The 2nd Annual Mother’s Day Celebration – presented by Events Entertainment LLC at the Paradise Entertainment Center – also served as a 73rd birthday celebration for Clift Dates – the founder of CDA Security and a co-founder of the Memphis Police Association. Dates arrived at the event with his business partner, boxing promoter Langston “Lank The King” Hampton Jr. (left), whose next big event is the Memphis Bicentennial Beatdown at the FedExForum on Friday. (Photo: George W. Tillman Jr.)