EVENT: Macdella Cooper & Friends to Host L’Africana Summerfest & Hamptons Polo After Party

Ladybrille New Yorkers, we’ve got just the perfect event for your this weekend! The MACDELLA COOPER AND FRIENDS TO HOST “L’AFRICANA SUMMERFEST” & “Hamptons Polo After Party” Featuring special musical performances by DJ Universe, G-Pow & headliner DJ Stiletto!

On Saturday, July 23rd 2011, Liberian American philanthropist MacDella Cooper, Founder of the MacDella Cooper Foundation and the MCF Academy, will host LʼAFRICANA™ SUMMERFEST in Southampton, New York.

This yearʼs SummerFest lineup will include appearances by:

Ladybrille’s Millen Magese – Super Model
NuNu Wako – TV Talk Show Host
Carol Wilkinson – News Anchor & Host
Cindy Barshop – Real Housewives of New York
Karen Koeningsberg – Socialite
Zoe Himmel & GPOW – MCF JR Ambassador

The Red Carpet Cocktail reception and the Taste of Africa Banquet will kick off at 6:00 pm with DJ Stiletto spinning, and a special musical performance by Teen Ambassador, Zoe Himmel and the G-Pow. The night will also include special musical and dance performances starting promptly at 7:00 pm.

Hosted by News anchor, Carol Wilkinson, the evening will begin with a presentation by Thomas Tafuto and a live auction by Eddie Going.

Tickets range in price from $150 for an individual ticket to $10,000 for corporate sponsorships. All proceeds from the event will benefit the MCF Academy for orphans and abandoned children in Monrovia, Liberia.

The MCF Academy is the first tuition free boarding school dedicated to orphan and abandoned children in post-war Liberia. The Academy opened its doors on Christmas Day 2010 and will ultimately house and educate 200 children.

LʼAfricana is a brand platform built around the design, creation, promotion, and distribution of African fashion, art, music, accessories, culture & cuisine.

For more information, please call Genevieve at 212-204-6574, or email: [email protected].


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