GAC Deltas on the Frontline!

GAC Deltas on the Frontline!

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across our region, many of us were stifled and had to stay in. But there are some who are still working and working on the frontlines of the pandemic. Be sure to check out our social media sites to see our GAC Deltas on the Frontline! These sisters put their capes on daily and fight for you and our communities.

Thank you sorors!

INSPIRED CAREERS IN STEM (CLICK ON THE FLIER)

INSPIRED CAREERS IN STEM (CLICK ON THE FLIER)
FOR YOUTH AGES 11-18!
Panelists on hand to help facilitate the forum discussions, questions, and
interests about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Find out what college courses you will need to take, which colleges offer
the best path for STEM majors, and more!
Register in advance for this Zoom meeting:
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing
information about joining the meeting.
LaConyea Pitts-Thomas, Event Chair
Janelle Williams, Educational Development Chair
Shana L. Caruthers, Chapter President

WEAVER CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN DELTA

WEAVER CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN DELTA

Congratulations to Maxine Weaver on 50 years in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Maxine was initiated in the Spring of 1971 at Gamma Nu Chapter, Indiana University.  She enjoyed a successful career as a prominent social worker in the Gary School Corporation and throughout Northwest Indiana.  She most recently served as the Assistant Treasurer of Gary Alumnae Chapter and can be seen actively participating in GAC activities.  Congrats and Kudos to Maxine on her 50th Deltaversary milestone!

Kudos!

MAY WEEK- MEN’S HEALTH & THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY (THURS) CLICK ON THE FLYER

MAY WEEK- MEN’S HEALTH & THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY (THURS) CLICK ON THE FLYER
May Week is a national program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated that was created at the second national convention at Wilberforce University in 1920. A week in May is set aside for programs highlighting academic and professional achievements to emphasize the importance of higher education in the community.
 
GAC is proud to host “Men’s Health & the African American Community”in partnership with the Gary Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Special guests will include Dr. Andre K. Artis, Dr. Gerri Browning, Dr. Stephen Kimani, and The Living Legend-DJ Victor Vincent!
 
Topics will include:
Better Care for Your Heart
Managing Overall health and Mental Issues
Tackling High Blood Pressure
Prostate Issues
 
This event is for MEN ONLY. Please pass this information to your sons, husbands, brothers, boyfriends, best friends, uncles, cousins, and classmates. This will be too important for our men to miss out on.
 
FREE and on Zoom.
Thursday, May 13, 2021, @6:30pm CST
 
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/
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Shalonda Hall, GAC Physical and Mental Health Chair
Derek Taylor, Polemarch, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Deana Johnson, GAC May Week Chair
Shana L. Caruthers, GAC President

TUCKER CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN DELTA

TUCKER CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN DELTA
Congratulations to Glenda Tucker on 50 years in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Glenda was initiated in the Spring of 1971 at Gamma Nu Chapter, Indiana University. After completing her education at Indiana University, she returned to NW Indiana and enjoyed a successful career in public utilities for over 40 years.  She is a steadfast and dedicated member of the Gary Alumnae Chapter. Congrats and Kudos to Glenda on her 50th Deltaversary milestone!
Kudos!

MAY WEEK- LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL (MONDAY) CLICK THE FLYER

MAY WEEK- LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL (MONDAY) CLICK THE FLYER
May Week is a national program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated that was created at the second national convention at Wilberforce University in 1920. A week in May is set aside for programs highlighting academic and professional achievements to emphasize the importance of higher education in the community, especially for black women.
 
GAC is proud to announce, “Life After High School Panel Discussion” in conjunction with the Educational Development Committee. This virtual information session is geared to youth ages 11-18 and their parents for what life holds after high school. A panel of young adults and a current college student will field questions from our youth audience and parents to assist them in making transitional choices for life after high school.
 
Please register at the Zoom link and registration information will be sent to your email.
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIud-mrqjkjEtAT15yzvtUocAILesf0zhbJ
 
Janelle Williams, GAC Educational Development Chair
Deana Johnson, GAC May Week Chair

RANDOLPH CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN DELTA!

