Negro Women to mark 33 years in Omaha
The Omaha Section, National Council of Negro Women Inc. will celebrate 33 years of service in Omaha with its annual Mary McLeod Bethune Awards Luncheon.
The public is welcome at this event, which will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Marriott Regency hotel, 10220 Regency Circle. Sherrye L. Hutcherson, vice president of essential services at the Omaha Public Power District, will be the keynote speaker.
Also expect an awards ceremony, a silent auction and a "Pictorial Hats On" exhibit. Guests are encouraged to wear hats.
For tickets, $35, call Bev Prince Muhammad at 402-578-8149 or Amanda Paris at 402-650-6523.
Speech technique aids Parkinson's patients
Most people with Parkinson's disease have a speech disorder and about half experience swallowing problems. Pat Gill, director of the Lab of Speech and member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is specially trained to evaluate and treat patients with Parkinson's. She will discuss the Lee Silverman Voice Technique at the 10 a.