Mother of “King Of Pop” Katherine Jackson Presents The 6th Annual Charity Weekend in Gary, Indiana

Sources: PRWeb | All Things Michael

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GARY, Ind.Aug. 18, 2015PRLog — Katherine Jackson, mother of the late great “King Of Pop”, Michael Jackson will present “The 6th Annual, I Can’t Stop Loving You, Charity Weekend”, August 21st & 22nd, 2015. The two day, fun filled event is free to the public and will be held at the Genesis Convention Center, located at 1 Genesis Center Plaza, Gary, Indiana 46402. Festivities will begin at 12:00 noon each day and will provide family fun, entertainment and the distribution of backpacks, school supplies and giveaways to thousands of deserving children within the community.

The weekend will begin Friday, August 21st with an opening ceremony including appearances by the Mayor and Governor of Indiana and the Roosevelt High School Marching Band and Choir and continue through Saturday, August 22nd with a two day free concert featuring live performances by national recording artists, Wale, 5th Harmony, Mishon, Silent’o and many others. There will also be a very special, Michael Jackson dance competition with a $5,000.00 grand prize. The event will be hosted by Diamond Strawberry of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop NY and Big Mike Robinson, National Executive Talent Scout for major music industry networks. Celebrities, several members of the Jackson family, Sponsors and Community Partners will be on hand to pass out school supplies, backpacks and other giveaways throughout the event.

Mrs. Jackson and the children of Michael Jackson, are committed to providing the children of Gary with the necessary essentials needed to prepare for new school year. They understand the importance of having access to resources, particularly for those living without the proper finances. By presenting this annual event, the Jackson family hopes to put a smile on the faces of local children and families in preparation of the new school year.

Community participation is needed and will make a huge difference in the lives of those served. Vendor opportunities are still available and space is limited, contact love@katherinejackson.org for vendor participation. Local businesses, community partners and media outlets interested in sponsorship, product donation or media credentials, please contact mmoore@katherinejackson.org. For additional information visit our website athttp://www.katherinejackson.org.

Participating celebrities include: Wale (MMG/Atlantic Recording Artist), 5th Harmony (Epic Records), Mishon (Dynasty Records/Columbia Recording Artist), Silent’o (Capitol Recording Artist), Diamond Strawberry (Love & Hip Hop, NY), Lil Fizz (Love & Hip Hop, Hollywood), Big Mike Robinson (BET/Bmikerob Mgmt.), Joshua Ledet (American Idol), The Group GIRL (R&B Group), The Futrell Boys (R&B/Pop Group), Mannish (Duo) and many other surprise celebrity guest. Several members of the Jackson family will also participate in this charitable event.

This year’s event is sponsored by: Monster Products, Vlado Footwear, S.A.W. Productions, AEOM PR, Bmikerob, Online Life Drawing, Colors Of Lupus a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization, C.J. Carter, A Safe Place Youth Center, Dyme Corp, and Faces Of Success to name a few.

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