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January 2019 Volume 3, Issue 3 The Greater Fort Worth Area Negro Business and Professional Women’s
January 2019 Volume 3, Issue 3 The Greater Fort Worth Area Negro Business and Professional Women’s

January 2019 Volume 3, Issue 3

The Greater Fort Worth Area Negro Business and

Professional Women’s Club

January 2019 Volume 3, Issue 3 The Greater Fort Worth Area Negro Business and Professional Women’s

Mahogany

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January 2019 Volume 3, Issue 3 The Greater Fort Worth Area Negro Business and Professional Women’s

Our Sister-to-Sister Outing at the African American Museum in Dallas

on Saturday, December 29, 2018.

A special thank you to Club Sister Solonya

McKinney-Smith for arranging and sponsoring our tour of the museum’s exhib- it, “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty.” Club sisters, stand-

ing, left to rightHazel F. Wilson, Norma Mosley, Beverly Washington, Verneda Sanders, Delores Simmons, Virnelda Lewis, Debra Miller, Virginia Quarles, DeDe Cunningham & Solonya McKinney Smith. Seated, left to rightBeverly Walker, Bettye Franklin and Shelia Barnett. Following the exhibit, club sisters enjoyed lunch at Two Podners Restaurant.

Next Club MeetingWednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 at 6 pm Tarrant County College Opportunity Center

5901 Fitzhugh Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76119

Don’t forget to bring school supplies & gift for your Secret Club Sister.

January 2019 Volume 3, Issue 3 The Greater Fort Worth Area Negro Business and Professional Women’s

Club Website: http://www.greaterfwbpwc.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greaterfortworthnanbpwc/?fref=ts

COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

Located at 3000 Galvez Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76111

Below: Club Sister Delores Simmons with Regena Taylor, Chief Executive Officer on her left and Karen Harris, Executive Coordinator on her right.

Club sisters are invited to volunteer by contacting either Club Sister Delores Simmons or Virginia Quarles if you are interested and available every other Wednesdays mornings from 911 am.

COMMUNITY FOOD BANK Located at 3000 Galvez Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76111 Below: Club Sister Delores

Prospective New Member BrunchSaturday, Oct. 27, 2018

pre- Chair DeDe Cunningham greeted pro- spective new members and club sisters. In addition, new members
pre-
Chair DeDe Cunningham greeted pro-
spective new
members and
club sisters. In
addition, new
members re-
ceived their
official docu-
ments, gifts
and a wonder-
ful brunch was
enjoyed by all
sent.
And 2
guests
decide
to join
our
club.
It was
a very
COMMUNITY FOOD BANK Located at 3000 Galvez Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76111 Below: Club Sister Delores

Our Annual Purple Tea

Hosted at the Historic Greater St. James Baptist Church on Sunday, November 11, 2018 following the morn- ing worship service, Chair Beverly Washington helped ensure attendees enjoyed a beautiful lunch and were given information from Breast Cancer Survivors to encourage annual mammograms and increase Breast Cancer Awareness with knowledge of family medical histories.

Club sisters, front row, left to rightSolonya McKinney-Smith, Shelia Barnett, Verneda Sanders, Angela Donnell, Olivia Douglas, Norma Mosley, President Rochelle Harden, Cora Miller and Dr. Gwendolyn Morrison.

Standing, second row, left to rightChair Beverly Washington, Virnelda Lewis, DeDe Cunningham, Debra Miller, Beverly Walker & Virginia Quarles.

Leadership Development in Action

Club Sister Stacy Quarles presented on the topic,

“Developing Program Chairs” at our Nov. 7, 2018

Club meeting.

Club Sister Marilyn Calhoun presented an excellent ses-

sion on “Parliamentary Pro- cedure” on Saturday, Oct.

13, 2018 to club sisters and

members of the public in attendance. Not even a rainy Saturday morning could keep us away.

Leadership Development in Action Club Sister Stacy Quarles presented on the topic, “Developing Program Chairs” at
Leadership Development in Action Club Sister Stacy Quarles presented on the topic, “Developing Program Chairs” at

SAVE THE DATES:

57th Annual South Central District Confer- ence

March 1517, 2019

Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel

15201 Dallas Parkway

Addison, TX 75001

Telephone: (972) 789-3032

Registration October 22, 2018 January 11, 2019

$170.00

Late Registration January 12, 2019 February 16,

2019

$200.00

District Conference Planning Preparation was under-

way on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 in anticipation of a

successful 57th Annual SCD Conference.

Governor

Maples proudly led us to the soulful sound of Aretha

Franklin’s “Rock Steady!”

We extend our deepest sympathies to our Club President Rochelle and her husband Ricky at the loss of his sister. Please know we are praying for and with you during this time and in the days to come.

Leadership Development in Action Club Sister Stacy Quarles presented on the topic, “Developing Program Chairs” at
Leadership Development in Action Club Sister Stacy Quarles presented on the topic, “Developing Program Chairs” at
Leadership Development in Action Club Sister Stacy Quarles presented on the topic, “Developing Program Chairs” at

Annual Christmas LuncheonBotanic Gardens on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2018

Annual Christmas Luncheon — Botanic Gardens on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2018 A wonderful holiday affair was
Annual Christmas Luncheon — Botanic Gardens on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2018 A wonderful holiday affair was

A wonderful holiday affair was enjoyed by all in at- tendance. Top The GFWANBPWC 2018 group pho- to;

RightClub Sisters Beverly Washington, Bettye Franklin and Hazel F. Wilson handle raffle ticket sales as guests dine on a holiday feast;

Below, leftNew Club Sister Melinda Washington helps serve guests;

Below, rightClub sisters pre- pare to perform holiday favorites for the audience.

Annual Christmas Luncheon — Botanic Gardens on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2018 A wonderful holiday affair was
Annual Christmas Luncheon — Botanic Gardens on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2018 A wonderful holiday affair was