The second annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball to be held on Mar. 31

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The 2023 UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball is a premier fundraising gala and major social event focusing on raising awareness of the need and benefits of a college education, the students UNCF serves and the contributions of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), including Jacksonville’s very own Edward Water University -- Florida’s first HBCU and first independent institution of higher education.


The Mayor’s Masked Ball will be Emceed by Action News Jax’s very own Dawn Lopez. Event leaders include Dr. A Zachary Fasion Jr., president of Edward Waters University, Allie Braswell Jr., senior vice president of diversity, inclusion, culture and engagement of VyStar Credit Union and Jackosnville Mayor Lenny Curry.

Hosted by a diverse group of corporate sponsors, local businesses and professional organizations, the Jacksonville UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball, is an evening of celebration attended by civic leaders, alumni, dignitaries, volunteers and friends of UNCF and EWU.

This must-attend event is a full of fun, fashion, glitz and glamour, and supports UNCF’s mission of investing in Better Futures for the young men and women who are served by helping them move to and through college.

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The Mayor’s Masked Ball will take place on Mar. 31 at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Prime Osborn Terminal Ballroom.

For tickets and more information visit www.UNCF.org/jacksonvillemmb.

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