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BULLET St. Louis City Resolution Number 185
December 6, 2013
Resolutions adopted during the 2012 session by the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen have been converted to electronic format by the staff of the St. Louis Public Library. This electronic version has been done for the interest and convenience of the user. These are unofficial versions and should be used as unofficial copies.

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Centennial Anniversary

WHEREAS, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington D.C. on January 13, 1913, by twenty-two illustrious young women; and

WHEREAS, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. celebrated its 100th Centennial Anniversary in Washington D.C. with approximately 40,000 women in attendance in January 2013; and

WHEREAS, the Deltas are the largest African-American public service sorority in the world, boasting a membership of over 300,000 college educated women in the United States and abroad; and

WHEREAS, Delta Sigma Theta operates based upon a "five-point" programmatic thrust: Educational Development, Economic Development, Physical and Mental Health, Political Awareness and Involvement, and International Awareness and Involvement as established by their founders 100 years ago; and

WHEREAS, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen honors all the Delta Sigma Theta sorority sisters, past and present, for 100 years of dedication, hard work, and years of service to culture, communities, and our youth.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis that we pause in our deliberations to recognize and salute all members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in the St. Louis Alumnae Chapter and St. Louis Metropolitan Alumni Chapter. We further direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of these proceedings and to prepare a commemorative copy to the end that it may presented to our honorees at a time and place deemed appropriate by the Sponsor.

Introduced on the 6th day of December, 2013 by:

Honorable Lewis E. Reed, President St. Louis City Board of Aldermen

Adopted this the 6th day of December, 2013 as attested by:

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David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen

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Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen


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