Amanda and her husband Yusef started the Wilmington Black Professionals to bring together professionals in and around the Wilmington area to network and expand their circle. More than 300 people have attended their past events. To attend their next event April 21 at the Marina Grill click here.
The Friends of the Leland Cultural Arts Center hosted a Hats off to Leland fundraiser March 10 at the Leland Cultural Arts Center. The event raised funds for the arts and activities at the center. Amanda emceed the fashion show and even wore one of the dresses provided by Island Breeze and hat by a local designer.
It was an honor to attend and volunteer at the YWCA Women of Achievement Dinner in downtown Wilmington. Last year, I was nominated for an award, and this year as a member of the YWCA I was able to help out with registration and applaud the women who were nominated and won awards.
Author : Amanda Fitzpatrick