Greene County Chapter of DST sponsors 7th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

 

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The Greene County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. held its 7th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness walk on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 on the old courthouse square in Eutaw, AL. This event was open to the public. All participants received various materials on breast cancer awareness. A collection of pink balloons was released in celebration of breast cancer survivors and their families, as well as for individuals currently struggling with the illness. The annual walk is also held to encourage the community to adopt more healthy life styles, including healthy food choices, regular physical exercise and medical exams. Ms. Miriam Leftwich serves as chairperson of the DST Chapter’s Physical and Mental Health Committee. Andrea Perry is Chapter President.

Local DST Alumnae Chapter awards college scholarships

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Shown above Scholarship Recipients: Jasmine Williams, Greene County High School; Darrylvoceya Campbell, Greensboro High School; Yasmeen Amerson and Lauren Smith, Greene County High School. Recipients not shown include: Sabrina French Greene County High School and Nahia Constant, Greensboro High School.

The Greene County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. awarded scholarships to graduates of Greene County High, Eutaw, AL and Greensboro High, Greensboro, AL. Greene and Hale Counties are within the Chapter’s service area. Each recipient will receive a $500 award once he or she has confirmed enrollment in a postsecondary institution.
The Sorority Chapter held a reception for the recipients and their guests on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Ruby’s in Eutaw. Mrs. Nancy Cole, shared an inspirational meditation. Dr. Carol P. Zippert, the Chapter’s 2nd Vice President, brought words of encouragement. Chapter President Andrea Perry greeted the assembly and Isaac Atkins introduced the DST Chapter members present. Mrs. Nancy Cole served as Mistress of Ceremony.

Deltas team with DHR providing Christmas gifts for children

 

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One of the community service goals of the Greene County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is supporting the Annual Adopt-A-Family Program of the Greene County Department of Human Relations.
The Greene County DST Chapter adopted two families and provided the children with an assortment of gifts. The Deltas gave the children clothes and toys which included four bicycles, electronic games, books, board games and other delights.
All the gifts were selected to fulfill the Christmas wishes of each child in the respective families. The various lists of the children were provided by the staff of DHR.

Ms. Jacqueline Allen serves as chairperson of the DST Chapter’s Adopt-A-Family Committee. Ms. Andrea Perry is Chapter President. Mr. Wilson serves as director of the Greene County DHR office.