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‘My Sister’s Keeper’ Luncheon Will Celebrate Women’s History Month
Dr. Fran Witt
Dr. Fran Witt - photo by Image submitted

Staff Reports

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, the Effingham County NAACP is hosting “My Sister’s Keeper,” a luncheon event on March 25. The luncheon is set for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and will be held at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center, 2887 Ebenezer Rd., Rincon.

Rachel Lloyd, chairperson of WIN (Women in the NAACP) says, “This event is an afternoon of food, fun, and fellowship with your sisters.” Tickets for the event are $40 and include admission, lunch, and the program. Guest speaker for the event is Dr. Fran Witt, CEO and president of Effingham Health System, and chairperson of the Effingham 

Dr. Jackie Brown-Pinkney
Dr. Jackie Brown-Pinkney’s office is always open to students at Effingham High School. She works with students with whatever they need to succeed. Alumni still keep in contact with her.
County Chamber of Commerce board of directors. The honoree for the event is Dr. Jackie Brown-Pinkney, from Effingham County Schools, who was recently honored as the National School Social Worker of the Year.

Henry Allen, president of the Effingham County NAACP, invites the community to join this event. “It will be a wonderful occasion to honor the women in our community and in our lives,” Allen said.

For more information about the “My Sister's Keeper" luncheon, contact Lloyd at, or call 908-501-5568; or Gladys Smalls at, or call 912-441-7169.