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7th Annual SHERO Gala Awards Celebration

  • Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown 235 West Capitol Street Jackson, MS, 39201 United States (map)

SAVE THE DATE FOR Butterflies By Grace Defined By Faith 7th Annual SHERO Gala Awards Celebration

March 16, 2017– The Butterflies By Grace Defined By Faith invites local residents and community leaders to save the date for its annual “SHERO Gala Awards Celebration which will take place Saturday August 19 at 6:30pm at the Jackson King Edwards Hilton Downtown Jackson, located at 235 West Capitol Street. This years theme is "Your Past Doesn't Define Your Future"

This year’s event featuring keynote speaker is Katina Rankin, a native of Magee, MS. She is the evening anchor for WATN-TV (ABC) in Memphis, TN.  She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the National Association of Black Journalists, and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Katina has authored and recently published "Up North, Down South: City Folk Meet Country Folk," a children's book. The "Up North, Down South: City Folk Meet Country Folk" Coloring and Activity book was released in mid-December 2016. The sequel to "Up North, Down South: City Folk Meet Country Folk", "Kendall's Kitchen: Healthy Recipes for Kids" will be released in 2017.

The evening will begin at 5:30pm with a cocktail reception where guests will have a chance to mingle and bid on an array of exciting silent auction items, followed by programming, dinner, and a live band. The fundraising Gala will be emceed By WLBT anchor, Maggie Wade. This event is our ticketed signature fundraiser event for the year. Corporate and individual sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about the event , to become a sponsor, donate auction items or to nominate your favorite SHERO contact Eva Jones via phone at 601-953-5747 or by calling Allison Hickman at 601-519-7068 or via email at

Butterflies By Grace Defined By Faith Annual SHERO Gala Awards Celebration recognizes women in our community who demonstrate perseverance, strength and courage despite challenges, and we're delighted to honor several distinguished members of our community who are making a positive impact in our community. 
More information will become available as we approach the DATE. Tickets are currently available for sale. Visit our Facebook page or check out our website to learn more about our organization.

Thank you,
Eva Jones

Earlier Event: May 27
Walk A Mile In Her Shoes 2017