The Savannah Section of National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) hosted “Move and Groove Line Dancing” Saturday, April 29 at La ’Dell’s Event Center as part of their Health Initiative. Dance Instructor, Lamont Hunter led the group to several dance steps that was fun-filled and good workout.
Move and Groove Line Dancing was chaired by the Section’s organizer, Estelle Mannion as a means the Section could engage the community in an effort to be more active and improve health.
NCNW was founded in 1935 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, who was a policy advisor to President and Mrs. Roosevelt, founder of Bethune Cookman University, the United Negro College Fund and the Association for African American Life and History
NCNW’s service and advocacy programs are built on “Four for the Future”: 1) Promoting education with a focus on science, technology, engineering and math; 2) Encouraging entrepreneurship, financial literacy and economic stability; 3) Increasing the quality of women’s health and educating women about HIV/ AIDS; 4) Promoting traditional values.