Benita's Blog

Essential Worker of the Week: Valencia Morrow, MSW 

Essential Worker of the Week:  Today, I’d like to acknowledge Valencia Morrow, MSW, Social Worker-Medical from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Thank you for your service!

About the song, Unsung Heroes:

Unsung Heroes by Benita Charles is an inspirational, heartfelt song full of positive vibes. The uplifting message of hope is a tribute to all the essential/frontline workers who are making a difference for the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic. We are forever indebted to them for their service and courage!

Unsung Heroes by Benita Charles is now available on all music and streaming platforms! Now playing on Mint Wave Radio, Nu Media Tech Radio and Heaven600 on iHeart Radio. 🎙

https://benitacharlesmusic.hearnow.com/unsung-heroes

 

 

Happy 4th of July! 

Dear Friends:  

 

I wish all my family, friends and fans a safe and wonderful 4th of July holiday! May you have an enjoyable day with family and friends. It's a great day to celebrate our American independence.  

 

A special thanks to all those who have served and who are serving our country. We thank you for your service. 

 

Much Love,  

 

Benita Charles Music  

 

"Spreading love through music for your inspiration and entertainment!" 

 

http://benitacharles.com

 

 

Happy Birthday to Me! 

Truly Blessed: I am so grateful to God for another year of life and for all the wonderful people in my life. That includes You! A special thanks for all the birthday messages today!

Of course, the love of my life always makes it special! I love you, Ed Holley! Happy Birthday to me!

Thanks to all my fans for your continued love and support! I am so grateful for you!

 

Happy Birthday to Me! Yum!

 

 

 

 

New Performance Alert: Make Music New York - 6/21/21 

In celebration of the first day of summer, NY-vocalist, Benita Charles will present a special concert for the 15th annual Make Music New York festival on Thursday, June 21, 2021 for a live broadcast on Facebook Live. Showtime: 7:00 pm.  https://www.facebook.com/BenitaCharlesMusic 

At the show, Ms. Charles will present all original music from her Moments In Love CD, her singles, Never Ever Give Up and Unsung Heroes as well as new music! 

The show will also feature musicians, Peter Archer on guitar and Cheo Rodriguez on percussions.  

For more information about Benita Charles, visit: http://benitacharles.com 

“I’m looking forward to performing with the band again and bringing the love and music to the people! With the magic of the internet, we can literally bring it to the world!” – Benita Charles 

About Make Music New York: 

Make Music New York is a live, free musical celebration across the city that takes place each June 21st, the longest day of the year. On that day, hundreds of public spaces throughout the five boroughs become impromptu stages for over 5,000 free concerts. 

For more information about Make Music New York, visit: http://makemusicny.org 

*** Join us for an evening of great music, entertainment and good times! *** 

Performance Details: 

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 7:00 pm 

Make Music New York 2021 

The Benita Charles Trio 

Live Broadcast on Facebook Live! 

https://www.facebook.com/BenitaCharlesMusic

 

 

 

 

New Performance Alert: Hunts Point Fish Parade on Juneteenth - 6/19/21 

Benita Charles to perform a special set at the Hunts Point Fish Parade in the Bronx on June 19th (Juneteenth) at 2:10 pm.

Benita will perform her original music, including her latest single, Unsung Heroes. This inspiring song is a tribute to the Essential Workers who work so hard everyday to keep us safe during the pandemic. She will perform other favorites from her Moments in Love CD and debut new music.

Join us a a fun day of music, food and great vibes on the water front! 

Location: 

Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 2:10 pm

THE POINT’s Riverside Campus for Arts and The Environment 

1391 Lafayette Ave 
Bronx, NY 10474

https://thepoint.org/fish-parade

 

 

 

 

 

Essential Worker of the Week: Regina Hicks 

Essential Worker of the Week: Today, I’d like to acknowledge Regina Hicks, a Monitor Tech at University Hospital and Author, Songwriter, Community Outreach Activist from Augusta, Georgia. Thank you for your service! 

About Regina Hicks

Regina is a Monitor Tech at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.  She is also an author of the book, Waking Up on Purpose and a songwriter. 

