Wednesday, November 30, 2016
100 Black Men of Atlanta Presents 2016 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl and 100 Uplift Atlanta Gospel Concert to Benefit Project Success
ATLANTA, Georgia -- Since its inception The 100 Black Men of Atlanta has graduated 100% of its students from high school through Project Success; 85% of them go on to earn a four year college degree. Project Success mentors teenagers primarily in the African-American community. The 2016 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl and 100 Uplift Gospel Concert is the primary fundraiser for Project Success.
The 2016 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl is on Saturday, December 17 at Noon at The Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta. The Celebration Bowl is preceded by The 100 Uplift Atlanta Gospel Concert on Friday, December 16 at 7PM at the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, 400 Auburn Avenue, NE Atlanta, Georgia 30312. Ebenezer is the church that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. pastored and is the location of his tomb and museum. The 100 Uplift Atlanta Gospel Concert will showcase eight choirs from metro Atlanta and honor eight Pastors for work in ministry. The concert will be taped for TV and air in Atlanta in 1ST quarter 2017. The concert tickets are $40 and include a ticket to the football game on Saturday. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit The 100 Black Men of Atlanta’s Project Success.
Other events to occur as a part of The 2016 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl include The 100 Scholars Robotics Alliance Showcase and Invitational sponsored by Georgia Power on Friday December 16th at 7 AM at Atlanta Metropolitan College. They will celebrate the new FIRST LEGO League teams, Student Accomplishments of 100 Scholars Robotics Alliance and Inspirational Community Leaders who have made a tremendous difference in under-served communities. The Leadership Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, December 17 will be held at 8AM at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center.
The 2016 Air Force Celebration Bowl serves as the black college football championship game. The North Carolina Central University Eagles from Durham, North Carolina will represent the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). The winner of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) will be the competing team. That winner will be determined on Saturday, December 3, 2016.
The 100 Uplift Atlanta Gospel Concert ticket is $40 and includes a ticket to the football game on Saturday. Concert only tickets can be purchased for $25. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit The 100 Black Men of Atlanta’s Project Success. Tickets can be purchased online at http://100blackmen-atlanta.org.