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May 2018 Newsletter & Chapter Meeting



Message from the Basileus


Greetings Sorors,


We had a wonderful and sisterly time at the Joint Chapter meeting last month. I would like to thank Soror Kimberly Edwards, Soror Kafi Meadows and Soror Shamikhah Baker for all of their work to make this joint meeting and graduating senior recognition event successful. There are a few graduating seniors that will be staying in the Boston area. We will definitely make sure that they make Psi Omega their chapter home.


On April 28th we supported our Sister Chapter Rho Epsilon Omega as they celebrated their 30thAnniversary. It was a gorgeous day and a beautiful event. It was so nice to see so many Psi Omega Sorors there to support. After, the anniversary celebration we had a wonderful sisterly relations activity for the chapter. I would like to thank our Sisterly Relations chair Soror Tina Petigny and her committee for organizing this great fellowship. A special shout out goes to Soror Malika Jefferies-El for opening her home to all of us. We had a great time with good food and fun games.


Sorors, we have finally moved to a larger storage space. Thank you Soror Kimberly Edwards for helping me to move our stuff from the old space to the new space. It was a lot for two people, but we made it work. Sorors, if you have items that belong to the chapter, please bring them to the next chapter meeting. We have a space that where we can store all of our belongings. The next phase will be to get it organized. Please stay tuned for a date for Sorors to come and help organize the storage.


Please let me know if you will be attending Boule. We are going to have a chapter gathering and want to make sure we are including everyone. Also, just a heads up that the June chapter meeting will be held at the Shelbourne Center in Roxbury.

Sorors, please sign up for a committee if you have not done so already. I want to thank each of you for your hard work and dedication to ensure this chapter runs smoothly.

I look forward to seeing each of you at a chapter meeting or event soon.


Sisterly,

Soror Chenita


Proposed Strategic Plan

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/c86b852fe6b391acc086f1442/files/7514b697-0777-49be-9451-3399205607a7/Psi_Omega_Strategic_Plan_v.3.pdf


Proposed Bylaw Changes

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/c86b852fe6b391acc086f1442/files/c05e4c78-5b53-494f-b100-b172848e9284/Proposed_Bylaw_Changes_Boule_2018.pdf


Boule Candidates

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/c86b852fe6b391acc086f1442/files/e1969cae-5678-4e7e-b8da-e3c315af0907/Meet_the_Candidates_Boule_2018_modified.pdf


NEXT CHAPTER MEETING Saturday, May 19, 2018 10am

Beaver Country Day School 

791 Hammond Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Hospitality Committee 

We will resume the Share the Wealth Raffle for the May Chapter meeting! Please have your singles ready!! Tickets can be purchased at chapter meeting: 1 for a dollar or 6 for five dollars! The winner will take home half the money and the other half will be donated to charity!

If you are an AKA legacy or have a legacy in your family, please email Soror Rachael at Rachael.E.Williams.15@gmail.com. We are planning a very special tribute for you all in honor of Legacy Month! 

Please email Soror Rachael no later than Monday May, 14th.

If you have any questions please reach out to Soror Rachael or the hospitality committee. 


Boule Delegates 

If anyone is interested in serving as a delegate for Boule 2018, email Soror Chenita by Thursday 5/17 @ chenitadaughtry@gmail.com


Got Pictures? Please send your pictures from Chapter Events & Programs to our photo drop email aka1908pictures@gmail.com 


May Birthdays

Lauren Middleton-Pratt - May 1 Stacy Cowan -  May 12 Elaine Thomas - May 15 Haate Browne - May 17 Sharon Watson-Beck - May 17 Kafi Meadows - May 20 Devin Ferguson - May 31

Happy Birthday Sorors!


Membership Committee Updates Volunteers Needed The food committee really needs your help. If you attended the MIP orientation workshop and are available to assist with MIP in June, please contact Soror Rachael Williams at rachael.e.williams.15@gmail.com.

Boston Marriott Newton Hotel Reservations A room block has been secured for Saturday, June 23, 2018 to Sunday, June 24, 2018 at a rate of $169 per night. You may reserve your room online via the link below or call the hotel’s reservation department at 1-800-228-9290. Please be sure to reference Psi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. The last day to book your hotel room at the group rate is May 29, 2018.

To book your room, please click here.

 Feel free to contact Soror Renée Lunceford with any questions at reneealysia@comcast.net.

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