News & Events 

Fundraising to Brighten the Holidays!

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Epsilon Lambda Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. is currently raising funds and collecting items for the holidays to give back to OUR community and we’d love your help! If you’d like to partner with us and support our efforts...

We are collecting toys at the Family Dollar 7439 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH


you can give a monetary donation via PayPal to

We thank you in advance for helping us spread a little holiday cheer!

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Recognized During Dada Rafiki 2020

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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority was recognized during Dada Rafiki Conversations: Celebrating the year of the woman!

Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence

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November 1, 2020 marked 40 years of excellence for ELS! Thank you so much for all who joined us for the 40 years of Excellence anniversary celebration.

ELS Soror Starts Business to Advocate for Those With Disabilities

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Through hard work and faith, Soror Camilla Gilbert is making her dream come true!

ELS in the News - Leadership Highlight: ELS President, La’Shaunda Ewing

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Check out Basileus La'Shaunda Ewing and the ELS family in this article written by Watch The Yard.

Building Parent Community

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Epsilon Lambda Sigma hosted an informative webinar on Building Parent Community via Facebook Live discussing challenges, lessons and how build support by connecting with teachers other parents.

ELS in the News: #Blackwomenstrong

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Our very own Basileus La’Shaunda Ewing in The Cincinnati Herald!

ELS in the News: ELS Supporting Frontline Workers

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Sigma Gamma Rho Show Appreciation for Frontline Workers

ELS in the News - Sigma Gamma Rho Hosts "Say Her Name"

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Sigma Gamma Rho ELS showed the Sandra Bland documentary and hosted a panel discussion on Martin Luther King Day.

ELS in the News - Annual Toy Drive

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The Herald shares an article about the ELS and Cincinnati African American Firefighters Association partnership for the Annual Toy Drive.

Water Safety Clinic

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As part of Swim 1922 , the Water Safety Clinic was held during the Youth Symposium.

ELS in the News

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ELS Partners with African American Firefighters for Operation Big Book Bag

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Past Events

E. Kathleen Cooke Foundation Kickoff

September 14, 2019

The official launch of the E. Kathleen Cooke Foundation - Epsilon Lambda Sigma Alumnae Chapter was a great success! Thanks to all for your support!  Click here for the details.

All White "Rhock the Boat" Boat Ride

June 29, 2019

The Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.enjoyed an amazing evening on the Ohio River on the Belle of Cincinnati. It was full of great vibes in our finest white attire with live entertainment from one of the hottest bands in the midwest, Premium Blend on one level and DJ Vader on another level spinning and a night of dancing under the stars.

March For Babies

April 28, 2019

The Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter joined together in the fight to end premature birth this week. The March for Babies is held yearly with the proceeds going to fund March of Dimes research to prevent premature births, birth defects and infant mortality and ELS is always there supporting for the cause!

SWIM 1922 Water Safety Clinic

March 09, 2019

ELS hosted a SWIM 1922 Water Safety Clinic. The clinic was held at the Carl Lindner YMCA and included water safety lessons. 

2019 Youth Symposium

March 09, 2019

On Saturday, March 9th, Epsilon Lambda Sigma hosted the Annual Youth Symposium – "TOOLS OF EMPOWERMENT" Partnering with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., this year’s event exposed close to 150 participants to STEM, financial literacy, healthy living and interacting with authorities along with give-a-ways from gift cards to tablets.

Summer Soiree

June 21, 2018

The Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.enjoyed an amazing evening of networking with sisters and friends during a 5 course meal at the Art of Entertaining. This event was in support of scholarships for the E. Kathleen Cooke Scholarship program. For more information go to the Scholarships page.

90s Throwback Party

May 19, 2018

The 90s Throwback Day Party was "all that and a bag of chips"! Party goers came out in their flyest 90s outfits. 

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the chapter's Operation Big Book Bag Program.

A Partnership for a Brighter Cincinnati

April 22, 2018

The Epsilon Lambda Sigma,Cincinnati Alumnae Chapter of The Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority held our Spring 2018 Open House focused on building "A Partnership for a Brighter Cincinnati". Partnering with our Affiliates - Philos and Rhoers, as well as our Undergraduate Chapters, we showcased service to  the community as well as opportunities to become involved in a partnership focused on creating a "Brighter Cincinnati".

ELS Hosts Black Panther Movie Viewing

February 17, 2018

Epsilon Lambda Sigma hosted a private screening of Marvel's Black Panther at the Kenwood Theatre. We had a packed house as attendees enjoyed breakfast along with the Black Panther movie! We had a great time with family and friends!

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Phone: 513-409-1669


PO Box 19808
Cincinnati, OH 45219