DELTA SIGMA THEATA CRAB FEAST FUNDS SCHOLARSHIPS

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Prince William County Alumnae Chapter Promotes Public Service

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July 21, 2014, Prince William, VA–The ladies of the Prince William Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated will host their third annual Crab Feast Fundraiser on Saturday, August 16 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the VFW in Dale City.   The price is $65 and includes all you can eat crabs and a plentiful buffet with fried flounder, Wing Dings, corn-on-the-cob, Red Bliss potatoes, baked beans, Cole slaw, green salad, dinner rolls and corn bread. Tickets are available on line at www.pwcacdst.org.

Entertainment will be provided by DJ McFreak. Although this is a fundraiser and the Chapter is serious about the business of community service, dancing and a good time with food, fun and fellowship are encouraged.

All the proceeds from this event will go to the Chapter’s scholarship and public service fund. In 2013 the Prince William County Alumnae Chapter in conjunction with the Delta Education & Public Service Foundation presented five scholarships to local high school seniors, which totaled $16,000.00. This included a $2,000 a year four year sustaining scholarship in memory of one of the chapter’s trailblazers. This year the chapter awarded six scholarships in addition to the $2,000 sustaining scholarship.

The Prince William County Alumnae Chapter (PWCAC) may best be known in the community for its Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Contest held on Dr. King’s holiday each year at the Hylton Chapel, or, it’s annual Senior Citizen’s luncheon. However, PWCAC host a legion of programs and public service activities in the community.

Most recently the Chapter partnered with The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to host an Affordable Healthcare seminar titled “Get Covered Day”. This event provided information on the health insurance marketplace along with enrollment assistance. This activity resulted in education and enrollment assistance to 31 Prince William County residents to the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) before the 31 March deadline. Comments such as, “As a 35 year old man, this is the first time that I’ve had health insurance in my life,” and “I am extremely grateful to be able to come here and sign up,” highlight the value the program PWCAC hosted.

For more information on the Prince William County Alumnae Chapter scholarship and public service programs the community visit www.pwcacdst.org.

For more information on the Crab Feast email pwcacfundraising@pwcacdst.org.

 The Prince William County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a sisterhood of women, actively engaged in programs of public service. This commitment is demonstrated by sponsoring a myriad of community projects for the public good. For more information please visit us a www.pwcacdst.org.

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