Warren Jones Gala Affair to be Held

Warren Jones, Jr.
Warren Jones, Jr.

The Prince Hall Masonic Building Association is proud to announce the Warren Jones Gala Affair to be held August 6, 2011, Savannah Marriott.

There will be a silent auction at 6 p.m., and dinner and dance at 7 p.m. Proceeds will go to the Masonic Building Association.

The annual Gala was named for Warren Jones, Jr. after his death in March. The Savannah native was and active and viable part of the community for many years.

He retired from H-H of Savannah after 42 years of Service as Vice President of Sales. As an active member of St. Mark Baptist Church, he served in many capacities.

His community affiliations include, Hilton Lodge #2 and various Concordant bodies. Past President of Sickle Cell Assoc., Past Financial Treasurer of M. L. K. Jr. Assoc, Board member of NAACP, American Legion Post 500 and RASCI.

ZaDonna Slay, Executive Director of Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will keynote the Gala.

One of Slay’ s priorities in her life is community involvement, with a focus in the field of social service and awareness. Ms. Slay is a 2005 cum laude graduate and President’s Second Mile Award recipient of Savannah State University (SSU) earning her Bachelor’s of Social Work (BSW). The President’s Second Mile Award is the University’s highest award given to a graduating senior who has exemplified stellar and meritorious character and values in both leadership and community service.

She is also a 2006 graduate of the University of South Carolina (USC) where she obtained her Masters in Social Work (MSW) with a concentration in Organizations & Communities through the College of Social Work’s Advanced-Standing Program.

Tickets are $55.00, and my be obtained by contacting one of the following people: Arthur Jackson at (912) 441-1074, Eddie Lee Marsh at (912) 659-8175, or Tiffany Maxwell at (912) 713-5838.

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