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FW chapter of Phi Beta Psi sorority helps cancer research

From staff reports:

Gamma Delta of Federal Way is one of Washington’s three chapters belonging to the Phi Beta Psi National Sorority.

The non-profit sorority, which recently celebrated its 109th anniversary, focuses on raising money for cancer research.

The Gamma Delta chapter in Federal Way has a solid membership, with women contributing to year-round events. Fundraising  activities include the Pink Ribbon Bazaar in November; Five Star Swap Meet in March; Bowl-A-Strike Against Cancer in April; dinner/silent auction in May; and a golf tournament in August. The Federal Way women have also hosted a Sweetheart Dinner in February and a Vintage Fashion Show in April. Some volunteer for Centerstage Theatre and with the city of Federal Way by collecting and recycling cans.

The chapter helps support local charities, people in need and cancer research grants.  Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is among local organizations that has received contributions from the Federal Way chapter. To learn more, call (253) 719-8444.

 

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