Crowley Delta Sigma Thetas attend annual convention, hold summer retreat

NEW ORLEANS - The 50th National Convention of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was held in New Orleans on July 29 through August 4, 2010. Deltas National President, Cynthia Butler McIntyre, a native of New Orleans, opened the convention with the theme address: “Delta Sigma Theta - A Sisterhood Called to Serve: Transforming Lives, Impacting Communities.”

Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. took over the city of New Orleans. They came together from all over the world in the name of Delta to engage in fellowship, workshops, luncheons, socials, galas, parades and other activities to take care of Delta Sigma Theta business.

Some of the keynote speakers at the convention were Roland Martin, CNN News analyst; Soledad O’Brien, anchor and correspondent for CNN/US; Rev. Al Sharpton, renowned civil rights leader; and Benjamin Jealous, president of the NAACP.

Approximately 15,000 Deltas were in attendance. Voting delegates from the Crowley Alumnae chapter who attended were Cynthia Dominick, president, and Joycie Green, treasurer.

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CROWLEY - The ladies of the Crowley Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority held a summer retreat on Saturday, August, 28, 2010 at the sorority house.

The purpose of the retreat was to plan for the upcoming activities for this fiscal year and to become reacquainted with each other.

One program at the retreat was guest speaker Adrianne Vidrine. She spoke to the group on healthy lifestyles. Her presentation was well received by everyone.

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