‘Faces of Hope 2014,’ was held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center Grand Hall, located at 3020 West Vliet Street. The annual luncheon serves to honor men and women who have contributed to the community. The event also serves as a fund raiser for the WAAW center which was founded in 1997 and serves as a small business incubator, training center and community resource facility. Pictured are this year’s honorees (top row from left) Robert Bell, Welford Sanders, Marquita Edwards, Kathy Harmon, Rita Cox, Dr. Pamela Malone, Spencer Coggs, Sean Lowe, (middle row, from left) Denise Banks, RN, Beverly Benson-Kern,Faye Jackson, Rosie Caradine-Lewis, Janette Herrera, Atty. Bettie Rodgers, (bottom row, from left) MC Brenda Bell-White, Helen Boyd, WAAW vice president Ruby Jackson, Waaw president Jo Moutry Hill, Dr. Bobbie J. Lathan, Milwaukee Times President Lynda Jackson-Conyers, and Gershia Coggs.