TX Unity Conference
National Council of Negro Women, Inc.
7th Texas State Unity Conference
Bethune/Height Recognition Program
July 24, 25 & 26, 2014
Hilton Post Oak – Houston, Texas
Conference Theme: Continuing to Lift the NCNW Legacy: Focusing on OUR Health and
Inspiring OUR Girls, “Advocating for Women of African Descent”
Tentative Conference Schedule
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Registration 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Welcome! Meet and Greet 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Host Section’s Hospitality
Attire – Travel Comfortable
Friday, July 25, 2014
Registration and Continental Breakfast 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.
Vendors 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
National Town Hall Meeting 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Opening Session 9:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
OUR Health: Mind, Body and Soul 9: 30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
“Girls Talk” – Youth Session 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
The WOW / GROW Luncheon 12:00 noon– 2:00 p.m.
(Women of Wisdom /Girls Refocusing on Winning)
Installation of 2014 – 2016 Section Officers 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
–Attire – Business
Refresh, Relax and Shop with the Vendors
It’s Friday Night on the Gulf: Hilton Ballroom- “All on Deck”
Food – Fellowship – Games 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Leadership Salute – Special Awards
2012-2014 Section Presidents on Parade
Attire- Cruise Comfortable
Saturday, July 26, 2014
The Bethune/Height Recognition Program Brunch 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Vendors _ 9:00 a.m. _2:00 p.m.
Bayou City Event Center
9401 Knight Road • Houston, Texas 77045
Attire – White or Black & White (requested)
2013-2014 Life Members and 2014 Bethune Achievers
will wear White. No pant Suits please. Hats are optional.
2014 – Life Members and Sections
Deatra L. Childress – T. Mathis Hawkins
Willie M. Shaw – Beaumont Southeast
Tanya Y. Anderson – San Antonio Ruth Jones McClendon
Gertrude B. Batiste – San Antonio Ruth Jones McClendon
Rhonda Harris – San Antonio Ruth Jones McClendon
Dr. Carolyn Orange – San Antonio Ruth Jones McClendon
Katherine Isabell Perry – San Antonio Ruth Jones McClendon
Tracy Shelton – San Antonio Ruth Jones McClendon
Cora Johnson – Houston Metropolitan Area
Brenda Howard Koroma – Houston Metropolitan Area
Stephen Denise McKenzie – Houston Metropolitan Area
2012-2013 Life Members
Karen E. Jackson – Houston Metropolitan Area
Dr. Ngozi J. Kamau – Houston Metropolitan Area
Beatrice Garrett Mayes – Barbara Jordan Houston Section
2014 Bethune/Height Achievers
Dorothy Allen Chimney – Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., Lufkin Chapter
Dr. Mollie Johnson Williams – Minnie H. Goodlow Page, Dallas
Franlesray A. Campbell Allen – Minnie H. Goodlow Page, Dallas
Sharon J. Beard – Greater Trinity, Dallas
Regina Dickson – Houston Metropolitan Area
Ruby R. Henson – Minnie H. Goodlow Page, Dallas
Ruby Jackson – Elease J. Knight, Houston
Henrietta E. Jefferson-Brown – Dallas
Conchetta Mason – T. Mathis Hawkins, Dallas
Brenda King-Murphy – Suburban Dallas/Desoto
Andra Self – Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., Lufkin Chapter
2014 NCNW Texas Legends Honorees
We are proud to salute six (6) of our Texas NCNW Legends. They have served humankind under the banner of The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. at the local, area and national levels. They are:
- Dr. Edith Clark – Elease Knight Houston Section
- Mrs. Ruby Jackson – Texas Life Membership Guild Chair – Elease Knight Houston Section
- Mrs. Zoia Jones – Dorothy I. Height Houston Section
- Mrs. Bobbie W. Moorehead – Past National President, Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.- Barbara Jordan Houston Section
- Mrs. Joyce Sowell – San Antonio – Ruth Jones McClendon Section
- Dr. Mollie Johnson Williams – Northeast Texas State Coordinator – Minnie H. Goodlow Page Dallas Section
These Legends of the National Council of Negro Women are trailblazers, and they will be honored during our Bethune/Height Recognition Program Brunch on Saturday, July 26, 2014, starting at 10:00 a.m., in the Bayou City Event Center.
Houston Post Oak
2001 Post Ok Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77056
www.houstonpostoak.hiton.com – Group Rate Code: Texas
As of July 2, 2014 there were 10 sleeping room with king beds were left in our NCNW room block. The rates will remain the same per night in our block as long as there are rooms available.
Single and Double occupancy $119.00 + 17% tax
There are NOdouble rooms left in the hotel for the weekend of our conference.
All NCNW Conference attendees who are registered as hotel guest in the Hilton Post Oak will receive a ticket for complimentary breakfast. The breakfast will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.
Your full participation is anticipated, and we are ready to welcome you to our 7th NCNW Texas State Unity Conference.
In service and Unity,
Dorothy Allen Chimney
Texas State Convener