Raleigh, NC, April 05, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- The Women’s Forum of North Carolina has announced its executive committee members for the Women’s Forum of North Carolina 2007 Benefit Gala. This group of leading North Carolina community leaders will be responsible for managing the organization’s benefit gala of Legends! on Friday, May 4 at 8 p.m. at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Progress Energy Performing Arts Center in downtown Raleigh. The gala reception will be held at the Fletcher Theatre lobby from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Proceeds from the performance will benefit the North Carolina Center for Women in Public Service, a nonpartisan organization that prepares women to seek and serve in public office. For tickets, contact Samantha Rode at 919-882-3028 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Executive committee members include Barbara K. Allen; Sandra P. Babb; Patty Briguglio, MMI Associates, Inc.; Anne Bryan; Susan M. Burgess, City of Charlotte; Robin Costello, Action for Children; Debra L. Derr, BellSouth; Valerie K. Fields, V.K. Fields & Co.; Kaye Lloyd Gattis; Pam Kohl, Congressman Brad Miller’s office; Linda Leake, execUchange; Erika Mangrum, Iatria Day Spa; Muriel K. Offerman, N.C. Employment Security Committee; Shelia Hale Ogle, MRPP, Inc.; Jane Baron Pinsky; Samantha Rode, Hosted Solutions; Terry Shank, Pitt Community College; and Jennifer Terry, Paragon Commercial Bank.
“I am proud to recognize this outstanding group of community leaders,” said Terry. “These women are making it possible for the Women’s Forum of North Carolina to live their mission of identifying, educating and developing women leaders in the public and private sectors.”
About The Women’s Forum of North Carolina:
The Women’s Forum of North Carolina, Inc. is an invitational, nonpartisan organization of diverse women leaders of proven influence, and strives to identify, educate and develop women leaders in the public and private sectors. Its members are dedicated to working together to achieve equality and maintain social, economic and political power for women. The organization provides women of proven influence and high personal achievement opportunities for strengthening personal development through exchange of information, expertise, ideas and experience, as well as a strong support network. The Women’s Forum is a vehicle through which women are effective agents for constructive change by speaking out and taking action on public issues, through the development of potential women leaders, and as a force for the enhancement and enrichment of the lives of all women. For more information, please call 919-861-5575 or visit http://www.womensforumnc.org/.
Legends!, written by James Kirkwood, stars former Dynasty castmates Joan Collins and Linda Evans and is directed by John Bowab. The show centers on a pair of desperate and waning movie stars who are courted by an unscrupulous producer to star together in a Broadway show, even though they have hated each other for decades. For more information, visit
About the North Carolina Center for Women in Public Service :
The North Carolina Center for Women in Public Service is a nonpartisan organization that prepares women to seek and serve in public office. The Center, founded in June 2003 and housed at Peace College, is the first organization in the state to address the urgent need for women-specific recruitment, training, and mentoring to increase the number of women in appointed and elected office. For more information, please call 919-508-2308 or visit http://www.nccwps.org/.
MMI Associates, Inc.