80th Anniversary of the Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Vicky Pink | 12/27/2008, 3:10 p.m.
On Saturday, December 27, 2008 Houston Style Magazine was on hand at the 80th Anniversary of the Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) at the Marriott Sugar Land Hotel. It was a party with the purpose of eradicating, stopping, and preventing sickle cell. The chapter established a partnership with Texas Children’s Cancer Center and presented them $10,000 to continue their research of childhood sickle cell. On hand to commemorate this special occasion were chapter charter member Hazel Hainesworth Young; AKA International President, Barbara A. McKenzie; South Central Regional Director Gwendolyn Brinkley; former AKA International Presidents Dr. Mattelia B. Grays and Faye B. Bryant; and former chapter presidents Clarice Lowe, Gervasia Anglin, Charlotte K. Bryant, Dr. Polly Sparks Turner, Dr. Evelyn E. Thorton, Melba Henry, Patricia Roberts, and Regina H. Carrington.