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					                               Diversity Job Fair
The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Diversity Job Fair will again be featured on the floor of our 49th Annual Convention. The Job
Fair is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday July 28-29 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This year’s event will be produced by PSI (www.psijobfair.com). PSI is the Nation’s leading Diversity Job Fair producer work-
ing in partnership with organizations such as the NAACP, NUL, CBCF, Kappa Alpha Psi, and more. In 2008 our Diversity Job
Fair will include additional employers, Government & non-profit agencies, and schools. Attendees should bring updated cop-
ies of their resumes. Whether you are curious or looking for a career change make plans to attend this year’s Diversity Job
Fair. Visit www.psijobfair.com for additional information.



                        PROFESSIONAL & EXECUTIVE




             As part of the Delta Sigma Theta National Convention




                 2008                      July 28-29
                                            ORLANDO
                                Orange County Convention Center
                                        9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

           SALES, FINANCE, COMPUTER, HEALTH, GOVERNMENT,
             ENGINEERING, RETAIL, RESTAURANT, AND MORE

   PSI, the nation’s leading Diversity Job Fair producer has partnered with Delta
  Sigma Theta to bring the Professional & Executive Diversity Job Fair to the 49th
   National Convention of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in Orlando. Meet with
                        leading national and local employers.

                                       Bring your resume!!!
                               Employers call 1-800-390-5561 ext. 107
                                    or email info@psijobfair.com
                                         www.psijobfair.com


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                        Souvenir Journal Ad
February 29, 2008

Post Office Box 617643
Orlando, Florida 32861-7643


Dear Sorors:

Greetings from the Greater Orlando Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc! We
are excited and eagerly anticipate your arrival to our “City Beautiful” in 2008 for
the 49th National Convention. Our committee members have been hard at work
preparing to make this convention a phenomenal success and one that will be talked
about for years to come. We want to ensure that everyone is able to play a part in
that success. That is where you come in. We are soliciting each chapter to purchase
an ad in the souvenir journal, thus securing your recorded place in the history
making process of this momentous occasion.

We have included a price point sheet for the cost of each size ad for your
convenience. This is the perfect opportunity for your chapter to take an active part in
the success of OUR convention. Your contribution in this endeavor will help solidify
the efforts to provide a quality convention that is fitting for our illustrious sisterhood.
Please email your ad request/layout to Soror Carla Holt at dst2008conventionsj@
yahoo.com. Payment can be mailed to Greater Orlando Chapters of Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority, Inc. P.O. Box 617643 Orlando, FL 32861-7643.

Thank you for your support. We are certain that you will not be disappointed with
what awaits you upon arrival for the 49th National Convention. Again, your sorors
are working hard for you and we appreciate your assistance as we undertake this
important project.

Sisterly,




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Monica Riley
Monica Riley                                                     Welcome Reception
Co-Convention Coordinator
                                                                 Announcement
Brenda Woodbury                                                  The Greater Orlando Chapters of
Brenda Woodbury
Co-Convention Coordinator                                        Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
                                                                 would like to welcome you to the
                                                                 “City Beautiful.”

                                                                 Please wear casual chic white
                                                                 attire for a special welcome
                                                                 reception planned especially for you.



