May 10th, 2007
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES PRESIDENT PRAISES NWHM
Southwest Airlines President Colleen Barrett is a long-time supporter of the National Women’s History Museum. NWHM profiled Ms. Barrett on our website in April when she was named as the recipient of the 2007 Tony Jannus Award in recognition of her contributions to the commercial aviation industry. Ms. Barrett graciously acknowledged our news item:
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May 7th, 2007
L: NWHM President Susan Jollie R: GFWC International President Jacquelyn Pierce
NWHM COALITION ORGANIZATION HOSTS MOTHER’S DAY TEA EVENT
On the afternoon of May 7, 2007, NWHM President Susan Jollie attended an event sponsored by NWHM National Coalition member organization the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC). GFWC International President Jacquelyn Pierce hosted the Mother’s Day Tea reception at GFWC Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Approximately 100 members, supporters, and guests attended the event, representing seven states and the District of Columbia. The reception featured finger foods, desserts, and, of course, tea! Bouquets of fresh flowers were placed in teakettles throughout the parlor and dinning rooms. Ms. Pierce was also the speaker, presenting a program entitled “The First Ladies Tea Party.” NWHM is proud to maintain such a mutually beneficial relationship with this fine organization.