The Women’s Guild celebrated 53 years of service at the 2016 Audrey H. Lawson Impact Awards Luncheon and Fashion Show at the Hyatt Regency.

Some of the proceeds benefit the Wheeler Avenue Inner City Visions, Inc. programs such as educational grants, Honey Child Prenatal Education program, Madge Bush Transitional Living and Audrey H. Lawson Senior residences.

Honorees included: Vernita Harris, Carlotta Brown, Paulette Frederick, Jalene Mack, CleRenda McGrady, Penelope Nobles, Carolyne Oliver, and Dr. Jonita Reynolds. Melanie Lawson emceed the event. Those in attendance included: Rev. Dr. Marcus D. Cosby, Diedra Fontaine, Sharon Cushingberry, Cydonii Miles, Dr. Polly Turner, Dr. Fennoyee Thomas, Elaine Murphy, Jacquline King, Dr. Apryl Neal, Anne Neal, Borris Miles, Wanda Adams, and a host of others