BrightStar / Sistrunk Annual Gala and Fundraiser “STARS OF THE FUTURE”
The BrightStar Credit Union / Sistrunk Annual Gala and Fundraiser, in support of local, talented youth, will take place Sunday, June 5, 2011 at the Inverrary Country Club located at 3840 Inverrary Boulevard in Lauderhill. Cocktails start at 4pm with dinner/entertainment starting at 5pm. Tickets are $70.00 per person ($700.00 per table) with proceeds benefiting the Sistrunk Scholarship Program which provides scholarships for deserving youth in the community. To purchase tickets, contact Margaret Haynie Birch, Gala Co-Chair (954.593.7413) or Revella Hadley, Gala Co-Chair (954.471.6323) and visit www.sistrunkfestival.org for more information.
The annual gala is organized by Sistrunk Historical Festival, Inc. and celebrates Black Music Month, The event – hosted by Rodney Baltimore of WHQT HOT105FM – will expose guests to some of the multi-talented youth in our local communities and includes a formal evening of networking, dinner, and live entertainment.
Each year, Sistrunk awards scholarships to deserving students within the Broward County School District who are furthering their education in institutions of higher learning. To date, Sistrunk has awarded more than $15,000 in scholarships to students who may otherwise have been unable to fulfill their educational goals due to financial constraints. To be eligible, students must meet certain criteria such as grade point average, community service hours and personal leadership qualities