- Date/time: August 26th
The Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club is back at the one and only Fabulous Fox Theatre for a star-studded benefit featuring the smooth sounds of 16-time GRAMMY nominated singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brian McKnight and Soul Train Music Award Winner Ginuwine.
In addition to the great entertainment, funds support a vital cause, Mathews-Dickey’s strategic efforts to Build Together, Win Together by creating community alliances to close the achievement gap among young people through scholar-athletics.
The evening kicks off at 7 p.m. with a crisp one-hour awards show named in honor of the organization’s Co-Founder Martin Luther Mathews. There, everyone is invited to celebrate the achievements of high-performing young people, dedicated volunteers and generous members of the community and hear from CEO Wendell Covington, Jr. Then, it’s time for an unforgettable serenade featuring two chart-topping R&B artists.
VIP seating with 5 p.m. dinner at $200 and corporate sponsorship tables of 10 ONLY AVAILABLE at www.mathews-dickey.com and 314.679.5228.
The concert is the culmination of the 2nd Annual Family Reunion Weekend. On August 25, the organization presents the Hoopin’ & Hollerin’ | Basketball, Hip-Hop & Comedy Live at Center Court at its 4245 N. Kingshighway headquarters. The event, which kicks off at 5 p.m., features high school All-Star games and comedy shows by MTV Wild N Out’s DC Young Fly, Rip Michaels and Spanky Hayes. For more information on this event, visit www.mathews-dickey.com or call 314.679.5228.