2024 Ethel Beck Society Brunch

March 30, 2024 @ 10:00AM — 12:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

Beck Cultural Exchange Center: 1927 Dandridge Ave Knoxville, TN 37915 Get Directions

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2024 Ethel Beck Society Brunch

The Ethel Beck Society is an annual brunch that celebrates the rich heritage and legacy of African American women. All women are welcome to join in the celebration! Guests will enjoy a delicious brunch with a mimosa bar, live entertainment, gifts, door prizes, and great company. It's an opportunity to come together, make new friends, and enjoy the camaraderie of like-minded individuals.

The Ethel Beck Society is named in honor of Ethel Benson Beck (1897-1970), the namesake of the Beck Cultural Exchange Center and an influential woman in Knoxville during the 1920s and 1930s.

The 2024 Ethel Beck Society Honoree is City Councilwoman Gwen McKenzie. Guests will enjoy brunch with a conversation featuring Councilwoman Gwen McKenzie.

Songtress and musician Julia Ball, along with Julia Battle, Julia Walker, and Sentra Weaver, will provide the music.

The brunch will be catered byBillie Rae’s BBQ Soul Food & Catering. Additionally, guests can enjoy a refreshing mimosa bar provided by Karen Hardin of Allow Me Catering.

DRESS: The primary color for the women of the Ethel Beck Society is yellow. This color represents warmth, sunshine, and positivity, which align with the society’s values. The women of the Ethel Beck Society exude enlightenment, and yellow is the color of choice. Guests are encouraged to dress in a classy brunch style and include yellow in their attire.

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