Chi Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, partnered to honor veterans, Thursday, November 10th; as it celebrates annually one day prior for veterans to be home with their families on Veteran’s Day. More than 100 veterans were in attendance for this event held at the Fort Lauderdale Vet Center in Lauderdale Lakes. To make this event successful, the chapter partnered with Jeff Flowers, Director/Manager and Karla Mills Office Manager (cookies, (2) large sheet cakes, coffee, creamers, sugars, napkins, cups, condiments); Olive Garden (3) large trays of spaghetti, sauce,(2) large trays of coleslaw, (4) large bowls of salad, dressing, parmesan cheese, bread sticks, croutons, utensils);Papa John’s Pizza (8 large boxes of mixed pepperoni and cheese pizzas); Mission Barbecue (2 large trays of pulled pork sliders, five bottles of honey and regular barbecue sauces); Honey Baked Ham(turkey/ham sandwiches, sauces); A Plus Foundation, Incorporated ((2) large trays of fruit, (2) boxes of chicken with 50 pieces each, (1) large tray of mixed cheeses, ice, table decorations including cloths, (5) racks, 8 large tin pans, (7) large serving spoons/forks, (6) 12 ounce cases of sodas and large cooler and Target III: Family Strengthening provided a gift bag for each veteran that included granola bars, healthy snacks and unisex useable toiletries and more than 100 16-ounce bottles of water. This outstanding committee is chaired by Josetta B. Patterson and co-chaired by Joyce W. Toran.
Chapter members in attendance and participating in this successful event were: Barbara J. Thomas ,Chairman, Target IV: Environmental Ownership and event coordinator, Ernestine H. Bobb, Bennie J. Edwards, Jerelene S. Franklin, Michelle P. Green, Josetta B. Patterson, Bernice Pearson, Veronica Phillips and Tscharner Strapp.