WRAL’s Debra Morgan Receives Women’s Club Award

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WRAL’s Debra Morgan Receives Women’s Club Award

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WRAL-TV Anchor/Reporter Debra Morgan received an award from the Women’s Club of Raleigh.

WRAL-TV Anchor/Reporter Debra Morgan recently received a 2005 Women of Achievement Award from the Women’s Club in Raleigh among a prestigious group of winners. The Women’s Club presented the award on Wednesday, April 20, 2005 at the Raleigh Crabtree Marriott, at a banquet also kicking off the organization’s state convention.

Morgan received the 2005 Women of Achievement Award in the Journalism category for her work in their field and for her service to the community.

2005 Women of Achievement Award
Morgan received the 2005 Women of Achievement Award in the Journalism category.

In the award citation the Women’s Club recognized Morgan for her participation on the boards of the Alzheimer’s Association Eastern NC Chapter and the Caring Community Foundation as well as her serving as honorary chair for several Triangle community events. The write-up also noted Morgan for emceeing events for the American Heart Association, the Red Cross Ball, Jordan Institute for Families and ARC of Wake County, and working with school children across the area.

Other honorees included Ann Goodnight; Anne Graham Lotz, daughter of Billy Graham; Raleigh Police Chief Jan Perlov; and Dr. Annie Louise Wilkerson, the first female OB/GYN in Raleigh. Several judges and elected leaders were honored as well.

“I’m humbled to be honored among such important, talented and intelligent women!” said Morgan.

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs in NC is the oldest volunteer service organization in the state. It currently has about 200 clubs in local communities throughout the state. Last year, the clubs gave $1.1 million to charity and provided 284,083 volunteer hours.

POSTED: May 6, 2005

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