Hickory – Family Guidance Center is excited to be having its first gala, “A Black and White Affair,” featuring The Baby Black Band.  The event will be on August 27th at 6 p.m. at Catawba Country Club.  Lillie Greenhill, Gala Chair, said, “the evening will be filled with music, dancing, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, and lots of fun.”

The Baby Black Band is the area’s #1 PARTY BAND for all ages. These professionals will keep the crowds dancing and enjoying a wide variety of music from Cee Lo to Al Green, and Prince to Outkast. Baby Black audiences are entertained with classics from the 70’s to current Top 10 hits ranging the from musical styles of Motown, Funk, Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop, and Dance music.

Based out of Charlotte, North Carolina, Baby Black is a group of highly versatile musicians from a wide range of backgrounds including jazz, gospel, reggae, and much more.  The group’s size ranges from 3-piece to an 8-piece including a full horn section.  Baby Black enjoys blending hit songs into a non-stop remix keeping audiences dancing and partying the night away.

The Band is sponsored by Everett’s of Hickory.  Silver sponsors of the event include Peoples Bank, Transportation Insight’s Service in Action Program; Bronze sponsors, Mike Johnson’s Toyota, Pepsi, Queen Transportation, and Bayada.

The event is a fundraiser to help support the vital services of Family Guidance Center.  Lives are transformed and restored through services of Individual/Family Counseling, Consumer Credit/Housing Counseling, First Step Domestic Violence Services, and Shelter for Battered Women. The agency is primarily supported by Catawba County United Way, state grants, and individual donors.

The public is invited to join in the fun and “dance for a cause.”  Tickets are $75 per person and $125 for a couple.  They may be purchased at Family Guidance Center, located at 17 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, next door to McDonalds, or from any Board member.

Photos: Baby Black plays August 27