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MGO Newspaper » Outstanding Women Honored for Leadership & Achievement

Bethel Apostolic Temple

MIAMI – Rev. Dr. Carol Nash-Lester and the Bethel Temple Community Development Corporation are proud to announce the 3rd Annual Women of Worth (W.O.W.) Awards Luncheon.  The luncheon will take place on Saturday, April 29th, 11:30 a.m. at the Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd in Miami Shores.  The W.O.W. Awards will celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of African American women in our community.  Honorees include, Ms. Ann McPhee-Moorman (Business Honoree); Mrs. Kathleen Woods-Richardson (Government Honoree); Ms. Marva Butler (Education Honoree); Mrs. Erline Chery (Exceptional Young Woman 18-35 Honoree);

Ms. Karen Stephens (Media Honoree); Rev. Kay Dawson (Ministry Honoree); Dr. Deborah Brown (Music Honoree); Mrs. Marcia Carter-Wright (Community Service Honoree); and Rev. Gigi Tinsley (Woman of Wisdom Honoree).

“We are once again delighted to honor another great aggregation of phenomenal, superb women,” said Rev. Dr. Carol Nash-Lester, President of the Bethel Temple Community Development Corporation and Senior Pastor of Bethel Apostolic Temple.  “In our community, woman serve in various capacities and are often the hidden figures, like those recently celebrated in the blockbuster movie, who persevere against the odds and are directly responsible for the overwhelming success and the outstanding achievements of others.  It is for this reason that the W.O.W. awards was created and birthed to mark and highlight the great work that has been and is currently being done by our grandmothers, mothers, sisters, and daughters,” Nash-Lester added.

A portion of the proceeds from the afternoon will benefit G.R.E.A.T. (Girls Reaching Excellence Achieving Together) a mentorship program for girls ages 7 – 18.  The mission and objective of G.R.E.A.T. is to inspire young girls to become future leaders of tomorrow; helping them tap into and further establish the greatness that lies within them.  This is achieved through education, special projects, self-actualization initiatives; sisterhood initiatives; development of their own unique personality and charisma.  The ultimate outcome of the program is to instill values, integrity, determination and personal responsibility. Young ladies are coupled with successful woman from various backgrounds and experiences to broaden their understanding and present them with a glimpse of the possibilities available to them.

For awards luncheon tickets, table purchases, to place an ad in the program booklet or for general information, please call 305-688-1612 or 305-454-6139. You can also inquire via email at adminasst@bethelapostolictemple.org or blonja@gmail.com.

About Bethel Apostolic Temple (BAT)…Founded in 1956, Bethel Apostolic Temple’s mission is to faithfully follow the precepts and example of our Lord and Savior, Jesus, the Christ, in devotion to God and service to mankind, fulfilling the Great Commission to make disciples.  We accomplish this through fervent worship, committed scholarship, sincere fellowship and effective stewardship of our gifts and talents.  BAT is a ministry of holistic empowerment, grounded in biblical principles; serving in the spirit of excellence, with integrity and compassion for each other and the community. BAT seeks to minister and reach the lost, disenfranchised and broken; ministering with dignity and respect; in addition to being recognized for dedication to spiritual, cultural, financial and relational excellence, as well as for preparing spiritual leaders in the community

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