BR Sigma to host “Crimson Market” Saturday Nov. 23

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WVLA/WGMB -The Baton Rouge Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., along with the Life Development Foundation is hosting the Crimson Market on Saturday, Nov. 23  at the Life Development Center, 688 Harding Boulevard, in Baton Rouge. 

Come shop from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at various local area vendors featuring fashionable clothing and shoes, jewelry, bath and body items, home décor, art, and more. There will also be a farmer’s market, food trucks and various food booths.

“The Crimson Market is part of our national initiative to support economic development and stability in our community,” said President Chi Joseph Franklin.  “We’re excited to help our small business owners by giving them a platform to showcase and sell their products.”

The cost is a $5 donation entry fee. Proceeds from the event will be used to support small businesses and various community projects.

To register go to For more information, call Daphne Flentroy at 225.936.1725 or email us at

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities around the world.  Founded in 1913, the sisterhood includes more than 200,000 predominantly Black college-educated women. The Baton Rouge  Sigma Alumnae Chapter has more than 300 members in the Baton Rouge area.  For more information, email us at or  go to

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