Taste of Africa is Sunday at city auditorium
Published 12:01 am Saturday, February 14, 2015
The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority alumnae chapter will host A Taste of Africa beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Vicksburg City Auditorium.
This year, the theme for the annual event is Vicksburg Alumnae Chapter of DST Salutes Vicksburg Trailblazers.
“We will be recognizing leaders in the community that have led the way,” said Jo Ella Walls, one of the organizers for the event.
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Walls said local leaders will be recognized during the event in five categories.
“It will be a five-point thrust and include recognition in economic development, education, political involvement, international awareness and physical and mental health,” she said.
Admission will be $5 and proceeds will benefit the Mary Sick of the Mission Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, water wells in Ghana, and local projects sponsored by the alumnae chapter.
Sunday’s event will also include African foods, African-American foods, music, talent performed by members of the alumnae chapter and on-site vendors.
For more information or tickets, call 601-634-6349 or 601-415-1002.