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Albany Georgia– “This couple is the epitome of ministry leaders, serving their community through the church and offering of humanitarian aid, it is a honor to recognize them in such a time as this.”
The gold star statuettes will be formally presented September 15, 2018 at the beautiful JS Venue Plus, Morrow Ga. The advisory team is a distinguished panel of pastors, film producer, and authors, music and media expert.

“Being selected as a leader presents a great opportunity to create a buzz in the media and throughout the industry, bringing honoree’s front and center among potential clients and partners.” said founder Dr. LaVerne Adekunle.

Philanthropist, Designer, Singer, Humanitarian, and Apostle Ida Austin is a native Albanian, born to the late Reverend Jerry and Annie Carr. She was saved, sanctified, and Holy Ghost filled back in the 50’s under the ministry of Apostle Isaiah Revills. She traveled for years with “Isaiah Vision Ministry.” They traveled to Kenya, East Africa back in 1973, in the 80’s they went to The West Indies of Haiti crusading for Christ. During the early teenage years, God’s call was on her life. She was called by God to the Evangelistic Ministry back in the 60’s. She felt the Abrahamic call of God to further the ministry into outreach, with a God given name “Pot of Gold Outreach Ministry “located in Quitman, Georgia under both, her and Pastor leading. These Pastors run their ministry and non-profit humanitarian services with the help of World Vision International and NAEIR Gifts-In-Kind Programs.

She went to Albany technical college for Custom Dressmaking and Alterations, Drapery and Slipcovering, and received a certificate for Computer Fundamentals 1. She also received a certificate in “Basic Modeling” under “Millie Lewis Modeling School of Albany” in 1991. She graduated from Troy University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Apostle Calvin Austin is a 20 years Army SSG retiree. He is presently a student at Liberty University where he is working on his Bachelor of Science Degree in “Religion!” he will also be retiring from the Albany fire department where he worked over 21 years as “Senior Firefighter!”

About Us:

Extraordinary People Awards is one of the most prestigious diverse International awards the organization bestows. It honors the recipient’s lifetime of achievements, humanitarian aid, volunteerism and contributions made in global communities. The honorees are chosen by the advisory team and from members comprised of authors, artist, entrepreneurs, ministers and community service leaders. LA Expose’ is a non-profit organization hosting Extraordinary People Awards to honor and identify some of the most gifted and talented individuals including humanitarian efforts.

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