Upcoming Events| Don’t Forget to RSVP

Hello, We are hosting an by INVITE only 2018 Hat & Heels FUNDRAISER Brunch. Every year we host this event to  benefit and support single mothers. Although we connect with our community and have a blast every year, our Hat & Heels Brunch is a fundraiser to assist low income single mothers within our community. … Continue reading Upcoming Events| Don’t Forget to RSVP

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MLK|Why We Dream

Happy MLK Day!  Today is a day to honor one of the great civil rights leaders Dr Martin Luther King Jr. We not only celebrate our freedom of segregation, but we also celebrate our right to DREAM. Thinking back on it we all possibly could have survived segregation but we would have died from the … Continue reading MLK|Why We Dream

History |Mary Bickerdyke

Mary Bickerdyke was known as "Mother" Bickerdyke, due to her nursing of soldiers during the Civil War.Mary Ann (Ball) Bickerdyke was a nurse and health care provider to the Union Army during the American Civil War.Bickerdyke was born on July 19, 1817, near Mount Vernon, Ohio. She enrolled at Oberlin College, one of the few … Continue reading History |Mary Bickerdyke

History|Margaret Brown

Molly Brown (Margaret Tobin) was born on 18th July, 1867 (1), in Hannibal, Missouri, the daughter of John Tobin and Johanna Collins (2), both Irish immigrants. Her father, John Tobin, was widowed with one daughter, Catherine Bridget. When he met Johanna Collins, Johanna was also widowed with one daughter, whose name was Mary Ann. John … Continue reading History|Margaret Brown

History|Mary Baker Eddy

Mary Baker Eddy was born on July 16, 1821 and she died at age 89 in 1910. Mary  was an influential American author, teacher, and religious leader, noted for her groundbreaking ideas about spirituality and health, which she named Christian Science. She articulated those ideas in her major work, Science and Health with Key to … Continue reading History|Mary Baker Eddy

History|Dorothy Fields 

Dorothy Fields was born on July 15, 1905 and died on Mar. 28, 1974), lyricist and librettist, was born in Allenhurst, N.J., the daughter of Lew M. Fields and Rose Harris. Her father, born Lewis Maurice Schoenfeld, was famous as a member of the comedy duo Weber and Fields, but left performing in the year … Continue reading History|Dorothy Fields 

History|Susannah Mushatt Jones 

Susannah Mushatt Jones was born on July 6, 1899 and died on May 12, 2016. She was known as an American supercentenarian who died at the age of 116 years and 311 days old. She was at the time of death the world's oldest living person and the last living American born in the 19th … Continue reading History|Susannah Mushatt Jones 

History|Frida Kahlo

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo born on July 6, 1907 is remembered for her self-portraits, pain and passion, and bold, vibrant colors. She is celebrated in Mexico for her attention to Mexican and indigenous culture and by feminists for her depiction of the female experience and form. {Frida Kahlo self-portrait} Kahlo, who suffered from polio as … Continue reading History|Frida Kahlo

History|Mary Gates

Mary Gates, born on July 5,1929 was a member of the University of Washington Board of Regents for eighteen years (1975-1993), was a leader who promoted voluntary service and philanthropy, both locally and nationally. At her memorial service in June of 1994, then-UW President William P. Gerberding spoke of her capacity for “infectious, effervescent joy,” and … Continue reading History|Mary Gates

History |Gloria Stuart

Gloria Stuart was born on a dining room table on 4th Street in Santa Monica, California on July 4, 1910. Her early roles as a performing artist were in plays she produced in her home as a young girl. She was the star of her senior class play at Santa Monica High School in 1927. … Continue reading History |Gloria Stuart

History|Little Eva

Singer. Born Eva Narcissus Boyd on June 29, 1943, in Belhaven, North Carolina. Plucked from near obscurity, Little Eva reached the top of the pop charts with the infectious dance song, "The Loco-Motion," only to discover that fame can be fleeting. She first started singing in church as a child. Moving to New York City area around … Continue reading History|Little Eva

History| Wilma Rudolph

Almost every circumstance was stacked against Wilma Rudolph from the day she was born on June 23, 1940. Her father, Ed Rudolph, had eleven children by a first marriage while his second marriage yielded eight more, of which Wilma was the fifth. At birth she weighed only four-and-a-half pounds. Her mother, Blanche, a housemaid, feared … Continue reading History| Wilma Rudolph