Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to Host 31st Annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball
Please join the Honorable Kasim Reed, Mayor, City of Atlanta; Dr. Michael L. Lomax, President and CEO, UNCF and Maurice Jenkins, Executive Vice President, National Development, UNCF as they host the 31st annual Mayor’s Masked Ball, one of metropolitan Atlanta’s signature fund raising galas and premiere social events of the holiday season. The 2014 Mayor’s Masked Ball will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2014 7:00p.m.-Midnight at Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atrium Ballroom.
Started 31 years ago by former Mayor Andrew Young and Billye S. Aaron, the Ball is hosted by the city’s current Mayor and is largely supported by local corporate and civic entities. A much anticipated holiday event that raises unrestricted dollars for UNCF’s support for local students, the gala attracts a diverse array of attendees from across the metropolitan area, including local celebrities, dignitaries, civic and elected officials.
UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding 20 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at over 900 colleges and universities across the country. Its logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized motto, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”® Learn more at www.UNCF.org
Marquis Sponsors: The Coca-Cola Company, UPS and Delta Air Lines
Attire: Strictly Formal. Ladies Long Gown and Mask. Gentlemen Black-Tie and Mask.
Tickets may be purchased online at www.uncf.org or call 404 302-8623