The Drew County Single Parent Scholarship Board is hosting their summer fundraiser, Tea and Talent Show; It’s A Family Affair, on June 1 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Ethel Hawkins Christian Life Center in Monticello.
Award-winning syndicated gospel radio host, Rev. Clarence “JC Loves” Thornton of Little Rock will be the guest host. The show will feature a variety of talent including the Monticello Dance Academy, Trey Hawkins, Gabe Pace, Kim’s Dance Factory, Kirby Merritt, Jonathan Yarbrough, The Brewer Sisters, Korsica Robinson, Kristian Hicks, Nancy Brown and Mary Washington and more. Local “DJ”, Tony Williams, will also be providing musical entertainment.
Tickets for the show and a meal are $5 and can be purchased from any board member. Board members are Vickie Harris, Lou Lambert, Demetrius Thomas, Angela Anderson, Faye Branch, Brenda Jacobs, Clarissa Pace, Rickey Brooks or Sandra Witherspoon. Clarissa Pace may be reached at (870)723-9820 and Lou Lambert may be reached at (870) 723-4590.
All proceeds from the fundraiser will be in support of Drew County single parents and their effort to advance their education. For every $1 raised the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship organization will match it with another $1.60.
Donations are accepted any time of the year. Those wishing to donate may contact one of the board members.