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Celebrating Obama

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The residents of the Annie B. Rose House were treated to a celebration in honor of the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack H. Obama.

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Annie B. Rose resident Joe Lucas holds a photo that was taken at the party of a facsimile of Barack Obama and himself. More than 50 residents arrived for an evening of celebration in honor of the upcoming inauguration of Barack H. Obama and Joseph R. Biden.

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Jeryl Payne, ELDACT Chair, Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. thanks all those who volunteered to make an Inaugural Reception on Jan. 12 for the residents of the Annie B. Rose House in Old Town Alexandria a success.

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Pat Mills, Alma Chamberlain and Brelida Askew toast the incoming president.

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Alexandria Deputy Sheriff Monique Edwards helps with the pouring of sparkling cider for the toast.

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Pauline Russell leads the residents in a toast to Barack Obama.

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Julia Sosa raises her glass. The sorority sisters of the Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. treated the residents to music, dancing, refreshments and a toast to incoming 44th President.

The Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. held an Inaugural Reception on Jan. 12 for the residents of the Annie B. Rose House in Old Town Alexandria. More than 50 residents arrived for an evening of celebration in honor of the upcoming inauguration of Barack H. Obama and Joseph R. Biden.

The sorority sisters treated the residents to music, dancing, refreshments and a toast to incoming 44th President.

Deborah Walls Foster, President of the chapter, believes this community service activity will be "one of the best things we do all year." Delta Sigma Theta is a sorority founded on serving the community.