A big celebration is coming to Jarvis Christian College as its 109th Founders Homecoming will be celebrated on campus in Hawkins and virtually this year.

There's going to a week of huge activities and events beginning Sunday, March 15
and continuing through Sunday, March 21. According to a press release from JCC, the in-person events on campus will comply with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines on safe interactions and social distancing.

 

The week-long event will feature legendary R&B bands ZAPP, Lakeside and Con-Funk-Shun, the hilarious Celebrity the Comedian, hip hop star Webbie, and Convocation Speaker Rev. Virzola Law.

The Pioneer Hall of Fame and Preeminence Awards Gala on Friday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. featuring the legendary Con-Funk-Shun. Also performing will be Roxie and the
Band, the Original Lakeside Band and host Celebrity the Comedian. The events will also include the J.N. Ervin Founders Convocation with keynote speaker Rev. Virzola Law, Pastor of Northwest Christian Church.

The week will also include a pool party, roller skating, a gospel concert, baseball
and softball games, a tailgating and cookout party, a parade, silent party, and more. Check out a complete rundown of events below:

  • Sunday, March 14, 2021 Homecoming Kick-Off Pool Party and Cookout | 3:00 PM
  • Monday, March 15, 2021
    2021 Virtual Founders/Homecoming Week Welcome | 7:00 PM
    Skate Party | 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    Blue Table Talks-An Alumni Discussion with Students | 11:00 AM
    “Why Giving Matters” A Virtual Panel Discussion with Alumni | 7:00 PM
    Silent Party | 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021
    Jarvis Women’s Softball Game VS Trinity Valley College LIVESTREAMED | 2:00 PM
    Gospel Explosion with special guest performances | 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 18, 2021
    Virtual J.N. Ervin Founders Convocation with Rev. Virzola Law | 11:00 AM
    Virtual Kickback Thursday House Party Hosted by Shani Scott | 7:00 PM
  • Friday, March 19, 2021
    Jarvis Men’s Baseball VS Our Lady of the Lake LIVESTREAMED | 12:00 PM
    VIP Room | Opens at 6:00 PM
    Virtual Pioneer Hall of Fame and Preeminence Awards Gala and Concert | 7:00 PM - Awards Gala
    8:30 PM - Concert
  • Saturday, March 20, 2021
    Virtual National Alumni Association Plenary Meeting and Memorial Service |10:00 AM
    Jarvis Men’s Baseball VS Our Lady of the Lake LIVESTREAMED | 12:00 PM
    Virtual Parade and Tailgating - Recognition of the Greeks | 1:30 PM
    Jarvis Men’s Baseball VS Our Lady of the Lake LIVESTREAMED | 2:00 PM
    Virtual 2021 Founders and Homecoming Comedy Show with the Ratt Packs of Comedy and Concert
    featuring Webbie | 9:00 PM - Comedy Show | 10:30 PM - Meet and Greet with Webbie |11:00 PM Concert with Webbie and Dance
  • Sunday, March 21, 2021
    Virtual Founders Worship Service with Pastor Sedaric Dinkens, Jarvis Christian College Chaplain 11:00 AM

To purchase tickets, register, reserve a table or become a sponsor, please contact the Office of Institutional Advancement and Development at 903.730.4890, Ext. 3003, or visit www.jarvis.edu/donate.

 

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