November 6, 2015-Palm Beach Gardens, FL, The Black Republican Caucus of Florida successfully hosted it’s Inaugural Evening of Diamonds & Ice Gala at the world renowned PGA Golf Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Among the attendees were keynote speaker and then Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson, Former Lieutenant Governors Michael Steele (MD) and Jennifer Carroll (FL) along with current Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera (FL). This annual event pays tribute to black republicans whose efforts over the years have kept the advocacy of black republican leadership alive and well. The awards given are Frederick Douglas Lifetime Achievement Award, Jennifer S. Carroll Humanitarian Award and the Chairman’s Award for Excellence. The 2015 Honorees were: Rev. Dr. Frank H. Walters, Jr. (lifetime achievement award), Jim Robertson (humanitarian award), Lois B. Pope (humanitarian award), Mr. Armstrong Williams (chairman’s award).