Event: 7th Texas State Unity Conference

7th Texas State Unity Conference
July
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TX Unity Conference

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. – 7th Texas State Unity Conference will be held in Houston, Texas on Thursday, July 24, 2014 – Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Hilton Houston Post Oak.
This year’s theme is:
Continuing to Lift the NCNW Legacy: Focusing on OUR Health and Inspiring OUR Girls,
“Advocating for Women of African Descent”
The Texas State Coalition is looking forward to seeing you in HOUSTON! Highlights of the Conference include the Bethune/Height Recognition Program, Section Presidents on Parade,  Games and Workshops.
To register for the event and see the proposed agenda, please see the complete 2014 7th Texas State Unity CONFERENCE PACKET
The Agenda is as follows:

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

7th Texas State Unity Conference

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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.

Workshop

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.
Hotel Reservation…

Houston Post Oak
2001 Post Ok Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77056
713-961-9300

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