FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Brooklyn, NY – May 17th, 2014– The Brooklyn Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Incorporated is hosting its 48th Annual Founders’ Day Observance Luncheon on May 17th, 2014 from 12:00pm-5:00pm at the Glenn Terrace. NANBPWC, Inc. clubs celebrate Founders’ Day annually to recognize the shoulders on which they stand and the role and responsibility they have in preparing our young people for the future.
The Observance is the occasion to present the Sojourner Truth Award to an outstanding African American woman. The award was established in 1948. This is the highest award given by the Association and presented by a local club.
This year’s theme "LETS: Leaders Excellent Triumphant Service” will honor outstanding individuals in the community with business, education, professional, community service, youth and club appreciation awards. Several graduating high school seniors and one adult will also be honored by receiving scholarships. Ticket donations are $80. A portion of ticket sales is tax deductible.
About N.A.N.B.P.W.C., Inc.
Since 1935, the NANBPWC, Inc. through its national organization, regional districts and local clubs provides opportunities for women to increase their leadership skills, experience governance and parliamentary procedures, and to enhance their educational awareness of issues impacting the African American community through volunteerism. NANBPWC, Inc. encourages youth and young adults to achieve economic independence by joining the rising tide of young people in business today.
NANBPWC, Inc.’s mission is to promote and protect the interests of African American business and professional women; to serve as a bridge for young people seeking to enter business and the professions; to improve the quality of life in the local and global communities; and to foster good fellowship.
The Brooklyn Club history dates back to 1944, when National President, Ruth Handy, called 21 prominent African American women of Brooklyn to organize the Brooklyn Club. They received the national charter in November 1945 in Chicago at the National Convention. Contact Director of Membership, Barbara Biggs-Glover for more information on becoming a member at Barbara Biggs-Glover at firstname.lastname@example.org
TICKET/PRESS CONTACT INFORMATION:
Patricia Fernandez -Cell-917-207-1415; email@example.com
Jean Caston Black- Cell 917-282-2772; firstname.lastname@example.org
President: Dr. Kim Best at email@example.com
Director of Public Relations: Dr. Marcella Maxwell Dr. at firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Relations Co-Chair: Shemeka Brathwaite, MSEd at email@example.com
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