This year's honorees include:
- Ovie Mughelli
- Nine-year NFL veteran who played for the Atlanta Falcons and earned a Pro-Bowl roster spot in 2010
- Created the Ovie Mughelli Foundation
- Alison Johnson
- A guidance counselor at Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School
- Runs the Lunch Buddies program
- Jerry Young
- Founder of Be a Mentor
- President and Founder of the Charleston Leadership Foundation
The Going Places Gala will pay tribute to these mentors and includes a silent auction, live music by The Lowhills, light food options, and an open bar. Tickets are $100 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.