PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter (CJA), in conjunction with the Central Jersey Alumnae Foundation, will host its annual fundraiser, CJA Honors: Celebrating Excellence, on December 7, 2019 at Pines Manor in Edison, New Jersey beginning at 10:00 AM. This event honors individuals and organizations in the community for outstanding achievements. Tickets are $65/pp ($60/pp ages 62+) and include brunch. This year’s honorees are: 

* Joi R. Fisher, Author, Adoptee Advocate, & School Administrator (Outstanding Accomplishments in Adoption Advocacy)

* Kori Davis Porter, NBA Sr. Vice President of Content & Business Operations (Outstanding Achievement in Sports Entertainment)

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* The Honorable Adrian O. Mapp, Mayor of the City of Plainfield (Outstanding Accomplishments in Government)

* Amaker & Porterfield, Inc., African American Owned Transportation Company (Outstanding Accomplishments in Business Development)

* Iris House, one of the nation’’s first agencies to focus on WOMEN living with HIV/AIDS (Outstanding Accomplishments in Healthcare)

* Dawn A. Mitchell Diggs, Esq., Attorney in Charge - Juvenile Rights Practice, The Legal Aid Society of New York (P. Merle Wade Trailblazer Award) For tickets, please visit our website at

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded on January 13, 1913 by 22 collegiate women at Howard University to promote academic excellence and provide assistance to those in need. It is an organization of college educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. The Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter was chartered in 1975 and serves Middlesex, Somerset, and Union counties. The current Chapter President is Karen Wade Culp. To learn more about Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Incorporated, please visit the National website at To learn more about the Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter, please visit