Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Meets in Savannah

Some four thousand members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority are meeting in Savannah this weekend for their 39th annual Southern Regional Conference. The public service organization, which was formed ninety years ago at Howard University in Washington D.C., boasts more than two hundred thousand members worldwide.

At a special opening reception at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah on Thursday night, Gwendolyn Boyd, national president of Delta Sigma Theta, shared her enthusiasm for the organization. "The sisterhood is wonderful," she said. "The love and appreciation and respect that we have for each other helps to enhance us working together and making a difference in our community."

The conference continues through Sunday.

Reported by:  Dawn Baker,