The Fifth Annual Lonnie Jackson Benefit will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center.
Proceeds benefit community programs sponsored by CCSC Inc., formerly the Combined Communities of Southeast Columbus. Speaker for the event the Rev. Michael Biggs Sr., a community activist.
The programs include anti litter and beautification, a year-round tutorial program, cultural diversity awareness, voter registration. the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park and the Korean/Vietnam Wall of Honor.
Tickets $30 for adults; $15 for children. Call 706-321-9596.