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CLEVELAND — The first woman to become president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland will be honored for her service at the annual “Women of Vision” luncheon.

Marsha Mockabee has been president of the Urban League since 2010.

The Greater Cleveland Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women is hosting the 22nd annual “Women of Vision” luncheon on Saturday, March 16 at 11 a.m.

As president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland, Mockabee leads programs designed to empower the city’s African American community. She also recently completed an African American leadership mission in Beijing, China, and has been honored by Crain’s Cleveland Business Women of Note.

Former women honored by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women include Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge and the late Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones.

The luncheon will be held at the Executive Caterers at Landerhaven at 6111 Landerbrook Drive. Proceeds from the event benefit scholarships and programs for the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.

For ticket information, call (216) 387-­‐0375 or send an email to the coalition at nc100bwgc@gmail.com.