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SBI’s Board of Directors, The Gala Host Committee, and Alumni Co-Chairs: Larry Scott-Blackmon and Tawana Winkfield-Royster invite you to

SBI’s 25th ANNIVERSARY GALA

Honoring :

Charles Thompson, SBI’s Founding Executive Director

and

Harlem Stage, Spotlight SBI Partner


6:00PM – 8:00PM

VIP COCKTAILS, DINNER & AWARDS

at The Harlem Stage Gatehouse, with:


7:30PM – 10:00PM

ALUMNI HOSTED CELEBRITY PERFORMANCES

at A. Philip Randolph High School

443 W 135th Street, NYC (across the street from Harlem Stage Gatehouse), with:

  • Special reunion with SBI Alumni and friends celebrating SBI's 25 anniversary
  • Honoring the dedication & support of Charles Thompson and his loving wife, Jean E. Mack.
  • Dessert, coffee and specialty juices
  • Live entertainment from Lyricist Lounge, DJ Haiko, Anthony Bennett, Queen Esther & Karel Ruzicka
  • Performances by SBI Students
  • After party for alumni 21+ over

ATTIRE: Harlem Chic

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Your contribution, less $65 per dinner ticket and $25 per dessert ticket, is tax-deductible, as provided by law. All event proceeds benefit Sound Business, Inc., a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. For more information, or to make a purchase without fees via check or wire transfer, please contact us at

929-274-1724 | Events@SoundBusiness.org | SoundBusiness.org

For more ideas of how to enjoy Harlem during the SBI Gala weekend, click here!



ALUMNI CO-CHAIRS

Larry Scott-Blackmon, '92 and Tawana Winkfield-Royster, MD, '96


GALA VICE CHAIR

MillerCoors


GALA HOST COMMITTEE

Innis Baah ‘06 * Alisha Ellis ‘92 * David Fanning

Rev. Joel A. Gibson * Kristin Jones * Mwanza Lumumba ‘96

Nicole McShall ‘91 * Anthony Rodriguez ‘10 * Aleesha Taylor ‘92


SBI BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Stephanie Akunvabey ‘03 , President * Charles Thompson, Founder & Executive Director

Maija Garcia * Michelle Marsh * Brian McRory * Tammy Powell

Rob Romanzi * Stephen Rycroft * Cameron Toth




ALUMNI HOSTS

Genesis Diaz, Eduniz Mendez - Class of 2016

Wilfredo DeJesus, Jennifer Flores, Naomy Garcia - Class of 2015

Anthony Juarez, Scott Vargas - Class of 2014

Jeremy Jaico, Evan Johnson - Class of 2013

Bella Dapilma, Jamily Duarte, Dany Ramdhanie - Class of 2012

Neill Jaico, Margaret Johnson, Jaminah Norman - Class of 2011

Trevor Cassaberry, Destiny Saldivar - Class of 2010

Yuliana Baez, Henry Dominguez, Shamar Robinson - Class of 2009

Edwina Chavez, Ashley Isler, Michelle Lawton, Albert Nixon - Class of 2008

Catherine Fernandez, LeeAnn Medina, Jennifer Severino - Class of 2007

Innis Baah, Natasha Small - Class of 2006

Anthony Foster - Class of 2005

Chris Foster, Donte Jones - Class of 2004

Folashade Kornegay - Class of 2003

Sakinah Bell, Jennifer Mack - Class of 2002

Michael Gumbs - Class of 1999

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