VALDOSTA, GA – The Kappa Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will host Bowties & Pearls Scholarship Gala at Mathis City Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m.
The event includes live entertainment by the Valdosta High School jazz band as well as presentations from former scholarship recipients about how the scholarship helped them pursue postsecondary education and ultimately achieve their career goals. Proceeds from ticket sales and sponsors will be used to provide scholarships for deserving high school seniors in the South Georgia and North Florida area. In the past, the scholarship has provided funds for students from Valdosta, Lowndes County, Brooks County and surrounding areas.
Sponsors for the event include: Dr. Brenda Smith, Chick-Fil-A, Rudine’s Bridal Boutique, Central Floral, Mr. B’s IGA, South Georgia Pecan, Wild Adventures, Hunt’s Home Improvement and Lawn Care LLC, Mr. David Troy, Wal-Mart, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, James H. Rainwater Conference Center, Coach Antonio Haynes and Mrs. Ashlee Haynes, National Council of Negro Women Valdosta Lowndes Metro Section, Organized Arts, Jewels for Julie, C.L. Pate Catering and Richardson Studios.
Tickets for the event are $30 each and can be purchased by contacting Felicia Williams at (229) 560-2798. To become a sponsor for the event, please contact Jessica Lewis at (229) 630-1702.