The Beauty In / Beauty out (BIBO) Tour made a BIG splash in fabulous Las Vegas! The awards show was held on Saturday, November 15, 2014, at the amazing Dal Toro Ristorante Italiano in the famous Palazzo Hotel located on the Las Vegas Strip. Dal Toro is known for its great Italian food, luxury cars and chic and stylish décor. This was the first time the BIBO Tour came to Las Vegas and BIBO Tour Founder, Traci S. Campbell, was excited to bring the Tour to this city and honor the beautiful women who are making a difference in the lives of many on the West Coast. The awards ceremony was previously held in Chicago, IL on October 11, 2014.
The Master of Ceremonies was Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Barlow with Tiffany Murphy of Fox 5 News Las Vegas serving as Co-Host. Award presenters for BIBO Tour Las Vegas included local celebrities and media representatives such as: Former NFL Player Vernon Fox, of the San Diego Chargers – now a professional motivational speaker, KDWN AM 720 Reporter, Blogger and 105.7 FM Radio Personality Desiree Peeples, CNN News Editor and celebrity interviewer Joe Sutton, Kelly Rossi of the Maloof Companies, and Fabiola Marzano, Evening Reporter for MundoFox 34 News Las Vegas.
Founded in 2012, the BIBO Tour celebrates “real beauty” and “real role models”. Real women are awarded the Reflection Award trophy for their accomplishments. Award categories and honors are given to exceptional women in areas such as education, military service, media and entertainment, politics, nonprofit work, and community service just to name a few. The goal is to bring attention to women in local communities who are truly worthy of recognition for their hard work and efforts while having a positive impact on the media and future generations as well.
This year, the BIBO tour recognized incredible women in Las Vegas who have earned the distinction of Honoree recognition: Producer and Actress Yennifer Behrens of Los Angeles; TV correspondent and Speaker Cheryl Truesdale; CBS News 8 Anchorwoman Dayna Roselli; Veteran Actress and Advocate of Women’s Health (working against eating disorders) Barbara Niven, also of Los Angeles; Sexual abuse survivor and Women’s Advocate Annie Lobert; and Educator and Child Advocate Sherri Gahn.
Also honored at BIBO Las Vegas also included the following nominees: community volunteer Vicki Robinson; Galit Rozen of the ShadeTree organization; Kelly McMahon, volunteer with Canine Assistants; former runway model Dale Cooke Cooper, owner of A Little Bling by Dale; community servant Paula Pressley; and the Starlet Award Nominee Sianna Nelson, Miss Clarke County Nevada.
The BIBO Tour was presented by C.H.A.M.P. Community Project, a 501(c) (3) organization, which provides self-development and self-empowerment educational programs focused on the emotional and mental well-being of adults and teens living in single-parent environments. Both organizations were founded by author, motivational speaker, and radio host Traci S. Campbell.