Grand Prairie NAACP to hold its 33rd Annual Scholarship Gala on March 20


Join Us for the NAACP Grand Prairie Scholarship Gala on March 20, 2020

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The Details

You’re invited to join us and other visionary leaders, educators, innovators, and entrepreneurs across industries and the community, as a Diversity & Inclusion Sponsor, Partner, or participant, at the 33rd Annual NAACP Grand Prairie Freedom Fund Scholarship Gala.

The Gala will benefit local students with scholarships for the advancement of education, and will be held Friday, March 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., at Ruthe Jackson Center, 3113 S. Carrier Pkwy., Grand Prairie, Texas, 75052.


Prepare to arrive early at 6:00 p.m. to experience the Happy Hour Networking Reception, Silent Auction, and Vendors. The Gala will continue with dynamic speakers, dinner and entertainment!

Time: Mixer ~ Networking and Silent Auction/Vendor Table at 6:00pm – 6:45pm

Scholarship Gala: 7:00 P. M. (Doors Open 6:45 P. M.)

Location: The Ruthe Jackson Center,  3113 S. Carrier Pkwy Grand Prairie, Texas

Emcee: Cheryl Smith, National Association of Black Journalists

DJ: Matthew Redic Entertainment ~ DaMone Jones (Comedian) & Featuring LottoMuzik Hip Hop Artist Oklahoma

Ticket Price: $50.00; NAACP Members $30.00

Contact: Dexter Coleman, Co-Chairman Freedom Fund at (469) 744-4705 or Col Tom Smith (US Army RET) 214-207-7910. Tickets may also be purchased on Eventbrite.

Sponsored by Spring Creek Barbeque, Stripe Zones, Grand Prairie Parks & Recreation, Coca-Cola Company


Keynote Speaker Kristen Geez

Keynote Speaker: Kristen Geez is the creator of Advising Generation Z (AGZ), a non-profit social skills mentoring program that provides misguided students with safe places to develop through programs in 11 school districts and 4 municipal courts across North Texas. AGZ is broken into two programs: Lipstick Ready for ladies and Shepherds of Healing for guys. AGZ is aided by a digital series called AdvisingGenz with exercises and testimonials that help students navigate life’s difficulties. Kristen is a TEDx Speaker, a Brand Ambassador for Women That Soar and the Special Projects Contractor for Tarrant County Community College. Kristen holds a BS in Ethical Leadership, an MEd in Leadership & Development and will begin pursuing her Doctoral Degree in degree in Leadership and Learning Specialization in Organizational Leadership in the fall of 2020.

We’re still seeking sponsors, so if you’re interested, call Dexter Coleman, Co-Chairman of the Freedom Fund at (469) 744-4705 or Col Tom Smith (US Army RET) at 214-207-7910.

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