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May 11, 2013 - May 17, 2013, The Afro-American B1 The Ways and Means Committee Ann Mackey of Mackey’s Assisted Home Care with Louise Long, celebrating 100 years of youthfulness. Remarks by Dr. Maxine Jenkins, Section president (Standing) Marie Richardson, Mary Budd, Marcia Pullard, Virginia Thomas, Lawrence Barrett, Willie Barrett (seated) Johnnie Jones, Annie Mack, Gail Lewis, Josephine Thomas, Annie Frazier, Thelma Johnson Catherine Leggett and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett Dr. Barbara Shaw and Alotta Taylor Guests patronizing the vendors. The Montgomery County Section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) presented its annual fundraiser, an Afternoon of Music, featuring the Jonathan Davis Band with vocalist Tamika Moore, April 21, at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Md. Guests were treated to a sumptuous buffet, up-tempo music, door prizes and an array of vendors. Proceeds from this popular event will be used to support some of the Section’s many community projects— food drives, health fairs, senior And so we dance… citizens and people in crisis. Through the Female Achievers Maintaining Excellence (FAME) Youth Section, monthly cultural, social, academic and enrichment activities are provided for girls, ages 12–17. Special guests included Montgomery County County Executive Ike Leggett and Catherine Leggett, Dr. Barbara L. Shaw, immediate past chair, NCNW and national board member; Vice Chair Prince George’s County, District 8 Councilman Obie Patterson; Surry County, Va. County Administrator Tyrone Franklin and Andrea Bray of WPFW FM Radio. The Section president is Dr. Maxine Jenkins; the planning committee chair is Janice Jetter. (Standing) Robin Williams, Monique Dalmeida, Verna Broden; (seated) Sabrina Washington, Eleanor Clark, Catherine Leggett, first lady of Montgomery County; Donna Dalmeida Potomac Valley Section members The Jonathan Davis Band featuring Temika Moore on vocals Members of the Montgomery County Section of NCNW Joan Stanard, Linda Morton, Anita Prout, Bobbi Polton Katie Whitney, Beverly Anderson, Joan Stanard, Spurgeon Stanard, Edma Romeo, Jackie Green, Helen Allen, Jackie Hill, Lorraine Washington Amanda and Earl Stafford, honoree, with Va. Rep. Jim Moran Meshon Watkins, Ashleel Floyd, Tiara Hicks, Christy Ball Miss Black Va. , Natasha Stovall; Miss Exquisite, Amina Gilyard; Rep. Jim Moran(Va.-D); Miss Corporate America, Kimi Holloway, Miss Black D.C. , Tecoya Gordon State Farm Representative Rodney Lewis presents check to chapter president, Monica Leak Krysta Jones, Chaka A. Donaldson, Cindy McLaughlin, Gisselle Brown TC Williams High School Jazz Combo Sheila Jackson, Tamra West Members of Nu Xi Zeta Chapter (Northern, Va.), Zeta Phi Beta Sorority The H.A.V.E. Foundation of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority/Alexander chapter, Gisselle Brown and MeShon Watkins present Scholarship Essay Award winner Madison Fay Moran, center Photos by Rob Roberts Ladies entering the ballroom French Thompson and Linda Thompson, former national executive director, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Santita Glover, right, presenting the Chapter‘s Community Service Award to Krysta Jones Welcome and introduction by Shauntai Dudley Line dancing at the Afternoon of Music luncheon The Alexandria (Nu Xi Zeta) Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority held its 6th Annual Spring Luncheon, April 27, at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va. Led by Chapter President Monica Leak, Nu Xi Zeta has been serving the Alexandria/Arlington communities for over 25 years. During the luncheon, outstanding leaders in the community were honored and the theme was “Celebrating the Strength of Community.” Honorees included Woman of the Year, Karen Arrington; their first Man of the Year, Earl Stafford; Nu Xi Zeta Soror of the Year, Gisselle Brown, and the Nu Xi Zeta H.A.V.E Foundation Scholarship winner, Madison Moran. Also, the Direct Community Support Award recipient was the Virginia Leadership Institute (VLI). Luncheon Co-Chairs Denise Boamah and Shauntai Dudley were happy Special remarks to welcome, Rep. Jim Moran(D-Va.) , members of the Alexandria City Council, by Amelia McIntyre, Va. John Chapman and Del Pepper as state well as Kimi Holloway, Ms. director Corporate America and Amina Gilyard, Miss Exquisite International, among other local pageant (Seated) Retired titleholders. Nu Xi Zeta signature service project chair Chaka Donaldson, Five Pearls of Wisdom partners: Kendra Gillespie, president, Top Ladies of Distinction, Alexandria Chapter; Alexis Williams, manager, Nauck Community Service Center and the Honorable Gwen Lewis, founder/executive director, Concerned Citizens Network of Alexandria Col. Fannie Allen, Gwendolyn Day Fuller, Gwendolyn Hubbard Lewis, Betty Morrison (Standing) Brenda Kelly-Nellum, Kendra Gillespie Photos by Rob Roberts

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