1. On Sunday, September 23, 2018, Walnut Club officers and supporters enjoyed an exclusive brunch and presentation with Gloria Allred, lawyer, advocate, feminist, champion for women’s rights and Philadelphia native. It took place at Le Meridien Hotel in Philadelphia. The brunch was hosted by The Walnut Club and the program was moderated by radio personality Marilyn Russell of 98.1 WOGL Radio. Event proceeds benefit the Women’s Equal Rights Legal Defense and Education Fund. Philadelphia City Representative Sheila Hess (right) honored Ms. Allred with a Mayoral Citation from the City of Philadelphia. Walnut Club President and Founder Marla McDermott (left)and City Rep. Sheila Hess (right) paused for a photo with Gloria Allred (center).
2. On stage the Walnut Club officers and members shared a toast with Gloria Allred at the end of her Q&A with members and guests.
3. Walnut Club President Marla McDermott and Attorney Gloria Allred shared a moment during the event.
4. Marla Katz, Marla McDermott and Dianne Semingson paused for a photo with Sheila Hess, Philadelphia City Representative (second left).
6. Lauren Richmond, Helen Backzkowski and Rebecca Kolsky chatted with Gloria Allred.
Following her presentation and Q&A.
7. Melissa Marcon, Loni Memasion and Monique Castillo attended the event.
8. Charles Kline and Marla McDermott (second left and center) paused for a photo with Ann King Lagos, Olivia McDermott, Teena Ferroni and Julia McDermott following the brunch.
10. Walnut Club board officers paused for a final photo at the end of the Gloria Allred brunch and presentation.