Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri to Co-host Willie Gary Celebrity Scholarship Party during Super Bowl XXXIX
Willie E. Gary and Celebrity Guests Motivate Students During 'Dream Big Dreams' Role Model Day
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Actress/Entertainer Janet Jackson and super producer Jermaine Dupri team up with famed attorney and Chairman of the Black Family Channel, Willie E. Gary, to host the Willie Gary Celebrity Scholarship Party during the Super Bowl XXXIX festivities in Jacksonville, Florida. This star-studded affair will be held Saturday, February 5, 2005 beginning at 9:00 p.m. at the Aetna Building located at 841 Prudential Drive in Jacksonville.
Special invited guests include: Magic Johnson, Bow Wow, Sam Madison, Evander Holyfield, Tommy Ford, Oscar De La Hoya and others who support the mission and fundraising efforts of the Willie E. Gary Classic Foundation. The Black Family Channel is the marquee sponsor for this event. Tickets may be purchased at http://www.ticketannex.com
or by telephone at 866-4MY-TIXS. For general event information please call 904-353-3008.
Many celebrity guests will also be joining Willie E. Gary at the "Dream Big Dreams" Role Model Day at Raines High School, February 4, 2005, in Jacksonville, Florida. Gary hopes to motivate students to strive for academic excellence as they prepare for the FCAT.
"I am extremely proud of the ways in which we are able to positively impact the lives of youth in our communities," stated Gary. "After all, our children are our most valuable resource and it is our duty to invest in their future," Gary continued.
The Willie E. Gary Football Classic is more than a game; it is about the game of life. The organization is dedicated to helping close the education gap, and empowering students with the necessary tools and resources to attain a higher education. Annual programs include: the Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest and luncheon, back to school campaign, Pre-SAT Workshop, and a higher education recruiting fair.