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                             Souvenir Journal Ad
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      ’he Orlando Alumnae, Orange County Alum-
      nae, Sanford Alumnae and Mu Iota are looking               SOUVENIR JOURNAL AD FORM
      forward to serving as hostesses for the 2008
National Convention.                                        The Souvenir Journal will commemorate the Sorority’s 49th Nation-
     The Souvenir Journal Committee requests your           al Convention. To ensure that all ads are represented properly and
participation in making this convention a memorable         included in the document, please follow the five (5) simple steps
occasion by purchasing an ad in the 2008 Conven-            below for submission for ads:
tion Souvenir Journal.
     We truly want every chapter represented. Chap-          .
                                                            1 Please fill out the following information completely. (PRINT)
ters and individual sorors can purchase ads. Sorors,        Contact Name: _____________________________________________
you can recognize your line or you can honor your
Delta legacy.                                               Chapter Title: ______________________________________________
     To ensure excellent quality printing, chapters and
sorors are requested to:                                    Mailing Address: ___________________________________________
Submit high resolution digital file-ready ads.               City: _______________________ State: _____ Zip Code__________
  .
1 Ads must be original copy, clear black or color
     print, not fuzzy. We are requesting ads to be          Daytime Phone: (_____) _____________________________________
     submitted in digital form to ensure the highest
                                                            Email: ____________________________________________________
     quality reproduction.
2. Photos must be submitted as high resolution jpg          2. Please check/circle the appropriate box that describes ad
     files. With the widespread use of technology with       submitted:
     computers, digital file ready can be submitted          AD DESCRIPTION              PRICE        PHOTO         PRICE
     as a; .PDF, .jpeg, .tiff, or .eps file that is either   ■ Back Cover (Sold)          $1500          ■          +$50 (Sold)
     emailed or submitted by disk. Please DO NOT
                                                            ■ Inside Back Cover          $1250          ■          +$50 (Sold)
     submit any Microsoft Word documents.
                                                            ■ Inside Front Cover         $1250          ■          +$50 (Sold)
AD PRICES                                                   ■ Full Page Color             $750          ■          +$50
An additional charge of $50.00 is required for pho-         ■ Full Page B&W               $600          ■          +$50
tographs to be included in an ad. All ad sizes except       ■ Half Page Color             $500          ■          +$50
quarter page ads may include a photograph. All              ■ Half Page B&W               $350          ■          +$50
photographs submitted should be emailed or mailed           ■ Quarter Page B&W            $200         N/A
by disk. Please note that any disk submitted will
be available for pick-up at our On-Site Information         3. Package the ad for mailing, between pieces of cardboard as not
Booth.                                                      to bend during shipment. Digital ready Ads and Money Order or
AD SIZES                                                    Cashier’s Check MUST BE RECEIVED no later than Friday, April 18,
                                                            2008.
When submitting your ads, if any pictures bleed
please use the following measurements:                      4. Please mail the digital ready ad, ad form, money order or
Full Page – 7.5” x 10”, Half Page – 7.5” x 5”, and          cashier’s check to: Greater Orlando Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta
Quarter Page – 3.75” x 5.”                                  Sorority Inc., P.O. Box 617643, Orlando FL 32861-7643.
ORIENTATION OF THE                                          Make Check Payable To: The Greater Orlando Chapters of Delta
SOUVENIR JOURNAL                                            Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The Souvenir Journal will be printed in portrait for-       For inquiries please contact: Souvenir Journal Committee at
mat. (8.5 x 11). Allow a half inch border around ad.
                                                            dst2008conventionsj@yahoo.com
DEADLINES                                                                    Carla Holt, Souvenir Journal Chair
All Ads must be received in the P.O. Box no later than                       (407) 883-5521 or (352) 242-0603
Friday, April 18, 2008. Any ads received after the               Ruth Joyce Colbert Barnes, Souvenir Journal Vice-Chair
deadline may not appear in the souvenir journal.                             (407) 448-9491 or (407) 297-5835
     If you have any questions, please contact the                ALL ADS MUST BE RECEIVED BY APRIL 18, 2008
Souvenir Journal Committee at
dst2008conventionsj@yahoo.com                               FOR COMMITTEE USE ONLY:
     Carla Holt, Chair                                       Form of Payment: ______________ Date Received: _____________
     (407) 883-5521 or (352) 242-0603                        Amount Received: ______________ Recorded By: ______________
     Ruth Joyce Colbert Barnes, Vice-Chair
     (407) 448-9491 or (407) 297-5835                        Ad Size: F H Q Type: B/W C Photo: Y N
                                                             Description:
Sincerely,
Carla Holt, Chair
Ruth Joyce Colbert Barnes, Vice-Chair

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         THE FIRST NATIONAL DELTA SIGMA THETA
               BASS FISHING TOURNAMENT
                                                         FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2008
                                                          Bass Fishing Tournament
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                                                              Junior Excursion

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                                                        MONDAY, JULY 28, 2008
                                                            Bass Fishing Excursion
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                                                       he hostess chapters of the 49th National

                                                 T     Convention welcome the men visiting to
                                                       make the most out of their trip to Orlando
                                                by enjoying Bass Fishing at its finest. We invite
                                                you to attend the First National Delta Sigma
                                                Theta Bass Fishing Tournament at the Walt
                                                Disney World® Resort. Journey out on Bay
                                                Lake and Seven Seas Lagoon, skim the shoreline
                                                of Village Lake or make way on Crescent Lake
                                                and World Showcase Lagoon. Or join us for our
                                                newest fishing experiences on Downtown Disney
                                                Lake, or the Sassogula River.
                                                    All Walt Disney World® Resort lakes are
                                                abundantly inhabited with largemouth bass
                                                providing an exceptional catch-and-release
                                                experience for world-class anglers and first-time
                                                fisherman alike. Cast out your line and reel in
                                                the fun on a two-hour fishing excursion in the
                                                lakes of the Walt Disney World® Resort.
                                                You and up to four other Guests will set out on a
                                                private fishing trip full of sun, fun and fish. For the
                                                tournament format, anglers will be sent out (five-
                                                persons per boat) with a guide that will keep a
                                                tally of the poundage of each fish caught.
                                                    At the end of the competition, anglers will
                                                be judged on the total poundage of their Top 5
                                                fish. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and
                                                3rd Place Teams. Additional awards will include:
                                                Largest Single Fish, Smallest Fish, Largest Amount
                                                of Fish Caught, and a few more. A Premier Buffet
                                                luncheon and presentation of awards will be
hosted in conjunction with the Golf Tournament at one of the Deluxe Walt Disney World®
Resorts immediately following for both the Tournament and Junior Excursion participants.

