Grand Bahama Alumnae Deltas to host community-building initiatives
For its upcoming sororal year, The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, Grand Bahama Alumnae Chapter (GBAC), will offer a wide array of positive programs in an attempt yo help to build the local community.
Through a press release the Sorority announced: “As the 2012-2013 Sororal year begins, the Grand Bahama community can look forward to the Sorority’s exciting programs that have at their core helping to build a stronger, more connected community.
“Grand Bahama Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. intends to stay true to the Sorority’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust which includes educational and economic development, physical and mental health awareness, political awareness and involvement and international awareness, and involvement by igniting programs that include: CPR First Aid training for schools in August, Domestic Violence Essay Competition and Seminar for high school students in October and the Sorority’s 4th annual Diabetes Awareness Health Fair to be held November 10, in Downtown, Freeport.”
The organization also said that in preparation for its upcoming year, members of GBAC participated in a two-day leadership development workshop/seminar in early July held by the Sorority’s Southern Region Chair for Leadership Development, Julia Brunson.
The event, the Sorority notes was designed to help “recharge, rekindle and rejuvenate the commitment and vision of the local Sorority members.”
The workshop focused on navigating group dynamics and building strong leadership; it challenged the GBAC Sorority members to be creative and focused as they seek to be a vehicle in providing valuable service to the community.
The organization also said: “As the Sorority enters its Centennial year of existence, the Grand Bahama Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., intends to follow in the footsteps of its visionary founders who understood the strength of women coming together to build strong and sound communities through “Sisterhood, Scholarship and Service.”
The sorority also extended thanks to St. Paul’s Methodist School and Pelican Bay Hotel their support in providing venues for meetings and training workshops.