Update: 3/13/2013 1:36 PM CST BY TOM JOYNER FOUNDATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Neil Foote, Foote Communications, LLC
Tom Joyner Foundation to Host ‘Art & Hors d’Oeuvres’ Reception to Raise Money for Florida Memorial University
(Dallas – March 13) As part of its on-going commitment to education and black art, the Tom Joyner Foundation is hosting an “Art & Hors d’Oeuvres” fundraiser to raise money to help students at Florida Memorial University.
The event, brought to you by Tom Joyner, Denny’s and Southstreet Miami, will take place between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, April 5 at the Purvis Young Studio, 255 NW 23rd Street, Miami, Fla. Tickets will cost $50 per person at the door. Presale tickets can be purchased online for $40 (http://tomjoynerfoundation.eventbrite.com/). Presale ends Apr. 3, 2013.
John Solomon Sandridge (http://www.johnsolomonsandridge.com/) will be among the featured artists. Other local artists, alumni, local social, business and civic leaders and members of the local fraternities and sororities are invited to attend.
Florida Memorial is the Foundation’s April School of the Month at which time the university will be part of a nationally publicized fundraising campaign promoted by the Tom Joyner Morning Show, heard in more than 100 markets around the country reaching more than 8 million listeners every week.
The FMU Steel Drum Band and other special guests are scheduled to appear.
About The Tom Joyner Foundation
The Tom Joyner Foundation’s (http://tomjoynerfoundation.org) primary mission is helping to keep students enrolled in Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU’s.) Since 1998, the foundation, chaired by nationally syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner, has raised more than $60 million to help keep students enrolled in black colleges, has assisted more than 25,000 students and worked with more than 100 HBCUs. Throughout the week, the Foundation announces scholarship winners on the nationally syndicated radio show hosted by its founder, Tom Joyner. Each week, separate financial awards are focused on students who are single parents and distinguished male students at each ‘School of the Month’.