Steppin' Out Magazine July 2015 - Page 9

Jazz Festival Launches Marcus Johnson Scholarship Fund The Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival is launching the Marcus Johnson Scholarship Fund at a fundraiser to be held at The Temple Downtown on July 09, 2015 at 6:30PM. The scholarship fund is f or the children of Marcus Johnson, Markel and Markes Johnson who are 11th graders at Murphy High School and musicians also. Marcus Johnson died December 20, 2014 at the age of forty-four. He was the director of Bay City Brass Band and played throughout the City of Mobile, especially during the Mardi Gras Season. Various brass bands will play for the event and the public is invited. Please make checks payable to: Marcus Johnson Scholarship Fund, Commonwealth National Bank; PO Box 2326; Mobile, Alabama 36652-2326. For more information call 478-4027. D 3V3 Live Soccer Coming to Mobile The Mobile Sports Authority and 3v3 Live Soccer are excited to partner together for the 2015 3v3 Live Gulf Regional Soccer Tournament, December 05-06, 2015, in Mobile. The two-day tournament is set to be held at Herndon (Sage) Park and the University of South Alabama intramural fields and will attract teams from throughout the Southeast. “3v3 Live is very excited to be coming to Mobile in December,” Mike Tew, 3v3 Live President, said. “This location will offer our teams a chance to play in the winter and then go to the beach.” The unique aspect of this event is the Mobile tournament will be the final regional held that allows teams to qualify for the Disney 3v3 Soccer World Championship, January 16-18, 2016, in Orlando. Teams ranging from ages 6 to adult and all skill levels will compete for one last chance to qualify for the W