PHYSICAL & MENTAL HEALTH
  The Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter has impacted the Central Indiana
Community and our Sorors in t...
RAISING AWARENESS
Programming about the importance and benefits
of lifestyle changes that affect longevity, morbidity,
   a...
DSTeeny Meeny Marathon




            A Friendly 6 Mile Race among Chapter Members
                                Purpos...
Practice
           Pre-Race
           Spaghetti
            Dinner
RACE DAY!
IRON CHEF DELTA

A cooking competition
  among Sorors that
   introduced heart
  healthy recipes into
the diets of Sorors ...
A healthy Lifestyle / weight-loss program
   designed to educate Sorors about
    healthy eating. Based on the info
reciev...
COMMUNITY HEALTHY LIFESTYLE INITIATIVE
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is
dedicated to improving the lives of
those in ou...
IMPACT THROUGH
ORGANIZATIONAL
   ALLIANCES
    IAC has effectively utilized key community
partners to touch the residents ...
IAC WINS GO RED FOR
 WOMEN CAMPAIGN!
  IAC reached the most people
 during the friendly competition
  among Indiana Chapte...
EVENING AT
 THE VILLA INN
 The culminating activity for
 the Go Red for Women Love
 your Heart Friendly
 Competition. Ther...
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
   POWER TO END STROKE
       GOSPEL TOUR
  IAC Sorors served as hostesses for the
  Power to E...
HEART & SOUL WORKSHOP
We hosted our Power to End Stroke
Event “Heart & Soul”. The event had
guest speakers that talked abo...
LOVE YOUR HEART RED & WHITE BALL
   A SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
                  IAC hosted a Red & White Ball on
          ...
LOVE YOUR HEART RED & WHITE BALL
   A SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
F.A.C.E. DIABETES WITH ELI
     LILLY & ANGIE STONE
  IAC became a community partner with the F.A.C.E
  Diabetes Campaign ...
ADDRESSING SYSTEMIC HEALTH
DISPARITIES AMONG WOMEN &
    CHILDREN OF COLOR
       IAC has taken action against cultural he...
INDIANA STATE DEPT. OF HEALTH & INDIANA
    BLACK EXPO SUMMER CELEBRATION
Sorors served as “IAC Ambassadors”
as we partner...
DELTA DAYS AT THE STATE CAPITAL

Delta Days at the State Capital was
a success. Sorors advocated to
their state legislator...
OUTREACH PROGRAMS




Daily walking group Walk for Your Heart @ Lafayette Square Mall
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
MOTHER’S DAY FLOWERS GIVE-AWAY
  IAC’s Delta Dears send flowers to Indianapolis Public Schools f...
$500 MONETARY DONATION TO THE
   ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION’S
        MEMORY WALK.
RAISED $300 THROUGH THE DAMIEN
      CENTER DOLLAR PROGRAM
 Money used for the purchase of canned goods for the center’s p...
JABBERWOCK WEEK 2009
  MATTERS OF THE HEART: MIND, BODY &
                SPIRIT
IAC hosted kickboxing and body
sculpting ...
THE RACE FOR
  THE CURE
DELTA GEMS RECEIVE THE YOUTH AS
                                                                                          ...
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Physical & Mental Health Impact