                             S REGISTER EARLY S
                      Tournament Limited to only 30 players,
                                                    5
                  Junior Excursion Limited to only 1 participants


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                      THE FIRST NATIONAL DELTA SIGMA THETA
                     BASS FISHING TOURNAMENT / EXCURSION
                                         REGISTRATION FORM

 EVENT:          Bass Fishing Tournament                           EVENT:           Bass Fishing Excursion
 DATE:           July 25, 2008                                     DATE:            July 28, 2008
 LOCATION: Disney’s Bay Lake &                                     LOCATION: Disney’s Bay Lake
           World Showcase Lagoon
 TIME:           10:30 a.m.                                        TIME:            7:00 a.m. OR 10:30 a.m.
                 (9:30 a.m. Bus departs Orange                                      (8:00 a.m. & 9:30 a.m.
                 County Convention Center)                                          Bus departs)
 COST:           $85.00 per person                                 COST:            $75.00 per person
                 (Includes: Transportation,                                         (Includes: Transportation,
                 continental breakfast,                                             continental breakfast, and
                 and award luncheon)                                                lunch

 Both the Bass Fishing Tournament & All Walt Disney World® Resort Guided Fishing Excursions include:
           SAn experienced guide                SArtificial and live bait
           SAbu Garcia Rod and Reels            SNon-Alcoholic Beverages
           SEagle Claw Terminal Tackle          SOne year BASS membership, Choice of Nitro Bass Boat or
           SLowrance Electronics                STracker Fishing Barge Powered by Mercury Marine
           STriple-Fish Line                    SSpecial Gift to Participants

Name: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
Home Number: _____________________________________ Cell Phone: __________________________________________
Address: _________________________________________________________________________________________________
City: _______________________________________________ State: _________________ Zip: __________________________
Email Address: ____________________________________________________________________________________________
Please list the name(s) of the players you wish to be paired. Each participant must submit a separate registration form.
Leave this section blank if you do not have a preference.
Name: __________________________________________          Name: ________________________________________________
Name: __________________________________________          Name: ________________________________________________
Please circle one:   Bass Tournament       Morning Excursion (7:00 a.m.)     Mid-Morning Excursion (10:30 a.m.)

                                     JUNIOR BASS EXCURSION—$60.00
The Junior Bass Excursion will be on Monday, July 28, 2008 and will start at 10:30 a.m. Ages 8-15 are welcome. Each
boat will include one parent and experienced guide. A bus will leave the Orange County Convention Center at 9:30 a.m.
Name: ____________________________________________ Parent’s Name: ________________________________________
Address: _________________________________________________________________________________________________
City: _____________________________________________ State: ___________________ Zip: __________________________
Home Number: ___________________________________ Cell Phone: ____________________________________________
Payments can be made by Cashier’s Check, or Money Order. No Personal Checks. Mail Completed Form and Fees to:
The Greater Orlando Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., P.O. Box 617643, Orlando, FL 32861-7643 by
May 26, 2008. NO REFUNDS UNLESS EVENT IS CANCELLED.



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               THE FOURTH NATIONAL
       DELTA SIGMA THETA GOLF TOURNAMENT


                                                     FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2008




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                                                                  he hostess chapters of the 49th
                                                                  National Convention welcome
                                                                  the sorors of Delta Sigma Theta
                                                          Sorority, Incorporated and their guests to
                                                         the Fourth National Delta Sigma Theta Golf
                                                        Tournament at Disney’s Palm Golf Course.
                                                        Recognized as one of America’s premier
                                                       resort courses, Disney’s Palm offers plenty
                                                      of challenges for the novice and seasoned pro
                                                    alike. Combining strategically placed palms, 94
                                                   bunkers, and plenty of water, the natural Florida
                                                 setting provides a dramatic backdrop to an exciting
                                               golf outing.
    A Joe Lee masterpiece, the Palm features sparkling lakes and tropical sand, all in a gorgeous golf
landscape. The 18th is considered one of the most challenging holes on the PGA TOUR, with lots
of length and green well protected by sand and water. This is the perfect choice for spending your
Friday; this tournament offers a magical day in the Florida sun. The format of play will be a 4-Person
Scramble Tournament with prizes awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Teams. A Premier Buffet
luncheon and presentation of awards will be hosted at one of the Deluxe Walt Disney World®
Resorts immediately following the tournament.

                            REGISTER EARLY
                             Limited to only 125 players
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                            THE FOURTH NATIONAL
                    DELTA SIGMA THETA GOLF TOURNAMENT
                                              REGISTRATION FORM
 DATE:               Friday, July 25, 2008
 LOCATION: Disney’s Palm Golf Course
 TIME:               6:30 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bus departs from the Orange County Convention Center
                     7:00 a.m.–8:15 a.m. . . . . Registration, driving range, and continental breakfast
                     8:30 a.m. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shotgun Start
                     1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m. . . . . Awards Luncheon & Presentation
 COST:               $130.00 per person
                     (Includes: Transportation, Green Fees, Range Balls, GPS equipped Golf Cart,
                     Continental Breakfast, Buffet Lunch and Souvenirs)


 Name: __________________________________________________________________________________________________
 Home Number: ____________________________________ Cell Phone: ___________________________________________
 Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________________
 City: ______________________________________________ State: _________________________ Zip: __________________
 Email Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________________

 Please list the name(s) of the players you wish to be paired. Each participant must submit a separate registration form.
 Leave this section blank if you do not have a preference.

