Fantasia ball Saturday at Holiday Inn
April 13, 2012 1:48PM
Updated: July 23, 2012 6:35AM
JOLIET — “Fantasia” is a debutante ball open to junior and senior girls from local high schools.
Prior to the event, contestants participate in a series of workshops designed to help them develop greater self-confidence, social skills, high morals and values.
The Fantasia Biennial Ball is sponsored by the Tealight Foundation Inc. in partnership with Kappa Mu Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
The event will conclude Saturday when one of nine young ladies will be crowned “Miss Fantasia 2012.”
Contestants include high school senior Taylor Cornelius, junior Miya Foster, junior Simone Jones and senior Naylaysa Simmons-Matthews.
This year’s event will be at the Holiday Inn at 411 S. Larkin Ave., with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $60.
For tickets, contact Jeanette “Jini” Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org, 815-723-4536 or 815-641-1064.