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Busy year for local sorority

The Virginia Northern Neck Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., hasn’t allowed the ongoing pandemic to prevent members from serving and engaging the community during the past year.

Creative thinking allowed the chapter to focus on the needs, of the community, while still adhering to COVID-19guidelines. The pandemic continued to present its own set of unique challenges, but the continuous support of the community allowed the chapter to make possibilities become reality, a release stated.

During the spring, seven students were awarded a total of $11,370 in scholarships and 10 new members were welcomed into the sorority. Also, local libraries received a variety of children’s book written by African American authors to add to their collection. In the summer, money was raised to support the St. Jude’s Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer.

In the fall of 2021, the chapter hosted an outdoor event called Greeks in the Park to discuss the importance of the November electio...

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