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 fall.
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 at www.statuesqueevents.com/afripreneurs-of-tomorrow.html.
About Statuesque Events by Feyisola:
Statuesque Events by Feyisola is an event planning and management company in the metro NY area which produces events such as receptions, weddings, birthday parties, fundraisers and corporate launch events. The company is built on its values of integrity, grace and organization which guide its corporate citizenship, client interactions and decision to have a charity initiative.
For information about the Afripreneurs of Tomorrow Ball, contact:
Founder, Statuesque Events by Feyisola