Events by Feyisola announces VIP guests to attend the Afripreneurs of Tomorrow Scholarship Ball in
NYC on Friday, September 30th.
Statuesque Events by Feyisola partners with VIPs and African organizations to produce a black tie community event which encourages African youth to dream big.
New York, NY September 29th, 2011 — Statuesque Events by
Feyisola,(pronounced Stat-choo-esk E-vents by Fe-yi-sho-la) an event planning
and décor company based in the metro NY area introduces a signature charity
event, The Afripreneurs of Tomorrow Scholarship Ball in New York, NY early this
320 Studios, a chic midtown loft located in the heart of New York will bring together a host of African performers, professionals and community leaders at the Afripreneurs of Tomorrow Scholarship Ball on Friday, September 30th, 2011. The evening will feature dinner courtesy of Mataheko Restaurant, performances, scholarship presentations and dancing all in the loft decorated by Statuesque Events.
Key VIP attendees include:
MacDella Cooper : Founder of the MacDella Cooper foundation
Gbenga Akinnagbe: Actor from The Wire, The Taking of Pelham, Lottery Ticket and more
Jamie Ansorge: Co-founder of the International Youth Council
Gbenga Fadoju: Founder of Go Forward Realty,
Abdi Farah: Artist and winner of Bravo’s ‘A Work of Art’ Series 1
Cos Canino: Co-founder of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards
Isaac Boateng: CEO of Face2Face Africa Magazine
Sandra Appiah: COO of Face2Face Africa Magazine
Fatima Samad: Founder of Design By U Jewelry
Diammonique Lassiter: Model and former Miss Newark
Temi Aregbesola: Vice President of the Organization for the Advancement of Nigerians
Emma Nyra: Singer and Actress
Rukiya Jeffers: Celebrity Make-up Artist
Emmanuel Gamor: Managing Editor of The New Ghanian Newspaper
Nkem Ejoh: Miss Nigerian Independence 2010-2011
Media partners include FAB Magazine, Face2Face Africa Magazine, Under Da Rock, The New Ghanian Newspaper, Omo
Naija Magazine, The Y Network, and Sunlight Radio and Munaluchi Bride Magazine.
Sponsors include Go Forward Realty, iTake Photos est 1985, Memi Online, Abebi Beauty and VIP ticketholders will enjoy gift bags courtesy of Bath and Body Works, Munaluchi Bride Magazine, Black Enterprise, Atlantic Concierge, MACS Women and Statuesque Events.
MacDella Cooper, founder of the MacDella Cooper foundation will give the keynote at this event. Brave Boi Music
Group will also render their soulful sounds and DJ Yoossouph is sure to keep the crowd going throughout the night. This is a classy black tie affair which isn’t to be missed!
The proceeds of ticket sales, raffles and donations will be used to fund two scholarships to be awarded that evening. The young recipients, Ohemaa Poku and Toluwashe Oladapo, have been chosen based on their involvement in their
communities and their essay response on the question “How are you an Afripreneur of Tomorrow?”
Feyisola Ogunfemi, the founder of Statuesque Events and the Afripreneurs of Tomorrow program, launched this program as a continuation of a successful scholarship program that she hosted in 2010 while she served as Miss Nigerian
Independence. “It is such an honor to see how passionate people are about supporting this initiative.” Feyisola says. “I absolutely cannot wait to wine,dine and dance with everyone on Friday!”
Advance tickets are on sale starting at $65 continue through 11:59pm on Thursday, September 29th