President's Letter


A Message from President JoeAnn Fletcher

Dear Friends and Supporters:  

It is with great honor that I bring you greetings on behalf of North Broward County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated where 53 professional women are linked in friendship and are leaders in their communities who give unselfishly of their time, talents and service.    

This esteemed organization has established itself as a premiere leader in the Broward County community by providing quality services for the last 25 years in education, health and human services, national and international trends, community advocacy, services to youth, mentoring, cultural enrichment, support of the arts and scholarships to high school students aspiring to attend college.   

The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation established in 1946. The membership consists of more than 16,000 professional women of color in 288 chapters located in 41 states, the District of Columbia, London and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.  It is one of the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry. 

The members of The Links, Incorporated are influential decision makers and opinion leaders. They are business and civic leaders, role models, mentors, activists and volunteers who work towards a common vision by engaging like-minded organizations and individuals for partnership. Links members contribute more than 500,000 documented hours of community service annually.   

I am proud to serve a second term as the 2019-2021 president of this respected and well-regarded chapter and welcome you to take time to navigate through the website. As you peruse our site with enthusiasm and anticipation, please consider becoming involved through a partnership or collaborative effort -- or by simply supporting our programs and fundraising events.  In 2020, we will celebrate 25 years of Service in the Broward Community and 74 years as a national organization. 

My goal as president is to continue providing quality community service in love and friendship while developing new partnerships and cultivating old relationships. 

Thanks for visiting our website and please join us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  

Kind Regards, 

JoeAnn Fletcher, M.Ed, ABD

Chapter President