Congratulations to Link Ethlyn M. Gibson, DNP, MSN, RN-BC
Dr. Ethlyn McQueen-Gibson has been appointed by Governor Northam to serve on the COVID-19 Task Force with a Focus on Long Term Care (LTC).
Link Ethlyn has an extensive background in gerontology and currently serves as an associate professor and Director for the Gerontology Center for Excellence at Hampton University in Hampton, VA.
Link Christine M. Darden awarded the Congressional gold medal
Members of The Newport News (VA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated are “over the moon” with the news that Alumna member, Link Christine M. Darden has been awarded the Congressional gold medal for her contributions to NASA during the Space Race. From The White House, Office of the Press Secretary:
On Friday, November 8, 2019, the President signed into law:
H.R. 1396, the “Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act,” which provides for the award of Congressional gold medals to Katherine Johnson and Dr. Christine Darden, the posthumous award of Congressional gold medals to Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, and the award of a Congressional gold medal in recognition of all of the women who contributed to the success of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration during the Space Race.
Recipients of the Chapter's grant awards to support endeavors that eradicate, educate, and put
an end to Human Trafficking in our community. Left to right - VB Justice Initiative, NN City-wide SCA,
and Latisha's House Foundation
What a FUNd raiser it was...