The Miami Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will commemorate the founding of the 98-year-old service organization at a Founders Day Observance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Hilton Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., in downtown Miami.
The sorority’s national president, Cynthia M. A. Butler-McIntyre, a New Orleans native and Hurricane Katrina survivor who has served Delta Sigma Theta Sorority for the past 37 years, will give the keynote address.
The chapter will also recognize several prominent people during the celebration.
• Pioneer Judges in Miami-Dade County: John Johnson, Lawson E. Thomas and R.E.S. Toomey.
• Trailblazers at the circuit and state judicial levels: Wilkie D. Ferguson and Leah Aleice Simms.
• Outstanding political leaders and community activists: Herbert Ammons, Gwendolyn Cherry, John E. Culmer, Edwin Lamar Davis, Ira P. Davis, Olivia Love Edwards, Theodore R. Gibson, G.E. Graves, Frank Jones and Carrie P. Meek.
The event is open to the public. Interested persons may call 305-223-6463 to find out about the availability of tickets.