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Chapter History

Twenty-one young, energetic women representing the epitome of Sisterhood, Scholarship, Service, and  Social Action sought to provide services to the Western Palm Beach County area. They thus chartered the Glades Alumnae Chapter on January 27, 1977.  At present, its membership of nearly 100 college educated women remains dedicated to keeping the connection to the mission and vision of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated's Founders by contributing countless hours of public service implemented through our Five-Point Programmatic Thrust in the service areas of Belle Glade, Clewiston, Loxahatchee, Pahokee, Royal Palm Beach, South Bay, and Wellington.  

 

Inherent in the public service philosophy and founding principles of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated are the efforts to renew the human spirit and tap the resources of the mind. Such actions have taken the Glades Alumnae Chapter into the innermost recesses of issues encountered by the disadvantaged, the uneducated, and the neglected. For nearly 46 years, the Glades Alumnae Chapter has provided the community with access to physical and mental health education through the annual health fair, ensured students in our service area have funding for higher education through the scholarship program, provided our neighbors in Haiti with homes and critical supplies through our international awareness efforts, and registered hundreds of citizens to vote in local, state, and national elections.

Glades Alumnae Charter Members

           

           Daphene Adams ΩΩ              Linda Laws                         Norma Miller ΩΩ
         Eddie Q. Blakely                 Lois D. Lewis ΩΩ                 Erma T. Porter
         Gloria M. Brown                 Eunice Locke ΩΩ                  Myrtle Coulon-Rains
         Helen Cato                         Brenda McCall                     Flora Rose-Davis
         Marilyn Humphries              Idell McLaughlin, PhD          Lavoise T. Smith
         Mary Kindred                     Juanita Malone                    Grace Walkes-Cahee
         Bettye Lawson                    Daisy McCoy-Stephens ΩΩ      Shirley Williams

 

ΩΩ   Denotes Omega Omega Chapter

Joy In Our Sisterhood. 
Power In Our Voice.
Service In Our Hearts.

Chartered January 27, 1977

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