Photo Flash: Meredith Vieira, Jeremy Jordan, Kelli O'Hara and More Attend 2014 SAY Gala
Joining the SAY (The Stuttering Association for the Young) Kids & Teens were: Taro Alexander (SAY Founder and President), Noah Cornman (SAY Executive Director), Everett BRADLEY, Meredith Vieira (host), John Sculley (honoree), past honorees: Dr. Alan Rabinowtiz, Ken Roberson, Bill Withers, featuring David Alan Basche & Alysia Reiner, Rachel Dratch, Jeremy Jordan, Jesse L. Martin, Kelli O'Hara, Gloria Reuben, Krysta Rodriguez, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Fisher Stevens, and more.
The evening celebrated the courage of people who stutter - more than 70 million globally, including 5% of all children - and honor individuals whose stories and achievements continue to inspire people worldwide. The organization will debut its new name, SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young embracing its vision that every voice matters and pledging increased support for children who stutter.
About John Sculley: John Sculley, legendary former Pepsi-Cola Company CEO, recruited by Steve Jobs, was Apple CEO when the Macintosh computer was introduced and desktop publishing changed-the-world. During Mr. Sculley's tenure at Apple, the Mac became the largest selling PC worldwide and revenues increased by more than 1,000%. Today Mr. Sculley is regarded as a world-class public speaker who inspires people who stutter globally.
About SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young (formerly Our Time), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, believes that every voice matters and provides innovative programming that helps young people who stutter discover their own unique voices, building confidence and communication skills. Young people from all socioeconomic backgrounds enjoy access to our programming and in 2014 alone, more than $400,000 in financial aid is being provided to families in need. Learn more about SAY at www.SAY.Org.
Photo Credit: Mikiodo
Meredith Vieira and John Sculley
Taro Alexander and John Sculley