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Regional ConferenceH I G H L I G H T S Soror Wilson encouraged the sorors to “Seize the Moment,” while here in historic Charleston, S.C. “If you really think about it, this is the last South Atlantic regional confer- ence before Delta turns 100 years old and the next time we convene, we will be at Centennial celebratory events to mark our 100 years,” she said. “This is a historic moment and a time for us to look back at the jour- ney that got us to this place and time in Delta, but moreover, use this time to refl ect and think about how your work in Delta will keep it strength- ened for the next 100 years.” Soror Terri Rivalte Prunty, na- tional treasurer and a member of the South Atlantic Regional Director Linda R. Wilson greets sorors as she sashays into the Charlotte Alumnae Chapter, and So- Sisterhood Luncheon during the 25th South Atlantic Regional Conference. ror Roxanne Christopher, Bermuda State coordinator, extended greetings to the sorors. Rev. Gloria Bolden, re- Opening Session– Sisterhood Luncheon gional chaplain, gave the invocation. National President’s Chapters and sorors received awards Theme Address “Seize the Moment: ognized for 50-plus years of service.for outstanding service and were rec- NM. A. Butler-McIntyre gave A Time for Change, Wilson thanked the sorors for theirAs the luncheon ended, SororA Time For Action”ational President Cynthia speech by playing music by the re- Conference theme, “Seize the been an inspiring and certainly andTenthusiasm and their hard work inthe region. “This luncheon has trulyhe 25th South Atlantic Regionalthe theme address during the Opening Plenary and began her nowned group Earth, Wind and Fire. Moment; A Time for Change, A elegant affair,” she said. ▲ She refl Time for Action” was the focus for ected on her experience as she was seeking membership in Del- the Sisterhood Luncheon. ta. “Keep Your Head to the Sky,” she The luncheon began with said, would be playing by the sorors a grand entrance by So- whenever those seeking membership ror Linda R. Wilson, re- would enter in the room with the gional director and Soror chapter members assembled. She Amanda Wise, regional reminded sorors that they posess all representative, who led that they need to reach higher levels the processional. Both and that they must make good use of wore elegant white hats. the skills and talents they have. In the tradition of “good “Being a Delta is not a destina- old fashioned” Southern tion—it’s a journey” she said. style, sorors attending Sorors were recognized for 50- the luncheon wore an ar- plus years of membership in the so- ray of gorgeous hats and rority. Their collective years totaled some wore gloves. Many 3,216. National Headquarters staff wore hats in tribute to the Southwest Regional Representative Amanda Wise greets with more than 25 years of service late Dr. Dorothy I. Height, ing the 25th South Atlantic Regional Conference.sorors as she processes into the Sisterhood Luncheon dur- were also recognized. ▲ 10th National President. 60 ▲ DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC.


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