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JOURNAL Summer 2013 s55 girls at the Pallotti High School with financial literacy and social etiquette tools. Members also engaged in activities at the Belize high school that included assisting in implementing a recycling program and painting the fence entrance to the school. Members presented a check in the amount of $5,000 (BZ) on behalf of the East Point/College Park Alumnae Chapter to the Pallotti High School for the school building fund. Eight sorors traveled to Belize City for the mission trip - Mignon Payne (event chair), Aliah Thomas (co-chair), Sandra Daughtery, Shaheedah Enahora, Sandra DeShields Hightower, Katrina Northington, Catherine Simmons, and Angel Wade. While in Belize, members were interviewed live on the local television station to discuss the purpose for the Belize Mission Trip. They also visited the Belize City Hall where they were welcomed by the Honorable Mayor Darrell Bradley. In addition to touring the city of Belize, sorors visited other sites including the Caye Caulker beach, the Belize Museum and the Altun Ha Maya Ruins. s Members of the East Point/College Park Alumnae Chapter participate in first International Mission Trip to Belize City, Belize. During the weekend of Nov. 9 – 10, 2012, the Epsilon Eta Chapter celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Chartered on the campus of Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on May 19, 1962, Epsilon Eta has established and maintained a high standard of scholarship, leadership, and service throughout its 50-year history and made a significant difference in the Tuscaloosa/Birmingham community. Nearly 200 members converged on Stillman College’s campus to participate in the golden anniversary activities which focused on community service, recognition of chapter accomplishments and member accomplishments. There were seven community service activities completed to honor the seven Epsilon Eta charter members. These activities centered on Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Five- Point Programmatic Thrust and were as follows: a chapter donation to Stillman College and Stillman Alumni House; a donation of canned goods in conjunction with the National Alumni Association of Stillman College to the local food bank; a donation to Tuscaloosa Area Volunteer Reception Center; a donation of school supplies given to Martin Luther King Elementary School in Tuscaloosa; participation in the Alabama Mentor Program’s holiday celebration by providing gift cards and serving food; a health fair during homecoming in partnership with the American Cancer Society; and support to the Wellhouse in its efforts to eliminate human trafficking in the state of Alabama and the world. s On March 10, 2012, the Henry County Alumnae Chapter held its annual “Stomp D.A.T.” Step Show at Woodland High School in Stockbridge, Ga. The event focused on raising awareness against drugs, alcohol, and tobacco abuse, as well as raising funds for the Henry County Alumnae Chapter’s scholarship fund. In the previous year, more than $10,000 in scholarships were awarded to students who met the criteria for scholarship awards. A college fair was added to the event to provide additional educational opportunities. Albany State, Lane College, Hampton University, and West Georgia were several of nearly 25 colleges participating in the fair. Epsilon Eta Chapter celebrate 50th chapter anniversary.


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