MGM National Harbor furthers its commitment to diversity and inclusion by sponsoring a “Seniors Night Out Celebration”

Online PR News – 26-August-2014 – OXON HILL, MD - August 22, 2014 – The 2014 Excellence In Christian Music Academy (ECMA) ( welcomes MGM National Harbor ( as its Title Sponsor for the third year in a row. Title Sponsorship by MGM National Harbor affords senior citizens the opportunity to be a VIP guest of the Excellence In Christian Music Academy at the “Seniors Night Out Celebration” during its Gala on October 11, 2014 beginning at 5 o’clock in the evening. The celebration will take place at TheARC DC, 1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE, Washington, District of Columbia. This year’s theme will pay tribute to “A Musical Legacy of Excellence.”

Sponsorship by MGM National Harbor allows ECMA to continue its contribution to its senior neighbors where music transcends to all, regardless of barriers, to offer a sense of inclusiveness. During the celebration, ECMA will honor seniors. ECMA will assign a VIP Liaison to receive seniors and ensure they have access to needs, which may, physically, be outside of their grasp. Senior guests and fans of independent music will relish in excellence and delight in performances by Award-Winning Gospel Artists such as John Tillery & Living Sacrifice and Robert E. Person. Highly-celebrated Hip Hop Artist, Blaze,will briefly forgo travels across the US and abroad to grace the ECMA stage. Blaze journeys to military installations where she ushers in music. Pastor and Artist, Angela Donadio, is purposed to worship for a cause while Inspirational Singer-Songwriter Artist, TolumiDE, will deliver a performance of soulful sounds. Music lovers of all ages will cling to new independent music by 14 year old Contemporary Christian Artist, Mara Suggs, among many others.

“The Excellence In Christian Music Academy embraces partnership with MGM National Harbor. It advances our philanthropy efforts of diversity and community, and allows music to reach.“ - Henry Harris, CEO/Founder, Excellence In Christian Music Academy
The MGM National Harbor (, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, is a $925 million dollar, 1 million square foot construction project with plans of completion in 2016. MGM National Harbor will then operate its fully appointed luxury hotel with world-class spa, restaurants inspired by local and celebrity chefs, reflective pool/ice skating rink and its casino under the MGM Resorts International brand, around its core values of diversity and its “Inspiring Our World” Corporate Social Responsibility Program. Diversity, a key priority for MGM Resorts, helps to foster creativity and adds to the rich cultural mix in the communities in which MGM National Harbor will thrive.

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ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL - ( - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company also owns 51% of MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau Resort and Casino and is in the process of developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50% of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort and Casino.

ABOUT ECMA - ( - Established in 2011, The Excellence In Christian Music Academy (ECMA) is a platform of unique approach that recognizes the accomplishments of Independent Christian Music Artists, throughout the United States, in their respective genres, to include Gospel. ECMA encourages growth and expansion of its artists, their service, and their forward progression in the music industry. ECMA represents a new era of merit in the training, education and development of music artists. Henry Harris, Excellence In Christian Music Academy Founder/CEO, Community Activist and former President of the Stellar Awards Gospel Music Academy Advisory Board (SAGMA).