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Memorial Planned for Dr. Harriette F. Williams

Dr. Harriette F. Williams, a notable Los Angeles educator and community leader, passed away at her home on July 28. She was 88-years-old. A self-described “happy volunteer,” Harriette was acclaimed for her distinguished 40-year career at LAUSD, her dedicated service in numerous civic organizations, and unwavering faith as illustrated by her six-decade membership at Trinity Baptist Church. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 1, at 11 a.m., at Trinity Baptist, 2040 West Jefferson Blvd., in Los Angeles. Prior to the celebration of Harriette’s life, the Links, Inc. will present a honor service at 9:30 a.m., followed by

Bethune-Cookman Names Communications School in Honor of Link Dr. La-Doris McClaney

On Thursday, October 22 , Bethune-Cookman University (“B-CU”) in Daytona Beach, Florida, held a naming ceremony for the School of Communications and Performing Arts in honor of their distinguished alumna and charter member of the Beverly Hills West Chapter, The Links, Inc., Dr. La-Doris McClaney. Dr. McClaney earned a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science from Shaw University before attending graduate school at Pepperdine University where she earned a Master of Public Administration. She achieved her Doctorate in Humane Letters at B-CU while starting a real estate firm that under her leadership and entrepreneurial vision has grown to become a