Please join us for this free event on April 28th, 2017!

On Saturday, March 4, 2017, the Crown Jewels (NC)  Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will hold its 13th Annual Mardi Gras Gala fundraiser. The event will be held at the The Westin Hotel located at 601 South College Street, downtown Charlotte, NC  from 7:30 p.m. – 12:00 midnight.  Semi-Formal attire is requested. We view our organization as a vital “link” to helping improve our community, and especially in assisting our young people in achieving academic success and infusing them with excitement, joy, and love for the arts and cultural activities.  The cost for admission is $125.00 per ticket* and a percentage of the proceeds from the Mardi Gras Fundraiser supports scholarships and educational advancement, as well as national and international community outreach programs. Link to purchase tickets coming soon. 


We are delighted to welcome you to the website of The Crown Jewels (NC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.  We hope to give you an overview of our chapter's mission, history and service in our community. 

In 1993, an extraordinary group of women in the Charlotte community linked together to charter The Crown Jewels (NC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.  Founded in 1946, The Links, Incorporated is an international organization of over 12,000 civic-minded women. The Crown Jewels (NC) Chapter is one of 280 chapters linked in friendship and service around the globe committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.

The Crown Jewels (NC) Chapter focuses on five areas for service programing including the: (1) Arts, (2) Services to Youth, (3) Health and Human Services, (4) National Trends and Services, and (5) International Trends and Services. Specifically, The Crown Jewels (NC) Chapter has supported the Harvey B. Gantt Center for Art, college scholarships, the Johnson C. Smith University Scholarship Endowment Fund, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Performance Learning Center (a non-traditional high school), Reid Park Elementary School in addition to Thomasboro Academy and its surrounding community. Our website will also offer information regarding other organizations and causes we support.
We invite you to join us and our 16th National President, Glenda Newell-Harris, M.D. in Building a Healthy Legacy: Our Prescription for the Future. Thank you for your support.
Sharon Matthews,
Chapter President