CHICAGO, IL – A reception honoring Mrs. Bonita M. Herring, the recently re-elected International President of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., will be held on Sunday, November 30, 2014 from 3:00 until 7:00 PM at the Legacy Room, 119th and Loomis in Chicago, Illinois.
The event is being dubbed aÂ Golden Affair. Presidents of the Divine Nine organizations that comprise the National Pan-Hellenic Council (Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta, Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, and Iota Phi Theta) and their local representatives will attend from across the country to celebrate another Chicago hometown heroine. Celebrated local Chicagoans President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama are among the invited guests. Other invited notables include Congresswoman Robin Kelly, community activist Hydeia Broadbent, singer Martha Reeves, rapper/philanthropist MC Lyte and actor Harry Lennix.
The Inaugural committee is co-chaired by Nicole Nolen-Patrick and Nadine Dillanado and includes Sigma chapters from across Chicagoland.
All proceeds from the Golden Affair will be donated to benefit one of Sigmaâ€™s national programs, St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Hospital.
Founded in 1922, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is a leading international, non-profit community service organization that continues its growth through Sisterhood, Scholarship and Service. The sorority has more than 500 chapters in the Unites States, Bermuda, Virgin Islands, Germany and Korea. The sorority has been dedicated to improving the quality of the lives of others through community service. They are committed to â€œGreater Service, Greater Progressâ€.
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