Event Detail

Friday, February 24, 2017

Black History Month Dinner

6 – 9 pm
Special Events

This dinner and awards ceremony feature the presentation of the Larry D. and Brenda A Thompson Award (to artist Larry Walker) and the Lillian C. Lynch Citation (to scholar Althea Natalga Sumpter). Single tickets are sold out but sponsorships, with ticket benefits, are still available. Visit to sponsor and receive guaranteed tickets. Call 706-542-0830 for additional ticket inquiries.

The event is generously sponsored by: Lacy Middlebrooks Camp and Thomas G. Camp; Morgan Stanley Wealth Management; Ms. Valerie Aldridge; Dr. and Mrs. Louis A. Castenell Jr.; C. Becton Ford; Gordhan and Jinx Patel; Kathy Prescott and Grady Thrasher; Kendell and Tony Turner; the UGA Office of Institutional Diversity; the UGA Office of the President; Peg and Norman Wood; Lucy and Buddy Allen; the Athens (GA) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated; Dr. L. Bigelow; Travis and Susie Burch; Sige Burden Jr.; Dr. and Mrs. Mark C. Dawkins; Betsy and Blair Dorminey; Howard and Helen Elkins; Cynthia S. Harbold; Amy and Hank Huckaby; Craig H. Kennedy and Tina Hyvogen; David and Becky Matheny; C. Van and Libby V. Morris; Carl and Marian Mullis; Janet and Alex Patterson; Sarah and Chris Peterson; Denise Ricks; Julie and Ira Roth; Drs. Alonzo and Shenara Sexton; Margie Spalding. Event partners are: the Athens Printing Company, Barron’s Rental Center, Epting Events and Flowers by Posy.