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African American Women Achievers honored by Burlington-Camden Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi

Journal Staff Report | 11/14/2017, 1:46 a.m.
The Burlington-Camden (NJ) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., in conjunction with The Kappa Community Development Corporation recently ...
Leslie A. Anderson, Executive Director of the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA) and Tracy Bond, Owner and President of Great Valley Pool Service, Great Valley Awning & Great Valley Christmas Decor sat next to each other at the head table along with the other honorees at the Burlington-Camden (NJ) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and Kappa Community Development Corporation's 14th annual African-American Women Achievers' Banquet. Photo by April A. Ward

The Burlington-Camden (NJ) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., in conjunction with The Kappa Community Development Corporation recently hosted its 14th Annual Banquet Honoring African American Women of High Achievement. The honorees have many years of experience in the nursing, education, business, public service and news media industries.

The event was held Nov. 5 at Auletto Caterers 1849 Cooper St, Deptford Township, New Jersey.

This year's honorees include the following:

Leslie A. Anderson, Executive Director of the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA)

Tracy Bond, Owner and President of Great Valley Pool Service, Great Valley Awning & Great Valley Christmas Decor

Minretta Boone McFadden, Retired Educator

Dr. Nataki Chestnut, Educational Leader, Therapist and Motivational Speaker

Mable Ellis Welborn, Retired Human Resource Management Executive

Jo Anne Epps, Executive Vice President and Provost, Temple University

Colletta King, Retired Nurse Practitioner

Lorina Marshall-Blake, President of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation

Elayne P. McClaine, Regional Director for New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers New Brunswick

Rachel Merrill, Founder and President of Jubliee Music Enrichment

Dr. Edith “Edie” M. Simpson, Registered Nurse

Winifred Still Davis, District President of the Camden District Ministers’ Spouses, NJ Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

Ebony D. Wortham, Esq., Director of Juvenile Justice Policy and Prevention in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office