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The "Women of Note Series" program holds a luncheon to induct African American women that have made outstanding contributions to the community. Last year, the luncheon was held on April 25th at 12 noon at the Capital City Club on Fayetteville Rd in downtown Raleigh, NC. It was a rousing success! Thanks for your participation and support!




Congratulations to all of the "Women of Note"! For your diligence and service we have all been served! Thanks again!



Community Developer - Entrepreneur - Educator


Daghter of Dr. Andrew and Geneva S. Harris in Sumpter, SC. Andrea was educated in Henderson, NC (Vance County Public Schools) and graduated from Bennet College in Greensboro, NC. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Andrea has devoted her life to Community Planning and Development in Henderson/Vance, Frankin, Granville, Durham, Orange/Chapel Hill, Greensboro/Guilford Counties and Histrorically Black Colleges and Universitites. Andrea Harris is the President of the North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development in Durham, NC.



Educator - Health Advocate - Administrator


A native of Richmond, VA, Lucille is the daughter of Ellsworth and Lucille B. Holcombe of Montclair, New Jersey. Lucille is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University, Greesboro, NC and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Mrs. Webb founded Strengthening the Black Family, Incorporated. Lucille retired from Wake County Public School System after teaching Social Studies and serving as Personnel Administrator. Mrs Webb currently chairs the executive committee of Project DIRECT, a CDC-funded diabetes research development project.



Musician - Composer - Educator


Messo Soprano, Metropolitan Opera. Forty years of world-wide tours: San Francisco, Italy, Australia, Japan, other European countries and Broadway. Two of her recordings are a part of the Smithsonian Performing Archives. Elvira premiered her recordings are a part of the Smithsonian Performing Archives. Elvira premiered "Music of Women Composers of African Descent" at Merkin Hall, NY with subsequent performanes around the United States. After serving a tenure as Professor of Vocal studies at the Universit y of the Virgin Islands (2001-2004), Elvira served as both a "Scholar" then as an Artist-in-Residence at North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC (2005-Present).









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The long awaited commemorative book is now available! The "Women of Note Series" book includes all of the "Women of Note" Inductees through 2008. Thank you all for your continued support and enthusiasm!


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The AACC plans to print future versions to continue to update the annual inductees. If you have any updates that you would like to submit to the book (for future prints), please submit your updates to info@aaccmuseum.org. Thanks!