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The Paine College 16th Annual Presidential Scholarship Gala & Masked Ball Returns Homecoming Wee

January 8, 2019

The 16th Annual Paine College Presidential Scholarship Gala & Masked Ball will be held on Friday, February 8th at the new luxurious Crowne Plaza Hotel & Resorts located just over the 13th Street Bridge, next to the SRP Stadium, 1060 Center Street, North Augusta, SC. The black-tie event will feature dinner, dancing, live entertainment and honorees in the category of Outstanding Service. The Masked Ball would not be complete without the Parade of Masks showcase. Doors will open 6:00 pm, the program will begin at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $125.00. Tables are $1,000 and seat eight (8). Performing artists such as singer, songwriter Kurtis Blow and Augusta's own Lady and the Gents will entertain patrons. A jazz ensemble will perform during dinner.

Patrons can look forward to a spectacular evening filled with non-stop entertainment and a delectable dining experience.

Proceeds generated from the Masked Ball will support the Paine College Annual UNCF Scholarship Campaign that benefits Paine students.

To purchase tickets, contact the Office of Institutional Advancement, at 706.821.8233, 803.664.0080 (mobile). Email: Helene Carter at, or contact Alexis Tubman at You may also contact Sophia Morse in the Office of Alumni Relations:, 706.869-2985. Visit to view the week's lineup of Homecoming and Founders' Anniversary events that will commence Sunday, February 3rd through Sunday, February 10th.

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