Underwood to be honored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority’s Westchester Chapter (Gamma XI Zeta) during its 49th Annual Scholarship Luncheon, to be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown, New York
Elmsford, NY (BlackNews.com) — Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. , Gamma Xi Zeta Chapter, will be celebrating 92 years of service to the Westchester and Bronx area by honoring Sheryl P. Underwood, Co-host of The Talk and the organization’s International President, and The March of Dimes Northern Metro Division during the local chapter’s 49th Annual Scholarship Brunch to be held March 17, 2012 at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown, N.Y. from 11:30 – 4:30 pm.
Honoree Sheryl P. Underwood, a multi-faceted entrepreneur and entertainer is presently a host on CBS’ The Talk and owner and CEO of Pack Rat Productions. Ms. Underwood, a sought after media personality, is also a weekly contributor on the “Steve Harvey Morning Show,” and hosts “The Sheryl Underwood Show” on Jamie Foxx’s “The Foxxhole,” airing on Sirius and XM satellite radio.
During Underwood’s tenure as Zeta Phi Beta Sorority’s President she has continued to champion the organization partnerships with The March of Dimes, March for Babies initiative, Black Women’s health Imperative and the American Diabetes Association just to name a few.
The March of Dimes Northern Westchester Metro Division will also be recognized at the March 17th luncheon at the Doubletree Hotel. The March of Dimes and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. have a cooperative program called Stork’s Nest®. The program was launched nationally in 1972 and offers education for expectant mothers, as well as necessary maternity items and educational sessions covering prenatal care.
Gamma Xi Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will also grant scholarships and book awards to several of the Westchester’s brightest high school seniors: Briana Peebles (White Plains High School), Aiyana Crews (Saint Catherine Academy), Shahara Ingram (Roosevelt High School), Desiree Eason (The Harvey School), Yumiko Phillips (Portchester High School), Stephanie Gil (Peekskill High School), and Rahsaan E. Simmonds (Briarcliff High School).
The group is excited to welcome WPIX anchorman Jay Dow as master of ceremonies for the afternoon.
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Photo Caption: Sheryl P. Underwood, International Grand Basileus of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and Co-Host of “The Talk” on CBS.