A Snapshot of the Zealous Zeta Alpha Sigma Alumnae Chapter: Your Destination for Sisterhood and Service
ZAS DOES IT BEST!
The Zealous Zeta Alpha Sigma Alumnae Chapter (ZAS) is based out of College Park, GA and primarily services the counties of South Fulton, Clayton, Cobb, and Douglas. Our members reside in all areas of Metropolitan Atlanta. ZAS currently has 48 members ranging in age, professional background, cultural experience and years of Sigma service. The dynamic women of ZAS are mothers, wives, aunts, daughters, and leaders in their chosen professions and the community.
ZAS was chartered on April 2, 1985 with 11 members, becoming the second chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. established in the Atlanta area. The 11 charter members of ZAS are: Gladys Brown, Andra Carter Cooke, Brenda J. Davenport, Gloria Jones, Patricia G. Langford, Marguerita Lance, Nancy Mullins, Carla Oglesby, Betty Stephens, Myrtle Turner Harris, and Lisa Walton. ZAS also serves as the advising chapter to the lovely ladies of Omicron Gamma at Georgia State University.
Strong in the Community
Service is the main thrust of Zeta Alpha Sigma and the chapter is committed to improving the lives of women and children within Metro Atlanta. During each sorority year, ZAS donates over 300 hours of time to serve the community. Signature projects of the chapter include –
- STEM Science Fair
- ZAS Highway Preservation in Riverdale, GA
- Growing Into Womanhood Mentoring with the College Park Housing Authority
- Hands on Atlanta
- Literacy Action Volunteers
- Babies First Program at Grady Memorial Hospital
In addition to chapter projects, ZAS also supports the following national projects of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc –
- Mwanamugimu Essay Contest
- Operation BigBookBag
- Sigma Youth Symposium
- Sickle Cell Walk/Run, Avon Breast Cancer Walk, Walk America, March of Dimes
Zeta Alpha Sigma continues to give back to the community and make Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. a presence in East Point, College Park and the neighboring metro Atlanta area.