DETROIT (WWJ) – The Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists is throwing a costume party for a cause Saturday night.
Hundreds are expected to suit up for the group’s second annual Halloween party.
Alicia Nails is a board member for the NABJ and says the group is committed to assisting young professionals in their journalism careers.
“It’s a good fun event,” said Nails.”Professionals can all come together for a good cause … an opportunity for the community to come out and mingle with the black journalists in the community.”
Tickets are twenty-five dollars at the door with proceeds going toward programs and scholarships for journalism students.
“And to assist and mentor young students from grade school to high school and college students who are looking at a career field where they can use writing skills research skills and impact the community,” said Nails.
The party starts Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Double Tree Hotel in Downtown Detroit.