To help raise funds for Jackson State University students who have aged out of foster care, the Friends of Jackson State will present the Vanessa Bell Calloway Fund Reception from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Penguin Restaurant, 1100 John R. Lynch St. in Jackson. The suggested donation is $100. For more information, call 601-979-2281.
Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway will host the event with her goddaughter, Jhamasa Noel Lewis-Adams, who will graduate from JSU on Dec. 8. Lewis-Adams attended JSU as an emancipated foster youth.
Along with Calloway and Lewis-Adams, featured performers include: