From the Chapter President
Annie W. Everett, President
Greetings! On behalf of the members of The Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website.
The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of more than 16,000 professional women of African descent in 292 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, and the United Kingdom. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
The Patuxent River (MD) Chapter, one of those 292 Chapters, is comprised of a dynamic and enthusiastic group of professional women who, through friendship and service, voluntarily work towards a common vision to deliver impactful, sustainable, and transformative programs and services in Upper Montgomery County, MD.
Since its chartering in June 2014 the chapter has contributed thousands of service hours to make a difference in the lives of others in Upper Montgomery County through five facets which provide the framework for program development. The facets are Services to Youth, The Arts, National Trends and Services, International Trends and Services, and Health and Human Services. Impactful programs that cultivate girls to be more global minded, empowered and motivated for success; integrated programs that address health disparities, homelessness and food insecurities in children and adults; programs that support youth education and development, including college scholarships and educating the youth on traditional and non-traditional careers; and activities that support global initiatives that benefit people of African ancestry have been developed and implemented by the chapter. Our overall vision is to provide transformational programs and stellar services while fulfilling our purpose through friendship and service.
Thank you for your interest in the Patuxent River (MD) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. As you peruse our website and learn more about who we are and what we do, I invite you to join us as we continue to offer transformational programs and services that enrich the quality of life of the residents of Upper Montgomery County, Maryland.