On March 24, 1979, the group listed below became the fifth Tennessee chapter of The Links, Incorporated.
Lyda McKeldin, President
Aurelia James, Vice President
Allene Scott, Recording Secretary
Jessal Bell, Corresponding Secretary
Ann Patton, Treasurer
Lula Morton, Financial Secretary
Ernestine Boaz, Alma Brown, Emily Buford, Tardiefaye Dorsey, Eva Franklin, Janie Holder, Stella Moore, Irene Patton, Earline Pitts , Mrs. Laura Richards, Barbara Roberts, Millenese Smith, Carrie Taylor, Gertrude Trammell, Marion Ware, Julia Wilkins, Barbara Wofford
Since its establishment, the Chattanooga Chapter of The Links, Incorporated has added to its circle of friends and to its list of programs to improve the quality of life here at home and abroad. We are involved in serving the community through five program facets: Health and Human Services, The Arts, National Trends and Services, International Trends and Services, and Services to Youth.
Kathi Grant Willis – President
Nichole Boaz – First Vice President
Joy Hudson - Recording Secretary
Kellie Logan - Treasurer
Angelnetta Ulmer - Corresponding Secretary
Henrietta Morris - Financial Secretary
Angel Moore - Parliamentarian
Let us then pledge ourselves anew to the noblest ideals of friendship and a desire to render service. Linking these qualities together will certainly provide the stimuli we need for worthwhile accomplishments.
--Charter President, Lyda McKeldin, October 6, 1979