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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated: Celebrating 112 Years of Sisterhood & Service

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908. It is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha is comprised of nearly 300,000 members in approximately 1,018 graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Dubai, Germany, Japan, Liberia, and South Korea. Led by International President Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, Alpha Kappa Alpha is often hailed as “America’s premier Greek-letter organization for African American women.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® had its humble beginnings as the vision of nine college students on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 15, 1908. Since then, the sorority has flourished into a globally-impactful organization of nearly 300,000 college-trained members, bound by the bonds of sisterhood and empowered by a commitment to servant-leadership that is both domestic and international in its scope.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® was founded on a mission comprised of five basic tenets that have remained unchanged since the sorority’s inception more than a century ago. Alpha Kappa Alpha’s mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of “Service to All Mankind".

The Phi Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was officially chartered on Thursday, February 16, 2002 by fifteen (15) members dedicated to continuing their service to all mankind. (Tammy Adams, JoAnn Coaxum, Alfreda Cooper, Camey Hendricks, Alice Baker Durant, Lottie Fleming, Linda Grant, Vermell Green, Gwendolyn Hudson Harris, Tonya Miller Nelson, Yvonne Samuels, Margie Fleming Saunders, Melissa Murray Waites, Flurry Wilson and Teneka Witherspoon.) Now in existence for almost eighteen (18) years, Phi Omega Omega Chapter of Manning, SC continues to uphold the mission of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated as we strive to expand our programs and offerings to our community. 

We invite you to join us Saturday, January 25, 2020 at The Matrix Center located at 4648 Kingstree Highway Manning, SC at 7:00 PM for our Pink Ice Ball. The Pink Ice Ball event helps to fund our scholarships and community service projects as outlined by our national and local chapter initiatives. Therefore, in an effort to expand our scholarships and community service to deserving individuals, we respectfully solicit and thank you for your support. Tickets can be purchased from a chapter member. 

Current Active Members of The Phenomenal Phi Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated: Detrice Brown, Iesha Coaxum, JoAnn Coaxum, Sharon Durant, Lottie Fleming, Linda Grant, Gwendolyn Harris, Lateasha Harris, Alfreada Cooper, Nikki Hudson, Nicola Kennedy, Artrell Manning, Sabrina Mellerson, Keyana Prince, Angel Reed, Jacqueline Sheriod-Scott, Erica Wallace, Tiffany Wells, Cindy Workman, Terri Davis, Tracey Levine, Sharon Mellette, and Yvonne Samuels. 

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