Friday, July 06, 2012

2011 Winner

Board Chair T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh (In Living Color / Cosby / That’s So Raven) warmly invites you to the CHARM 2nd Annual Precious G.E.M.S.S. Scholarship Ball ~ 12 Noon to 3PM, Saturday, July 21, 2012 ~ Double Tree/Alsip, IL.  The G.E.M.S. (Growing Emotionally, Maturing Socially) program is designed to promote community outreach, respect, service and education in social skills and friendship among college bound high school seniors.  Our lovely young gems have been working hard for many weeks and four finalists, Whitney Granger, Cleontra Jones, Tytianna Nailon, and  Cyairra Smith-Clark, will now compete to share $10,000 in scholarships based on criteria that includes a written essay and community service.  

CHARM (which stands for: Challenge yourself; Honor yourself; Arm yourself with knowledge; Restore what's been broken and Motivate others) is a faith-based organization created by and for women to transform lives.  

2011 GEMS

We exist to assist women of all ages build self-esteem and to empower, encourage, and inspire them to passionately pursue God's purpose for their lives.  Our  motto, "Meeting You Where You Are", means that no matter where you are spiritually, socially, mentally, or emotionally, we will be there to meet you.  We will use our vast experiences along with our professional partners to knock down barriers and build character and confidence.  CHARM Outreach and Mentoring Services was founded by community advocate Michele Traylor.  The ball will include performances by the gems and will feature a three boy YouTube sensation band. Tickets are $50 and include lunch.  There will be a cash bar as well as a raffle. The deadline for purchasing tickets is JULY 11, 2012Get your tickets now at!


Stay Tuned for the Next Exciting Issue of  Keymáh Presents!