 Name: _________________________________________                Name: _______________________________________________
 Name: _________________________________________                Name: _______________________________________________

 Club and Shoe Rentals are available (circle all that apply):

 Club Rentals? ($55.00 set) Yes     No    /     Male     Female   /   Right hand   Left hand

 Shoe Rental? ($10.00 pair) Yes     No        Size: ______


                                              JUNIOR GOLF CLINIC—$70.00
 The Junior Golf Clinic will be on Friday, July 25, 2008 and will start at 10:30 a.m. Ages 8-15 are welcome. The clinic
 will include 2-Hour Lessons, Continental Breakfast, Buffet Lunch and Souvenirs. A bus will leave the Orange County Con-
 vention Center at 9:30 a.m.
 Name: ________________________________________ ____Parent’s Name: _______________________________________
 Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________________
 City: ______________________________________________ State: _________________ Zip: __________________________
 Phone Number: __________________________________________________________________________________________

 Payments can be made by Cashier’s Check, or Money Order. No Personal Checks.
 Mail Completed Form and Fees to:
 The Greater Orlando Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., P.O. Box 617643
 Orlando, FL 32861-7643 by May 26, 2008. NO REFUNDS UNLESS EVENT IS CANCELLED.



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                        Family Activities & Tours

T         he hostess chapters have
        planned several exciting
      tours, activities and shopping
    excursions for your enjoyment
during the 49th National Convention.
                                         renovated home of
                                         the legendary Mary
                                         McLeod Bethune, Del-
                                         ta Soror and founder
                                         of Bethune-Cook-
                                                                                 a pair of alligator shoes that you
                                                                                 caught yourself, you can take home
                                                                                 close to the real thing. Great fun for
                                                                                 young and old alike! And yes, it’s
                                                                                 true…’gator tastes just like chicken!
Cando Event Planning will provide        man University. Mary
the tours. All tours will depart daily   McLeod Bethune                          WONDERWORKS TOUR
from the Orange County Conven-           (born July 10, 1875- May 18, 1955),     5 hrs.; Price $35.00 Adult, $30.00
tion Center Tour Bus location. A tour    a child of former slaves, was one of    Child; Minimum 25; Depart Sat.,
registration form is included. For ad-   the great educators of the United       Sun. 9:00 a.m.
ditional information, contact Cando      States. Bethune founded the Day-        This is a self guided tour where
Event Planning at 407-518-0443.          tona Normal and Industrial Institute    there is something for everyone!
Underlined Tours are DELTA               for Negro Girls (now Bethune-Cook-      Central Florida’s only upside down
SPECIALITY TOURS                         man University) in 1904, and                              attraction. This
                                         served as president from 1904-                            amusement park for
AFRICAN AMERICAN TOURS                   1942 and from 1946-47.                                    the mind, body and
5 hrs.; Price $48.50; Minimum 22;            For Thursday ONLY, join the                           imagination that
Depart Fri., Tue. 10:00 a.m.             students in the celebration of her                        titillate the explor-
This incredible tour is Central          birthday as you walk the campus,                          atory appetites of
Florida from the African                 view a film, see the statue of the re-   the young and the old. This fun spot
American Perspective                     nowned woman and take a journey         features over 100 interactive exhib-
with presentations by                    down the hallowed halls of history      its for the entire family to experi-
the Well’s Built Museum,                 with your tour guide who brings Ms.     ence. See and do amazing things
the Orlando History                      Bethune’s dream to life. All days in-   like have your picture taken in a
Museum and the first                      clude lunch prepared by the award       real spacesuit or learn to land the
incorporated African                     winning culinary students of the        Discovery Space shuttle.
American town in America, the            University.
Town of Eatonville. Take a walking                                               CYPRESS GARDENS
and riding tour through Sanford,         GATORLAND                               5 hrs.; Price $65.00 Adult, $58.00
visit the Little Red School House        8 hrs.; Price $40.00 Adult, $32.00      Child; Minimum 15; Depart Sat.,
and Sanford historical homes. Then,      Child; Minimum 15; Depart Fri.,         Sun. 10:00 a.m.
take a journey back through time         Tue. 8:30 a.m.
                                                                                 Frolic, play and get a taste of south-
in Tajiri Arts Building. A soul food     You just can’t come to Florida          ern culture at the oldest theme park
lunch provided by the highly rated       and not see a real live “gator.”        in Central Florida. Stroll through the
Johnson’s Soul Food Diner located        Gatorland® is a one of a kind, pro-     lavish botanical gardens, thrill to the
in the heart of downtown Or-                          tected habitat for man     excitement of the theme park rides,
lando.                                                and beast located at       and splash around in the island wa-
                                                      the head of the Florida    ter park and interact
MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE                                   Everglades. This nature    with the animals
BIRTHDAY TOUR                                         reserve features nature    as part of the on
5 hrs.; Price $35.00 Adults, $25.00      at its best where adventures lurk       property zoo. This
Child; Minimum 25; Depart Thu.,          around every corner! Once you           park was the main
Fri., Mon. 10:00 a.m.                    have experienced Gatorland, it will     attraction before Dis-
Indulge in a riding tour through his-    be hard to believe that it began        neyland.
toric Eatonville and Sanford, Florida    in 1949 as a roadside attraction!
ending at the immaculate, newly          Although you won’t walk away with

