THE EDUCATION EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GROUP HOSTS INAUGURAL JAZZ EVENT WITH MEDIA PARTNER JAZZY 88 WFSK
The Education Equal Opportunity Group (EEOG) is hosting their inaugural “A Toast to Education with a Touch of Jazz” wine tasting event, featuring live jazz music from The Greg Bryant Expansion.The EEOG is also proud to present their newest media partner for 2018: JAZZY 88 FM WFSK. The event is business/cocktail attire and includes wine tasting, live music and heavy Hors D’oeuvres.
What: A Toast to Education with a Touch of Jazz
Where: Historic Fisk University (The Appleton Room)
Address: 1000 17th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208
When: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM
“This evening promises to be a festive night of great Jazz music, fabulous wine and sumptuous food. We are hoping for a large gathering for our inaugural celebration,” states George Thomas, President and Founder of the EEOG. “We are thrilled to host this event to benefit both the EEOG and JAZZY 88 and we are excited to be partnering with JAZZY 88 for the 2018 season.”
The EEOG is proud to welcome back their sponsors: Cracker Barrel, Dex Imaging, Dollar General, First Tennessee, Fisk University, Flying J, HCA TriStar Health, Jackson Charitable Foundation, Music City Dream Cars, Nashville Predators, Pilot Travel Centers, Pinnacle, Publix, Regal Entertainment Group, Regions, Score, Tennessee State University, Tom Black Center for Excellence and Warner Music Nashville. They are excited to thank their new sponsors: Aflac, Cigna, Enterprise, Fresh Empire, Nashville Business Journal, PacFest 2018 and Skanska.
About the Education Equal Opportunity Group (EEOG): Founded in 2001, the Education Equal Opportunity Group’s (EEOG) mission is to invest in students, create meaningful experiences and provide positive pathways. The EEOG focuses on 21st century learning styles and addressing student’s needs. They believe in making education relevant and creative teaching. The EEOG provides their participants with alternative solutions to dropping out of high school and conflict resolution with social and emotional learning. They believe that you cannot be, what you cannot see, and therefore, the EEOG centers its programs around providing students with industry experts, focusing on their personal success. They encourage students to pursue careers in the Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) profession and/or Entrepreneurship. The EEOG is a culturally diverse organization centered in self-efficacy with a goal of meeting the unmet needs of today's students andtomorrow's leaders. Our lessons are transferred into teamwork, metacognition, technology, and creativity. For 17 years, EEOG has provided character building, leadership, and personal development training to over 20,000 students.To learn more or to donate visit www.EEOG.org.
About JAZZY 88 WFSK:
JAZZY 88 is an educational community-based radio station, owned and operated by Fisk University. Serving the public since 1973, they are home to 23-different specialty programs with 27-volunteers. WFSK is the first African American FM radio station on the dial in Nashville, Tennessee. Broadcasting a Smooth & Contemporary Jazz music format, talk programs and cross-cultural programming and broadcasts 24-hours a day, seven days week. JAZZY 88 is an Associated Press (AP) radio station and broadcast affiliate of Public Radio International (PRI). PRI broadcasts the nationally syndicated Tavis Smiley Show and The Smiley & West Show. Additionally, JAZZY 88 proudly carries The Dr. Bobby Jones Gospel Countdown from the American Urban Radio Network, the award-winning Jazz From Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis, and the syndicated talk program What’s the 411? with Sharon Kay which broadcasts live from the studios of WFSK, twice weekly. They are also a member of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS), Tennessee Association of Broadcasters (TAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). For more information visit www.wfskfm.org.