First-ever Virtual Scholarship Ceremony is a Scholarly Success

By Audrey Hinton, SWNA Education and Scholarship Task Force Member On Sunday, Aug. 2, the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Education and Scholarship Task Force (SWNA ESTF) held its 46th Annual Scholarship Awards Program and awarded $40,500 in scholarships.  Nearly 150 viewers joined the pre-recorded virtual event, “Supporting Education – Building Community,” as 24 Southwest students shared […]

Breast Cancer Support Group Continues Successful Virtual Meetings

By The Southwester Staff The Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) support group’s celebration of Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) on Wednesday, Aug. 19, was nothing short of excellent. The event kicked off with an opening from Founder Thelma D. Jones, and was sponsored by Black Benefactors, a giving circle in the metropolitan area. Jones […]