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THE NORTH BROWARD CHAPTER OF THE LINKS GATHER AT A FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY FUNDRAISER IN PARKLAND, TO SUPPORT THE ONLY HBCU IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Friday, April 12, 2019 (Miami Gardens, FL), The North Broward Chapter of the Links hosted an enchanting fundraiser on Sunday, April 7 in Parkland, Florida. The group of over 50 guestsen joyed musical renditions on the viola from musician, Labella Faraba, a freshman at FMU and recipient of a UNCF scholarship. She was accompanied by Miss FMU UNCF, Christin Dawkins. The event was a rousing success, as the N.Broward Links, in support of FMU, gave generously.

Dr. Jaffus Hardrick and his wife, Janet were in attendance along with FMU Trustee Horace Hord.

Dr. Hardrick offered encouraging words to the audience, who were mostly made up of HBCU alum.

“We truly appreciate the North Broward Links who hosted a fabulous Fundraising Reception, Sunday, April 7, to benefit Florida Memorial University in conjunction with their HBCU fundraising initiatives. 

My good friend and Link Charter member Dottie Ruffin represented her husband John, who serves as Vice Chair of the FMU Board of Trustees, as they continue their admirable philanthropic community service to the welfare of others.” FMU Trustee, Horace Hord.

One of the missions of the N. Broward Links is to select a cause, and for the past two years, the chapter has been extremely supportive of the students of FMU.

ABOUT FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY

Located in the City of Miami Gardens, Florida Memorial University is a private, historically Black institution that offers 27 undergraduate degree programs and four graduate degree programs to a culturally diverse student body. Since its inception in 1879, the University has upheld a commitment to provide an academically rigorous environment built upon the pillars of leadership, character, and service. FMU is widely recognized as the birthplace of the Black National Anthem, Lift Every Voice and Sing.

For more information, call (305) 626-3600 or visit www.fmuniv.edu.

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