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Published on December 19, 2018 by Sonya's Spotlight

UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball Atlanta Brings out A-List Dignitaries, Features Infectious Entertainment by Bell Biv DeVoe and Raises Funds for UNCF

1,200 guests from the greater metro Atlanta community, along with nationally- acclaimed celebrities including, recording artists, entertainers and public officials attended the UNCF 35th Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis December 15, 2018. Founded 35 years ago by Mrs. Billye S. Aaron and former Mayor Andrew Young during his first administration, the Mayor’s Masked Ball is the AtlantaRegional office’s signature fundraising activity and the city’s premier holiday event. The program was supported by major corporate partners and friends of UNCF. Hosted by The Honorable Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor, City of Atlanta Dr. Michael L. Lomax, President and CEO, UNCF Justine Norman Boyd – Regional Development Director Mrs. Billye Aaron and Ambassador Andrew Young.

Highlights of UNCF 35th Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball

Masked Award
Ted Blum, Greenburg Tarig Rodney Bullard – Home DepotWendy Stewart – Bank of America

Rashan Ali, TV One’s Sister Circle, Host

Bell Biv Devoe – Featured Entertainment

Rene Miller – Red-Carpet Host

Clark Atlanta University Jazz Orchestra – VIP Masked Reception and Dinner

Red Carpet Photo-Ops, VIP Masked Reception, General Reception and Silent Auction, The “MASKED” Ball

  • Parade of Stars & Dignitaries
  • Elegant Dinner
  • LIVE AUCTION and “Fund The Mission” Appeal
  • Presentation of Masked Awards
  • Dancing and Live Entertainment Bell Biv DeVoe1,200 guests
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms with her husband, Derek Bottoms

 

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Dr. Michael L. Lomax, President and CEO, UNCF, Ambassador Andrew Young, Carolyn Young, Billye Aaron, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Derek Bottoms

 

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BBD – Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell and Ronnie DeVoe with Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Derek Bottoms

 

Diane Larche poses with Jermaine Dupri, who donated $50,000 during the fund to mission at the 35th Annual UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball.

Diane Larche’ of Larche’ Communications LLC (Publicist for the UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball) poses with Jermaine Dupri, who pledged $50,000 during the fund to mission at the 35th Annual UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball.

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Sonya’s Spotlight Publisher, Sonya Jenkins

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Justin Boyd, Regional Development Director for the Atlanta Region of UNCF, glows in her mask with guest

 

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Singer Peabo Bryson with his wife, Tanya Boniface Bryson

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Rapper and Actor Ludacris, Diane Larche’ of Larche’ Communications LLC (Publicist for the UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball) and Comedian & Actor Chris Tucker

 

Chris Tucker and Jarneen Brown

Chris Tucker and Jarneen Brown

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Dr. Michael L. Lomax, Ronnie DeVoe, Shamari DeVoe, Mayor Keisha Bottoms, Derek Bottoms

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2 Chainz and his wife, Kesha Ward

 

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Photos by Kathy Eastman

 

Coverage by Sonya Jenkins

Coverage by Sonya Jenkins Publisher & Editor of Sonya’s Spotlight Web Mag – HAPPY HOLIDAYS

 

#UNCFATLANTA

PHOTOS by Kathy Eastman

WATCH SONYA JENKINS’ VIDEO BLOG – INCLUDES SNIPPETS OF PERFORMANCE BY BELL BIV DEVOE  (BBD) & MORE!

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