Meridian Star

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March 17, 2013

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Delta Nu Zeta's annual salute....

Area's outstanding minority students recognized for accomplishments, bright futures

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MERIDIAN — Delta Nu Zeta Chapter,

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

    Founded on Dec. 17, 1950, Delta Nu Zeta Chapter, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. has been committed to community service, beginning with a dental program for indigent children as well as free lunches for students attending West End Elementary, Mount Barton and East End schools.

    Other projects of Delta Nu Zeta have included purchasing eyeglasses, cheerleading uniforms, and choir uniforms for needy students, working with Pepsi Cola and the Red Cross in preparing identification cards which included pictures and any identifying marks for young children.

    Delta Nu Zeta participates and has participated in the March of Dimes Walk for Babies, The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, The Martin Luther King Parade, the Black History Program at Meridian Museum of Art, voter registration drives, the 2000 and 2010 Census, “Cans for Kids,” volunteers with youth at Wesley House, LOVE's Kitchen, Habitat for Humanity, Meridian Parks and Recreation Annual Easter Egg Hunt and St. Patrick’s Fall Fest. Members volunteer at Care Lodge Domestic Violence Shelter, have sponsored a “Wig and Scarf” campaign as a Christmas project for the Anderson Cancer Center and sponsored a health fair at the Boys and Girls Club

      Delta Nu Chapter has received recognition for numerous projects in the state, regional and in 2009 on the National Relay for Life Web site was recognized as the No. 1 contributor in the state of Mississippi for donations. The chapter has been awarded Premier Chapter Status for the state of Mississippi for participation on all levels within the state, and served as host of the 2010 Mississippi Youth Summit.

Want to go?

What: 2013 Salute to Outstanding Minority Students Program

When: March 24, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Meridian High School Auditorium

Admission: Free

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