President’s Word

Welcome to the official website of Continental Societies, Inc. Metropolitan Philadelphia Area Chapter. It is indeed an honor and a pleasure to serve as your President of this prestigious organization.

Our National Motto: “Our Children, Our Commitment, Our Concern

Our chapter was chartered by 18 remarkable women on October 25, 1997. Since 2007, the chapter has grown and now has a current membership of 48 members.

For over twenty-two years, our chapter focuses on the five Programmatic Thrust (H.E.E.R.+) Health, Employment, Education, Recreation, and the Arts and Humanities in the community consisting of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. Some of our activities, which are included as part our National Initiatives:
 Health-Healthy Eating and Anti-Bullying
 Education- STEM/College Readiness and Survival
 Health-Red Ribbon Week
 Literacy-National Read Across American Day/African American Read -In
 Oral Health: Colgate Dental Van Information

Each year we sponsor our Annual Spring Fling fundraiser and our Annual Scholarship Luncheon. The money raised enables us to award scholarships to students entering college. Over the past seven years, we have awarded over $100,000 dollars in scholarships.

We are an award-winning chapter with much recognition from various programs throughout the community. While visiting our website, we hope that you gain more information about our rich history, chapter programs and service to the community.


Patricia A. Evans
President, Metropolitan Philadelphia Area Chapter