— The distinguished award, presented by “Sterling Women of Washington DC,” honored Harper for pioneering the way for women and minorities in the golf and sports industry. —
Washington, DC — Rose Harper, founder of the Grass Ceiling, made a little bit more history when she was presented with the first ever Sterling Women of Washington DC “Legendary Achievement Award”. Carolyn Howell, Founder and President of Fun Company Events, LLC (FCE) and Director & Host of Sterling Women of Washington, DC (SWOWDC) along with her husband Ben H. Howell Jr COO of FCE, left Ms. Harper speechless when the couple made the surprise presentation to her before a standing ovation crowd at the networking luncheon.
She was honored in 2006 by the PGA of America as a founding member of the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship, in 2009 she was inducted into the DC Hall of Fame receiving their Sports Legacy Award, in 2011 she was inducted into the National Black Golf Hall of Fame, and in 2013 she was the first woman to receive The Sam Lacy Pioneer Award from the Greater Washington Urban League. This latest award read in part: “Presented with deep gratitude in recognition of your outstanding contributions, accomplishments and courage against all odds in pioneering the way for women and minorities in the golf and sports industry globally.”
Harper will be share a glimpse of her exciting life on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 when she will be the featured speaker at the Sterling Women of Washington, DC luncheon. The monthly networking luncheon takes place on the first Wednesday of each from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm at Clyde’s Restaurant Gallery Place, 707 “7th” Street, NW, Washington DC 20001. Since its launch in November 2014, Sterling Women of Washington DC has become a networking “must attend” for serious business people. Companies all around the DMV are using this dynamic luncheon it is now a part of their business strategy to make meaningful connections.
Tickets for the SWOWDC event are $74 each. For a very limited time only, SWOWDC is making available ‘Founding Member Sponsorship’ opportunities. For more information on this very special limited time offer, please contact Carolyn E. Howell at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.sterlingwomenofdc.com for more information.
Carolyn E. Howell
Sterling Women of Washington, DC