Members of the South Bend Area (IN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated who attended the 46th Central Area Conference

Central Area of The Links, Incorporated

Comprised of 70 chapters in 15 states, the Central Area of The Links, Incorporated burgeoned in 1950 with a proliferation of chapters. Imbued with the spirit of our beloved co-founders, Margaret Rosell Hawkins and Sarah Strickland Scott, Central Area chapters came together in friendship, and with a true commitment to service. Members of the Central Area understand that it is incumbent upon us not simply to abide by our shared values but to put them into compassionate practice.

Area Conferences are held during the odd years and this year, 2021, due to the pandemic the 46th Central Area  Conference was held from July 1, 2021 to July 3,2021in a virtual setting. States Monica B. Allen, Central Area Director, "This year's theme, "Celebrating 75 Years: The Journey Continues Together," paid tribute to the rich history of our illustrious organization, while celebrating our 70 chapters across the Heart of Linkdom."

The Conference was informative and well-organized. Topics ranged from Membership to Operations Workshops to Programs Workshops to Leadership/Personal Development."ZOOMba" Mind, Body and Spirit Sessions were held to energize everyone to start the day. The day ended with some entertainment. There were fun activities, such as: Charcuterie Board and Wine Pairing Session, Kahoot it! with The Links, and Links Family Feud with DJ Chuck Dogg.

Newly elected officers were installed by Kimberly Jeffries Leonard, National President.


Re-elected as Central Area Director