A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization



       “Share The Love Bingo" 

On February 14, 2022, DELTA Inc. hosted bingo with Senior Citizens at the Bessemer Recreation Center that included Games, Prizes, and Fun! Board Member Emeritae, Shirley W. Taylor was the Bingo Caller.

“April Power In the Park” 

On April 30, 2022, in the Green Acres community at Rozelle Reynolds Park, DELTA Inc. hosted fun and fellowship with the community’s youth along with fostering relationships with members of Phi Beta Sigma from Miles College.

"B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Device) Senior Training"

The Senior citizen training held on May 11, 2022, was attended by our seniors. The training consisted of troubleshooting smart phones, computer/laptop issues, sharing tips on internet and password security. Christopher Baldwin, a Chelsea High School Senior assisted!

"Sensational Senior Pageant"

June 19, 2022 was an evening of beauty, class, and elegance as nine (9) SENSATIONAL women ages 55+ wowed our audience at Huffman High School. The Emcee was Mrs. Deidra K. Diaz – Southern Regional Director – Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. The Pageant Coordinator was Ms. Andrea Whitfield.  This Sensational evening also included Juneteenth Celebrations along with $13,500 in scholarships and endowments awarded to fifteen (15) students at area high schools and colleges. The talented and phenomenal Mr. Lefarich Foy, III, a 2022 graduate of Wenonah High School, saxophonist extraordinaire, entertained the audience during the pre-show and Juneteenth celebration. What a grand evening!

The Pageant Awards:

Ms. Sensational Senior 2022 – Ms. Amanda Maize

1st Runner Up – Ms. LaJune White

2nd Runner Up – Ms. Alice Fagan


Ms. Pearl 2022 – Ms. LaJune White

Ms. Platinum 2022 – Ms. Patricia Hendrix

Ms. Silver 2022 – Ms. Rita Hinson

Ms. Gold 2022 – Ms. Lisa Toney


The Judges for the event were: Ms. Shatysha Billingsley, Ms. Brenda Denice Dean, JD, Mr. Rodney Huntley, Mr. Gregory Minard and Mrs. Cynthia K. Plump. 

Ms. Sensational Senior 2022

Ms. Amanda Maize

Front row: Ms. Sensational Senior 2022

Ms. Amanda Maize

Right side: 1st Runner Up

Ms. LaJune White

Left side: 2nd Runner Up

Ms. Alice Fagan

Picture left to right: 

Front row: Ms. Sensational Senior 2022 –

Ms. Amanda Maize

Back row: Ms. Silver 2022 – Ms. Rita Hinson

Ms. Platinum 2022 – Ms. Patricia Hendrix

Ms. Gold 2022 – Ms. Lisa Toney

Ms. Pearl 2022 – Ms. LaJune White

All Pageant Contestants Picture left to right:

Front row: Ms. Amanda Maize

Back row: 

Ms. Sarah McWilliams

Ms. Matilda Merriweather

Ms. Rita Hinson

Ms. Helen Johnson

Mis. Patricia Hendrix

Ms. Alice Fagan

Ms. Lisa Toney

Ms. LaJune White

DELTA Inc. Board members, Emcee and Pageant Coordinator

Picture left to right:

Front Row: 

Sarah W. Mitchell, Deidra K. Diaz, Delta Sigma Theta, Southern Regional Director, Andrea Whitfield, Pageant Coordinator, and Jackie White 

Back row: Karmen Moon, Cynthia Daniels, Shirley Thomas, Dolores Johnson, Cora Young McCall, Tamara Bonner-Royster, Sadie Harris, Joanice Thompson, Wendy Anger

Scholarships and Endowments

One of the highlights of the evening was the Scholarships and Endowments awarded to area high school and college students:

Firas Alahmad – Lawson State Community College – The Carolyn Culpepper Endowment


Taylor Bailey – Shelby County High School – The Mr. Leon & Mrs. Sarah R. Gordon Memorial Scholarship - Endowed by Dr. Carolyn Turner


Amaya Latrice Benion – Midfield High School – The Dannie & James Witt Memorial Scholarship - Endowed by Traci M. Taylor


Brianna Millyn Davis – Miles College – The Sandra Kindell Endowment


LeFarich Foy, III – Wenonah High School – The DELTA Incorporated Scholarship


Cormyia Niquell Giddens Golson – Shades Valley High School – The Yasmin Brielle Bolden Memorial Scholarship - Endowed by Traci M. Taylor


Nourdine Haddioui – Lawson State Community College – The Carolyn Culpepper Endowment


April Latrice King – Lawson State Community College – The Phenomenal 47 Book Stipend


Ayanna M. King – Tuskegee University – The Sandra Kindell Endowment


Aniya Lajuan Kinnion – Lawson State Community College – The Carolyn Culpepper Endowment


Jailyn Alana McCoy – Midfield High School – The DELTA Incorporated Scholarship


Dave Leander McGhee – Lawson State Community College – The Carolyn Culpepper Endowment


Briona J. Peoples – Wenonah High School – The Rosalyn Childress Endowment


Genesis Gabrielle Turner – John Carrol High School – The Carolyn Culpepper Endowment


Nicole Woods – Wenonah High School – The DELTA Incorporated Scholarship


Meet our Eleven (11) Member Advisory Board! 

Picture left to right: 

Kevin Cunningham, Harold Dennard II, Sarah W. Mitchell (Ex-Officio Member), Bertha Bradford (Advisory Board Secretary), Karmen Moon (Ex-Officio Member), Judge Anne Durward, Doris Maddox, Jarvis Moorehead (Advisory Board Vice Chair), Dr. Ricky Fennell and Dr. Carolyn Turner (Advisory Board Chair)

Photo Missing – Barbara Huntley, Judge Carol Smitherman, Brenda Rudolph


New Flooring!

  • Educational Building – Kitchen
  • Educational Building – DELTA Inc. File Room
  • Minerva Hall – Foyer

New and Repaired Air Conditioner Units: 

  • Educational Building
  • Fellowship Hall
  • Minerva Hall

Capital Campaign ProjectNEW BRICKOmega Omega Plaque

The Purple Omega Omega Plaque is now available for purchase by family members, friends or any donor. You may honor your loved one by purchasing a PURPLE BRICK for $200.

Q: What is the Capital Campaign Project?

A: The Capital Campaign Project provides capital improvements and repairs at the Life Development Center. The campaign’s focus is on building an endowment for the future and to fund extraordinary facility expenditures. 

Q: How can YOU help the Board achieve future goals? 

A: BECOME A DONOR TODAYMake a tax-deductible pledge to the Capital Campaign Project.

Payments may be submitted by

PayPal: OR mailed to P.O. Box 11112 Birmingham, Al 35202-1112 or by using the Donate Now button on our page. Click here to for form.

Any questions regarding this project, please contact Dr. Rosalyn Childress at: (205) 746-1364/(205) 925-0573 or

What are the benefits to you?

  1. Each donor is recognized and showcased by having a personalized brick plaque in the building’s front foyer.
  2. Donations to DELTA Inc. are tax deductible.
  3. Satisfaction of your goals achieved.

What improvements would YOU like to see at the LDC?

Send your response to

Attention: Dolores Johnson

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Upcoming Events

December 4, 2022

Christmas on Meadow Lane 


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