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[[images of the following people Julia Barnes Ella Butler Florence Hunt Gladys Nunery Dr. Gladys Merritt Ross, Founder Maron Bluitt Ida Patterson Edna McMclain Murray Billy J. Mason Helen Johnson Della Oliver Ersula Howard Mamie Denmark]] THEME: "PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE A CHALLENGE TO FULFILL" Regions The Sorority is divided into five Regions, including Chapters in the following states: Eastern-New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina Far West-California and Nevada Midwest-Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Kentucky, Kansas, and Wisconsin Southeast-Alabama, Tennesee, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and South Carolina Southwest-Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas PROJECTS -INTERNATIONAL PROJECT- Children's Library, Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa This project is to maintain adequate library materials and equipment in the library: books, newspapers, periodicals, filmstrips, films, slide projectors, motion pictures and supplies needed to carry on library services. -NATIONAL PROJECTS- John A. Andrew Hospital, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama This project is to give Financial Aid to the Hospital Unit for children with birth defects. NUTRITION CHILDREN'S AND ADULT'S BENEFITS This project is to bring joy in some form or through some activity to children and adults during the year, preferable at Christmas Time. EDUCATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS SCHOLARSHIP All chapters are to be involved in a scholarship program at the local as well as the national level. Our national scholarship is $5,000 with $1,000 being given in each region. BLACK HISTORY This project is to awaken us to a greater awareness of 218
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