A-LEGO presents ‘The Power of Connecting Conference’

August 2, 2018

Photos by Yvonne Kemp

Photos by Yvonne Kemp

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, the African American Ladies Empowered to Grow Opportunities (A-LEGO) hosted their annual “The Power of Connecting: the Most Powerful Women Conference,” at the Mother Kathryn Daniels Center, 3500 West Mother Daniels Way. As part of the event more than 20 inspiring “Ladies of Distinction” (bottom photo) where honored at the event, including Michelle Luckett, Nellie Sims, Mary Albritton, Mildred Harpole, Irene Hall, Brenda Moore, Mary Shaw, Madeline Thornton, Tammie Cain, Temeka Causey, Lix Coleman, Cherry Perkins, Tonya Adare, Lois Cowser, Cyrena Martin, Theresa Morgan, Jeanine Rivers, Cynthia Brown, Nancy Yarbrough, Pamela Graham, Dinah Williams, and Katie Meylink.

The keynote speaker for the event was author Angela A. Stanton (right photo). The event was organized by A-LEGO president Hattie Rush. She recognized fallen Milwaukee Police Department officer Michael Michalski at the event. MPD officers Regina Howard and Shaunta Boston-Smith accepted a plaque in honor of Officer Michalski. Officer Michalski was killed in the line of duty on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Pictured above (top photo) are Milwaukee Public Schools administrator Maria Bronaugh, Hattie Rush, Regina Howard, Shaunta Boston-Smith, and A-LEGO coordinator Synovia Moss.

Photos by Yvonne Kemp