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                Family Activities & Tours continued
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER                      RIVER QUEEN PADDLEBOAT                 This captivat-
6 hrs.; Price $80.00 Adult, $70.00        DINNER TOUR                            ing hotel/casino
Child; Minimum 25; Depart Sat.            5 hrs.; Price $85.00/pp; Minimum       from the 50 foot
9:00 a.m.                                 75-Maximum 200; Depart at Sun.         guitar at the front
Experience the excitement of space        4:30 p.m.                              entrance to the
with a guided tour of the Kennedy         Become one with the sea as you         lavish cascading
space Center.                             sail away on the “Exclusive: Delta     fountains provides exciting enter-
Participate in the                        Only” River Queen Paddleboat           tainment, snazzy sky lit restaurants
thrill of being                           Dinner Tour. This elegant paddle-      full service spa and fitness center
an astronaut as                           boat was featured in the Movie “Out    and a 150,000 sq. foot gaming op-
you take off on                           of Time” starring Denzel Washing-      portunity. Nestled in the beautiful
the interactive space-flight simula-       ton. Aboard, you will enjoy refresh-   city of Tampa, it is the hub of excit-
tors, and become engulfed in an           ing fresh Indian River Citrus as we    ing activity.
IMAX® space movie. Become a part          take the Port Canaveral Harbor &
of aeronautical history as you tour       Nature Tour featuring Canaveral        VIP SHOPPING EXPERIENCE
the Astronaut Hall of Fame with an        Locks, Dolphins & Manatees, Jetty      6 hrs.; Price $45.00/pp; Minimum
up-close tour of the launch areas         Park, Trident Submarine Basin, Port    25 (Lunch Included); Depart Mon.
with an expert tour guide. Extra          Industries, Ski Island, and birds,     8:00 a.m.
stops include the A/B Camera                                                     Diva shopping at it best! Experi-
Stop—the closest viewing for                                                     ence this exclusively designed for
the Space Shuttle Launch Pads,                                                   Delta Sigma Theta and their guests
the Shuttle Landing Facility,                                                    shopping extravaganza. Spend the
panoramic view of all launch                                                     day at Orlando’s Most Upscale Mall,
pads from NASA Causeway and a             all the while featuring a Caribbean    The Mall at Millenia, for Royal VIP
stop outside the Vehicle Assembly         Steal Drum Band playing in the         shopping and privileges. The day
                                          background. The dining experience      will begin by putting your best face
STERLING CRUISE LINES                     will include succulent Caribbean       forward with a special makeup
8 hrs.; Price $15.00/pp ($10.00           and Florida flavor infused menu         presentation by Mac at Macy’s, with
returned in vouchers); Minimum            items such as Canaveral Shrimp,                      various breakfast deli-
35 (Sat., Mon., Tue.); Depart Sat.,       Islander Fruit & Cheese Kabobs,                      catessens. This will be
Sun. 5:00 p.m. (8 hrs.), Depart           Florida Key’s Pasta Salad, South-                    followed by shopping
Mon., Tue. 9:30 a.m.                      ern Cole Slaw, and Jerk Chicken                      at over 100 luxurious
                                          on a stick, Hot Sliced Pork on a                     stores such as Nieman
Sail aboard the 440 ft. Ambassador                                                             Marcus, Bloomingdales,
II that leaves from Port Canaveral.       Bun with Barbeque Sauce and
                                          Yummy Brownies & Chocolate             Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo,
Enjoy live Las Vegas style entertain-                                            Betsy Johnson, Zara, Tiffany and
                      ment featuring      Chips Cookies with unlimited non-
                                          alcoholic beverages. Remember          Co., Charles David and many more.
                      look-alikes Elvis                                          Next, a sumptuous lunch will be
                      Presley, Buddy      this excursion will host only Delta
                                          Sigma Theta passengers and their       served at PF Changs China Bistro.
                      Holly and the                                              The day will conclude with an
                      Blue Brothers       guests.
                                                                                 uplifting strawberry treat and shop-
                      among others.                                              ping excursion by St. Johns.
A complimentary reception and hot         SEMINOLE HARD ROCK
food is available at all times in the     HOTEL/CASINO – TAMPA
hospitality suite.                        8 hrs.; Price $10.00/pp ($10 Free
                                          play); Minimum 45; Depart Sun.,
                                          Mon., Tue. 10:00 a.m.

