j-moss_web.jpgMIAMI — The 2012 South-Dade Father’s Day Benefit Concert will take place on Wednesday, June 6, 7 p.m., at The Bethel Church, 14440 Lincoln Blvd., Miami.

The event will benefit Children of Inmates, an organization that seeks to positively impact the lives of children and caregivers directly affected by parental incarceration, and Youth Achieving and Succeeding, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides homework assistance, tutoring, mentoring and support to youths.

Doors open at 6 p.m.; tickets are $20 in advance (purchase online at klmcommunity12.eventbrite.com), and  $25 at the door. For more information email klmcommunity12@gmail.com

With award-winning gospel artist J Moss as the headliner, more than 1,000 guests are expected for an evening dedicated to the fathers in the community.

Maestro Powell, who can be heard every Sunday on WEDR’s 99JAMZ, will serve as event host.

The evening also will feature all-male group Special Guest (SPG) from the hit TV show X-Factor, and national gospel recording artist Gia “Songbird” Wyre, who has shared the stage with Billie D. Williams, Tichina  Arnold, Aaron Hall and Rueben Studdard, and has sung with Fred Hammond, Vicki Winans, Kim Burrell, Kirk Franklin and many others.  VIP Tickets will grant entry to artists' Meet and Greet prior to the performance.

This summer, the service team of Children of Inmates will be taking one of its quarterly Family Bonding Visits, a program established to create positive moments by creating a child-focused atmosphere to the greatest extent possible.

The Kionne L. McGhee Law Group, PLLC is also taking this time to honor outstanding role models in the community. The distinguished honorees are  Commissioner Dennis Moss, the Rev. John Ferguson, Edward Bullard, Jasper Johnson and Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho. The South Florida Times is a sponsor of the South Dade Father’s Day celebration.

Sponsorships are available; email klmcommunty12@gmail.com for additional information.

WHAT: South Dade Father's Day Benefit Concert

WHEN: Wednesday, June 6, 7 p.m.

WHERE: 14440 Lincoln Blvd., Miami.

COST: $20 in advance (purchase online at klmcommunity12.eventbrite.com), $25 at the door

CONTACT: klmcommunity12@gmail.com

Photo: J Moss