Kenny Leon, artistic director of True Colors Theatre Company, will host a group of celebrity guests from the entertainment, sports, and media worlds for a two-day event of entertainment and golf to raise funds for the theater company's education programs, including the National August Wilson Monologue Competition for high school students. This two-day fundraiser is being chaired by Fredricka Whitfield, news anchor for CNN; Lynn Jarrett-Gude, Executive Vice President of Gude Management Group; and Samuel L. Gude III, CEO of Gude Management Group.
The festivities will begin the morning of Friday, May 19, at the exclusive Golf Club of Georgia. Golfing participants get to enjoy this prestigious, private club and join Kenny Leon and Samuel L. Jackson as they battle it out for the "Kenny Cup." The day will include a continental breakfast, a ladies golf clinic, a buffet lunch, raffle prizes, and an awards reception in the clubhouse. On the evening of Saturday, May 20, celebrities and other gala guests will gather for an exclusive party including dinner, cocktails, a silent and live auction, and entertainment, including a performance by Grammy Award winner Stephanie Mills at Tony Conway's Flourish in Atlanta. Celebrities in attendance will include Samuel L. Jackson, Tavis Smiley, Earl Billings, and others.