Commission for Women today will induct...

THE BALTIMORE CITY

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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