Join the members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Savannah Alumnae Chapter as they celebrate their annual Founders Day luncheon at 10 a.m. Feb. 24 at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., founded in 1913 by 22 undergraduate women at Howard University, is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Since its founding, more than 200,000 women have joined the organization.
The sorority has 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica and the Republic of Korea.
The speaker will be television personality Daphne Maxwell Reid, best known as Aunt Vivian from "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," a television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from Sept. 10, 1990, to May 20, 1996. Her 40-year acting career includes roles on many new television programs, including hosting "Virginia Currents" on Richmond's WCVE (PBS). Reid, who is an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., is also an honorary co-chair of the sorority's Arts and Letters Commission.
Admission to the luncheon is a $35 donation to the sorority. Tickets are available at Carver State Bank, 701 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and 7110 Skidaway Road, Lester's Florist, 2100 Bull St., or by calling 912-232-6048. Tickets will not be sold at the door.