Urban Ministries hosted their 2017 Winter Gala at the First Baptist Church of Clarksville Thursday, January 26. The annual gala is a fundraising event for Urban Ministries, helping support their many assistance programs. Over 200 people attended the catered event and were entertained with music by Kathy Bearden, the Director of Music Ministries at Hilldale UMC. Urban Ministries Director, Beverly Dycus, spoke to those attending the event. Dycus thanked her staff as well as the Board of Directors and volunteers for their hard work and dedication, and the community for its endless support throughout the years. Dr. Cynthia Hopson, the Chief Inspiration Officer touched by Grace Ministry also spoke at the event. For more information about Urban Ministries, an agency of the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region, visit www.clarksvilleurbanministries.com or call 931-648-9090. Their offices are located at 217 S. Third Street in Clarksville.