Chandler, AZ, April 05, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- More than 300 members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. (SGRho) from all over the Western United States will converge on Chandler, AZ from April 21-23, 2017 for its 65th Annual Western Regional Conference. The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort.
Led by Western Regional Syntakes (Director) Kennessa R. Marshall, she has selected “The GOLD Standard-Growth, Outreach, and Leadership Development” as the theme for this year’s conference and celebration. All workshops and meetings held at the conference will focus on the promotion of education and leadership in the community. Several of the conference events are open to the general public:
Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:00pm –Public Meeting
The Public Meeting will highlight Sigma Gamma Rho’s mission, accomplishments and its commitment to service. Donations will be collected for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The March of Dimes will also be acknowledged for their work. This event is free to the public.
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 7:00pm - Community Torch Awards Ball
The Community Torch Awards Ball will honor the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Community Partners who have excelled in philanthropic programming and demonstrated service throughout the greater Phoenix and Chandler communities. Tickets are $70.
Sunday, April 23, 2017, 9:30am – Prayer Breakfast
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will be hosting a Prayer Breakfast. Deaf Pastor Jeremy Pass of Silent Hope Church will serve as the keynote speaker. The cost is $50 to attend.
Tickets to the Community Torch Awards Ball and the Prayer Breakfast can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sigma-gamma-rho-sorority-incorporated-2017-western-regional-conference-tickets-27536084169#tickets. For more information please contact Tamika Williams-Clark, Western Region Epistoleus (Communications Director/Historian) at firstname.lastname@example.org or (510)395-2434.
About Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was organized on November 12, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana by seven educators. The group became an incorporated national collegiate sorority on December 30, 1929, when a charter was granted to Alpha chapter at Butler University. Today, as a leading national service organization, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority has met the challenges of the day and continues to grow through Sisterhood, Scholarship, and Service. With over 500 chapters & 90,000 members in the United States, Bermuda, the Virgin Islands, Bahamas, and Germany, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is committed to improve the quality of life for its members and the society it serves.
The Western Region was organized in 1952 at the Boule in Cleveland, Ohio. The Western Region of Sigma Gamma Rho is most recognized for collaborating with the Grand Basileus (International President) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The Western Region is currently comprised of the following areas: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.