From press and staff reports
The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will host its 32nd annual Freedom Fund Banquet, Saturday, April 28, at 7 p.m. The featured speaker for the event is Dr. Quindola Crowley Miller from Seattle, Washington. Dr. Crowley is a minister, board certified clinician, life/business coach, author, wife and mother. Dr Crowley has a very eclectic background that lends her favor in most any endeavor. Her leadership background, from military to corporate to non–profits is expansive and diverse. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Doctorate in Nonprofit Leadership. Additionally, Dr. Crowley has over 15 years of executive level leadership experience used to assist small organizations and non-profits with business mapping and strategic planning. She is a distinguished veteran, held three successful military commands, one as an engineer officer and two other commands while serving as a Medical Service Corp Officer. Culminating her military career with the successful command of a logistical support battalion, LTC Crowley retired after 29 years of service. Her leadership highlights include serving in the Washington State governor appointed position as the Superintendent of the Washington State Soldiers Home. While there, Dr. Crowley was recognized for her leadership and cost savings while providing state of the art healthcare to veterans. Dr. Crowley currently serves as the Deputy Director of Behavioral Health for the Western Region Medical Command which serves a 20 state region with 11 hospitals. Dr. Crowley is the CEO and Founder of the nonprofit Transitions Wellness Center. Dr. Crowley has many community awards and was most recently honored with the 2011 Puget Sound “Women of Influence” sponsored by the Business Examiner. The banquet will be held at Lake Tiak O’Khata, main dining area. For additional information contact: Renee Hampton 662-435-4512 or Charles Hampton, 662-803-0635 or Letitia Jackson, 662-803-2956.