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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, June 25, 2015, Page B7, Image 17

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Hauser Williams Russell descendants celebrates 100th family reunion SPWTIAL TO THE CHRONICLE The seventh generation descendants of Bethania Hauser Williams Russell will hold their 100th Family Reunion, Friday, July 24 - Sunday, July 26, 2015 in North Carolina. All Family and Friends are invit ed. As a prelude to this 100th event, sever al Hauser relatives spent the Father's Day weekend, June 19-21, at the H4 Reunion of descendants on the Caucasian side of ?u? :? iu& louuij oa it tuiivenes in Clemmons, Winston-Salem, and Bethania. These descendants were among the founding fami lies of Bethania, NC - Moravians who came from Pennsylvania in the 1700's. Winston-Salem native and former resident. Actor/ Director/Writer Fay Hauser-Price will attend from Los Angeles, CA as well as Mocksville resident Raphael Hauser. -m.- 11?. r -i i iic nausci luiimy ancnors u s reunion on Bethania Hauser Williams Russell who was born in Bethania, NC. She began her life as an enslaved person who was head housekeeper on the plantation of Theophilus Hauser, a local North Carolina farmer and landowner who fathered three of her 11 children. Through two mar riages, many children and grandchildren, Bethania managed to lay the foundation for a productive multi-racial American family that thrives today across the coun try and the world. It is with great pride that we announce that our family will celebrate its 100th family reunion. It is a reunion started by her second son Martin Hauser in 1915 on her 75th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment making American slavery illegal. Family members include the late Dr. Charlie Brady Hauser, Sherman Hauser and Moyer Hauser families of Winston Salem, which include area residents Pam Bradsher, Steven Floyd, Maria Hauser, Dianne Caesar and Donald Benson. The reunion weekend will include great food, music, fashion, drama, and shared stories. A scenic bus tour of sites related to the family will include Bethania, NC; Winston-Salem State University and the Hauser Building; the Old Safe Bus Co of Winston Salem which was owned and operated by Mary Miller Green, a family member; the Yadkinville, NC area where Bethania was head house keeper of the Hauser planta tion. The exciting planned weekend will include a com memorative libration cere mony, a Fish fry, an elegant banquet, church services and family sto ries and videos. Highlights will include a family song lead by former lead singer of The Temptations, in-law Louis Price; dynamic Fashion Show lead by national model and social advocate Mertine Moore Brown; performance by Emmy awarded actor, Producer/Director Fay Hauser; and memorabilia shared by English High Sheriff, Peaches Golding, both former res idents of Winston-Salem. Family will be converging from points North, South, East, West and across the Atlantic. .Reunion headquarters is The Village Inn Event Center, Clemmons, N.C. For reunion information, please contact TheSpiritOfBethania@yahoo.com or call 818-453-2053. Fay Hauser-Price Submitted Photos The 2014 Hauser Williams Russell Reunion in Yadkinville. The 2012 Hauser Williams Russell Reunion in High Point. Submitted Photos Newly inducted members of the Winston-Salem (NC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated (l r): Reba Hayes Warren, Deborah Washington-McNeill, Kimberly Moore, Monica Rivers and Sonny S. Haynes. Five members are inducted into local Links chapter SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE ? The Winston-Salem (NC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, recently extended its "circle of friendship." On Friday, May 29, 2015 the chapter inducted five new women into its membership during a ceremony at the Piedmont Club led by chapter president Linda Jackson Barnes. The newest members of the Winston-Salem (NC) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated are Sonny S. Haynes, Attorney of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC.; Kimberly Moore, SVP, Director of Retail and Commercial Marketing Strategy, BB&T; Monica Rivers, Principal Consultant at Corbitt Rivers and Company, PLLC., Deborah Washington-McNeill, Director, CMS Contract Administration. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina; Reba Hayes Warren, Managing Counsel, RAI Services Company. As part of the membership process, these ladies com pleted a two-part service project, borne out of The Links' Services to Youth facet. The group designed a four-mod ule workshop entitled, "Pearls of Wisdom, Tools for Success" to teach fifth graders at Kimberley Park Elementary School etiquette, decorum, and other social graces. Dr. Amber Baker, Principal, and her staff helped pave the way, so that the students were very receptive to learning, and reinforcing the skills. The program included four modules; A Note of Thanks, Interpersonal Relationships. Table Etiquette, and Introductions and Greetings that was respectively present ed by Kimberly Moore, Monica Rivers, Reba Warren and Deborah Washington-McNeill. Sessions were conducted with one class of boys and one class of girls. The boys' session included several men who described the impor tance of social graces to their careers and personal interac tions. In addition to handouts that the students can reference later, they were given an interactive quiz to reinforce the new behaviors and were rewarded with prizes for correct answers. The 5th graders and their teachers were treated to a catered celebration meal, complete with stainless china and glassware. The keynote speaker was Reverend Toure Marshall.of Grace Presbyterian Church. After the April 21 and April 24, 2015 events at Kimberly Park, a mini-fotif-part session was held with stu dents in the after-school program at Reynolds Park Recreation Center. The five women in the group consider "Pearls of Wisdom, Tools for Success" to be a program that provides a meaningful service to the youth in our community by helping them become more self-aware and respectful of others. The Winston-Salem (NC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, was chartered on March 23, 1950 and recently celebrated its sixty-fifth anniversary. ' ; i Kimberly Park Elementary School Students prepare for the etiquette luncheon ds a part of the "Pearls of Wisdom, Tools of Success" program. I * NORTH CAROLINA'S Pre-College Program 1NC-IV1SEN The Center Jar Mathematics, SdeMX am* Tttknokiav t*Kwtkm (CMSTE) NC Mothemoticj and Sdence Education Networ* fftC-MSBt) 2015 Leao Robotics Camp Join ik to buOd Lego Robots, complete with motors and sensors! Then write programs and watch it CHOMP, SPIN. ROAR. OCX. UFT and more!!! For Middle and High School Students (grades When: Where: Cost: iuly 20-24.2015; SDOa.mS^Opm Winston-Salem State University r $150.00 (lunch will be provided cadi day) D?dHn? for mrplmut: July 15, 2015 For further information about the prugmn please refer to the mWH: www wssu.edu/ncmten end select rotates came or cat >3>-7SO-299>/M9S

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