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Victory Ball to feature Frankie Beverly, Others

1/15/2013, 10:27 a.m.

Washington - In celebration of the re-election of President Barack Obama, Positive Business Women (PBW), a District-area non-profit, is hosting the Victory Inaugural Ball that will feature several iconic performers that Maxwell, Musiq Soulchild and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, and Bryan Mills and Secret Society, a prominent fixture on the D.C. jazz scene.

The ball, which will be held Jan. 21 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, is expected to attract more than 3,000 people, making it one of the largest inaugural celebrations taking place in the nation's capital. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the attire is black tie.

"We are excited about the opportunity to celebrate the re-election of President Barack Obama and it is our hope that this event will not only be a commemoration of one of the most historic moments in our nation's history, but will also benefit the programs that support the many young ladies that we serve" said Mary Bailey, PBW executive director.

The mission of PBW is to successfully prepare young girls and women with their self-confidence through mentorship, college and career readiness, leadership development, and lifestyle enhancement.

Charitable donations from this event will directly benefit PBW's various initiatives and will subsequently enrich the lives of the next generation of young business women.

Tickets, ranging from $200 to $1,500, are available to the general public and can be purchased at barackyourock.org.