The members of Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated® (TLOD) have announced the establishment of the newest chapter to area IV.  The Sandy Pines North Carolina Chapter of TLOD was chartered and inducted fifteen new members on Saturday, October 13, 2018 in Lilesville, North Carolina.  

TLOD National President, Lady Drema Lee Woldman, along with National Area IV Director, Lady Crystal C. Pittman, presided over the induction and chartering ceremonies.  

The chapter will service the Sandhills region.  Following the induction and chartering ceremonies, the newest members were congratulated by fellow ladies of TLOD at an elegant reception.

Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated® is a non-profit, educational, professional, humanitarian organization, organized in Tyler, Texas in 1964.  The members of the organization focus on five programmatic thrusts which are: Top Teens of America (TTA), Senior Citizens, Status of Women, Community Beautification, and Community Partnerships. Their motto is “Serving Youth and Adults.”  

The charter members of the Sandy Pines North Carolina Chapter are: Lady Carmen Casasola, Lady Deirdre Hendrix, Lady Erica Barnhill, Lady Erica Harris, Lady Fannie Ratliff, Lady Gloria B. Smith, Lady Jacqueline Wray, Lady Jerial H. Bogan, Lady Kaia Collins-Frye, Lady Kimberly A. Murray-Floyd, Lady Natalie Sharpe, Lady OnJerya T. Smith, Lady Teresa A. Smith, Lady Veronica Richardson, and Lady Vikki Andrews.  The chapter organizer is Lady Teresa A. Smith. 

The Sandy Pines North Carolina Chapter is now accepting applications for Teens ages 13 to 18 to join the Top Teens of America Chapter. If you have a child or know of a child who would be interested in Top Teens of America, please contact Lady Fannie Ratliff at [email protected]. For more information, log on to

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