The Columbus moving staff members of E. E. Ward Moving & Storage Co. were not the only community members to make an appearance at the 7th Annual Sole Celebration on Thursday evening. Demetries Neely, executive director of The King Arts Complex, was also in attendance. The King Arts Complex works to highlight the contributions of African-Americans to history and culture through the arts. They will be hosting a gala on Saturday, May 16 to celebrate their 28th anniversary.
The 28th Gala Celebration will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. All African-American judges who have served in Columbus, Ohio will be honored. Featured artists include neo-soul star Avery Sunshine and acclaimed R&B artist Eric Benet.
As one of the oldest minority-owned businesses in the nation, E. E. Ward is proud to a bronze sponsor of the complex. With owner Brian Brooks serving on the King Arts Complex Board of Directors, E. E. Ward promotes the same values as the King Arts Complex and fully supports their mission.