Thursday, June 12, 2014

Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Luncheon

Organizers of the 12th Annual UNCF Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Luncheon on June 28 at the Westin Charlotte say the event will continue as planned, despite the renowned poet’s recent death. It will now become a tribute dedicated to remembering her life and commitment to education.

Angelou was a volunteer with the United Negro College Fund for more than 25 years. She always participated in the popular luncheon named for her that’s held annually in Charlotte and has raised more than $1 million since its inception 11 years ago. 

It’s usually sold out, but for information on ticket availability, call Marilyn Richards at the UNCF Charlotte office, 704-377-8625. 

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