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SDBPW’s Club hosts Annual V. Alyce Foster Trailblazer Awards

South Dallas Business and Professional Women’s Club Members 2020

Left: Dr. Lindy Perkins – 33rd President, Center: Hon. Willie Brown, Keynote Speaker, Right: Pres. Perkins with Past Presidents 2020

The national award-winning South Dallas Business and Professional Women’s Club will host its 57th Annual V. Alyce Foster Trailblazer Awards Program Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 12 noon. The virtual affair features the Honorable Willie Lewis Brown, Jr., former mayor of San Francisco, CA as the speaker.

The theme is “Continuing A Legacy of Strength, Courage and Dignity” and the event is free and open to the public. Go to and register for access to the Club’s signature event.

Almost six decades ago, one of the South Dallas Club charter members, Mrs. V. Alyce Foster, was tasked with introducing ways of financing Club projects and scholarship funds.

She chaired the Budget and Finance Committee and they “carried the idea of a Trailblazer Awards [event] to the Club for approval.”

Now, 57 years later, Club President Dr. Lindy M. Perkins, the 2021 Trailblazer Committee, and all the distinguished Club members have poured their time, finances and energy into months of planning to ensure that this year’s virtual Trailblazer Awards Program is a memorable occasion.

South Dallas Business and Professional Women’s Club

Trailblazer Committee 2020-2021

Left: Pat Carroll (center) Trailblazer Chair Brenda Murphy and Ella Johnson, Co-Chairs
Right: President Perkins with South Dallas Youth Club

Left: 1st Vice President Ollie Gilstrap, President Perkins and 2nd VP Katrinia Bivins
Right: President Perkins with Ombudsmen 2020-2021

South Dallas Club’s 2021 V. Alyce Foster Trailblazer Award Honorees

South Dallas Club’s 2021 Scholarship Recipients

SDBPWC Executive Board 2020
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