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A Sea of Red and White Floods Daytona Beach

Daytona International Speedway Hosts National Sorority
By: NASCAR Multicultural Development
April 4, 2017 - 3:38pm

Nearly 1,000 Southern Region members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. attended the 2017 Florida & the Bahamas Regional State Cluster Meeting and Mock Convention at the Daytona International Speedway March 31-April 2.  

The Cluster is a regional event hosted by the Regional Leadership Team and host chapters to strengthen members’ knowledge of the organization and to help prepare for the organization’s national convention which will be held in Las Vegas in August. 

Sorority members Shameeka Quallo, Esq., Corporate Council, International Speedway Corporation and Dawn Harris, Senior Director of Multicultural Development, NASCAR attended and offered welcome remarks on behalf of both corporations. 

The sorority has 208 chapters and 15,000 members in the Southern Region, so the event was very significant for the region and for the entire Central Florida area.  Locally, Volusia County has three of those chapters; the Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter, the DeLand Alumnae Chapter and the Delta Alpha Chapter on the campus of Bethune-Cookman University. 

 

About Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated:

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a private not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world.  The majority of the Sorority’s programs are based upon its Five Point Programmatic Thrust, which is economic development, educational development, international awareness and involvement, physical and mental health, and political awareness and involvement. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, has more than 250,000 members and 1,000 collegiate and alumnae chapters located in the United States, England, Japan, Germany, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica, and the Republic of Korea.