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Local NAACP branch announces honorees

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The Metro Birmingham Branch NAACP will honor a number of women during the 14th Annual Women's History Celebration.  This event is in celebration of Women's History Month:

Honorees include:
  • Daagye Hendricks, Birmingham Board of Education, District 4
  • Georgia Morgan Blair, Trustee Birmingham Public Library
  • Sherlene  Ravizee Speed, Founder "Youth for Survival" Music Workshop
  • Amy Templeton, President & CEO MCWane Center
  • Andrea S. Gary, Office Manager Davenport & Harris Funeral Home
  • Starla M. Curry-Hilliard, Esq., Program Manager/Corporate Marketing, Alabama Power Co.
  • Judge Brendette Brown Green, Birmingham Municipal Court
  • Jacqueline C. Smoke, Esq. Attorney at Law
  • Wardine T. Alexander, Birmingham Board of Education, District 7
  • Deidra K. Perry, Sales Manager Alabama Media Group
  • Bernice Campbell, Community Activist
  • Nakita R. Blocton, Esq. Attorney at Law
  • Casi Ferguson, Project Manager AT&T
  • Mechelle Rice Fields, Family Involvement Coordinator Birmingham City Schools
  • Shelby S. Parker, Community Volunteer
  • Diana White Knighton, Vice President Finance and Administration Miles College
  • Kelly Murphree Skelton, Communications Coordinator Alabama Power Co.
  • Rosalind Rudolph Young, President Tarpley Neighborhood Association
  • Bertha A. Nettles, Executive Director Oak Ridge Community Development Corporation
  • Barbara B. Williams, President & Chair, Academy of Fine Arts, Inc.
Lifetime Achievement Awards:
  • Margaret Zimmerman Beard - Education
  • Leona Payne - Outstanding Community Service
State Rep. Juandalynn Givan will be honored as the Woman of the Year.

The program is scheduled for Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.  The program begins at 7PM.

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