  1. 1. PHYSICAL & MENTAL HEALTH The Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter has impacted the Central Indiana Community and our Sorors in the areas of Physical & Mental Health from 2007 to 2009 through innovative programming & partnerships.
  2. 2. RAISING AWARENESS Programming about the importance and benefits of lifestyle changes that affect longevity, morbidity, and mortality for African American Women.
  3. 3. DSTeeny Meeny Marathon A Friendly 6 Mile Race among Chapter Members Purpose: An innovative way to introduce exercise Chapter Members’ daily routine.
  4. 4. Practice Pre-Race Spaghetti Dinner
  5. 5. RACE DAY!
  6. 6. IRON CHEF DELTA A cooking competition among Sorors that introduced heart healthy recipes into the diets of Sorors and their families.
  7. 7. A healthy Lifestyle / weight-loss program designed to educate Sorors about healthy eating. Based on the info recieved in the classes Sorors could lose 1-2 pounds or more per week. Participants kept food diaries and attended 30min of education followed by 30min of exercise and weighed in at every session. Sorors with the highest percentage of weight-loss enjoyed the payment of their National Dues.
  8. 8. COMMUNITY HEALTHY LIFESTYLE INITIATIVE Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is dedicated to improving the lives of those in our community by implementing programs that foster healthy lifestyles. The Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter has encouraged families to get more active through our Healthy Lifestyle Initiative — Family Edition Program. The program provided a variety of family activities in the form of a bingo game. Families worked to complete their game card by participating in the activities and marking squares as they progressed.
  9. 9. IMPACT THROUGH ORGANIZATIONAL ALLIANCES IAC has effectively utilized key community partners to touch the residents of Central Indiana.
  10. 10. IAC WINS GO RED FOR WOMEN CAMPAIGN! IAC reached the most people during the friendly competition among Indiana Chapters. As a result the Chapter won $1,000 for programs that promote awareness of the risks & causes of heart disease and that focuses women on healthier lifestyles.
  11. 11. EVENING AT THE VILLA INN The culminating activity for the Go Red for Women Love your Heart Friendly Competition. There were chair massages and wine tasting, as well as information from the American Heart Association. Proceeds and donations benefitted the Legacy House.
  12. 12. AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION POWER TO END STROKE GOSPEL TOUR IAC Sorors served as hostesses for the Power to End Stroke Gospel Tour was certainly a treat. It was truly an informative and spirit filled event. We had a chance to serve as hostesses with other Sorors from around the state of Indiana. We were also blessed to have one of our chapter members, Soror Christi Morse perform in the gospel showcase.
  13. 13. HEART & SOUL WORKSHOP We hosted our Power to End Stroke Event “Heart & Soul”. The event had guest speakers that talked about nutrition, healthy food choices and exercise. It was well attended and a much needed program in our community for women ages 18 and older.
  14. 14. LOVE YOUR HEART RED & WHITE BALL A SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER IAC hosted a Red & White Ball on Valentines Day in partnership with The Power to End Stroke and Go Red for Women. The purpose was two-fold, one to raise money for the Chapter’s scholarship fund and to serve as a medium to inform guests about healthy lifestyle decisions.
  15. 15. LOVE YOUR HEART RED & WHITE BALL A SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
  16. 16. F.A.C.E. DIABETES WITH ELI LILLY & ANGIE STONE IAC became a community partner with the F.A.C.E Diabetes Campaign sponsored by Eli Lilly & Company. F.A.C.E stands for Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered. This campaign is designed to help individuals, families and neighborhoods in the African American community overcome key barriers to success in living with diabetes, as well as preventative measures. Our chapter had a booth at the Community Event. The event focused on healthy holiday cooking, and F.A.C.E. spokesperson, neo-soul singer Angie Stone performed. The event was free and free blood glucose meters were given away. Over 700 people were in attendance. The next community event is scheduled for April 18, 2009.
  17. 17. ADDRESSING SYSTEMIC HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG WOMEN & CHILDREN OF COLOR IAC has taken action against cultural health disparities and strives to work towards a solution.
  18. 18. INDIANA STATE DEPT. OF HEALTH & INDIANA BLACK EXPO SUMMER CELEBRATION Sorors served as “IAC Ambassadors” as we partnered with the Indiana State Department of Health to serve as ushers & hostesses for acclaimed actress, original Dreamgirl & our esteemed soror, Sheryl Lee Ralph’s one-woman show: Sometimes I Cry, about the lives, loves and loses of women infected and affected by HIV/ AIDS. This event was a part of the Summer Celebration Events and was free and open to the public.
  19. 19. DELTA DAYS AT THE STATE CAPITAL Delta Days at the State Capital was a success. Sorors advocated to their state legislators regarding the importance of heart health education and preventative healthcare in Indiana with the guidance of the American Heart Association.
  20. 20. OUTREACH PROGRAMS Daily walking group Walk for Your Heart @ Lafayette Square Mall
  21. 21. AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION MOTHER’S DAY FLOWERS GIVE-AWAY IAC’s Delta Dears send flowers to Indianapolis Public Schools for the children to give to their mothers for mothers day. The flowers are accompanied by information cards from the American Heart Association.
  22. 22. $500 MONETARY DONATION TO THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION’S MEMORY WALK.
  23. 23. RAISED $300 THROUGH THE DAMIEN CENTER DOLLAR PROGRAM Money used for the purchase of canned goods for the center’s pantry. The Damien Center offers vital supportive services to those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
  24. 24. JABBERWOCK WEEK 2009 MATTERS OF THE HEART: MIND, BODY & SPIRIT IAC hosted kickboxing and body sculpting on day one of the 2009 Jabberwock Week
  25. 25. THE RACE FOR THE CURE
  26. 26. DELTA GEMS RECEIVE THE YOUTH AS 7 RESOURCES GRANT V O LU M E 1, IS S U E 7 “Thank you to the Delta GEMS and their advi- sors for helping sort more than 20,000 toys for the RTV6 Toy Drive. Because of your help it The Delta GEMS recievedPage, Alexis Lewis and Rhianna Mays received the GEMS Resources of Central was truly a success!” Soror Terrie Cope Walton (L-R) Jasmine over $1100 from Youth as Indiana, a program of United Way. In this project, Sister to Sister, the GEMS grant award at the Kick-Off Celebration on January 10, 2008. hostedGEMS Secure United Way Youth ason etiquitte hygiene, dancing, aerobics, dating, girls only workshops Resources Grant pregnancy prevention, and deconstructing media messages. The Delta GEMS have received a grant in the amount of $1,146.25 from Youth as Resources of Central Indiana, a program of United Way of Central Indiana. In this project, Sister to Sister, the GEMS will host several girls’ only workshops. In the workshops the younger girls will learn about etiquette, hygiene, dancing, aerobics, dating, pregnancy prevention and decon-

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