Hyksos Temple No. 123 Prince Hall Shriners Announce 14th Annual Charity Ball Weekend "An Egyptian Extravaganza"

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Hyksos Temple No. 123 Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine of North and South America and Its Jurisdictions Incorporated also known as Prince Hall Shriners announce its 14th Annual Charity Ball Weekend “An Egyptian Extravaganza”.  Tickets and tables can be secured by contacting any Prince Hall Shriner.  

The 14th Annual Charity Ball Weekend will begin on Friday, Nov. 30 with Can Goods & Cocktails XI “Black Friday Edition” Pre-Gala at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 East M.
L. King Blvd.  Doors open at 8 p.m. and admission is $10 or 10 can goods.  The proceeds benefit the Chattanooga Area Food Bank.  There will be hor d’oeuvres, cash bar, and disc jockey for dancing.

The 14th Annual Charity Ball honoring Illustrious Potentate Romond L. Pace will be Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St. in downtown Chattanooga.  This black-tie event begins at 8 p.m. and benefits the Reuben Strickland Memorial Scholarship Fund and other worthy Shrine Charities.  "You will be captivated and entertained by The Live Exchange Party Band from Atlanta, Georgia and one of the hottest DJ’s in the south," organizers said.

For more information on the weekend of events or business sponsorships send emails to hyksostempleshriners@gmail.com or contact the following: Clarence T. Daniel Jr., Charity Ball Chairman at 423-322-4494 or ctdanieljr@gmail.com, Vinson D. Kilgore Jr., Charity Ball advisor at 423-653-5555 or Bodacious1212@gmail.com, and Illustrious Potentate Romond L. Pace at 423-400-0879 or plazaman28@gmail.com.


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