The Gala Experience

Axel Adams Scholarship Fund Gala Experience

An evening appreciation gala featuring high-profile music and media personalities along with activists from across the nation.Join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of Axel Adams. More


City Council Woman-Lessie Price-FirstAfrican American Female Elected-Aiken Country

Representative William Cylburn-FirstAfrican American Elected in Aiken Country

Mayor Vernon Dunbar-FirstAfrican American Elected Mayor in New Ellenton

Mr. Timmothy Simmons-C.E.O SecurityFederal Bank-Corporation of Year

Mr. Chris Vernes-President SecurityFederal Bank-Corporation of Year

Dr. Nathaniel Irvin-Pasor-Old StormBranch Baptist Church (Retired)

Bishop FInace Bush, Jr.-Pastor CrownChristian Church, Int.

Mr. Barney Chabous-Sportsman-DenverBroncos

Mr. L.P. Green-Publisher SAVOYMagazine

Mrs. Minnie Lee Chavous-Educator

Kellys Grocery and Gas Store

Bush's Gas Station

Book Your Hotel Stay

And the Gala and Stay at the luxurius Downtown Marriot Convention Center. Rooms are $119 per night. Book your room today.

Event and VIP Tickets

Program and Gala tickets are $50 per person. VIP tickets are $75 per person.

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Group Tickets

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Learn More About Axel Adams

Music Matters, Merge Concert, Volunteer

Gala Committee Members
  • Karen Robinson:
    267-648-6548 krw20@yahoo.com
  • Hasani Pettiford:
    404-661-8381 info@hasani.com
  • Cheryl Bush Jones:
    803-215-0190 cjones1020@icloud.com
  • David Kenner:
  • Wade Stallings:
    803-226-8970 wstallings13@yahoo.com
  • Vivian McDuffie:
    803-270-5778 s_mcduffie@bellsouth.net
  • Michael Brown:
    864-993-9110 micheald@wctel.net
  • Tara Weldon:
  • Shantrice Patten:
    932-801-8425 shantricepatten@bellsouth.net
  • De’Angelo Bryant:
    803-979-9200 deangelo18@gmail.com
  • Garrick Smith:
    864-346-5837 gsmith6997@charter.net