In an effort to ensure funds will be available for the tutorial program founded by the late Lonnie Jackson, friends and family are having a benefit 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Lonnie Jackson Academy.
Speakers for the event are Superior Court Judges John Allen and Doug Pullen.
Music will be provided by Ed Cox and the Tender Blenders Jazz Quartet.
Tickets are $50.
For more information you may call 706-321-9595, 706-393-3838., or Chairperson Lonya Jackson-Sarden at 706-315-9844.