Check back here regularly to find updates about our chapter's Links' in the Spotlight.
HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our very own BARBARA NANCE MCKEE on her National Appointment as Director, International Trends and Services from
National President Kimberly Jeffries!
We are celebrating this exciting opportunity with you and will support you every step of the way! Congratulations again on this well-deserved appointment!
- August 2018
So incredibly proud of our very own Dr. Mekeshia
Bates as she represents the Eastern Area of The Links, Incorporated in the launch of First Lady Chirlane McCray’s “Sisters Thrive Initiative!” This effort will honor the commitment to
sisterhood, service, and championing mental health in the black community. Mekeshia is featured at minute 55:26 of this 1 hour intro, along with all the sororities and Jack and Jill.
Congratulations Mekeshia on this amazing opportunity!
- November 2017
Congratulations to our own PARKER MABRY for being selected by the Association of Women in Aerospace as one of the three professional coaches to host/lead the 2018 Women in Aerospace Leadership Development Webinar Series!
These extraordinary and talented women are in store for an amazing experience with our dynamic Link Sister!
- Updated November 2017
Our Shero: Annie "Ann" Everett, our Vice President of Membership, was featured on DC's WUSA Channel 9 as part of their recognition of Survivors during the month of October. Please click on the link below to read more about Link Ann. Also, please watch Good Day Washington DC's live show on October 19th to see Ann's interview.
- Updated October 2017
Patuxent River Links are very proud of our own Mekeshia Bates on her recent appointment as the Eastern Area Health and Human Services Facet
Co-Chair! She will serve alongside Nicki Martin of the Arlington (VA) Chapter who serves as the EA HHS Chair. In addition to this recent appointment, Mekeshia is still serving in her role as the
Eastern Area Mental Health Committee Chair.
Congratulations, Mekeshia! We are so proud of all that you have accomplished within Linkdom and the Eastern Area!
- Updated August 2017
Patuxent River Chapter extends a Big Congratulations to member Luana Dean-Barber, Esq. for being sworn into the United States Supreme Court
Bar earlier this month! Luana is especially indebted to our very own Mechelle Johnson-Webb, Esq., who sponsored her in becoming a member of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar!
Congratulations again! We very proud of your accomplishment!
- Updated June 2017
Sending Big Kudos to our very own PRC member Hollie
Bodiford-Taylor for receiving a "Managerial Excellence Award" and an "Excellence in Communication Award" from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Office of Operations.
We know she's excellent! We're happy her workplace knows it too! Congratulations Hollie on your well deserved awards!
- Updated May 2017
Kudos to our sister, Dr. Cheryl Simmons Gray, for being recognized as a Sigma Woman who RHOCKS! Link Cheryl, who is the SGRho Northeast
Regional Philo Coordinator, received this recognition in honor of women’s history month.
Congratulations Link Cheryl on your “Rhock Star” status with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.! Indeed YOU RHOCK!!
- Updated April 2017
Kudos to our sister, Lt. Mekeshia Bates and Eastern Area Mental Health Chair, who is featured in the United States Public Health Service's "The Nursing Spotlight" for the month of March 2017. In her role as an officer in the Commissioned Corps, she served with dedication and enthusiasm to help advance the health of our nation. Read about her remarkable career with the USPHS.
The Patuxent River (MD) Links are so very proud of our own Pam Queen! She has been nominated by the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee to fill the vacant House of Delegates seat in District 14! Equal pay for women, education, STEM, and helping veterans are just a few areas of her focus. Her swearing-in hearing takes place tomorrow in Annapolis! Congratulations Pam! - Updated February 2016