On August 16, 2014 CEO of Blaq Pearl Entertainment, Bo Talley-Williams, the wife of WNBA coach of the Tulsa Shock Fred Williams hosted the 1st Annual Balling for Lupus Celebrity Basket Game.
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Blaq Pearl Entertainment, Bo Talley-Williams and her husband WNBA coach Fred Williams presented the first ever all female Celebrity Basketball Game at Dr. Ronald E. McNair Middle and High Schools.
“Balling for Lupus” was an activity to bring about awareness to the chronic illness. The couple teamed up with the Georgia Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America to raise funds and have a great time.
“Balling for Lupus” was a night of fun, excitement, awareness and inspiration to all those who were in attendance. The event was sold out and they enjoyed some phenomenal entertainment from a spirited rendition of the national anthem by the female R&B group BLISS..
The celebrity coaches, included Momma Dee from “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta“, and Frankie, Keysha Cole’s mom, Miss Juicy from the Rickey Smiley morning show, WNBA superstars Kara Braxton and LeCoe Willingham as head coaches.
Coach Fred Williams and his wife Bo Talley-Williams brought together some amazing female celebrities which included Kahdijiah Rowe (Big Rich Atlanta), Neffe (Keysha Cole’s family first) Judy Nash (VH1’s Toughlove co-ed), Reigndrop Lopes (sister of Lisa “Lefteye” Lopes), Dominique Blake (Olympic medalist), Tyra B (singer), Chanita Foster (Football Wives) and more for one dynamic cause.
The halftime entertainment was amazing with performances by R&B/ POP female group Havok Jones, Child Rapper King Roscoe, Dance Crew Imyounique, and Dem Freshmen.
In addition to the star-studded basketball team and guests ten special Lupus Survivors and advocates were acknowledged and honored during the “Balling for Lupus” event including Kaleena Harper (Dirty Money), Michael Keith (R&B male group 112) and his mother Cheryl Keith.
Check out shots from the eventful evening below.
It was a great night of charity. Be on the lookout for the 2nd Annual “BALLING for LUPUS” all female celebrity basketball game.
Photos courtesty of Blaq Entertainment.