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December 17: Mayor's Masked Ball In Support Of UNCF

2015 Mayor's Masked Ball
L-R are: Dr. Michael L. Lomax, President and CEO, UNCF; The Honorable Kasim Reed, Mayor, City of Atlanta and Mrs. Sarah-Elizabeth Reed and our 32nd Annual Honorary Co-Chairs: Shan Cooper, Vice President/General Manager, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

I spoke with Justine Boyd and Warren Hawkins representing the United Negro College Fund.

Ms. Boyd shares with us the mission of UNCF using their famous slogan "A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste."  She reminds us that research proves that education makes the biggest difference in your earning potential. She speaks to education changing not only the recipient, but the entire family. 

Warren Hawkins the recipient of a UNCF scholarship is a sophomore at Clark Atlanta University in the School of Social Work. He shares with us what receiving the scholarship meant to him and his future aspirations. 

The Mayor's Masked Ball was started 33 years ago by Mayor Andy Young.  Justine Boyd explains that the celebration provides an opportunity to celebrate the season and support a worthy cause. The 2016 Atlanta Mayor's Masked Ball takes place Saturday, December 17, 6:00 p.m. at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

Click the link for more information on the Mayor's Masked Ball

Click the link for more information on the United Negro College Fund

Click the link for more information on the Clark Atlanta School of Social Work