activities that engage the music industry and cultural community as well as the general public. The Foundation works in partnership year-round with The Recording Academy to bring national attention to important issues such as the value and impact of music and arts education and the urgency of preserving our rich cultural heritage. For more information, please visit http://www.grammyfoundation.com.