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Regional ConferenceH I G H L I G H T S August 4–7, 2011 ▲ Charleston, SC 25th South Atlantic Regional Conference A Celebration of Service in the “City By the Sea” BY LISA S. KING, ELLA MCNAIR, ERICA DONERSON, ANNE M. GREGORY Tgional Conference in Charleston,he sorors of the South Atlanticregion celebrated their 25th Re- S.C., August 4-7, 2011. Deltas attend- ed workshops and plenary sessions and a host of other activities held in the Charleston Area Convention Cen- ter. South Atlantic Regional Director Linda R. Wilson and South Atlantic Regional Representative Amanda Wise presided during the confer- ence, which was hosted by Charles- South Carolina State Senator Robert Ford is presented with an award at the Social Action ton and North Charleston Alumnae Luncheon during the 25th South Atlantic Regional Conference. Also pictured (LEFT TO RIGHT): and Nu Sigma chapters. This was the National President Cynthia M. A. Butler-McIntyre, South Atlantic Regional Director Linda fi R. Wilson and South Atlantic Regional Representative Amanda Wise. rst time the region convened in the “Holy City” since 1997. The Opening Session was held on Friday, August 5 with the regional conference co-coordinator. Greetings Collegiate Day the processional, formal opening, ed the conference: Dr. Thelma T. Dal- Ogaged in a series of enlight-n Collegiate Day sorors en-were also received from the Sorority’sPast National Presidents who attend- director and regional representa- tive presiding. The session included State of the Region reports from the ey (16th); Mona H. Bailey (17th); Dr,. ening workshops and activi- regional director and regional rep- Yvonne Kennedy (19th); Dr. Bertha ties and the Collegiate Luncheon was resentative and the National Presi- Maxwell Roddey (20th); Rev. Gwen- held. Dr. Julianne Malveaux, president dent’s theme address. The Regional c dolyn E. Boyd (22nd) and Dr. Louise of Bennett College for Women was Conference Choir performed during A. Rice (23rd). Honorary Conference the keynote speaker for the luncheon the sessions and other activities dur- Chairs Mary Bennett Sutton and Dr. and addressed the theme, “We Hold ing the conference. Greetings were Norma Sermon Boyd, past South At- in Our Hands Our Life, Our Destiny, extended by Soror Virginia Weaver, lantic regional directors, and Honor- Our Future.” Collegiate Day activities conference coordinator; Soror Chris- ary Member Daphne Maxwell Reid were well attended and participants tina Hayes-Bradham, conference co- were recognized. ▲ included chapter advisors and some coordinator; and Soror Lisa King, alumnae chapter sorors. ▲ 59 ▲ JOURNAL Summer 2012


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