Seven Pearls Workshop
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Memphis is known for charitable giving. But on July 15th it was the sisterhood of the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. that was being charitable. The Seven Pearls Foundation Inc., a 501 (C)3 entity of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. came to town to host a conference on...
The Seven Pearls Foundation Inc., a 501 (C)3 entity of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and a proponent of developing strategic partnerships to enrich the lives of local communities; will host the Gospel Soul Extravaganza: Southern Style Weekend, July 14-16, 2017 at the historic Guest House at Graceland in Memphis, TN. A welcome reception and gospel concert will be featured on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $55.00. Workshops on Sickle Cell Awareness and Heart Health are scheduled for Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. These health information sessions are free and open to the community. An optional Heritage Tour is also available beginning at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $40.00 for adults and $32.00 for children.
Foundation President Sandra Hunt states, “The mission of the Foundation’s board is to walk circumspectly while focusing on concerns that impact society educationally, economically and civically; and networking with other organizations and corporations throughout the nation to render service. Our primary quest is to conduct forums and workshops that provide those requisite skills and knowledge that will educate our communities on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle”.
The day’s events will conclude with the Gospel Soul Extravaganza: Southern Style Gala at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $85.00. The weekend package for both the Friday reception and Saturday Gala is $130.00. Tickets for the Welcome Reception and/or Gala may be purchased at www.sevenpearls.org. Proceeds from the weekend event will be utilized to support the foundation’s Sickle Cell Awareness and Heart Health programs.
WELCOME FROM THE SEVEN PEARLS FOUNDATION
The Foundation is an embodiment of the dedication and commitment of its board of directors, corporate advisory group, volunteer coordinators and the support of the members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, corporations, agencies and other groups.
As an organization, we have continued to expand our influences and sharpen our focus. To meet the needs of communities, we are determined to ensure that the initiatives of the Foundation are in keeping with its mission while providing communities with the resources needed to improve conditions.
The resolve of the Foundation is to continue to align itself with those of similar goals; unlocking resources, being progressive in its thinking, while being committed to service and action that builds a greater sense of stability for the future.
The mission of the Seven Pearls Foundation is simple: to have the vision for positive interaction, skillful execution and willingness to remain on the competitive edge of making a positive difference in the lives of others.
Thank you for visiting The Seven Pearls website.
Sandra D. Hunt
President & CEO