UNCF Launches Mayors Masked Ball to Benefit EWU

Shown at the event (L-R) are Dr. and Mrs. Charles Moreland, Mayor Lenny Curry, Edward Waters University First lady Tyciee Faison and husband Zachary Faison, Jr., J.D.
Dr. Johnetta Cole and Kiaira Nixon

Jacksonville joined the list of progressive cities last week with the inaugural Jacksonville Mayor’s Masked Ball, a premier fundraising event, at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. More than 500 corporate partners, educators, religious leaders and community influencers attended the event. Co-hosting festivities were the honorable Mayor Lenny Curry and EWU President Dr. A Zachary Faison, Jr., who collaborated on the gala.  Proceeds benefited Jacksonville’s very own historically black college or university (HBCU), Edward Waters University.

Councilman Sam Newby and Robert Davis

The evenings highlights which raised thousands included a silent auction, honors to Jacksonville’s own HBCU legend Dr. Johnetta Cole, live music and food. Edward Waters University is the oldest HBCU in the state of Florida.


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