Updated: Mar 7
The St Petersburg chapter of the Zeta Upsilon Omega of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated are pleased to announce the newest members of their organization. The 2022 members are Alexandra Givins, A’Rielle Snead, Allicia G. Miller, Beverly Mitchell-Brown, Cheyenne Anderson Williams, Desha Lovett, Eboni Evans, Eriana Redix, Erica McCallister, Evan Ligon, Gabriela Lopez, Kyandra Darling, LaTonya Poole, Lucy Williams, Lynn Johnson, Nicole Holcombe, Serita Evans, Shana Swain, Shannon Ligon, Gabrielle Lambert, Tameka Rodney, and Tyeisha James.
During a private ceremony, Chapter President Attorney Lisa Brody officially welcomed the new members with a reaffirmation of the sorority’s purpose of “Service to All Mankind.”
“We are honored to welcome these ladies into the illustrious sisterhood of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the premier chapter of Zeta Upsilon Omega. We are very excited for the amazing things each of these ladies will do to uplift and support the community of St. Petersburg.”
To underscore Alpha Kappa Alpha’s commitment to the community, the new members participated in a community service project February 13-18, 2022, “Fill the Bag, Fill the Void.” The project aimed to promote awareness about poverty in Pinellas County.
The 22 new members organized an online campaign to collect feminine hygiene products and raise funds using online systems and tools. The initiates also used traditional brick-and-mortar drop-off locations, human manpower, and sisterly love to sort and transport items to the recipients. Serving this need is aligned with the sorority’s national program theme of Exemplifying Excellence.
The Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was established in 1955 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Locally, sorority members actively participate in and sponsor the Exquisite Gem and Pathfinder program, Read-A-Loud Program, Money Sense, Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, College Prep Tutorial Program. In addition, provide financial support to community organizations such as the American Heart Association, Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, the NAACP and CASA.
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