16th Annual Youth Symposium
In conjunction with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated alumnae chapters across the nation, The Eta Omicron Sigma Chapter will host the organization’s 16th Annual Youth Symposium on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 9:30 am until 2 pm at the Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Place in Waldorf, Maryland.
The free event includes lunch and caters to topics effecting students who attend local public or private middle school and high schools. This year’s theme, “H3: It’s All About Me: Healthy Choices, Healthy Living, and Healthy Generations,” will allow program participants to be educated on Financial Goal Setting by Daryl Mackay from TEAMESTEEM as well as include a youth focused workshop on Human Trafficking. Youth will also have the opportunity to participate in an interactive Fashion Show called “What Not To Wear.”
The event will also encourage students to seek Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) opportunities with a panel discussion featuring young adults from the DC Metropolitan Area. Participants are invited to bring donations of new AA batteries, which will be donated to Charles County Public Schools and their STEM initiatives.
About Sigma Gamma Rho
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is an international collegiate sisterhood of 90,000 members with over 500 chapters in the North America, Bermuda, Virgin Islands, Germany and Korea. Founded at Butler University in 1922, Sigma Gamma Rho was the first African American Sorority founded at a non-historically black university. Through its signature umbrella program, Project Reassurance, utilizing the theme “H3: It’s All About ME!,” young people will receive the training, support and behavior modeling needed for them to make Healthy Choices, and learn how to select and maintain Healthy Living to ensure Healthy Generations to come.
For more information about the Eta Omicron Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. visit their website at http://www.sgrho1922.org.
For more information or to register to attend the event, please visit www.eos1922.org or call 240-416-9665.