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AWWIN to honor three Effingham women
Destiny Bradshaw
Destiny Wright Bradshaw - photo by Photo provided

Darlene Pierce, Destiny Wright Bradshaw and Rachel Lloyd of Effingham County are among the outstanding women to be honored as the Assisting Working Women in Need organization’s Top Ten Working Women of the Year.

The 13th annual AWWIN Top Ten Awards Gala and Silent Auction will be held May 9 at 7 p.m. at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum.

Bradshaw is the program manager for United Way of Effingham’s eCONNECT, a non-profit, community-based organization providing services to help families and individuals become financially stable.

Lloyd, a counselor, runs The New Breath Counseling Center in Rincon. Pierce is an executive with Bank of America of Rincon.

AWWIN is a Savannah-based nonprofit organization to assist low-income single working women and their children.

To purchase tickets to the gala and auction, become a sponsor or get involved with AWWIN, visit or call (912) 659-0241.

This year’s honorees also include Beth Aldrich, Karen Alston, Idell W. Cheever, Lori Collins, Debbie Johnson Greene, Tabatha Crawford Roberts and Wandrea Tenice Wright Strowbridge.

Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson and WJCL-TV’s Jenifer Andrews will emcee the gala. Mark Tate of the Tate Law Group will be the keynote speaker.