WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2013 – The Red Hot White Summer Benefit Concert is sponsored by the Washington Hilton and WHUR 96.3 FM, and coordinated by The CO-OP Entertainment and Behind It All, with generous support from the TC Wallace Foundation. It will be held at the Washington Hilton in the International Ballroom East on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at 9pm, the week of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s 51st National Convention.
The Red Hot White Summer Benefit Concert, hosted by R&B Singer April Sampe, includes live music and entertainment by DJ Lucky, hor’dourves and open bar for our VIP guests, giveaways and prizes, and special music performances by Black Alley and Konshens (theMC) and His State of Mind. “WHUR is happy to partner with the TC Wallace Foundation in its efforts to raise much needed funds and awareness in the fight against HIV/AIDS,” said WHUR General Manager Jim Watkins. Accordingly, the theme for our benefit concert is Red Hot, White Summer, and proceeds will be donated to the TC Wallace Foundation to support its AIDS/HIV awareness program for youth, Love Is Red.
For more information and to purchase tickets to the Red Hot White Summer Benefit Concert, visit www.redhotwhitesummer.eventbrite.com(http://tcwallacefoundation.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b0f191e2884568cb2aa6022f1&id=9f417c9ef4&e=cd1cca1101) , Twitter@thetcwf, or Facebook@thetcwf.
ABOUT TC WALLACE FOUNDATION
TC Wallace Foundation uses the power and united forces of community leaders, social and political advocates and the entertainment industry to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems in local communities in hopes to make a positive and effective impact throughout the nation. TCWF achieves its vision of Reaching for change, One Star at a Time by focusing on three areas: Community Development, Health & Wellness and Youth Development. For more information, visit www.tcwallacefoundation.org (http://tcwallacefoundation.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b0f191e2884568cb2aa6022f1&id=2633538384&e=cd1cca1101) .
ABOUT WHUR 96.3 FM
WHUR-FM 96.3 is a 24-hour, 16,500 watt HD radio station located in Washington, D.C. Owned by Howard University since its inception, WHUR has a competitive signal that reaches north of Baltimore, MD to the outskirts of Richmond, VA. As one of the few University-owned commercial radio stations in America, WHUR serves both Washington’s business and public communities. For more information, visitwww.whur.com (http://tcwallacefoundation.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b0f191e2884568cb2aa6022f1&id=971c1b766c&e=cd1cca1101) .
ABOUT THE WASHINGTON HILTON
The hotel’s iconic International Ballroom – Washington, DC’s largest hotel ballroom – has served as the backdrop to official Presidential Inaugural Balls, historic political conventions, and monumental meetings. The renowned White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner has been held at the hotel every spring since the mid-1970s, while the National Prayer Breakfast has been held at Washington Hilton every winter since 1966. Other long-time notable annual events include the First Lady’s Luncheon, National Italian American Foundation Gala, and Fight for Children’s Fight Night with boxing legends and heavyweights in business. For more information, visit www.thewashingtonhilton.com(http://tcwallacefoundation.us4.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=b0f191e2884568cb2aa6022f1&id=d1af63a3bb&e=cd1cca1101)
ABOUT THE CO-OP ENTERTAINMENT
The CO-OP Entertainment is a privately owned and operated entertainment firm that specializes in live performance production, marketing and promotion for elite events and concerts. Since its inception in 2007, The CO-OP Entertainment has attracted diverse crowds and only the most talent-rich performing artists in the DC, Maryland and Virginia areas. For more information, visit Facebook.com/thecopentertainment.
ABOUT BEHIND IT ALL
BEHIND IT ALL public relations and events is a full-service, boutique marketing and event production and management firm that specializes in creative marketing, entertainment, nonprofits, fashion, beauty, hospitality, and retail. Through innovative marketing, strategic partnerships, and amazing events, we help our clients to engage its target consumer and secure media coverage that will allow them to reach thousands of new potential customers. For more information, visit Facebook.com/wearebehinditall.
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