Twenty-one beaux will participate in the 20th Biennial Beautillion Ball sponsored by the Jack and Jill of America Columbus, GA Chapter.
The event will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. Tickets are $50 and must be purchased by Dec. 8.
The young men participating are Clyde Albright, Austin Baker, Bryce Boston, Myles Collier, Colby Edmond, Garrek Fuller, Nicholas Hallet, Desmond Hamm, Jr., Andrew Jackson, Brandon Mahone, John Malone, Jerry Santiago, John Andrew Sims, Robert Tillman, Aundre Turner, Jourdan Watson, Jalen Wiley, Deondrae Williams, Jalen Williams, Jason Williams and Kysmen Wood.
They have participated in numerous clinics since the beginning of the year focused on team-building, leadership and community service.
“Jack and Jill of America, Inc., is a membership organization of mothers with children ages 2-19, dedicated to nurturing future African-American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty,” organizers wrote in a news release issued to the media. “... Please come out and support these young men.”
For more information or to purchase tickets, email Colgabeautillion2017@yahoo.com or go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jack-and-jill-columbus-ga-chapter-beautillion-ball-tickets-39537828710