For Immediate Release 10-11-20 
Contact: Lizzie Robinson Jenkins (rosewoodflorida1923@gmail.com

THE REAL ROSEWOOD FOUNDATION, INC. TO HOST A VIRTUAL GALA 

Gainesville, FL  —  On October 25, 2020, the Real Rosewood Foundation Inc. will host its annual gala celebration. In accordance with CDC guidelines for social distancing, the gala will be presented in a virtual format. The theme of this year’s gala is “Rosewood Herstory: The Legacy of the Rosewood Schoolteacher: Mahulda Gussie Carrier Brown” and focuses on the importance of Black history education. 

The public is invited to join the Foundation in celebrating accomplishments from the past year and forthcoming endeavors. Senator Randolph Bracy of Florida’s 11th District will address gala attendees as the keynote speaker. Proceeds from the 2020 Virtual Gala will benefit the Foundation’s museum and annual scholarship funds. 

General admission and raffle tickets are available for purchase via EventBrite: 

Individuals, organizations, or businesses interested in sponsoring the 2020 Virtual Gala should contact Foundation President, Lizzie Jenkins, at rosewoodflorida1923@gmail.com