Guild Jazz Brunch Fundraiser
Peoria, IL—Multiple Grammy Award-Winner and legendary soulful songstress, Regina Belle will be a special guest at Tri-County Urban League’s 13th Annual Black and White Gala on April 20, 2013 at the Peoria Civic Center Ballroom. Proceeds of the fundraiser will benefit programs of the Urban League.
Silent Auction & Social Hour—5:30 p.m.
$125 per person ($150 after April 9th)
$1,000 for a table of 8
$1,250 for a table of 10
$40 (concert only)
The event is open to the public. To become an event sponsor or to purchase individual tickets, visit www.tcpul.com or call: 309.672.4354 to purchase dinner tickets. Concert only tickets are on sale at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com or call: 1-800-745-300 to charge by phone.
About Tri-County Urban League, Inc: Established in 1965, Tri-County (Peoria) Urban League’s mission is to advance the regional economy and quality of life in Central Illinois by promoting education and improving the employability skills, self-sufficiency, and social well-being of African Americans and people in need.
About Regina Belle: The legendary soulful songstress is a four-time Grammy Award winning R&B /Pop performer who rose to fame with a series of popular hits which include ‘Make It Like It Was’, ‘If I Could’, ‘Dream In Color’ and ‘A Whole New World’ (with Peabo Bryson, featured on Disney’s soundtrack of Aladdin). Family and church are central to her life. She is married with children to John S. Battle III, a senior pastor at New Shield of Faith Ministries in Atlanta, where she is a minister of music.
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Portrait of Frank Campbell, unveiled during the 2012 Black and White Gala.The portrait was painted by Bill Hardin, a local artist and president of Hardin Signs.