Educational organization visits downtown Blackstone

Published 3:13 pm Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Members and guests of the Delta Alpha Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recently toured Schwartz Tavern and the Robert Thomas Carriage Museum on a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Blackstone, under the guidance of Zachary Whitlow, Executive Director of Downtown Blackstone, Inc. Among those in attendance pictured are, from left, front row, Ruby Ingram, Mary Ann Whitlow, Betsy Sheffield, Hilda Caldwell, Rita Ashton, Brenda Wade, Lillie Munford; seated, second row, Randy Whitlow (far left), Bettie Vaughan, Lynn Barnes, Connie Costigan; Nancy Bagley, Casey Jackson; third row, Alissa Baldwin, Wanda Bentley, Amelia Poythress, Cynthia Arthur, Candice Barnett; fourth row, Tom Ashton, Grayson Bagley, Karen Jones, Ray Jones, Jerry Barnett. Absent from photo but joining the group later were Jerry Chaney, Anne Hamlett, Joy and Wally Hurt. Members of this honorary organization of key women educators hail primarily from Brunswick and Lunenburg Counties, with others from Mecklenburg and Nottoway.