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July News July, 2017

WE member Moira Quinn will be an honoree at the 2017 Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Luncheon at noon on Saturday, September 23 at The Westin Charlotte. This signature fundraiser for the United Negro College Fund is held in in honor of Dr. Maya Angelou to recognize women for their community leadership.

WE member Joan Wright's book SOULinks: Pursuing Multigenerational Significance is now available at the Charlotte Mecklenburg library, one of America's leading urban public libraries and serving more than 1 million citizens in the Charlotte area.

Please join us in congratulating WE member, Suzy Johnson. Suzy was was recently honored with the distinction of being one of the most influential women in benefit advising nationally. Click here to read more. Read More

June News June, 2017

WE member Andrea Bierce will join the Global Advisory Board of Fenergo, a financial tech company which is becoming the standard for the digital client journey of global banks delivering both content and technology. She will also launch and chair the Diversity and Inclusion subcommittee for Cyient, a global engineering company.

Welcome new WE member Jennifer DeWitt! Jennifer is director of Foundation programs and community affairs for Duke Energy. A native of Indianapolis, she holds a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master's degree from Clemson University. She is active with Read Charlotte, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation, Women's Impact Fund, Arts & Sciences Council and Carolina Thread Trail. A resident of the Dilworth area, she enjoys dining out, the arts and culture scene, reading and staying active.

Join us as we congratulate WE member, Angela Broome on her recent marriage to Keith Powley Saturday, May 20. Her sons, Grant and Grayson, had the honor of giving away the bride in the intimate backyard wedding. The bride and groom honeymooned in Anguilla.

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May News May, 2017

WE member, Linda Lockman-Brooks spoke at the recent 2017 Executive Breakfast for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Linda shared the story of her daughter, Morgan, and her 7-year battle with Hodgkin's Lymphoma.

WE Member Toni Freeman will join the Arts & Science Council (ASC) July 17 as their new Executive Vice President, Community Engagement to lead ASC's strategic change initiatives including advocacy, public sector investments, donor stewardship and branding.

Please join us as we extend our condolences to Navarro Group partner Scottie Trapp on the recent loss of her father, Francis H. Herndon. Click here to read Mr. Herndon's obituary. We wish her family peace and comfort during this difficult time. You may send your condolences to:

Scottie Trapp
4148 Chelmsford Road
Charlotte, NC 28211 Read More

April News April, 2017

Our condolences to WE Member Mar Dee Baker whose mother, Mildred (Mickey) Barbara Reynolds Doll Coen, passed away on March 26. You can read the obituary here .

Mardee's contact info is below:
Mar Dee Baker
9809 Windy Meadow Lane
Charlotte, NC 28269
On behalf of the City of Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts sent Women Executives a letter congratulating WE on our 40th Anniversary of supporting and nurturing executive women leaders. She states "women continue to play a vital role in building our great city, the State of North Carolina, and the Nation." She thanked WE for our work to improve and invest in women and our local community because when women are able to access opportunity and to succeed, the whole community succeeds.

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CITY OF CHARLOTTE MAYOR JENNIFER ROBERTS SENT WOMEN EXECUTIVES A LETTER CONGRATULATING WE ON OUR 40TH ANNIVERSARY April, 2017

On behalf of the City of Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts sent Women Executives a letter congratulating WE on our 40 th Anniversary of supporting and nurturing executive women leaders. She states "women continue to play a vital role in building our great city, the State of North Carolina, and the Nation." She thanked WE for our work to improve and invest in women and our local community because when women are able to access opportunity and to succeed, the whole community succeeds.
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March News March, 2017

Five WE Members Laura Belcher, Sharon Blumberg, Susanne Dixon, Donna Julian and Linda Kirby have been named to the 2017 Meck Times 50 Most Influential Women List. They will be honored at an event on May 19. To see the whole list of 50 and event details, click here.

WE Member Myra Joines' mother, Dorothy R. Joines, 86, of Winston-Salem, died peacefully Wednesday, March 22 after several years of declining health. Her memorial service was held Saturday, March 25, at the Lutheran Church of the Epiphany in Winston-Salem where she requested memorial donations be made to the endowment fund. You may send Myra a sympathy note to her home address: 2738 Circa Drive, Matthews 28105.

WE Member Sonya Barnes will be speaking about the importance of your personal brand at Northeastern University's FREE Year of You Event this Saturday, March 4 at 10AM. Learn more and RSVP Read More

February News February, 2017

WE Members Nancy Brown and Beth Fischer have been named to the 2017 Charlotte Business Journal's Top 25 Women in Business List. They will be honored at an event on March 16 at the Hilton Charlotte Center City. See the list of winners and learn more about the awards dinner here.

WE Member Judy Wishnek is dancing in Charlotte Ballet's 5th Annual Dancing with the Stars of Charlotte Gala on March 4. See YouTube video here or learn more about the event here

Three WE Members Jennifer Roberts, Carol Hardison and Dianne Chipps Bailey were featured in SouthPark Lifestyle story about Queens of the Queen City.

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January News January, 2017

WE Member Kim Henderson has been named Chief of Staff for the President and CEO of Novant Health, Carl Armato. She also will continue her role as Senior Vice President of Foundation and Social Responsibility. Read More

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