Celebrate Elected Women!

Please join us at the Levine Museum of the New South
Thursday, December 12, 2019
6:30 – 8:30 PM

After a long campaign season, and before another one begins, let’s gather to celebrate the hard work of women who have recently been elected to office. Not only will we celebrate our most recently elected officials, but we will recognize all women who have given their time in elected office. So please join Charlotte Women’s March, the newly formed Queens of Charlotte Mecklenburg, The League of Women Voters of Charlotte Mecklenburg, and National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc., Queen City Metropolitan Chapter for our Third Annual Reception to Celebrate Women Elected to Office.

Emcee: Connie Green-Johnson, President of Democratic Women of Mecklenburg County

Special introductory remarks: Celia Rivenbark, the New York Times best-selling author of seven Southern humor books and a weekly political humor column that appears in the Charlotte Observer. 

Keynote Speaker: Lyric Thompson,  Director of Policy and Advocacy at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) in Washington DC and a leading national advocate for women.

A special award, The Dovey Johnson Roundtree Heroine Award, will be presented to Commissioner Ella Scarborough, for her time and commitment to making Charlotte a better place to live for all.

 

Heavy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be provided.

Tickets:
$35/$40 Guest • $100 Sponsor
Business Attire

REGISTER HERE

Women Honored at the 2019 Reception include:

Mayor – Vi Lyles
Charlotte City Council
Dimple Ajmera-At Large
Julie Eiselt-At Large
Victoria Watlington-District 3
Renee Perkins Johnson-District 4

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board Of Education-At large
Elyse Dashew
Jennifer De La Jara
Lenora Shipp 

Town of Cornelius-Board of Commissioners
Tricia Sisson

Town of Davidson-Board of Commissioners
Jane Campbell
Autumn Rierson Michael

Town of Huntersville-Board of Commissioners
Melinda Bales
Stacy Phillips

Town of Matthews-Board of Commissioners
Barbara Dement
Renee Garner

Town of Pineville-Town Council
Amelia Stinson-Wesley

Town of Stallings-Council District 4
Heather Grooms

The Levine Museum of the New South
200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Parking Free at the Seventh Street Garage.
Validate ticket at the Guest Services Desk.

Thank you the sponsors of this event.
For more information click on the links provided.

Queens of Charlotte Mecklenburg
League of Women Voters of Charlotte Mecklenburg click here
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Queen City Metropolitan Chapter click here

 Charlotte Women’s March click here

Graphic art courtesy of artist Kelly Crosby

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