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Regional ConferenceH I G H L I G H T S FARWEST REGION PROGRAM AWARDS love, then you can’t be a sisterhoodDelta is all about. If you don’t have that impacts others.” ▲ Health Lifestyles ▲ Expanding the Horizons of Bishop McKenzie ended her • Collegiate, Pi Chi, California a Dream: EMBODI passionate and enthusiastic speech State University-Dominguez • Collegiate, Xi Xi, California by leading sorors in the song “Love Hills Alumnae, Ventura County State Polytechnic University- Train” by the O’Jays, and reminding Alumnae Pomona Alumnae, San Jose them to continue to uphold the sis- ▲ Global Awareness and Alumnae terhood by loving one another. ▲ Support ▲ Sisterhood • Inglewood Alumnae • Collegiate, Kappa, University Farwest Region ▲ Empowering Female of California-Berkeley Sisterhood LuncheonAlumnae, Las Vegas AlumnaeYouth: Dr. Betty Shabazz Delta Academy ▲ Chapter of the Year “Develop-Serve-Train: • Phoenix Metropolitan Alumnae • Collegiate, Mu Chi, University Drum Majors for Delta.” ▲ Empowering Female of California-Riverside Youth: Dr. Jeanne L. Noble • Alumnae, Los Angeles South Delta G.E.M.S. Bay BY DR. AMBER WILTON Srector LaVerne Davis and Far-comed by Farwest Regional Di- • Los Angeles Alumnae orors were graciously wel- sorors who you want to love, and not she was great!” west Regional Representative Krystle love others.” Soror Geri Fletcher, of Las Ve- Evans to the region’s largest Sister- Bishop McKenzie challenged the gas Alumnae Chapter agreed with hood Luncheon in recent history. members to see the best in every the Bishop’s defi nition of success. The luncheon kicked off with soror and to love themselves fi “I loved her defi nition of success, rst, a tribute to sorors in the military. so they are able to love each other. because it is love, and that is what “This love is our public witness,” she said. “It is fuel for our service. This love is our testimony to the world.” She challenged sorors to let the love of God be heard in chapter meetings, on the quad and as they welcome new sisters into the sisterhood. The sorors attending the Colle- giate Luncheon were visibly inspired and enthused by Bishop McKenzie’s speech. It challenged them to recon- sider their individual ideas of success and to better value the fundamental principles of the Sorority. Soror Parris Moore of Epsilon Nu City-Wide Chapter and the newly elected Farwest regional representa- tive, shared her appreciation for Bish- op McKenzie. “She is an amazing so- ror. The fi rst time I heard her speak, I was like, ‘That is a Delta woman!’ The Farwest Regional Director LaVerne Gray Davis and Farwest Regional Representative spirit that she carries, represents ev- Krystle Evans (CENTER) with sorors serving in the military during the Farwest Regional erything that we are about. I thought Sisterhood Luncheon. PHOTO BY TAMIE TRIPLETT 50 ▲ DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC.


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