WAGRAM — The Alpha Alpha Phi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority recently introduced itself at a program called Hello Scotland County.
Held at the new Wagram Community Center, the purpose of the program was make the community aware of the sorority, its purpose, and availability to work along aside of other civic organizations.
During the meeting, two members of the sorority were honored with proclamations by state Rep. Garland E. Pierce. They were Elouise Jackson for 50 years of membership in the sorority and the chapter president, Valerie Sinclair for her vision to expand the sorority in Scotland County.
The event was attended by pastors, members of the communities, and Mayor Milton Farmer, Wagram, Betty Gholston, Scotland County commissioner, Phillip McRae, county clerk of court and Bernice McPhatter, a member of the Wagram Town Council.
Zeta Phi Beta was founded on the campus of Howard University on Jan.16, 1920. The purpose of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is to foster the ideas of service, charity, scholarship, civil and cultural endeavors, sisterhood and finer womanhood.