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. “Lady Rebecca” Lilly, Baltimore’s own song stylist, and recording artist, now retired will be honored by the Rosa Pryor Music Scholarship Fund, Oct. 26, at the Forum Caterers. She would be remembered locally for performing in many of the nightclubs, such as the Sportsmen Lounge, Woodstock Night Club, The Gatsby, the Bird Cage, the Closet, Arch Social club and many more including working with O’Donel Levy.

Hello everyone, I hope all is well with you. I am a little under the weather with a bad cold I’m trying to kick, but honey child it is not easy. I am trying to get my act together; this is a busy month for me because the Rosa Pryor Music Scholarship Fund Award Banquet is coming up, on Oct. 26 and it has me very busy.

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Gaynell Colburn, percussionist, motivational speaker, vocalist and recording artist has been performing since she was three years old will be honored by the Rosa Pryor Music Scholarship Fund, Oct. 26, at the Forum Caterers.

This year we are honoring 10 veteran musicians who have been performing at least 30 years or longer and/or are at least 65 years old. Also club owners who have opened their clubs for musicians to play on a regular weekly basic for many years. It is very important to me to give these musicians and club owners their flowers while they still can smell them and let them know how much we appreciate their gifts and talents throughout the years.  This year we are honoring club owners Dante Daniels, the owner of Maceo’s Lounge and Colin’s Seafood & Grill; Ronald Scott, the owner of Caton Castle; Dennis Chambers, Jesse “Jay” Moody, Jacob Saulsbury, Lady Rebecca, Steve Scribner, KendraHolt, Gaynell Colburn and Lucille Brooks, who turned 102 years old in July of this year and just passed away last week. Her daughter, whose name is also Lucille, will represent her mother at this event. The event will be named in memory of Lucille Brooks, may she rest in peace. Also, 4-8 p.m., Oct. 26, at the Forum Caterers located 4210 Primrose Avenue in Baltimore the Rosa Pryor Music Scholarship Fund will present scholarships to five deserving, gifted and talented children who are singer

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Dennis Chambers, well-known drummer, recording artist, now travels the world with Carlos Santana and Maceo Parker, will be honored by the Rosa Pryor Music Scholarship Fund.

s and musicians between the ages of 5-17 years old. These children will perform at the banquet as well as the dynamic Greg Hatza and his band. The event will include open buffet and cash bar. Donation for this red carpet event is $65.00 tax deductible. For ticket information, call 410-833-9474 or go to web site: www.rosapryor@aol.com and use PayPal.

The Liquor Associations MULBA and Maryland Beverage Association are having their “Free Beer, Wine & Liquor Expo” 3-8 p.m., Oct. 18 at the Fifth Regiment Armory. There will be DJ music, dancing, bottle services tables, vendors, food and much more. For ticket information, call Roz at 410-804-9334.

We want to ask you to join me in prayers to be sent out to our sick and shut-ins. People who are active in our community, such as Judson Hughes, a member and the DJ at the Arch Social Club who recently had a double hip replacement; Randy Tilghman the former owner of the Sphinx Club and a gifted actor with the Arena Players who is recuperating at home after having a stroke and Marshall Booze, renowned musician and his wife Mary who just went thru a liver transplant. Marshall received his miracle liver from his wife Mary. They are both doing well, unable to receive visitors at this time.

Well, my dear friends, it is about that time, I am out of space and time. I will be looking forward to hearing from you. If you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at rosapryor@aol.com. UNTIL THE NEXT TIME, I’M MUSICALLY YOURS.