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  • Step show and the Honorable Alexis Herman highlight Delta Sigma Theta Regional Conference

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    August 16, 2018
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    Step show and the Honorable Alexis Herman highlight Delta Sigma Theta Regional Conference

    Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, the largest African-American women’s organization in the country, will converge on downtown Cincinnati for their 48th Midwest Regional Conference. More than 2,200 members of the organization and their families are expected in the Queen City, August 16-19.
     
    Photo, video and interview opportunities are available at the following events. These events are also open to the public.
     
    Friday, August 17
    Vibe Cincinnati Programming - Fountain Square
    - 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Vibe Marketplace (urban market featuring diverse artisans)
    - 5:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – DJ Vader Mixx
    - 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Ingrid Rachel Project
     
    Delta Step Show Lip Sync and Battle Royale - Duke Energy Convention Center
    Junior Ballroom A-D
    - 8:30 p.m. – Doors open
    - 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Show takes place
    Tickets available to purchase for $50 onsite while supplies last.
     
    Delta Sigma Theta at the Cincinnati Reds Great - American Ball Park
    Discounted tickets for the Reds’ three-game series against the San Francisco Giants are available for Delta Sigma Theta family and friends. Tickets can be purchased online at https://groupmatics.events/group/DeltaSigmaThetaInc.
     
    Saturday, August 18
    Vibe Cincinnati Programming - Fountain Square
    - 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Vibe Marketplace (urban market featuring diverse artisans) 
    - 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – DJ Rude
    -   1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Shanay Production
    -   4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – DJ Stank
     
    The Black Family Reunion - Sawyer Point
    - 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – The Black Family Reunion Parade (Departs from the Avondale Town Center) 
    - 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – The Black Family Reunion Celebration
    -   6:30 p.m. – Jeffrey Osborne 
     
    Delta Sigma Theta Social Action Luncheon - Duke Energy Convention Center
    1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
     
    Featured luncheon keynote speaker is the Honorable Alexis Herman, former United States Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration. Ms. Herman has the distinction of being the first African American to lead the Department of Labor.
     
    Tickets will be available to purchase onsite for $75 while supplies last.
     
    Delta Sigma Theta at the Cincinnati Reds Great - American Ball Park
    Discounted tickets for the Reds’ three-game series against the San Francisco Giants are available for Delta Sigma Theta family and friends. Tickets can be purchased online at https://groupmatics.events/group/DeltaSigmaThetaInc.
     
    Sunday, August 19
    The Black Family Reunion - Sawyer Point
    - 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – The Black Family Reunion Celebration
    - 6:30 p.m. – Bishop Marvin Sapp
     
    Delta Sigma Theta at the Cincinnati Reds Great - American Ball Park
    Discounted tickets for the Reds’ three-game series against the San Francisco Giants are available for Delta Sigma Theta family and friends. Tickets can be purchased online at https://groupmatics.events/group/DeltaSigmaThetaInc.
     
    About Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, was founded in 1913 on the campus of Howard University to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the underserved; educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy; and to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems in their communities. Today Delta Sigma Theta Sorority has over 250,000 initiated members and more than 900 chapters worldwide. The Sorority uses its Five-Point Programmatic Thrust of economic development, educational development, international awareness and involvement, physical and mental health, and political awareness and involvement to create its national programs. 
     
    About the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau
    The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau is a sales, marketing and service organization whose primary responsibility is to positively impact Hamilton County's and the City of Cincinnati's economy through convention, trade show and visitor expenditures. The travel and tourism industry traditionally has been a $5 billion industry in Cincinnati USA, employing 77,000 people in a variety of fields and bringing 26.1 million visitors to the region annually. Visit  www.cincyusa.com for more. 
     
    Media Contacts:
    Crystal Harrell
    Delta Sigma Theta
    513.780.2174
    harrell.cw@pg.com

    Elizabeth Robinson

    O: 513.632.5371
    M: 319.558.7814
    erobinson@cincyusa.com