“Tea With Z" Fundraiser Held By Zeta Phi Beta Soririty, Inc.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Royal Dove Foundation looks to 2020 with Zeta, in celebration of 100 years of service to the communities in the United States of America and several international countries. The women of the Gamma Iota Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and the Royal Dove Foundation held their annual “Tea with Z” fundraiser, a tribute to the works of sorority member and acclaimed author, Zora Neale Hurston.

The annual tea this year was themed “A Finer Affair.” This event also included Miss Blue Revue. The Blue Revue is a scholarship program that allows young ladies to participate in etiquette, community service and educational programs.

"Attendees participated in our annual 'Hattitude' contest, where ladies and gentlemen gracefully strolled in their hats, with a chance to win the honor of 'Hattitude.' 

The highlight of the 'Finer Affair' was celebrating Zeta of the Year, Reverend Ann Pierre," officials said.


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