Birthdays (April 2015)

Many Happy Returns to our UUFP members and friends who will be celebrating their birthdays in April!  They are:

Daisies on the banks of the Diascund Reservoir in Lenexa, VA by Dean Ceran

Daisies on the banks of the Diascund Reservoir in Lenexa, VA by Dean Ceran

Chloe Tinari
Patricia Moseley
Mary Elizabeth Garrett
Daniel Drees
Josie Dougher
Barbara Morgan
Tonya Sprock
Sarah Davis
Bobbie Schilling
Jaimie Dingus
Lou Ayers
Mary Luke
Joanne Dingus
Scott Kasmire
Donna Briede
Konrad Krafft
Connie Keller
Chris Meyer
Lissa Henry
Kenny McIntyre
Amy Grissom 

If you have an birthday that we’ve overlooked, please get in touch with Bobbie Schilling (UUFP Membership Committee) at:  membership@uufp.org

Mary White Ovington

Mary White Ovington

Mary White Ovington was born April 11, 1865 in Brooklyn, New York. Her Grandmother attended the Connecticut congregation of Samuel Joseph May also known as Harvard. Her parents, members of the Unitarian Church were supporters of women’s rights and had been involved in anti-slavery movement. Educated at Packer Collegiate Institute and Radcliffe College, Ovington became involved in the campaign for civil rights in 1890 after hearing Frederick Douglass speak in a Brooklyn church.

The National Negro Committee that held its first meeting in New York on May 31 and June 1, 1909. By May, 1910 the National Negro Committee and attendants, at its second conference, organized a permanent body known as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) where Ovington was appointed as its executive secretary

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