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Chapter History - Gadsden County, Florida

On June 25, 1994, a Workshop for displaced homemakers was held at the local technical high school in Quincy, Florida. Among the presenters were four members of the Tallahassee Chapter of the National Hook-UP of Black Women, Inc., Ms. Shirley Jones, Dr. Bertha Murray, Dr. Deidre Powell and Dr. Juanita Williams. Impressed with the presentations by these women and the mission of the National Hook-up of Black Women, Inc. (NHBW), several women in attendance approached Ms. Geneva Westley, Southern Regional Coordinator. These women were, Sarah Figgers, Lakaye Austin and Cynthia Walker, about establishing a chapter in Gadsden County. However, it was not until 1995 that the plan came to fruition.

Chapter Mailing Address

NHBW Gadsden County

PO Box 1126

Quincy, FL 32352


Meeting Location

William A. “Bill” McGill Library

Quincy, FL


Meeting Day & Time

2nd Saturday of Each Month @ 11:00 AM



Contact Phone Number

850.980.4729


Chapter President

Debra Ware Roberts



For More Information

nhbwgadsden@gmail.com