Minden Press-Herald

Thursday
Oct 02nd

Minden alumnae celebrates centennial

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The Minden Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. met at the Minden Housing Authority to commemorate the 22 college educated women who, on January 13, 1913, at Howard University, founded and chartered the largest sorority or fraternity in the world.

It now has over 920 chapters with over 250,000 active members.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a public service sorority dedicated to a sisterhood called to serve by transforming lives and impacting communities.

The Five-Point Program Thrust of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is the vehicle through which we seek to project the image of the Sorority as a public service organization.

Through this program, we work to assist in eradicating educational, social and economic inequities. The five areas are: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health and Political Awareness and Involvement.

The Minden Alumnae Chapter, charted on January 13, 1960, also celebrated it's 13 charter members. Three of them are still very active with the sorority. Mrs. Susan Dogens, Mrs. Mable White Jones, and Mrs. Truvesta H. Johnson have each served as President of Minden Alumnae and each one is a Golden Life Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The ladies were presented with a bouquet of flowers, from the members, in appreciation for their service. The celebration was concluded with a scrumptious meal.

 

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