Jackson benefit set for Thursday

Combined Communities of Southeast Columbus will host the Lonnie Jackson Benefit at the Lonnie Jackson Academy, 1136 Hunt Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

This annual fundraiser will benefit many community projects that were inspired by Jackson. Speakers will be Superior Court Judges Douglas Pullen and John D. Allen.

Call Michael Armstrong, 706-393-9593, or Lonya Jackson-Sarden, 706-315-9844.