Uptown Drawdown

The 2020 Uptown Drawdown benefitting the Mississippi Kidney Foundation will be held on February 29 at the Country Club of Jackson. Planning the event are (from left) Sean Doran, Walton and Ben Lane, Caroline and Arthur Walden, Matt Monsour, Matthew Majure, and Nash Gilmore, members of  The Friends of the Foundation Committee. The committee is comprised of younger couples and individuals in the community who are working together to both plan the event and encourage young people in their twenties to attend the gala in support of the Mississippi Kidney Foundation. The drawdown will feature more than 50 pieces of original artwork from local artists and silent auction items from across the state. The gala will be a black tie optional, 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.

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1. She took her first ceramics class at seven years old at Pickenpaugh Pottery. 2. She and her father got their black belts in Tae Kwon Do together.