This year's honorees include:
- North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey
- Erica Wright, the director of Charleston Young Professionals
- Pastor Marshall Blalock of First Baptist Church of Charleston
- Wendy Gainey, counselor at Saint Andrew’s School of Math and Science
The Going Places Gala will pay tribute to these mentors and includes a silent auction, live music by Honeysmoke, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and an open bar. Tickets are $75 per person and may be purchased here. The event starts at 6:30 pm.
Be A Mentor is "an in-school mentoring program that works to instill youth with confidence, build social and emotional skills, and ensure that every child in the Lowcountry has a caring adult in their lives." You can learn more about the organization on their website.