By Megan SaylesAFRO Business Writermsayles@afro.com
The seventh annual Celebrity Charity PoloXJazz returns to the Congressional Polo Club in Poolesville, Md. on Sep. 23. This year’s event will be hosted by Judge Greg Mathis, who’s known for his Emmy-winning courtroom reality show. It will benefit the Black Mental Health Alliance (BMHA) and Latinas Leading Tomorrow (LLT).&
Photo Courtesy of Grandiosity Events
Credit: Photo Courtesy of Grandiosity Events
The polo match, which commences at 3 p.m., will feature an all-Black team. The players include Kevin Scott, Eric Brown, Dale Johnson, Miguel Wilson and Chancey Wilson. Singer Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, known for being one-third of hip-hop girl group TLC, will also attend the event as a celebrity guest.&
“From the time that people drive through the gate they’re going to see grandness. We’ll have the Grand Lux Auto Row where guests that own luxury vehicles, like Rolls-Royces, Lamborghinis and Aston Martins, can line up their beautiful vehicles and showcase them,” said Susan Smallwood, event organizer. “We’ve brought in an all-Black polo playing team for the second year in a row. Guests will just have a grand time networking and enjoying the beautiful scenery.”&
Smallwood, who is also the first Black woman to own...