The Frederick County Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is celebrating the organization’s 100th anniversary with a series of events.
The sorority was founded in 1913 on the Howard University Campus in Washington, D.C.
The Frederick County Alumnae Chapter was chartered in 2004, and provides public service programs throughout the county, according to a news release.
The sorority is a private nonprofit organization that provides assistance and support to established programs through economic development, educational development, international awareness and involvement, physical and mental health and political awareness and involvement.
As part of the celebrations, the group will hold a free meet-and-greet at the C. Burr Artz Public Library at 110 E. Patrick St. in Frederick on Feb. 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. Attendees will see seven display cases of information on the group’s history and public service work.
Anyone planning on attending should register for the event at www.eventbrite.com and search for the event “FCAC of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presents: Centennial Steps — A Path through 100 years of History.”
For more information on Delta Sigma Theta, visit www.dstfcacmd.org.