100 Black Women ceremony set Saturday

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women will hold a chartering and induction luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Marriott at the Convention Center, 2 10th St.

Forty-five women, including state Rep. Gloria Frazier, are expected to take part, and Michele McNeill-Emery, the group’s national president, will speak.

The organization, founded in 1981, promotes leadership development and gender equity in health, education and economics.

Augusta will become the sixth chapter in the state.

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