Press release from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.:
The members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Gamma Gamma Omega Chapter, will present “Hats & Pearls Mother-Daughter Fashion Show – Lunch With a Purpose.”
The Gala event will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn on Smokey Park Highway (Enka-Candler).
The fashion show will be emceed by WLOS news anchor Justin Hinton. The event will also include a silent auction.
Tickets for lunch and the fashion show are $30; sponsorships are also available. Money raised from the fashion show will support the Gamma Gamma Omega Chapter’s scholarship and community services funds.
Contact Raynetta Waters at (828) 215-2813 for tickets and sponsorships information.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is the first Greek-letter sorority brought into being in 1908 as a support network for women of color. 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.”
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.’s Gamma Gamma Omega Chapter was chartered on March 31, 1940 in Asheville, NC. The Chapter provides educational and enrichment services to students through the ASCEND program, which is a national program developed by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Additionally, the sorority’s Chapter members volunteer and/or donate funds to other organizations including the National Association of Mental Illness (NAMI), Alzheimer’s Association, Asheville Buncombe Institute for Parity Achievement (ABIPA), Housing Authority of the City of Asheville’s Residents’ Council, Manna Food Bank, St. James AME Church, City of Asheville’s Parks and Recreation Department, and Hill Street Baptist Church. The Chapter has also awarded over $29,000 in scholarships to students who have graduated from local high schools.