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Baltimore City club celebrates Women's History Month

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Women's History Month brings about a number of recognition ceremonies. This writer was fortunate enough to attend one such celebration.

A distinguished panel of women adorned the dais at Baltimore's The Forum Caterers, located at 4210 Primrose Avenue for the Annual Living Wommen History Makers' Awards Breakfast. The event, sponsored by the Baltimore City Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.(NANBPWC, Inc), occurred Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 8:30AM.

Each year, the club pays tribute to those women who have made important and noticeable contributions to their various communities.

This year the honorees and areas awarded included:

Shirley Basfield Dunlap...............Arts Award Jacqueline Nock...........................Christian Endeavor Award Sharon Green Middleton..............Government Award Joe Ann Weaver............................Law Enforcement

Tenyo Pearl..................................Education and Brenda Fletcher............................Entrepreneurship

Each honoree received a plaque acknowledging her achievements and was given time to thank her supporters and well-wishers.

Music was provided by Derrick Thompson.

Prior to the awarding of the honorees, attendees indulged in a scrumptious menu of: coffee, danish pastries, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, home fries and fried apples.

Tickets to the event had been sold by the members of the Baltimore City Club of NANBPWC, Inc.

The event was also attended by the Vice-Governor of the Mid-Atlantic District of NANBPWC, Inc., Delores Alexander.

The chairperson of the committee was Pauline McKesson.

The Baltimore City Club of NANBPWC, Inc. has been in existence since 1941. The current president is Darleen Thomas.

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