Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed played host for the final time during the 2017 UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball as he passed ceremoniously passed the torch on to Mayor-elect Keshia Lance-Bottoms.
Several of Atlanta’s who?s who donned their best black-tie attire for the 34th annual event which was held at the Hyatt Regency on December 16th.
This year’s celebrity co-host was actor/singer Tyrese Gibson, who helped raise $100,000 through a fund the mission appeal.
A host of celebrities, dignitaries and influencers were also in attendance, including UNCF President Michael L. Lomax, corporate co-chair Rodney Bullard (Chick-fil-A, Inc.); Ted Blum (Greenberg Traurig); Wendy Stewart (Bank of America), Chris Tucker, Stephanie Mills, Jeezy, Keisha Knight Pulliam, Dominique Wilkins (Atlanta Hawks), Rap star Young Jeezy, Baseball Legend Hank Aaron and his wife Billye Aaron, Ambassador Andrew Young and Carolyn Young, Attorney Phaedra Parks, Married to Medicine’s Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Dr. Jackie Walters, Quad Webb Lunceford and many more.
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