Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Hosts 17th Annual Youth Symposium

Monday, March 03, 2014

The ladies of the Gamma Theta Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. in partnership with Hyksos Temple Prince Hall Shriners and Booker T. Washington State Park will present their annual Youth Symposium – “Partners for Progress, Working Together to Build Bridges for Youth”.   The event will focus on the importance of partnerships in the community coming together to support our youth.  Male and female youth are invited.

This community service event will be held on Saturday at Booker T. Washington State Park from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. The symposium will feature Reggie Parker with TeamTigerFit and Lorean Mays former Miss Tennessee as special guests.  Participants should wear comfortable clothing and shoes to fully participate in the youth symposium which will include some physical activity, a panel discussion, and interactive workshops.  A free “healthy” lunch will be served.

Chapters nationwide will host the symposiums on Saturday, as a unified effort to support youth.   “We are proud to sponsor this annual youth initiative. The goal this year will be to bring together a “village of support” for young people.  Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority knows that the youth are our future; we must prepare them so that they can lead the way,” said Bonita M. Herring, 23rd International President of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is a leading international, non-profit community service organization that continues to grow through sisterhood, scholarship and service. The sorority has over 500 chapters in the United States, Bahamas, Bermuda, Virgin Islands, Canada, Germany and Korea. Seven educators founded Sigma Gamma Rho on Nov. 12, 1922, at Butler University in Indianapolis, In. The sorority has been dedicated to service for more than 90 years. Members work to enhance the quality of life for their families, friends and neighbors. They are committed to “Greater Service, Greater Progress.”

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