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CWU annual Human Rights celebration

 

President Dorothy Gill-Smith; speaker, Rev. Dr. Laura Washington; Celebration Chair, Anita Hovis.

Salisbury Rowan Church Women United held its annual Human Rights Celebration at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with approximately 55 in attendance representing 18 different churches.
Rev. Dr. Laura Washington, associate pastor of Solid Rock Church of God, was the keynote speaker on the theme “Be United in Mind and Thoughts in Christ Jesus.”
The 2018 Human Rights Award was granted to Genny Reed, long time leader of the Wellspring Bible study group. Attending the celebration were Genny’s family members, daughter Leigh Michalec; grandson Russell and his wife Sarah Michalec.
Anita Hovis of Moore’s Chapel AMEZ was the celebration chair. President Dorothy Gill-Smith welcomed everyone and presented the Human Rights Award. Other participants were Vickie Kotlarz, Sacred Heart; Flo Peck, First United Church of Christ; Twanda Mitchell, White Rock AMEZ; Mary Marlin, Dora Correll, Ardis Chapel AMEZ; Penny Knox, Soldier’s Memorial AMEZ; Lynn Bolick, St. Luke’s Episcopal; Martha Richards, Trinity Wesleyan.
Ron Turbyfill was present to receive and thank CWU for the in-gathering of school supplies for local schools.
The next celebration of CWU will be the World Community Day on Nov. 2 at Milford Hills UMC.

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