The Boys & Girls Club of Statesboro will hold their third annual Steak & Burger Dinner Thursday at the First Baptist Church in the William Perry Social Hall. This year’s featured speaker is Emmy winner and former 700 Club and FOX News Commentator, Kelly Wright.
Wright, a native of Hagerstown, Md., spent his childhood and early adolescence growing-up in the notorious Congress Heights area of Washington, D.C. His early experiences formed the foundation for his inspirational message of hope, redemption and salvation. His life is a testament to a praying mother and he bears witness to the “full armor of God.”
Wright is internationally recognized as anchor and reporter for the FOX News Channel and formerly for the 700 Club, but he’s been singing professionally since he was thirteen. He started his singing career in the church. In his secular life he even headlined at the legendary Cotton Club in New York City.
Kelly has been the opening act of featured on many shows with top recording artists such as : James Brown, Shirley Ceasar, Vicki Winans, Dottie Peoples, Mississippi Mass Choir, Ron Kenoly and others.
To purchase advance tickets or for more information about the Steak & Burger Dinner, the Boys & Girls Clubs’ largest annual fundraiser, please call Mike Backus, Director of Development at 764-9696.