On behalf of the City of Columbus and members of the Honorary Committee, we cordially invite you to participate in our 2011 Black History Month extravaganza entitled, “Making History Today: Celebrating Special African-American Women Who Have Made a Difference in Our Community”. The afternoon will culminate with a special performance by the Ray Charles Tribute Band under the direction of Roger Hines, former band member, Columbus resident, and bassist with the Ray Charles Band. We will recognize six outstanding women who have contributed significantly to the City of Columbus and surrounding communities. This spectacular event will take place on Saturday, February 19, 2011 in the Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St., Columbus, Ohio 43203 at 2:00 p.m. The event is FREE! Seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.