For Immediate Release

Inaugural gala will be held at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research

DANVILLE, VA – The Wendell Scott Foundation (WSF) will hold its first annual Legacy Gala on December 8, 2018, at 7pm at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.

The gala is a black tie fundraiser focusing on the foundation’s strides in the community, raising awareness of the young men and women the WSF serves, and honoring the 55th anniversary win of NASCAR’s racing legend Wendell Scott. Hosted by a dynamic group of corporate sponsors, professional organizations and local businesses the WSF Gala will be an evening of celebration. The fundraising event will raise funds to help us build a permanent home for our foundation and the legacy of Wendell Scott.

The event will feature 5 time Grammy Award winner Lalah Hathaway.

“We’re looking forward to honoring my grandfather’s legacy, and continue to make an impact on the youth through our programs,” said Warrick Scott, Foundation CEO. “Our hopes are to not only educate people about the accomplishments of my grandfather, but also inspire others to follow in his footsteps.”

Proceeds from the Legacy Gala will go towards the Wendell Scott Foundation programs. For more information, sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets: email info(at)wendellscott.org

About the Wendell Scott Foundation
To serve youth, and the community, WSF supports students’ education and development through cultural enrichment activities and STEM based programs, and advocates for the importance of education and college readiness in underserved communities. WSF administers several key programs, including scholarship, internship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and job readiness programs.

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