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  1. More Maryland children than ever getting tested for lead poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... (Baltimore Sun video) Sixty-four percent of African American children can't swim. African-American sorority Sigma Gamma Rho has partnered with USA Swimming to teach children the skills that will allow them to have fun in the water without fear. ...

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  2. Bill Clinton to attend opioid summit at Hopkins' Bloomberg SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... (Baltimore Sun video) Sixty-four percent of African American children can't swim. African-American sorority Sigma Gamma Rho has partnered with USA Swimming to teach children the skills that will allow them to have fun in the water without fear. ...

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  3. Eleven injured in adult daycare bus crash in TimoniumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... projects instead. Sixty-four percent of African American children can't swim. African-American sorority Sigma Gamma Rho has partnered with USA Swimming to teach children the skills that will allow them to have fun in the water without fear. ...

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  4. Child lead poisoning cases in Maryland drop to lowest levels on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... (Baltimore Sun video) Sixty-four percent of African American children can't swim. African-American sorority Sigma Gamma Rho has partnered with USA Swimming to teach children the skills that will allow them to have fun in the water without fear. ...

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  5. Maryland insurance regulators increase rates to cover Trump subsidy cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... will also increase. Sixty-four percent of African American children can't swim. African-American sorority Sigma Gamma Rho has partnered with USA Swimming to teach children the skills that will allow them to have fun in the water without fear. ...

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  6. Sorority Breaking Stereotype That Blacks Can't SwimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | NewsOne

    That legacy is one factor that fuels the stereotype that Blacks can't swim . Sigma Gamma Rho, an African American sorority, is helping to break the stereotype by organizing swimming clinics for Black children, the Baltimore Sun report.

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  7. Vehicle hits light rail on tracks near Camden YardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Light RailLink." Sixty-four percent of African American children can't swim. African-American sorority Sigma Gamma Rho has partnered with USA Swimming to teach children the skills that will allow them to have fun in the water without fear. ...

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  8. Baltimore to repay Can Co. after erroneous $180K water bill forced building into tax saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in excess of $80,000. Sixty-four percent of African American children can't swim. African-American sorority Sigma Gamma Rho has partnered with USA Swimming to teach children the skills that will allow them to have fun in the water without fear. ...

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  9. Sorority works to increase numbers of African Americans who can swimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... O'Neill Cornish of Capitol Heights, learn to float. McClendon conducts a swimming workshop at Fort Meade. Sigma Gamma Rho, an African-American sorority, partnered with USA Swimming to teach more African-Americans to swim. Olympic medalist Maritza ...

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  10. UVa-community flash funding projects to address racism in Cville areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... proposals for funding from the University of Virginia. A small grant, Lamb thought, would help her sorority, Sigma Gamma Rho, try to hold the event again. The grant was awarded to projects that work toward "achieving the culture and environment we ...

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  11. Sigma Gamma Rho holding breast cancer awareness event on Oct. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | People Sentinel

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated is committed to providing education on early detection as well as research for the prevention and cure of breast, prostate, ovarian, colon, and other types of cancers.

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  12. International Sorority Honors USA Swimming: Partnership Decreases...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2017 : Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will award its Community Service Partnership Award to USA Swimming, the governing body for competitive swimming in the United States, for its partnership with the sorority to drive down drowning deaths among African Americans.

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  13. Students grateful for sorority's 'empowering' presentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | The Freeport News

    Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. GB Chapter members pose with Martin Town Primary School students, who were happy to receive the big book bags filled with school supplies. Success in education requires having the right tools and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated GB Chapter ensured students of Martin Town Primary School were equipped with school supplies to do just that, courtesy of its 'Operation Big Book Bag' Project.

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  14. Purse Paparazzi adds pizzazz to 2017 HBCU HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Black Engineer

    Historically black college and university Homecoming Games are known for their energy, style, and flair, but the 2017 season is in for even more pizzazz. The company known for creative purses catering to sororities such as Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta, and Sigma Gamma Rho, will showcase the HBCU Purse collection at six Homecoming games beginning Sat.

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  15. International Sorority Honors USA Swimming: Partnership Decreases...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | PR Newswire

    Swimming's commitment to diversity and inclusion and to increase swim participation and decrease drowning rates in the community. The sorority's five-year old partnership with Swimming, "Swim 1922," is named for the year the sorority was founded and includes swim clinics and water safety training led by U.S. Olympian , a Sigma Gamma Rho member and the first African American to break a U.S. swimming record, spearheads the collaboration.

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  16. Social Friendship Lodge, Sigma Gamma Rho helpaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | York Dispatch

    Nearly 700 people took advantage of a free backpack and school supply giveaway Saturday at Farquhar Park in York City. Social Friendship Lodge, Sigma Gamma Rho help ready kids for school year Nearly 700 people took advantage of a free backpack and school supply giveaway Saturday at Farquhar Park in York City.

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  17. Volunteers host a clean up as elementary school transitions to global schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Daily Dispatch

    When Vaughan Elementary School students arrive for the first day of class on Aug. 28, they'll enter a spruced up campus and Warren County Schools' first global school. On Saturday, PTA members, school staff and volunteers from Vaughan Baptist Church and Mu Theta Sigma, a chapter of the international sorority Sigma Gamma Rho, hosted a campus clean up and paint party.

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  18. Sigma Gamma Rho thrives in serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | The Daily Vidette

    After reactivating on campus in the fall of 2015, Sigma Gamma Rho has seen growth in size and service accomplishments. As a Divine Nine organization on a primarily white campus, challenges can arise.

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  19. The Western Region of Sigma Gamma Rho Celebrates 65 Years of Service...Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | PR.com

    More than 300 members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. from all over the Western United States will converge on Chandler, AZ from April 21-23, 2017 for its 65th Annual Western Regional Conference. The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort.

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  20. Meet a history-making Olympic swimmer at Givens Park FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Your chance to meet the first African-American woman to make the US Olympic Swim Team is coming up this Friday. A swim safety clinic and meet and greet, hosted by USA Swimming, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, will feature Maritza McClendon, the 2004 silver Olympic medalist in the 4 100 meter freestyle.

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