February 18, 2012 3:08:00 PM
Patron tickets to the Junior Auxiliary of Columbus 2012 Charity Ball will be available Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 4-7 p.m. at the Junior Auxiliary Hut located at 1000 Park Circle, next to Lee Park.
The 62nd annual ball will be held at Trotter Convention Center March 31. The event, which helps fund numerous service projects of the Columbus chapter of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, will feature the crowning of this year's king and queen, presentation of the court, a performance by the Stokes Beard Singing Stars and dancing to live music by the band Stratta, of Memphis, Tenn.
Tickets are $40 per person for table seating in the ballroom. Balcony tickets are $20. Tickets for the Royalty Breakfast, from 9:30-11:30 p.m., are $20.
After Feb. 21, balcony and breakfast tickets may be purchased at Military Hardware in Columbus.
For more information, contact Stacy Rector at 662-549-0889.
Junior Auxiliary Corporate Sponsors and Community Partners for 2011-2012 are:
n Gold Sponsors - Columbus Scrap Materials Inc. and TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority/Caledonia Generating).
n Silver Sponsors - Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle; Golden Triangle Radiology, PA; Reed's of Columbus; The Sqwincher Corporation; and Weyerhaeuser.
n Community Partners - Atmos Energy; BankTEL Systems; Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PPLC; Carl Hogan Automotive; The Commercial Dispatch; The Dermatology Clinic, Bethany Reed Hairston M.D.; Dowdle Enterprises; Galloway-Chandler-McKinney Insurance; Georgia Gulf Chemicals and Vinyls LLC; Golden Triangle Neurology Clinic, Reynolds P. McCain M.D.; Harveys, Sweet Peppers Deli and The Jackson Square Grill; The Gene Imes Family; Kerby Law Firm, Katherine Kerby; Morgan Keegan; Phillips Pipe and Products LLC; Waters Truck and Tractor and Premier Ford Lincoln.
To make a tax-deductible donation to Junior Auxiliary of Columbus, contact Suzanne Cunningham at 662-574-2975, or mail to Junior Auxiliary of Columbus, P.O. Box 11, Columbus MS 39703.
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