wonderful way to support the young people in the community.
“I think education is a civil rights issue of today and we have to do everything we can to position our children to have an opportunity to be educated and to move forward,” Alsobrooks said.
Celebrity guests included actress Daphne Maxwell Reid who attended the event with her husband, Tim Reid, an Emmy-nominated actor, director and producer from Norfolk, Va.
“I’m here to support one of my proteges who was modeling in the show. She is a graduate of Richard Bland College and she is staying with us for a cou- ple of months to start her modeling career. I came to support her and to support my husband’s partner [and model] Salome Autolino,” Reid said. “It was a wonderful event. I was very happy that I got to help.”
With more than 700 members, PGCAC remains in the forefront of crafting the debate on public policy and social issues, creating opportunities for higher quality education through the provision of annual scholar- ships and innovative youth enrichment programs and also stimulating economic growth through evolving and diverse community-based partnerships in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area and beyond, the website noted.
As an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta, Reid said creating opportunities for young people, especially young women, is what the scholarship benefit fashion show is all about.
“That’s why we do what we do — to bring up the next generation of powerful women,” Reid said.
A group of male runway models stand on stage as they display different suit styles during the 40th Annual Scholarship Benefit Fashion Show and Luncheon hosted by the Prince George’s County Delta Alumnae Foundation, Inc. and the Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. on March 20 at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt.