Huntington, WV Black History

Rebecca Glass

Ebenezer Medical Outreach

Rebecca Glass is a lifelong resident of Cabell County; she grew up in Guyandotte and attended and graduated from Huntington East High School.  She continued her education at Marshall University graduating with a bachelor’s degree in education majoring in Art and Home Economics and earning her master’s degree in Training and Development in 2003.

Rebecca began working at Barnett Day Care Center first as a classroom teacher and later as the Director of the Center.  While at Barnett she started the Juneteenth celebration in Huntington, an event everyone in the community, the city and the region attended and enjoyed, especially the wares of vendors, showcasing African dress at the time, food, and good entertainment. In October of 2007 she started as the Outreach worker for Ebenezer Medical Outreach and later became the Administrative Director.

She has received numerous awards including the Marshall University Women of Color Award. Rebecca is a member of the Fairfield West Improvement Council, and, also has served as its president.  She is the current president of the Carter Woodson Foundation and is a member of the Huntington Chapter of the NAACP and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  Rebecca belongs to three quilting groups, all of whom make quilts that are donated to community agencies.  She enjoys sewing and reading, especially mysteries by James Patterson and Joy Fielding.

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