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SCENIC PONTOON BOAT TOUR                without the hassle of driving, park-    The Shopper’s Delight I are home
4 hrs.; Price $45.00 Adult, $35.00      ing and pacing yourself.                to over 170 of the hottest stores
Child; Minimum 10-Maximum                                                       including HUGO BOSS Factory
13/boat; Depart Mon. 1:15 p.m.          TOHO AIRBOAT TOUR                       Store, Tourneau, Tumi, White House
Take a leisurely paced scenic tour      3 hrs.; Price $50.00/pp; Tue. Air-      Black Market, Kenneth Cole, Espirit,
of Florida’s flora and fauna in its      boat Ride 1 hour; Minimum 15-36         Gymboree Outlet, Clarks Bostonian
natural habitat on a 24 ft. pontoon     Maximum; Depart 9:30 a.m.               Outlet and Central Florida’s only
boat as you travel along Big Lake       Discover territory                          Neiman Marcus LAST CALL, as
Tohopekaliga (Toho) and the Kissim-     that remains un-                            well as favorites like Coach Fac-
mee Chain of lakes. Leave the dock      altered by man in                           tory, Gap Outlet, Ann Taylor Fac-
at the Toho Marina for (90 minute)      the wilderness of                           tory Store, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike
tours. Light snacks.                    the Central Florida                         Factory Store and The Children’s
                                        Everglades. Let                             Place... imagine finding every-
DELTA DINE AROUND                       our experienced                             thing you need or want in one
5 hrs.; Price $85.00/pp; Minimum        Master Captains take you into the       unbelievable location. Additionally,
55-Maximum 200; Depart Mon.             breathtaking beauty of natural won-     the area surrounding the outlets
6:30 p.m.                               ders, including wetlands, cypress       lends itself to other attractions such
A fully-loaded first                     trees, and wildlife. Ride with a        as a 20 screen movie theatre, lo-
class tour bus will                     certified U.S. Coast Guard Captain       cal department
embark on a mission                     and see Florida Alligators, turtles,    stores such as
to provide you with a                   birds and more in their natural         TJMaxx and Old
night filled with food,                  environment. This safe, exciting        Navy, and many
fellowship and fun. The bus ride        and educational airboat ride is filled   great restaurants.
will feature music and beverages of     with surprises and fascination. View    A local Tourist
your choice to satisfy you on your      wildlife on a U.S. Coast Guard In-      Trolley can transport you to nearby
journey to a sinless paradise of        spected 17 passenger airboat. Each      attractions and eateries.
fine dining. The dining experience       airboat tour is a unique experience
will be provided by 3 of Orlando’s      and never the same. You will enjoy      SHOPPERS DELIGHT II
finest dining establishments. The        whisking across the surface of the      Price $15.00/pp; Daily 9:45 a.m.,
first course, appetizers, prepared by    water at speeds up to 45 mph while      10:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m. (no lunch
Bolla Ristorante, followed by salad,    shooting between walls of tall grass.   included); Pick up 3:30 p.m., 4:30
soup, and an unbelievable amount                                                p.m., and 5:30 p.m. each day
of tender, juicy, marinated and open    SHOPPERS DELIGHT I                      (Minimum of 75 people total per day
fire cooked entrees GOL! Brazilian       Variable hrs. based on Shuttle          for shuttle or minimum of 25 for 1
Restaurant. The grand finale will in-    Price; $20.00/pp; Daily 9:45 a.m.,      specific pick up & delivery time per
                clude sweet, satisfy-   10:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m. (no lunch        day)
                ing desserts, dessert   included); Pick up 3:30 p.m., 4:30      Shoppers Delight II will take you
                beverages and live      p.m., 5:30 p.m. each day                where Shoppers Delight I couldn’t.
                blues and R&B music     (Minimum of 75 people total per day     Another kingdom of over 100 more
                at the newly opened     for shuttle or minimum of 25 for 1      outlet stores including Ann Taylor,
BB King’s Café Grill. All courses       specific pick up &                         Barneys New York, Barberry,
will be overwhelming in size, flavor     delivery time per                         Coach, Diesel, Fend, Gap, Giorgio
and temptation, so make sure to         day)                                      Armani, and Kenneth Cole.
bring your appetite. This tour is       This is your invita-
great for line reunions, network-       tion to explore one
ing or just enjoying an evening out     of Orlando’s Kingdoms of Stores.

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                                 TOUR AND EVENT REGISTRATION FORM
 Reservations and payments must be received no later than May 15, 2008 you can pay by going to the website located
 at www.Floridaculturaltours.com or by completing and sending your credit card information or check to the address
 indicated below. Reservation will not be accepted without registration form and completed method of payment. Please
 keep a copy of your registration information as your receipt.
      Cancellations or requests for refunds must be received in writing and postmarked no later than June 27, 2008.
 Ticket price will be refunded less $3.50 per ticket for handling charges. Letters postmarked after that date will not be
 eligible for refund.
      Cando Event Planning reserves the right to cancel any tour that does not reach its minimums and will refund
 all monies received. Refunds will be available for pickup at the information center at the convention center tour bus
 location.
      All tours will depart from the Orange County Convention Center Tour Bus Location. Please arrive 10 minutes prior
 to tour departure and return time. Any participant not at the tour location for return to the convention location will be
 responsible for their own transportation.
      For additional information, contact Cando Event Planning at 407-518-0443.

