Local sorority hosts Community Awareness Day

A local chapter of a national sorority is celebrating a special birthday by helping their fellow citizens. The Theta Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority marked it's organization's 100th birthday by hosting a Community Awareness Day at the Cloverleaf Mall in Hattiesburg.

More than 100 residents turned out to learn more about healthy living and managing their finances.  Other chapters of the sorority are hosting similar events across the country.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will officially turn 100-years-old next year.