Zeta Phi Beta Sorority International president to help celebrate Phi Beta Sigma’s Centennial

| May 8, 2014
ZETA Phi Beta Sorority Inc. International President Mary Breaux Wright

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. International President Mary Breaux Wright

FORT WAYNE—Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Fort Wayne Chapter, is scheduled to welcome International President Mary Breaux Wright, as the keynote speaker at their Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program at 7 p.m., May 17, at the Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center, 1020 S. Calhoun Street

This year’s event will be a dinner/dance to commemorate Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity’s Centennial.  The theme, “The Royal Blue & White Ties that Bind,” signifies the unique bond Zeta Sorority has with the Sigma’s.

Mary Breaux Wright was elected as the 24th International President of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated in July 2012.  Prior to her election she served as the National First Vice-President, overseeing new members and the new member process.  Wright has served in many national, regional, state and local roles, including national director of Protocol and National Observances, Southern Regional director, chair of the Regional Directors and Louisiana State Director.  She travels across the globe delivering passionate messages concerning scholarship, service and commitment to one’s community.

Jonathan A. Mason Sr. is the 34th International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.  They will be celebrating 100 years of service to the community and will be recognized and honored at the dinner/dance.  Zeta Phi Beta and Phi Beta Sigma are the only constitutionally bound Greek letter organization in the Divine 9.  Phi Beta Sigma began their journey on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C., in 1914 and today they continue to fulfill the dream set forth by their great founders.

The local chapter, Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter will be celebrating forty years of service to the Fort Wayne community.  The dinner/dance will help the local chapter raise money for scholarships and community service.  Three local high school scholars will be honored and recognized at the event.   Over $75,000 has been donated by the chapter to help students pursuing higher education.

Tickets for the dinner/dance are $50 each and the attire is semi-formal.  To obtain tickets call one of the following individuals: Tonya at (260) 348-2290, Rosalind at (260) 402-4769 or Sheryl at (260) 479-9838.

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