April 20th, 2012 |
As you make your vacation plans, we invite you and request your presence during our 20th year of celebratory events for one of the Nation?s oldest historically black colleges, Tougaloo College. The Washington DC Area Tougaloo Alumni Chapter (WATAC) is raising funds in support of our illustrious institution during our largest annual fundraiser, Mississippi on the Potomac (MOTP) to raise dollars for our Tougaloo scholars. As noted, the MOTP weekend, July 20-22, 2012 marks our 20th year of fundraising. It includes a Golf Classic on Friday, July 20 at the Andrews Air Force Base; the Mississippi ?Down Home? Catfish Picnic on Saturday, July 21 at the Indian Head Naval Weapons Warfare Center; and a Jazz Brunch a the Austin Grill on Sunday, July 22 in northwest Washington, DC.
Please visit our website, www.watac.tcnaa.org, to purchase your tickets. WATAC wants you, your family and friends to celebrate with us at one of our three main events as well as our 20thAnniversary Pre-MOTP Theatre event to New York City.
Dr. Patricia Cole
Mississippi On the Potomac XX
Join us this summer in support of Tougaloo College at the Twentieth Anniversary of Mississippi On the Potomac hosted by The Washington Area Alumni Chapter on July 20-22, 2012. The festivities begin with the 10th Annual Golf Classic on Friday, July 20th, continuing on Saturday with our Southern traditional catfish fry picnic and ending with the Sunday Jazzy Brunch.
Fast track your weekend to start on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 with a NEW YORK "road-trip" to see the production, "Memphis," winner of 4 Tony Awards and Best Musical. Additionally, we will dine for lunch at the BB King Blues Club and Grill. The cost of the trip is only $110 and it includes Roundtrip Motor Coach Transportation, a Theater Ticket, and Lunch at the BB King Blues Club and Grill. The reservation deadline is June 30, 2012. So, don't wait! Send your money order and total number of guests to: Patricia Cole, 6319 13th Street, NW Washington, DC 20011.
202.723.5570 (voice) or firstname.lastname@example.org
* July 20th, 10th Annual Golf Classic:
Golf Registration: http://watac.tcnaa.org/tournament/use/registration/form1.html. The courses at The Andrews Air Force Base are perfect for our 10th Annual Golf Classic. Putting contest at 1 pm; Shotgun start at 2 pm. After a competitive afternoon of golf, there will be an Awards Dinner to wind down and salute the "champions of the greens". For those who want to cheer the golfers on, you can also purchase the dinner meal without signing up for golf and have as much fun in the clubhouse playing cards and listening to the blues.
* July 20th- Golf Sponsorships: http://watac.tcnaa.org/motpgolf/ad_sponsor.htm. Another way to contribute to our efforts for Tougaloo College and have your name or Company's name on the Honor Roll for Sponsors. Please sign up for one of the many sponsorship opportunities.
* July 21 and 22nd- Picnic and Brunch: http://www.watac.tcnaa.org/motpxx/index.html. Summertime and the fish are jumpin'...should be the theme for our traditional Southern catfish fry picnic. Buffet from 2 pm to 4 pm. Catfish straight from Mississippi! Music by the "Young Bucks" all afternoon crooning the best of the 60's thru the present. Have you heard of soup to nuts? Well this is hot dogs and catfish to watermelon and peach cobbler! Now that's a picnic!
Brunch starts at 11:30 am on Sunday. The southwest cuisine including catfish fajitas and grits will definitely bring your taste buds to life. And the soulful sounds of "Lori Williams and Friends" are just made to order for a lazy but lively Summer Sunday afternoon.
Can't wait to see you at Mississippi On the Potomac!!
The MOTP XX COMMITTEE