Sorority To Give Gifts To Founder’s Day Baby

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The members of Gamma Theta Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority will donate a gift basket to the first baby girl born at Parkridge Medical Center on Nov. 12, the sorority’s  91st Founder’s Day. 

This project is one of many conducted across the country as the organization celebrates its history of Greater Service, Greater Progress.  Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority was founded on Nov. 12, 1922, at Butler University in Indianapolis. Public service, leadership development, and education of youth are the hallmarks of the organization's programs and activities.

For more information about this project or other activities sponsored by Gamma Theta Sigma Chapter, call 423 529-0758.


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