Rochester, NY - Metropolitan Women's Network, a local section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. each year holds a Salute of Women of African Descent Essay Contest.
Our 12th Annual Salute is scheduled for the following date:
Saturday, March 31
Central Church of Christ
101 S. Plymouth Ave.
The Salute to Women of African Descent brings together women of color to give honor, praise abd respect to each other. As a result of an essay contest focused on "Our Most Admired Women of African Descent," we honor adult women from the local community who show us daily, in word and in deed, what a strong, achieving individual means to our community at large and especially to young women.
Awards are presented to these unsung heroes in several categories including Most Admired Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Teacher, Community Worker, Stepmother, etc. Over the past 12 years, essay writers have included males, females, adults and young people.
This event in free and open to the public. Light refreshments will follow a short program and presentation of awards.
The Metropolitan Women's Network is a non-profit, volunteer organization established to improve the quality of life for minority women, their families and their communities. For more information please call (585) 234-0568.