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President's Message

Lorraine Powers, PresidentWelcome to the Charleston Chapter’s web page. Our mission is to create environments within our communities that empower children to have access to quality and appropriate opportunities to reach their optimal potential. We meet our mission through our HEER plus arts and humanities community projects. Please contact us if you would like more information on how to become a part of this organization that serves children.

Lorraine Powers, President
Charleston, SC Chapter



President Lorraine O. Powers
1st Vice President Marva Black
2nd Vice President Dorothy Walton
Recording Secretary Ivy Ascue
Corresponding Secretary Rosalyn DeWitt-Marshall  
Financial Secretary Vermelle Simmons
Treasurer Tanya Smith
Chaplain Juanita LaRoche
Historian Vermelle Simmons
Parliamentarian Juanita LaRoche
Public Relations Officer Gail Joyner-Fleming
Sergeant-At-Arms Catherine Matthews
Immediate Past President  Gail Joyner-Fleming



Ivy Ascue Marva Black Johngra Brown
James Ella Collins Vanetta Etheredge Gail Joyner-Fleming
Edythe Haynes Juanita LaRoche Rosalyn DeWitt-Marshall
Catherine Matthews Pamela Mazyck Sonja McTeer
Christine Moore Lorraine Powers Cindy Smalls
Tanya Smith Vermelle Simmons Dorothy Walton

Charleston, SC Members

Seated: Marva Black, Catherine Matthews, Lorraine Powers, Vannetta Etheredge, Edythe Haynes, Dorothy Walton
Standing: Pamela Mazyck, James Ella Collins, Tanya Smith, Juanita LaRoche, Vermelle Simmons, Gail Fleming, Johngra Brown, Cindy Smalls,Sonya McTeer, Rosalyn DeWitt-Marshall


Induction of New Members
September, 2013
Location: TBD
Description: Five new members who have completed all orientation seminars will be inducted into the Charleston, SC Continental Societies, Inc.

Annual Bingo and Card Party Fundraiser
October, 2013
Location: Town and Country Restaurant and Convention  Center
Description: Annual Fundraiser


Awards & Recognition

MAR Outstanding President 2013 Lorraine Powers
Hall of Fame 2012 Edythe Haynes
MAR Outstanding Chapter 2013 Charleston, SC Chapter



Mailing Address:

873 Kushiwah Creek
Charleston, SC 29412