Outreach


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      CONTACT:     Kimberly Bailey

901.877.4493                                                   ed.sctac@gmail.com

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. – Shelby County (TN) Alumnae Chapter in collaboration with The Red Door, Inc. hosts Housing Workshop

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (October 23, 2017) – Shelby County (TN) Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in collaboration with The Red Door, Inc. will educate and provide resources about today’s housing market at a public workshop on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. The event will be held at Baker Community Center located at 7942 Church St. Millington, TN. The event is open to the public and free of charge.

Navigating through the home buying or home selling process can be a lot easier when you are armed with the right resources and information. We invite you to join us for a morning workshop to hear about the many resources available to assist you with purchasing or selling a home. Leon Dickson, Sr., President of Tennessee Realtors Association will be our guest presenter along with local community realtors, lending partners, and credit specialist will be onsite.

The Red Door, Inc. provides support and assistance to Shelby County, Tennessee by offering youth and adult economic, educational, health, and wellness services that will empower the lives of the community.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Consisting of a sisterhood of more than 200,000 predominately Black college educated women, the Sorority currently has over 900 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea. The major programs of the sorority are based upon the organization’s Five Point Programmatic Thrust:

*Economic Development       *Educational Development   *International Awareness and Involvement *Physical and Mental Health   *Political Awareness and Involvement

The Sorority was founded January 13, 1913 by 22 students at Howard University. These young women wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the underserved; educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy; and to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems in their communities. The Shelby County (TN) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. provides public service in the areas of Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Cordova, Eads, Fisherville, Germantown, Lakeland, Millington & Southeast Shelby County. The award-winning chapter was chartered on April 25, 2009 and has awarded over $70,000.00 in scholarships since 2011. For more about Shelby County (TN) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. visit us at http://www.sctacdst.com

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Parity Workshop Oct 23rd – PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS!
 
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STEM Program Offers a Free Trip to Washington DC for Memphis Students
 
Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering (MASE) is launching an after-school STEM program called R3: Rockets, Robotics, and Arithmetic on September 27, 2017. This is a free after-school program for 6th – 12th grade and is available to public, private, and home-school students. Approximately 200 students will be selected to join.
 
R3 participants will receive weekly STEM instruction in preparation to compete in the following regional and national competitions: VEX Robotics, Lego Mindstorm, First Robotics, SeaPerch Underwater Robotics, TARC Model Rocketry, and NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge. In addition, participants will be given the opportunity to travel in the summer to see how STEM works in the real world. The summer trips to places like the Discover Park of America, Nissan and GM factories, US Space and Rocket Center are designed to allow students greater exposure to STEM disciplines.
 
The R3 Project Director of, Cameron Cooley, and R3 Site Coordinator, Marquita Wakefield will be accepting interest applications beginning August 25, 2017. Please go to tinyurl.com/r3atmase to download application or apply in person at Memphis Academy of Science and Engineering main office.
 
R3: Rockets, Robotics, & Arithmetic is a free program to Memphis residents who children are in public, private, and home-school institutions. Food is provided to all participants at no cost to parents. In addition, forty plus students will be given the opportunity to win a free trip to Washington, DC at the end of the school year.
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Christian Mobile Dental Clinic 2017 Calendar

Calendar is subject to frequent changes. For the most accurate schedule, check daily.

NOTE: If you are interested in becoming a patient on the Christian Mobile Dental Clinic, you cannot have dental insurance, you must live in the zip code(s) of the host church, and you must provide photo I.D. or proof of residence at your appointment or you cannot be seen. Bellevue Baptist is not responsible for making the dental appointments, they are made by the host church.

To make an appointment call the number listed with the particular church listed in your zip code. You are able to be treated on the dental clinic up to two times per calendar year.

August 2-5: Divine Providence, 38107 | Location: 1089 Vollintine Ave. Contact: Iesha @ 901-596-0049 Dr. Gregory & Dr. Sexton & UT

August 9-12: Tabernacle MBC, 38106 | Location: 1662 Kendale Ave. Contact: Anita Brown @ 901-207-2325 between 10 am-2 pm Dr. Gregory& Dr. Sexton

August 16-19: Scenic Hills UMC 38128 | Location: 2847 Pembroke Rd. Contact: 901-494-0363 Dr. Gregory

August 23-26: Macedonia MBC Church, 38106 | Location: 2093 Perry Rd. Contact: 901-268-7096 Dr. Gregory

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