43RD ANNUAL UNCF GALA CONCERT
Featuring The Temprees and American Idol contestants Lil Rounds and Alexis Grace
Sponsored by Valero
This grand affair has featured such nationally known speakers and entertainers as Randy Crawford & Joe Sample, Isaac Hayes, Maya Angelou, Susan L. Taylor, Nancy Wilson, The Four Tops, Roberta Flack, The Stylistics, and The Manhattans. This year, partygoers will enjoy the soulful sounds of The Temprees. College officials also will present the annual Beacon of Hope Award that is given to individuals or organizations that have shown outstanding support to the college over the years. Valero proudly sponsors this event. All proceeds benefit the United Negro College Fund and LeMoyne-Owen College
Tickets are $50 and may be purchased online or at the Germantown Performing Arts Center box office or at LeMoyne-Owen College in the Office of Institutional Advancement, 807 Walker Ave. Memphis, TN 38126.
At a time when a college degree is what a high school diploma was to previous generations—the minimum entry-level requirement for almost every well-paying career—UNCF plays a critical role in enabling more than 60,000 students each year to attend college and get the education they need and that the nation needs them to have.
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ABOUT THE TEMPREES
Continuing to be one of the best loved trios in rhythm and blues, The TEMPREES travel to many cities across the country, giving audiences a visual treat with their classic trademark routines, and harmony that's unmistakable. Singing their emotionally charged love songs, fans attend the live shows in great numbers to enjoy such hits as their most notable rendition of "Dedicated To The One I Love", which is always a real crowd pleaser. "Explain It to Her Mama ", "Love's Maze", and a favorite that's listened to all over the world, "Love...Can Be So Wonderful" is played on many old school radio stations. With new music on the horizon coming from The TEMPREES, fans had better get their dancing shoes on, and get their minds ready for all the love they're going to feel while listening to The TEMPREES singing, Keeping you loving who you're loving.