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KRON TV's Pam Moore and Contra Costa DA Diana Becton Headline Honors of the San Francisco National Coalition of 100 Black Women
February 26, 2020

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National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.

San Francisco Chapter

TAX I.D. 20-1573025


For Immediate Release                                                       

February 26, 2020                                                              

Contact: Dr. Maxine Hickman, 415 999-1990                                                                                               


National Coalition of 100 Black Women San Francisco Chapter’s

Multicultural 15th Annual “Golden Girls Hats and Gloves

 ‘Bridging the Generations’ Tea”

With Veteran Bay Area Journalist Pam Moore as Emcee

Honors Women of Color  

The annual fundraiser benefits the organization's role in advocacy, health, education and economic empowerment

via programs such as the Doris Ward Workforce Development Program and "Sister-Nomic$."

San Francisco-"March is Women's History Month" and The San Francisco Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, among more than 60 affiliates nationwide, commemorates the month with its "Fifteenth Annual Golden Girls Hats and Gloves 'Bridging the Generations' Tea":  'Bridging the Generations' March 14, 2019.  The chapter will host the tea honoring unsung "Sheroes" beginning with registration and a silent auction at 11:30 a.m. at the historic Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108.  The tea and program begin at 12:00 Noon.

The San Francisco National Coalition of 100 Black Women, SFNCBW President and National NCBW Board Member, Dr. Maxine Hickman  and SF NCBW Tea Chairperson, Cynthia Moten are pleased to announce the honorees of the event that supports students annually with scholarship assistance, among its other programs.   The public is welcome to join members for the annual inspirational event that "gives credit where credit is due" and encourages women of all ages to focus on achieving their best daily.

National Coalition of 100 Black Women is needed more than ever to affirm our young and elder women and give them the platform to get to know each other," said President, Dr. Maxine Hickman.  "President Emeritus I. Lee Murphy Reed's vision fifteen years ago of honoring unsung women continues to inspire us all as the community joins with us to celebrate the stories of distinguished and accomplished women."

Award winning-Bay Area Journalist Pam Moore of KRON-TV, will emcee the "Golden Girls Hats and Gloves 'Bridging the Generations' Tea" with Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton  as the keynote speaker.

2020 Honorees Include: iCan Foundation Executive Director, Alpha Buie (Advocacy Award); Young Musicians Choral Orchestra Founder, Daisy Newman (Golden Girl & Arts Awards); Five Point Vice President, La Shon Walker (Community Service Award); Development Director UNCF, Monica Sudduth (Education Award); Wise Health Owner, Brittney Doyle (Entrepreneur Award); Kaiser Permanente Internal Medicine Physician, Dr. Gina Gregory-Burns (Health Award); UCSF Mount Zion Hospital Professor of Clinical Surgery, Dr. Cheryl Ewing  (Trailblazer Award) and Wells Fargo Executive Vice President San Francisco Region, Wells Fargo, Ina Murray (Corporate Award).

"The Golden Girls Hats and Gloves 'Bridging the Generations' Tea" is often sold out as special guests such as United States Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco Mayor London Breed, California State Court of Appeals Judge Teri L. Jackson, (a previous speaker at the tea), former NCBW Honorees, SF Giants Announcer Renel Brooks Moon and San Francisco Human Rights Commissioner and formerly Chief Administrative Law Judge of The California Public Utilities Commission Karen Clopton and other notable guests are in attendance.  "We advise all of our friends to get their tickets as soon as possible," said Cynthia Moten, Tea Chairperson. "There is still time for sponsorships by acting now."

The awe-inspiring event is also a cultural experience. The NCBW SF Cultural Chair Sylvia Lindsay, a member of the San Francisco Opera Board of Directors, provides tea guests with the enjoyment of talent such as Opera Diva Hope Briggs  and multi-talented performers Bradley Kynard, Michael Bell, and Shaunette Fulker.  There is always youth talent such 10 year-old song bird Memphis Dempsey.  This year 10 year-old extemporaneous speaker Myla Joi Winkield, who has interviewed greats such as humanitarian producer and actor Danny Glover, will be on the tea program.  Bay Area favorite, Grammy-Nominated piano virtuoso Ricardo Scales,will also share his talents.

The $150 tickets for the event are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.  They can be purchased by calling 415 665-2524 or visiting hatsgloves2020.eventbrite.com. Sponsorships are available.  Contact Cynthia Moten at 415 665-2524. Proceeds from the annual tea also help fund the chapter's Doris Ward Workforce Development Training and Employment Program, a partnership with Covered California that has served organizations like the San Francisco Black Film Festival.

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women San Francisco Chapter is an advocacy group dedicated to the empowerment, education and training of women of color for the total advancement of society.  Visit www.ncbwsf.org for more information.

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