March Is Women's Month
WOW! Women Of Wonder! We Salute YOU!
Please Join Us at the First Annual Dr. Vernell A. Lillie Tribute To Women Honoring
Dr. Vernell Audrey Watson Lillie and ALL Women!
An Afternoon of Wonder Coordinated by Betty J. Tilman
With An Intimate Conversation with Dr. Lillie via Skype
Hosted By: The Honorable Kim Clark
Special Dr. Lillie Salutes:
ChiChi Anyanwu, Ben Cain,
Kedrick Brown with Eileen J. Morris,
Dr. Marta Effinger Crichlow with Rudy Crichlow,
Anton Floyd, Lawrence Evans, Jeff Gray, Nathan James, Herb Newsome and Others.
Come Dressed In Your Finest African Attire
11am-3pm with Lite African Cuisine
On Saturday, March 12th, 2016
at Bethany House Academy Healthy Village Institute 1102 Fremont Avenue, McKeesport, PA Free Parking
Admittance is $35.00
Please RSVP to The POISE Foundation 412-281-4967
This Event is a collaborate of the Bethany House Academy Healthy Village Institute, the Good Neighbor Project and the Poise Foundation.
* Dr. Vernell A. Lillie, Professor Emeritus, University of Pittsburgh and Founder of the KUNTU Repertory Theatre (one of the longest running Black Theater companies in the United States) is a member of the prestigious HISTORYMAKERS. She has received numerous awards for her creative acumen, commitment to students, the community and work in higher education, theatre arts and psychodrama nationally and internationally.
Dr. Lillie holds the Lifetime Achievement Award from The National Black Theatre Festival, the Career Excellence Award from the National Black Theatre Network, and the 2003 Career Achievement Award from the Association for Theatre In Higher Education.
Dr. Vernell A. Lillie is considered an "Arts and Education Treasure". She holds a doctorate and Masters of Arts Degree in English from Carnegie Mellon University, a B.A. Degree in Speech and Drama from Dillard University, completed graduate studies in Education and English at Texas Southern University and has an honorary doctorate from Seton Hill University.