Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.® Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter
Uncompromising Commitment to Communities: Service, Leadership, Empowerment

President's Message

Greetings from the Scenic City of Chattanooga, Tennessee! On behalf of the 195 members of the Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, welcome to our website.

Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter has been a pillar in the Chattanooga and Hamilton County communities since 1941. We are honored to have 16 very active Past Chapter Presidents, to be recognized as Chapter of the Year, winners of the Southern Region Newsletter for mid-sized chapters, recipients of the Southern Region Inaugural Red Ribbon Award and the inaugural recipient of the Dr. Yvonne Kennedy Scholarship Award.

In keeping with our national theme, “Joy in our Sisterhood, Power in our Voice and Service in our Heart,” we implement programs and projects that impact the communities locally, nationally and internationally. The Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter looks forward to continuing to serve our communities through our Five-Point Programmatic Thrust:

  1. Economic Development
  2. Educational Development
  3. International Awareness and Involvement
  4. Physical and Mental Health
  5. Political Awareness and Involvement

We appreciate that you have taken the time to learn more about our chapter. You are encouraged to peruse our website, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter often to stay abreast of our various programs and to learn more about our fundraiser events that support our scholarships and programs. We invite new, visiting or relocating members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. to visit our chapter meetings typically held on the second Saturday of each month at 12:00 p.m.

Warmest regards,

Valara Y. Sample

Calendar of Events

Party for a Purpose

Submitted by Chandra Wilson and Lucrecia Ramsey

The Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosted their 2nd Pearls & Pearls on September 8 featuring a live band, DJ, dancing, and hors d’oeuvres all while benefiting Chattanooga Area Food Bank. On November 29, Chattanooga Alumnae presented to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank (CAFB) a check from the proceeds of the event. The amount presented was $3,539.00. Per Sarah Aligo, CAFB Director of Development, the donation will provide 14,156 meals to support the Snack Pack Program.

Social Action Events

Submitted by Alexia Phinezey

The Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter partnered with the Hamilton County Voters Coalition in the City Wide Voters Registration Day and the Go Vote on Super Saturday. The Social Action Committee spearheaded the canvassing of the Avondale Voting Precinct to “Go Vote” and made contact with 100 households.

Upcoming Social Action Events:

  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 9:30 am –County Commissioner Meetings-Hamilton County Court House, 3rd Floor
  • Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 6:00 pm Chattanooga City Council Meeting – City Hall
  • January 21, 2019, Martin Luther King Day of Service