RANDOLPH CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN DELTA!
GAC is celebrating a 50-year Deltaversary today!
Linda Randolph was initiated on 5.1.1971 @ Iota Chapter, Boston, MA.
Linda is very active with the Political Awareness and Involvement Committee and can be seen actively working with Social Action for various committees.
 
Linda is a proud and active member of the Delta D.E.A.R.S.
Kudos and Congrats to Linda on 50 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service.

AVERY SUNSHINE HEADLINES JABBERWOCK EVENT! (click the picture to register)

AVERY SUNSHINE HEADLINES JABBERWOCK EVENT! (click the picture to register)

The Arts and Letters Committee of the Gary Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents,
“Jabberwock Celebration of Music” on Saturday, May 15, 2021, 3:30PM-7:00PM CST

Recording Artist Avery Sunshine will be our featured guest!
Other guests will include:
Chicago’s Tightest Female DJ- Sundance
Songstress RoseMarie
DJN4Red

$25 per person via Eventbrite
*All guests will absorb Eventbrite costs at checkout
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jabberwock-celebration-of-music-tickets-145173980283?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

All proceeds benefit GAC scholarships for deserving students to further their collegiate education.

Mary Cossey & Irene Smith-King, Chairs
Shana L. Caruthers, Chapter President

 

 

MAY WEEK- THE HOME BUYING PROCESS (WEDNESDAY) CLICK ON THE FLYER

MAY WEEK- THE HOME BUYING PROCESS (WEDNESDAY) CLICK ON THE FLYER
May Week is a national program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated that was created at the second national convention at Wilberforce University in 1920. A week in May is set aside for programs highlighting academic and professional achievements to emphasize the importance of higher education in the community, especially for black women.
 
GAC is proud to host”The Home Buying Process” in conjunction with the Educational Development Committee and Jessica Soetan of Premier Midwest Realty.  This virtual information session is free and open to the public to educate and answer questions about the process for first-time home buyers and meaningful tips for buying your first investment property. Jessica Soetan, is an experienced and licensed real estate agent is will be lending her expertise on what you should be doing when purchasing a home and/or investment property.   
 
Please register at the Zoom link and registration information will be sent to your email.
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Lois Wikins, GAC Economic Development Chair
Deana Johnson, GAC May Week Chair

MAY WEEK- LOCAL POLITICS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (TUESDAY) CLICK THE FLYER

MAY WEEK- LOCAL POLITICS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (TUESDAY) CLICK THE FLYER
May Week is a national program of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated that was created at the second national convention at Wilberforce University in 1920. A week in May is set aside for programs highlighting academic and professional achievements to emphasize the importance of higher education in the community, especially for black women.
 
GAC is proud to announce “Local Politics & Community Involvement” in conjunction with the Political Awareness & Involvement Committee. This virtual information session is free and open to the public to discuss ways you can get informed and stay involved with local government. A panel of young local politicians that includes Katrina Alexander, Councilwoman, City of Hammond, Jeremiah King, City of Gary Redevelopment Commission, and Dwayne Rancifer, Councilman At-Large, City of East Chicago, and LaTonya Spearman, Lake County Assessor, will field questions from our Zoom audience on ways to get involved in local government and community involvement.
 
Please register at the Zoom link and registration information will be sent to your email.
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Karen Freeman-Wilson, GAC Political Awareness & Involvement Development Chair
Arlene Mitchell-Pace, GAC Social Action Chair
Deana Johnson, GAC May Week Chair

WHERE ARE YOU MENTALLY? (Click to Register)

WHERE ARE YOU MENTALLY? (Click to Register)

Join the Gary Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. as we explore Where You Are Mentally: Recognizing Signs of Stress, Anxiety, Depression, and How to Cope with Mental Disorders in the African American community. Held virtually on Zoom, this event is free and open to the public!

Thursday, May 6, 2021, 6:00pm 7:00pm CST featuring Stephen Groce, MS, LMHC & Ray Lay of NAMI.
Register in Advance for This Meeting by copying the Zoom link in your toolbar.

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Hosted by the Physical and Mental Health Committee
Shalonda Hall, Chairperson
Shana L. Caruthers, Chapter President