 ▲ THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2008
         10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.          Mary McLeod B’Day Tour                      $35.00 x _________ = _________


 ▲ FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2008
         10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.          Mary McLeod B’Day Tour                      $35.00 x _________     = _________
         10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.          African American Cultural Tour              $48.50 x _________     = _________
         Variable Pickup & Return        Shopper’s Delight I                         $20.00 x _________     = _________
         Variable Pickup & Return        Shopper’s Delight II                        $15.00 x _________     = _________
         9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.           Gatorland                                   $40.00 x _________     = _________
                                                                            Child    $32.00 x _________     = _________


 ▲ SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2008
         9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.           Kennedy Space Center                        $80.00 x _________     = _________
                                                                            Child    $70.00 x _________     = _________
         10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.          Cypress Gardens                             $65.00 x _________     = _________
                                                                            Child    $58.00 x _________     = _________
         11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.          Wonderworks                                 $35.00 x _________     = _________
                                                                            Child    $30.00 x _________     = _________
         5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.           Sterling Cruise Line                        $15.00 x _________     = _________
         Variable Pickup & Return        Shopper’s Delight I                         $20.00 x _________     = _________
         Variable Pickup & Return        Shopper’s Delight II                        $15.00 x _________     = _________


 ▲ SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2008*
         Variable Pickup & Return        Shopper’s Delight I                         $20.00 x _________     = _________
         Variable Pickup & Return        Shopper’s Delight II                        $15.00 x _________     = _________
         10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.          Cypress Gardens                             $65.00 x _________     = _________
                                                                            Child    $58.00 x _________     = _________
         11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.          Wonderworks                                 $35.00 x _________     = _________
                                                                        Child        $30.00 x _________     = _________
         4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.           River Queen Paddleboat Dinner Tour          $85.00 x _________     = _________
         10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.          Seminole Hard Rock Casino                   $15.00 x _________     = _________




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                   TOUR AND EVENT REGISTRATION FORM continued
▲ MONDAY, JULY 28, 2008
    10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.             Mary McLeod B’Day Tour                      $35.00 x _________    = _________
    8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.              VIP Shopping Experience                     $45.00 x _________    = _________
    Variable Pickup & Return           Shopper’s Delight I                         $20.00 x _________    = _________
    Variable Pickup & Return           Shopper’s Delight II                        $15.00 x _________    = _________
    1:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.              Scenic Pontoon Boat Tour                    $45.00 x _________    = _________
                                                                          Child    $35.00 x _________    = _________
    9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.              Sterling Cruise Line                        $15.00 x _________    = _________
    10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.             Seminole Hard Rock Casino                   $15.00 x _________    = _________
    6:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.             Delta Dine Around (Adults only)             $85.00 x _________    = _________

▲ TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2008
    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.              Gatorland                                   $40.00 x _________    = _________
                                                                          Child    $32.00 x _________    = _________
    9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.             Toho Airboat Ride                           $50.00 x _________    = _________
    9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.              Sterling Cruise Line                        $15.00 x _________    = _________
    10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.             African American Cultural Tour              $48.50 x _________    = _________
    10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.             Seminole Hard Rock Casino                   $15.00 x _________    = _________
    Variable Pickup & Return           Shopper’s Delight I                         $20.00 x _________    = _________
    Variable Pickup & Return           Shopper’s Delight II Mall                   $15.00 x _________    = _________

                                                    TOTAL TOUR TICKETS                                      ________*
Please pay online using our secured website at www.floridaculturaltours.com.
(If you choose this method of payment, you will not need to fax/mail your registration form.)



CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION INFORMATION:
■ Visa     ■ MasterCard      ■ American Express      Card No: __________________________________________________

Name: __________________________________________________________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________________________________Zip:________________

Phone number: ________________________________Email:____________________________________________________

Expiration Date: ______________ 3 Digit Code: ____________ *Total Authorized: _________________



Or pay by returning your completed registration form with credit card information
BY FAX to: 1-866-829-1924.


OR with your check and completed registration form BY MAIL TO:
CANDO EVENT PLANNING, 20 S. ROSE AVENUE, Ste 3A, KISSIMMEE, FL 34746.

Tickets will not be mailed but will be held for pick up at the Host Chapters On-Site Information Center in the Convention
Registration area.


