Saturday, October 27, 2018
Founded in 1946 with the mission of “Linked in Friendship, Connected in Service,” The Links, Incorporated has a rich history of community service, with the health and welfare of African­-American women and girls as a priority. Its membership is comprised of more than 15,000 professional women of color. Its 288 chapters are located across the United States, in London, UK and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Members are influential business and civic leaders, members of Congress, activists and volunteers who actively promote and engage in educational, civic and inter-cultural activities that enrich lives through five program areas: Services to Youth, the Arts, National Trends and Services, International Trends and Services, and Health and Human Services. More than 950,000 documented hours of community service are contributed annually.
Chartered on June 30, 2010, the Miami-Biscayne Bay (FL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, has and continues to deliver award-winning transformational programming to communities in Miami-Dade County and beyond via its “Expect Respect” program in collaboration with Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department; ButterF.L.Y. Girls mentoring program; and Legal Education Program for teenage parents attending Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ COPE North to name a few. The Miami-Biscayne Bay Links have also partnered with and supported the Colgate Oral Health Initiative; Kristi House Project GOLD; the Trayvon Martin Foundation Circle of Mothers; the Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP; and Homes for Haiti.
Join the Miami Biscayne Bay Chapter of The Links, Incorporated as we gather at Jungle Island Treetop Ballroom at 11 AM on Saturday October 27th for our “2018 Splendor On The Bay Masquerade Day Party: Unmasking Purpose, Passion and Persistence.” We will celebrate another chapter milestone as we reflect on the splendor of rendering service and delivering transformational programming to the south Florida area and beyond.
We will salute three amazingly talented SHEROES who reflect the principles and tenets of our organization through our five facets and umbrella programming including: The Arts; Health and Human Services; International Trends and Services; National Trends and Services and Services to Youth.
Join us as we salute our 2018 Sheroes: The Honorable Carrie P. Meek; Leigh-Ann Buchanan; and Valencia Gunder. Our special guest is award-winning actor, producer, director and entrepreneur Wendy Raquel Robinson.
Wendy Robinson

One of the most talented, beautiful, professional actors in the entertainment industry, Wendy Raquel Robinson is a Best Actress NAACP Image Award recipient, known for her groundbreaking roles as ambitious leading women on television. She is also a successful business owner of Amazing Grace Conservatory, a theatrical training institute in Los Angeles, California. A cum laude graduate of Howard University, Robinson’s artistic background in acting, directing, writing, and choreographing displays her passion for performing arts. She continues to strive for excellence in her career as an artist, scholar, and mentor.

In 2017, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Amazing Grace Conservatory marked a huge milestone. She and her staff celebrated 20 years of servicing youth ages 5-18 years old in the Los Angeles community. This is her passion and purpose – working with and educating youth in the performing arts. The mission of Amazing Grace Conservatory is “to train and develop emerging artists and at-risk youth in the performing arts by offering well-rounded, culturally enriching educational programs in an environment that is nurturing for their personal, artistic and professional growth.” Robinson has renewed the lives of thousands of youth in Los Angeles and its surrounding areas. Hearts are healed, lives are changed at AGC, to learn more watch here. 

Robinson was honored as one of KJLH 102.3 2017 Proven Achievers; the 2017 recipient of SCIP (Selective Corporate Internship Program) Humanitarian of The Year Award, and Junior Achievement of Southern California’s, “Spirit of Achievement Award” just to name a few.

She continues to reveal the myriad of talents she possesses, through hosting appearances and as a distinguished keynote speaker to various audiences that range from women empowerment symposiums to inspiring young people from all walks of life to seek brighter futures for themselves and their families. Robinson’s hosting career includes, but is not limited to the 2015 Soul Train Post-Show, 2012 BET Awards Post-Show, 40th Anniversary of the Freedom Awards (Memphis); two-time Co-Host of the Los Angeles “Gospel Goes to Hollywood”; Co-Host for “The Steve Harvey Morning Radio Show” and “The Tom Joyner Morning Show; “All-State Gospel Superfest” in Baltimore, Atlanta, and Chicago, and returned for their 2018 show in Dayton, OH, and 2018 NAACP Theatre Awards, just to name a few.

Wendy is no doubt, a force to be reckoned with and is ready to take on any challenge. The sky is the limit and the boundaries are infinite for Wendy Raquel Robinson.


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