She also has an Outreach Ministry where she distributes her "Hope Bags" to those in need in the community. The bag contains face masks, hand sanitizers, snacks, and mouth wash. She also keeps clothes and shoes in the trunk of her car that people can select from as well. 

About the song, Unsung Heroes: 

Unsung Heroes by Benita Charles is an inspirational, heartfelt song full of positive vibes. The uplifting message of hope is a tribute to all the essential/frontline workers who are making a difference for the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

We are forever indebted to them for their service and courage! 

Unsung Heroes by Benita Charles is now available on all music and streaming platforms! 

Now playing on Mint Wave Radio, Nu Media Tech Radio and Heaven600 on iHeart Radio. 🎙 

https://benitacharlesmusic.hearnow.com/unsung-heroes

 

 

Essential Worker of the Week: Shara Ruffin 

Essential Worker of the Week: Today, I’d like to acknowledge Shara Ruffin, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thank you for your service in Mental Health! We honor you in Mental Health Awareness Month. 

About Shara Ruffin, LCSW, ACSW

Shara an independently licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Lock Haven University and a master’s degree in social work from Howard University School of Social Work. She provides therapeutic support to enhance the lives of others through her specializations in grief, personality disorders, family trauma, compassion fatigue, military counseling, mindfulness mediation, ADHD and anxiety. Shara also is a Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider. Shara currently is building her private practice, ‘ Holistic Healing Journey’ and her wellness consulting company called: ‘Journey To Licensure’ where she supports social workers through their licensure examinations combined with wellness coaching. 

About the song, Unsung Heroes: 

Unsung Heroes by Benita Charles is an inspirational, heartfelt song full of positive vibes. The uplifting message of hope is a tribute to all the essential/frontline workers who are making a difference for the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

We are forever indebted to them for their service and courage! 

Unsung Heroes by Benita Charles is now available on all music and streaming platforms! 

Now playing on Mint Wave Radio, Nu Media Tech Radio and Heaven600 on iHeart Radio. 🎙 

https://benitacharlesmusic.hearnow.com/unsung-heroes

 

Honoring our Veterans on Memorial Day!  

Happy Memorial Day! 

Today, we acknowledge the brave men and women in the armed services who serve our country. Thank you for your service! 

We remember those who sacrificed their lives for our country. We will never forget their courage! 

Because of you, we enjoy our freedom everyday.  

We are forever grateful for service!!

Essential Worker of the Week: McArthur Glaze 

Essential Worker of the Week: Today, I’d like to acknowledge McArthur Glaze, a Speaker, Consultant, Trainer - Youth & Prison Ministries in Dallas, Texas. ( www.mcarthurglaze.com). Thank you for your service in Mental Health! We honor you in Mental Health Awareness Month.

About the song, Unsung Heroes: Unsung Heroes by Benita Charles is an inspirational, heartfelt song full of positive vibes. The uplifting message of hope is a tribute to all the essential/frontline workers who are making a difference for the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic. We are forever indebted to them for their service and courage!

Unsung Heroes by Benita Charles is now available on all music and streaming platforms! Now playing on Mint Wave Radio, Nu Media Tech Radio and Heaven600 on iHeart Radio. 🎙

https://benitacharlesmusic.hearnow.com/unsung-heroes

 

 

Essential Worker of the Week: Cordelia Gaffar 

Essential Worker of the Week:

 

Today, I’d like to acknowledge Cordelia Gaffar, an Emotions Transformation Coach and Author in Washington, D.C. We are grateful for you. Thank you for your service in Mental Health! We honor you in Mental Health Awareness Month. 

About the song, Unsung Heroes: 

Unsung Heroes by Benita Charles is an inspirational, heartfelt song full of positive vibes. The uplifting message of hope is a tribute to all the essential/frontline workers who are making a difference for the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

We are forever indebted to them for their service and courage! 

Unsung Heroes by Benita Charles is now available on all music and streaming platforms! 

Now playing on Mint Wave Radio, Nu Media Tech Radio and Heaven600 on iHeart Radio. 🎙 

https://benitacharlesmusic.hearnow.com/unsung-heroes/