Drawdown: Kidney foundation plans benefit

The Mississippi Kidney Foundation will host its 2020 $10,000 Uptown Drawdown,  Saturday, February 29 at the Country Club of Jackson. The black tie optional event will feature more than 50 pieces of original artwork from local artists and silent auction items from across the state. The gala, which starts at 7 p.m., includes a cocktail buffet with music from The Bluz Boys Band. Masters of Ceremony this year are Wilson Stribling and Becker Sams. Ticket purchasers will receive one chance to win the $10,000 jackpot. Planning the night are (from left, back) Laura Walters, Nash Gilmore, Jim Walden, Marcelo Ruvinsky, Alvin Brent, Matt Monsour, Sean Doran, Wyatt Mounger, Arthur Walden;  and (front) Liza Mounger, Caroline Walden, Becky Conley, Ally Doran, Billy Brunt, Robert Wise and Bill Crim. For more information, call 601-981-3611.

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