Members of the Essex County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated (ECCL) gathered in Monte Irvin Orange Park on Saturday morning to "Walk in Rythm", the theme of their walk, paying homage to 25 years of The Links, Incorporated's walking to rid the communities served, of the scourge of heart disease.
More than 20 members of the Essex County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated showed up in the park looking positively stunning in beautiful green tutus, adorned in masks and socially distanced. While a few members participated from their respective backyards and neighborhoods.
County Commissioner Rufus Johnson and Mayor Dwayne Warren gave the group a rousing welcome. The ECCL President and Chairs set the tone for the day by thanking the group for coming out strong and for sharing and delivering their vision. "25 years of bringing awareness to heart disease was culminated into a morning where our Link Sisters participated in an inperson and virtual walk representing Good Health!!!”, expressed ECCL President Dr. Karma B Warren. Co-Chairs Felicia Burke, Samantha Newman-Webster and Stacey Pulley continue to fulfill initiatives through the Health and Human Services facet.
About The Links, Incorporated
The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation, established in 1946. The membership consists of nearly 14,000 professional women of color in 284 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the United Kingdom. It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry. Essex County (NJ) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated was established in 1986. Karma B. Warren, President, Essex County (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.