2011 Ball Sponsors
It’s that time again! Make plans now, save the date, and come share a fine evening of dining and dancing with Austin Firefighters. This event is open to the community and is a fund-raising event to benefit the Ed Bridges Scholarship Fund. See more information and details below. Share your thoughts about the ball here [Blog It] and on our event Facebook page .
Keynote Speaker – Ann “Brown Sugar” Wolfe
$30 person Dinner & Dance / $10 Dance only
Purchase 10 tickets and get your own table for your group
(seats 10) for $275
(AFD Personnel can contact Bobby Johns or Preston Curtis for tickets as well)
$3 online service fee
* Tickets purchased online will be available at Will Call.
If you cannot make it to the ball, you can make a donation online here.
Photography services provided by:
Master of Ceremonies
Cory Walker, Sr.
Cory Walker, Sr., is a native of the great state of Arkansas and is grateful for his old-school upbringing and humble beginnings. He is the youngest of eight children. As a young man, he desired to do something significant. Realizing his gift to empower people through words, he pursued his passion for public speaking. Chasing his dream has afforded him many performance opportunities: stage, radio, film, to sharing a podium with the unforgettable, Dr. Cornell West.
In 2003, Mr. Walker earned a Certificate in Ministry from the Full Counsel School of Ministry in North Little Rock, Arkansas. He is the founder of the Random Acts of Kindness Day for the City of Little Rock and of Bragg & Livingston Co., LLC. In addition, he has served as a 10 year volunteer for the Dr. MLK Jr. Commission, Charter Member of the U of A Single Ring Committee, Member of the College Station Community FCU Board of Directors, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce Small Business Taskforce volunteer, and is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Walker completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Minor in Secondary Education at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
Mr. Cory Walker, Sr., is an inspirational public speaker
and entrepreneur and has successfully implemented the Men of Distinction
program at the Austin Community College. Walker now serves as a new team
member at the African American Men & Boys Harvest Foundation.
This is a semi-formal dress to impress event!
Both single and couple will be present