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                  Family Activities & Tours continued
                                                                       Please fill out the following Reservation Form completely
                                                                       (PRINT)

                                                                       Name ___________________________________________________

                                                                       Chapter _________________________________________________

                                                                       Mailing Address __________________________________________

                                                                       City _____________________ State _______ Zip Code __________

                                                                       Phone No. (_________) ____________________________________

                                                                       Email ___________________________________________________
                   $28 per person
                                                                       THURSDAY JULY 24, 2008
   Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
                                                                       6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.                 $28 x _________ = ________


J    ohnson’s Diner was the vision of Mrs. Lillie Johnson. This
     vision started around 1955 with the opening of Johnson’s
     Sandwich Shop, which was located on Westmoreland Drive.
This popular eatery was once known for serving some of the best
                                                                       Soul Food Buffet featuring Fried Chicken, Smothered Pork Chops,
                                                                       Collard Greens, Banana Pudding, Sweet Potato Pie to name a few.
                                                                       Featuring Live Music by Rhythm

hamburgers and ice-cream sodas in town. This sandwich shop             FRIDAY JULY 25, 2008
was she and her husband’s first attempt at the restaurant busi-
ness. Around 1962, the sandwich shop was closed, however the           6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.                 $28 x _________ = ________
Johnson’s were undeterred and knew this would not be their last
                                                                       Fish Fry featuring Fried Catfish, Friend Whiting, Fried Trout, Salmon
shot at entrepreneurial success. In October of 1983, the Johnson’s
                                                                       Croquettes, Grits, Red Rice, Coleslaw, and Corn on the Cob. Featuring
opened up a 21-seat establishment known as Johnson’s Diner.
Since opening day, the Johnson’s now in its third generation of        Live Blues
management have been fulfilling Mrs. Johnson’s calling preparing
“Soul food to please the Taste!” Over the years, Johnson’s Diner       SATURDAY JULY 26, 2008
has gained a reputation as the pre-eminent place in Central Florida
                                                                       6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.                 $28 x _________ = ________
for Soul food. The acclaim is nation wide, having been featured on
Blackvoices.com, in a New York Times article as well as the subject    Caribbean Buffet featuring Brown Stew Chicken, Curried Chicken,
of a halftime special on TNT during the NBA playoffs. The locals       Pigeon Peas and Rice, Butter Fish and Snapper. Featuring Live Steel
also agree. Johnson’s Diner has won many critics Choice awards         Drums
for Best Soul food as awarded by the Orlando Sentinel, many
“Foodies” as awarded by the Orlando Weekly. The Silver Spoon           SUNDAY JULY 27, 2008
award from the Orlando Leisure magazine, and most recently the
African American Chamber of Commerce’s Eagle Award.                    6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.                 $28 x _________ = ________
     The bus will leave from the Convention Center at 6:00 P.M.        Soul Food Buffet featuring Fried Chicken, Smothered Pork Chops,
nightly. The fee includes dinner, entertainment, and transportation
                                                                       Collard Greens, Banana Pudding, Sweet Potato Pie to name a few.
and is open to members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and
                                                                       Featuring Live Gospel
their guest.
     Reservation and payments must be received no later than
June 20, 2008. Because of limited seating your reservations            MONDAY JULY 28, 2008
are on a first come first serve basis. All monies will be due in         6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.                 $28 x _________ = ________
advanced in the form of a cashier’s check or money order made
out to: The Greater Orlando Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta              The Best of Buffet featuring items from every night. Live Music by
Sorority, Inc.                                                         Rhythm
     Johnson’s Diner reserve the right to cancel any night that does
not reach its minimums and will refund all monies received. Re-        Mail the reservation form with your method of payment
funds will be available at the information center at the Convention              (cashier’s check or money order) to:
Center tour bus location.                                                          The Greater Orlando Chapters of
     Cancellations or request for refunds must be received in                       Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
writing and postmarked no later than July 4, 2008, and please                 P.O. Box 617643, Orlando, FL 32861-7643
allow at least 30 days after your request for your monies to be              Attn: Family Activities and Tours Committee
returned.

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             alt Disney World® Resort invites you to take advantage of special theme park tickets
             and savings only available to attendees of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. national
             convention and their guests! Experience all that Disney has to offer: Magic Kingdom®
Park, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood StudiosTM, Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park; 2 water
parks, golf, and the Downtown Disney® entertainment district including restaurants nightclubs
and more! Special convention tickets allow you to design your stay with “after 2 pm” or “after 4
pm” pricing, while our Park Hopper® tickets give you and your family the chance to experience
multiple parks during your visit!
                   For more information and to purchase tickets, please see
        www.disneyconventionear.com/DST or call 407.566.5600 group code 3607792.
       Ticket orders must be placed by 07/23/08, and tickets will be available on-site at the
               Orange County Convention Center during the run of the convention.




                      Come experience The Sea Times Three!
          Show your Delta Sigma Theta Convention Badge at the front gate and Save!
      SeaWorld: $10.00 off Full Day Admission and $20.00 off after 12:00 P.M. admission!
                             SeaWorld & Aquatica Combo Tickets:
                       $10.00 off Full Day Admission (Adult or Child Rates)
              To plan your Discovery Cove vacation visit: www.DiscoveryCove.com
               Or Call 1-877-434-7268 Reference Promotional Code: CONVLEAD
      For more information about all 3 parks please visit: www.SeaWorldGroupEvents.com



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