Club members are required to conduct a variety of community service projects. These may include but are not limited to serving the elderly, visiting children in hospitals, volunteering at their library, working with children with disabilities, cleaning up their neighborhood.
2022 Holiday Fellowship/Donation to Charity
December 17, 2022
The Iota Mu Sigma- Sigma Beta Club held a holiday fellowship at J Gilligans Restaurant in Arlington, TX after serving at DFW Wreaths Across America. While at the restaurant the club made a donation presentation to Sandra Greene Smith with Brittany’s Backpack Ministry. Afterwards, the club members went across the street and enjoyed Arlington FreePlay – a vintage gamed arcade.
DFW Wreaths Across America
December 17, 2022
The Iota Mu Sigma- Sigma Beta Club served at the DFW Wreaths Across America event at the DFW National Cemetery 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway , Dallas, TX 75211 on December 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The club members volunteered to place holiday wreaths on graves of service men and women that are buried at this cemetery.
Hour of Code 2022
December 10, 2022
Iota Mu Sigma – Sigma Beta Club participated in the Gulf Coast Region Hour of Code on December 10. This program facilitated by the Microsoft Corporation taught the club members how to use code functions to creaet characters that would use different dance functions. All the functions worked together to create a dance party. https://code.org/dance
Charity Miles 2022
December 15, 2022
The Iota Mu Sigma – Sigma Beta Club Coordinator Mark Adams completed a “Charity Miles” Challenge with his employer, AT&T, from 10/1/22 to 12/15/22. All miles walked, ran, or biked would be matched with $1. Mark walked/ran 608 miles during this timeframe and helped raise over $600 to help bridge the digital divide . The goal was to raise $150,000 for a nonprofit, called NPower, that would provide technology and internet service to youth in areas that typically would not be able to afford this service.
Toy Drive Delivery 2022
December 9, 2022
The Iota Mu Sigma- Sigma Beta Club held it’s annual Toy Drive on December 3rd from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This year all toys will benefit our adoptive school – Peach Elementary located at 2020 Baird Farm Road , Arlington, TX 76006. All toys were delivered on December 9 . The staff gladly accepted the toys and plan to distribute to those parents and students that signed up for the toy drive initiative.
Toy Drive 2022
December 3, 2023
The Iota Mu Sigma- Sigma Beta Club held it’s annual Toy Drive on December 3rd from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in lieu of our monthly meeting. This year all toys will benefit our adoptive school – Peach Elementary located at 2020 Baird Farm Road , Arlington, TX 76006. The Drive-thru toy drive was held at it’s normal meeting place –Arlington Southeast Branch Library – 900 SE. Green Oaks Blvd. Arlington, TX. 76018.
Turkey Trot 2022
November 24, 2022
Iota Mu Sigma - Sigma Beta Club advisor, Samuel Gardner III ran the Mansfield, TX Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day
Mission Arlington Thanksgiving Give Away 2022
November 24, 2022
Iota Mu Sigma - Sigma Beta Club, in conjunction with our sponsoring graduate chapter, volunteered at Mission Arlington on November 24 , Thanksgiving Day, to deliver meals to Grand Prairie, TX residents of the Marabella on Pioneer Apartments . Residents received a turkey and box full of side items.
Cornerstone Baptist Church – Greek Invitation
November 20, 2022
Iota Mu Sigma Sigma Beta Club Advisor, Mark Adams Jr., delivered the welcome on Sunday November 20, 2022 . Cornerstone Baptist Church hosted a college day and asked their congregation to represent their school and or organization by wearing school colors, paraphernalia, etc.
Mission Arlington Thanksgiving Prep 2022
November 19, 2022
Iota Mu Sigma Sigma Beta Club volunteered at Mission Arlington on November 19 to help them prepare for the big event on November 24, Thanksgiving Day. We were able to help finish loading several boxes with supplies in a warehouse into a boxcar truck, separate that were donated and locate and move tables.
YES Summit 2022
October 15, 2022
The Arlington, TX Sigma Beta Club attended the YES Summit (Youth Empowerment Summit) at the University of Texas at Arlington on October 15, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. CST. This Summit catered to students in grades 6th through 12th from the surrounding areas near Tarrant County. There were numerous sessions set up for the students to learn about college life, applying for scholarships, finances, a college fair, auto display, etc. This was a very informative all-day summit and allowed our club members to meet youth community service organizations. This summit was sponsored by the XI Theta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. in Arlington, TX.
November 5, 2022
The Iota Mu Sigma -Sigma Beta Club held its November meeting at the Southeast Branch Library at 900 SE Green Oaks Blvd. in Arlington, TX at 12:30 p.m.. During this meeting the club members completed their wood working project. ( This project was worked on during 3 monthly meetings.) The young men added their hardware (hanging ties and wire and hook) as well as putting a coat of polyurethane on the finished product. The finished product is a key chain holder with their last name initial.