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Nu Kappa Zeta celebrates 35 years

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (Vicksburg Daily News)–The Nu Kappa Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is celebrating its 35th Chapter Charter Anniversary on Monday, July 26th. The chapter is composed of 40 plus graduate members, with Janie Harris serving as the local chapter president.

The ladies of the Nu Kappa Zeta Chapter faithfully serve the community of Vicksburg and surrounding areas, sponsoring the Bi-Annual Blue Revue Scholarship Pageant, Breast Cancer Walk to raise money for Making Strides for Breast Cancer, Meals on Wheels, Thanksgiving dinner at Rescue Mission, and many other events.

We are driven by serving and showcasing our founding a Sorority principles of Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood, and Finer Womanhood.

Malisa Williams, Nu Kappa Zeta Chapter Vice President

Zeta Phi Beta was founded on the campus of Howard University on January 16, 1920 by a group of strong, principled coeds who possessed a great deal of modesty, strength of character and pride in academic achievement.  Those same ideals continue to drive Zetas around the world, and right here at home with the Nu Kappa Zeta Chapter.

On July 17th, the chapter held an awards ceremony honoring individuals and institutions for their community involvement and support of the founding principals on which the sorority is focused.

  • Scholarship: Dr. Kevin Fuller, Dr. Tameka Hyland, Eric Green;
  • Service: Mayor George Flaggs, Rev. Dr. Louis A.Hall, Elder Walter Chambers, Larry Tyrone, Debra Goodman, Madie Epps, Bobbie Marrow;
  • Sisterhood: Joycie Bright, Alleyse Davis;
  • Finer Womanhood: Angela Brown;
  • Humanitarian: Marvell Spears.

Nu Kappa Zeta offers programs for girls from the ages of 4 to 18 and adult ladies auxiliary that provides outstanding service with the sorority or alone. Interested parties may contact Chapter President Janie Harris at [email protected] for more information.

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