Carson to Present "Black Women's Voices, Past and Present," Jan. 16

January 13, 2012 at 10:15 am

On Monday, Jan. 16, the Women’s Fellowship of the Tryon Congregational Church will host its annual meeting and luncheon program. Dr. Warren Carson will be the featured speaker. His topic, “Black Women’s Voices, Past and Present,” relates to the theme of women finding their voices, which will be further explored in subsequent meetings.

Carson is well known for his academic life as professor of English at the University of South  Carolina Upstate. He is also a leader in the Thermal Belt community and dedicated to improving the lives of area residents through his many volunteer efforts.

The meeting’s social time will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the catered luncheon at noon and Dr. Carson’s presentation at 12:45 p.m. There will be a short meeting after the program to present the 2012 women’s fellowship budget, slate of officers and vote for approval.

Reservations are requested by noon, Thursday, Jan. 12. There is a fee for the lunch but no charge for anyone wanting to attend the program only. All interested members of the church and community are invited to attend. You may call 894-0197 or E-mail Christel Walter at mcwalter@windstream.net or call the church office at 859-9414.

From The Tryon Daily Bulletin