Commission for Women today will induct...


March 28, 1998

THE BALTIMORE CITY Commission for Women today will induct five new members into its Women's Hall of Fame.

They are:

Bertha "Betty" Albornoz, the co-founder of Friends of the Colombian Child, an organization that aids children's institutions her native Colombia.

Sister Helen Amos, chief executive officer of Mercy Medical Center.

Doris Brightful, a retired community health nurse active in

community and religious organizations.

Dr. Flossie McClain Dedmon, for 32 years a teacher, administrator and dean at Coppin State College.

Mary Carter Smith, a professional griot, or storyteller, whose focus on peace and justice has earned her a place in the Great Blacks in Wax Museum here in Baltimore.

The Sun joins the Baltimore City Commission for Women in saluting their accomplishments.

Bright Lights spotlights people who make a real difference in the quality of life of the Baltimore area. It appears periodically in these columns of the editorial page.

Pub Date: 3/28/98

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