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WALTER BLACKBURN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

2018 GALA and FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA July 8, 2018

The 2018 Walter Blackburn Scholarship Fund “Men of Substance and Style”  Fashion Extravaganza

Sunday, July 8

The Artsgarden in Circle Centre Mall

Indianapolis, IN 46204

5:30 pm Cocktails and Shopping

6:00 pm Dinner (ticketed guests, only)

7:00 pm Program & Fashion Show

Individual Dinner Tickets: $100

ATTIRE: Comfy Chic/Swanky Cocktail

The Artsgarden Gala

Join us to honor our students and have a great time

ABOUT THE EVENT – The Walter Blackburn Scholarship Fund has traditionally presented the Men of Substance and Style Fashion Extravaganza in tribute to Walter Blackburn and ALL men who proudly exemplify that ideal.  This year will be no different. ABOUT THE SHOW – The 14th Anniversary Fashion Extravaganza will feature Fashion Impresario, ERIC VAUGHN and, from Chicago Illinois, the incomparable fashion authority and gifted Fashion Color Commentator, MS WILLIE RAY . PROTEGE’ AWARD – The 2018 Walter Blackburn Protege’ Award will be presented to Mr. Jamie Gibbs and Mr. Paco Argiz. The Walter Blackburn Protege’ Award is presented to an individual who has had a distinguished career in dedication to family, community and professional excellence. SHOP SMART – An astounding array of vendors, including hand crafted fashion jewelry and other specialty fashion items, will be available for purchase as the perfect complement to collections from Haberdashery, J. BENZAL, and the 2018 Collection by Indianapolis’ Premiere designer, Alpha Blackburn. VIP CONCIERGE – Mr. Patrick Bouquette will reprise his role as VIP Concierge for guests including such distinguished patrons as Congressman Andre’ Carson. THE MAIN EVENT – Mistress of Ceremony is the legendary BARBARA BOYD. One of Indiana’s most distinguished journalists, this four-time Casper Award winner is Indiana’s first African-American on-air personality and member of the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame. The 2018 Blackburn Scholar and Book Award Honorees will be introduced during the Program. THE SHOW – Doors open at 5:30 PM for cocktails, shopping and LIVE! entertainment with dinner starting at 6:00 PM.  Dinner tickets are $100 each or $1000 for a table of 8.

DON’T MISS THIS SPECIAL EVENING JULY 8, 2018 AT THE INDIANAPOLIS ARTSGARDEN,

PURCHASE TICKETS NOW –Dinner Tickets are $100 each or $1000 for a table of 8. E-Mail your name, phone number, and number of tickets to: Jarnell2@sbcglobal.net Make Check Payable To Walter Blackburn Scholarship Fund and mail to: WBSF, 4346 Hidden Orchard Lane, Indianapolis IN 46228 Call (317) 627-8899 with your name, number of requested tickets and payment information