The Brunswick (GA) Chapter of The Links Inc. recently announced that its annual tea fundraiser will be held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in the Grand Dining Room of The Jekyll Island Club Resort. The theme is “Women of Influence: Celebrating Women Who Make a Difference.” The event will highlight the transformational services provided by the Brunswick (GA) Chapter with honor recognitions in each of the five facet areas of The Links Inc. service. Tickets are $65 per person. Call 912-262-6847 for ticket information.

The Women of Influence Honorees are Dawn Bryan, teacher, Mary Lee Clark Elementary School, in Camden County, Services to Youth; Serena Hall, artist, of Darien, The Arts; Capt. Angela Smith, Brunswick Police Department, National Trends and Services; Diane Smith, Ph.D., R.N., Helping Hugs Inc. Medical Missions Project Coordinator, International Trends and Services and Katrina Howard, communicable disease specialist, Georgia Department of Health, Health and Human Services.

Guests will enjoy an afternoon tea served in five courses and musical selections by the Golden Isles Youth Orchestra (GIYO).

“The Brunswick (GA) Chapter of the Links Inc. is delighted to sponsor our second annual tea event,” said president Jacqueline W. Bryant. “We are extremely excited this year, as we are honoring five influential women who are making a difference through their contributions and commitment to the five facets of our organization and their respective communities.”

The Links Inc. celebrates more than 70 years as a women’s nonprofit volunteer service organization committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African Americans. A premier international service organization with nearly 16,000 members in 288 chapters in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the United Kingdom, providing service that changes lives. The Brunswick (GA) Chapter was chartered on Dec. 10, 1966.

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