We are excited to announce the following guest speakers for the Foundation’s Legacy Award Virtual Luncheon on Friday, May 7th from 1:00 – 2:00 PM. Our special guest will be Ms. Eileen Watts Welch, daughter of Lincoln Community Health Center founder Dr. Charles D. Watts. Ms. Watts Welch will speak on the history of Lincoln and its founding in the late 1960’s to early 1970’s. We also have special musical performances by Grammy nominated jazz vocalist Ms. Nnenna Freelon, John Brown, and Ms. Lois Deloatch with Ernest Turner. Other confirmed speakers include Congressman David Price, Chancellor Dr. Eugene Washington, Commissioner and Chair Brenda Howerton, and Mayor Steve Schewel. This is an exciting program and we hope you can join us virtually (on-line) on May 7th.

Thank you to our many sponsors and donors; as of today, you can view our sponsor list on the home page. Individual tickets are $50 each and sponsorships start at $250. Gifts of any size will be accepted; however, box lunches are available with a minimum $50 donation (per lunch). Box lunches are optional and not required to participate. You may pay with a credit card using the Register link on this page. With a donation of any amount, a confirmation e-mail with a secure video link will be e-mailed to you prior to May 7th. For questions or to place a lunch order once you have registered, please call Ms. Diane Faricy at 919-956-4004 or e-mail to diane.faricy@duke.edu.

Photo credit: Ms. Nnenna Freelon by Chris Charles