Soul R&&B group Enchantment featured at Celebrity Sing-off

Enchantment singing group

Enchantment, a recording group from the 70s, will be featured at the Celebrity Sing-Off sponsored by the African American Achievers Youth Corps, Inc. The event will be held on Saturday, February 10 at the Glen Theatre. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins 7 p.m.

Enchantment is a soul/R&B band formed in Detroit, Michigan by Emanuel “EJ” Johnson, Joe “Jobie” Thomas, Bobby Green, Ed-gar “Mickey” Clanton, and David Banks. They are best known for their mid-1970s hits, “Gloria,” “Sunshine” and “It’s You That I Need.”

In addition to Enchantment, Dr. Vernon G. Smith, Board Chairman, said the event will feature elected officials and leaders of Gary and Northwest Indiana who will sing or lip sync popular songs for the enjoyment of guests. Among those performing will be Senators Lonnie Randolph and Eddie Mel- ton; Representative Earl Harris, Jr.; Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson; Councilpersons Ronald Brewer and Lavetta Sparks-Wade; Merrillville Councilman Richard Hardaway; County Councilman Jerome Prince; Lake Co. Surveyor Bill Emerson; Radio personalities, Natalie Ammons, Dinnah Lynn Biggs, Larry Jenkins, and Eve Gomez; Gary School Board member, Robert Buggs; Urban League President and CEO Dr. Vanessa McCloud; Fashion Designer Queen Toppin; Social Worker Sherylin McCrady; Mrs. Nicole Brewer; Educator Vernon Williams; and many others.

Tickets for the event are $15 and may be purchased at Beautiful Things, 3570 Village Court. The cost at the door will be $20. For additional information contact Smith at 887-2046.

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