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21st Annual Tuition Assistance Dinner Dance
February 2 @ 6:00 pm
NEWBURGH, NY – January 14, 2019 — Lt. Col. Glendon Fraser, President of the Major General Irene
Trowell-Harris Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated is proud to announce the 21st Annual
Tuition Assistance Dinner Dance. This event will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Anthony’s
Pier 9, Route 9W New Windsor, NY at 6:00PM.
This year’s theme is “Building Bridges: A Path to the Future.” On February 2, 2019 we will again honor
at least 10 students with a minimum of $1000.00 each for their first year of college. The Major General
Irene Trowell-Harris chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. is proud to support the Hudson Valley in the form
of scholarships to college bound and vocational school bound high school seniors.
This years honoree’s will include the Newburgh Armory Unity Center, Mr. Torrance Harvey, Mayor, City
of Newburgh, NY, and Mr. Everett Smith, President and Publisher, Orange County Post, Inc. The soulful
and spirited sounds of award winning songwriter, composer, & musician “Mr. Alva Nelson & His Band”
will be the musical guest for the evening. The program will also feature the jazzy, funky and sultry
sounds of “Acute Inflection,” and dance tributes by the “Boys & Girls Club of Newburgh/Newburgh
Performing Arts Academy.”
Fraser explained “We have made a great journey in enhancing and affecting the lives of many young
men and women from the Hudson Valley and beyond. Although keeping the legacy of the great
Tuskegee Airmen alive and holding their legacy to the highest standards. Each day that passes, our
Airmen are entering the Lonely Eagles Chapter. We miss them and we miss their incredible contribution
to the fabric that is America.”
We need your help to continue this extraordinary all volunteer work. Please join us at our upcoming
21st Annual Tuition Assistance Dinner. It will assure the preservation of the Legacy of the Tuskegee
Airmen and continue to provide scholarships to the young men and women of the Hudson Valley.
Tickets are ($150.00 per person or $1,300.00 per table of 10). Ticket pricing after January 25, 2019
($175.00 per person or $1,500.00 per table of 10). Tickets are available online at: http://www.tainy.com/dinner-dance.php. For all other ticket-related inquires, call the Office at 845.838.7848 or email