Chartered: November 6, 1966 

On November 6, 1966, The Links, Incorporated, chartered the Harbor Area (CA) Chapter. Link Rose Terry Brown and Link Beryl O’Kelly Brooks were the organizers of the women in the Long Beach-Carson-Compton Area who began the chapter history. Both organizers were formerly members of the Angel City Chapter. Link Brown held membership in the Birmingham Chapter prior to her membership in the Angel City Chapter.

The chartering officer on November 6, 1966, was Link Josephine Smith. The twelve names imprinted on the charter are:

Alyce Bledsoe**             Beryl O’Kelly Brooks**             Margaret Brown *        Rose Terry Brown**

Barbara Campbell***   Doris Davis*                          June Everett**              Gloria Y. Hughes****  

Kathleen Payne **        Valeria Sellers**                   Constance Williams*     Marion Wilson*


These Links set forth the following threefold purpose of the chapter:

To promote civic, intercultural, and social activities; to enrich the lives of its members by working together toward common goals; and to cooperate with chapters in the Western Area and the national organization, The Links, Incorporated in creating goodwill and portraying the best image of Links


*Resigned or terminated      **Deceased    ***Transferred     ****Alumna