Jamaican entertainers Etana, Agent Sasco, Christopher Martin and Isha Bel have been booked to appear on the virtual fundraising gala hosted by the Jamaica Howard College Affinity Community (JHUAN).
The celebration, which will be held on Saturday, Oct ten, aims to increase funds to support Jamaican pupils of Howard College during the COVID-19 pandemic.
JHUAN, which has disbursed US$one hundred ten,000 in scholarships to thirteen students since 2018, outlined the will need for the second once-a-year HUes of Blue Scholarship Fundraiser, inspite of the fact that courses are shifting into the virtual house.
Donald B. Christian, JHUAN chairman, mentioned, “Although courses will be remote, this year’s tuition bills continue being, so our pupils will need now, a lot more than at any time, our unwavering assist. Because our inception in 2018, JHUAN has supported pupils by way of mentorship growth and money administration classes.”
In endorsing the celebration, Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks, reported: “Historically, Howard has been a university of preference for thousands of Jamaicans, lots of of whom have remained to get the job done in the Washington metropolitan location. And those people who have returned to the island have performed extremely properly skillfully.”
Tickets to the live performance are US$seventy five each individual and contain a Zoom cocktail-reception practical experience, which guarantees to be entertaining and interactive. The celebration will get less than way at six p.m. (EDT).
Guests are invited to wear their favourite hue of blue and to hear to persuasive stories from past JHUAN scholarship recipients.