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Summit Saturday focuses on teens
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The Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated will host a youth Teen Summit for area youth in grades 6th-12th on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Fort Stewart Education Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration and doors open at 9 a.m.

 This year’s theme Teen Summit will consist of workshops on Healthy Body/Self Image, Digital Citizenship, Financial Aid & Financial College Preparation and Safer, Smarter Teens: Personal Power.

 If you would like to register your child for this event and need an application, visit For more information, please contact Petula Y. Gomillion, Chapter President, at (912) 532-9458.

On January 13, 1913, twenty two ambitious, sincere and visionary young women founded Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated on Howard University’s campus in Washington, D.C. Inspired by concern for social welfare, academic excellence and cultural enrichment, our Founders committed themselves to social consciousness and public service. During the past thirty years our local chapter has focused on their ideals to improve the quality of life in our community through service projects including: Autism Golf Tournament, Mental Health Forum, Go Red Bowling Tournament, St. Jude Children Cancer Research, Cancer Relay for Life, HBCU College Tour, Walk to Dorchester, Feed the Children Program, Manna House, Voter Registration and award several scholarships each year.

 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. A sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominately Black college educated women, the Sorority currently has over 900 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea. The sorority’s service programs are centered around five areas, known as Delta’s Five Point Thrust Program. These include Educational Development, Economic Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health and Political Awareness and Involvement. Social Action, Arts and Letters and Scholarships are the other important aspects of Delta Sigma Theta’s programs. Hinesville Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was chartered on May 24, 1987, at Midway Congregational Church, Midway, Georgia.

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