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‘Midwest Impact Day of Service’ hosted By Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Flint Alumnae Chapter launches campaign to support local Black businesses

Flint, MI-Flint Alumnae Chapter as part of the Midwest Region of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated will sponsor an event, “Midwest Impact Day of Service” to encourage support for Black businesses within the community. Their theme and campaign: Economic Development- “Secure the Bag: Buy Black” will highlight several black-owned, businesses with female proprietors in the area and online.

“We’re excited to host this event, which is sponsored by our Midwest Region, in our community.” Flint Alumnae President, Kia Berry Hagens said.

“We would like to continue these types of initiatives, which will aid in boosting the economy,” Hagens added.

Flint Alumnae Chapter is extending an invitation to the community to support the following local businesses on Saturday, October 16, 2021. You have the option of shopping in person or shopping online. Some locations also offer curbside pickup.

Glam Boutique-

620 S. Saginaw St,
Flint, MI


Eight Ten Nail Bar-

555 Saginaw St., Suite 103
Flint, MI

Spectacular Spudz-
Flint Farmers Market
300 E. 1st St.
Flint, MI

Naima’s Crown
(online shopping)
The products are
all-natural oils targeted to improve the health of the hair & skin.

Maurita’s Essentials
(online shopping)
Fine, luxurious bath and body products
handmade using premium quality butters, oils, etc.

The community is also invited to a “Meet the Authors,” a reception, which will be held at Comma Bookstore & Social Hub located 132 W. 2nd St., Flint 48502 at 5 p.m. There will be an opportunity to meet and purchase books from R. Simone- author of “My Husband’s Mistress is ME” and LaTashia M. Perry, founder and CEO of “Kids Like Mine,” and the author of the “Like Mine” children’s picture book series. Ms. Perry has sold copies of her books worldwide and was featured on Good Morning America and in People magazine. Her series is committed to the enrichment and empowerment of Black and Brown children through positive affirmations and imagery.

For more information on the Midwest Impact Day of Service, contact Tamar Swain, chair at
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded in 1913 on the campus of Howard University, Today, there are more than 1060 chapters worldwide that have initiated over 350,000 members. 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 and local programs.

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