Stevie Wonder, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Mike Epps, Jeffery Osborne, Johnny Gill and Roland S. Martin Among Stars Supporting The O’Jays Weekend
Enter Raffle To Win a 2013 Chrysler 300, Motown Edition, Sponsored by UAW and Chrysler Motor Corporation To Raise Money for Scholarships
LAS VEGAS, NV (OCTOBER 4 2013) – The 8th Annual O’Jays Celebrity Scholarship Foundation Weekend will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, Friday, October 25th through Sunday, October 27th. The weekend celebration kicks off with The O’Jays’ members, Eddie Levert, Sr., Walter Williams, Sr. And Eric Nolan Grant hosting an exciting weekend of events including; a Masquerade Ball, All-Star Concert and Celebrity Golf Tournament.
The Masquerade Ball on Friday, October 25th will be held at the TW Theater and Event Center located at 3765 Las Vegas Blvd and hosted by Civil Rights Icon and Entrepreneur Danny Bakewell, and, Author and Fitness Guru, Donna Richardson Joyner with special guests Shirley Murdock and Zapp. The party continues on Saturday, October 26th with The O’Jays Benefit Concert hosted by Earvin “Magic” Johnson and The O’Jays to include celebrities such as Stevie Wonder, Jeffery Osborne, Johnny Gill, comedian Mike Epps, Roland S. Martin and more.
The annual O’Jays Scholarship Fund Celebrity Golf Tournament will be played at the Las Vegas National Golf Club on Sunday, October 27th. The weekend will conclude with the Scholarship Awards Banquet immediately following with Keynote Speaker Steve Perry. Tickets are available for all events at www.ojaysfoundation.org. Fans are encouraged to enter into the $5 raffle drawing for a chance to win a 2013 Chrysler 300 Motown Edition (www.ojaysfoundation.org). The winning raffle will be drawn on October 27th and the proceeds will go toward the scholarship fund (you do not have to be present to win). To purchase car raffle tickets, visit; http://www.ojaysfoundation.org/#!chrysler-300
“Education is an issue that impacts all of us,.Educated citizens make better neighbors, responsible community members, parents and employees. We have an obligation to assist every young adult in acquiring the knowledge and skill-set necessary to be well prepared and to reach their full potential” states Eddie Levert, Sr., Co-Founder, The O’Jays.
With tremendous growth of the organization over the past nine years, the goal is to make this weekend the most successful weekend of the foundation’s history. The O’Jays foundation has currently helped to raise approximately one million dollars to date.
This year’s Sponsors include
UAW (United Auto Workers), Chrysler Motor Corporation, Southwest Airlines, BET Network, Soul Train Holdings and Beasley Broadcasting.
The O’Jays Foundation
The O’Jays Foundation was founded in 2005 by Eddie Levert and Walter Williams of the O’Jays. The goal of the organization is to continue their legacy of helping the community. The purpose of O’Jays Foundation is to strengthen the community and provide opportunities by empowering the youth through education.
For more event information visit; www.OjaysFoundation.org.
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