Dear CD Around Town with Carolyn Supporters, You can now send me your invitations and announcements to cpalmer@chicagodefender.com and /or call me and leave a message at 312-225-2400 X154. I am excited and I look forward to sharing your events.

1. Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority, Inc.

In 1963, Alberta Myers, Youth Editor of the Chicago Defender, founded Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority, Inc. The group is made up of professional leaders in the Chicagoland Area. Since 1965 the sorority has granted scholarships to college bound African-American female high school graduates. Over $650,000 in scholarship has been awarded to date. The program was held at the Lake Shore Café’ Chicago.

Pictured left to right, Back row: Shannon Andrews, Dr. Ann Whitaker, Bea Harris, Jeanette Greer, Dr. Cynthia Thompson, Dr Patricia George, Dr. Frances Moore-Bond.

Front row: President, Cheryl Rutherford, Attorney Geraldine Simmons, Scholarship Coordinator, Dr. Marguerite Stams-Jackson Attorney Anne-Fredd.

2. Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority, Inc.

Left to Right Cheryl Rutherford, Anne Fredd, Anana Upton, Eliya Wagner, Victoria Palmer, Tatayana Coleman and Zariya Butler.

3. New Fashion and Beauty Blog “LoCat”

Lauren Catherine and Lori Chambers ( mother and daughter) celebrating Lauren’s one year anniversary of her New Fashion and Beauty Blog, “LoCat” held at the City Point Loft. Many came out to Sip and Shop with vendors across the city. A sold out event and huge success!

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