Sorority to host Emerald Ball supporting senior scholarships - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Sorority to host Emerald Ball supporting senior scholarships

(Source: Alpha Kappa Alpha) (Source: Alpha Kappa Alpha)

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Phi Lambda Omega Chapter's Emerald Ball is hosted to support scholarships to help local high school seniors continue their education to a college or university. 

PLO announced its premiere charitable fundraising event in conjunction with the Pearls of Service Foundation, Inc.  

Friends and supporters Greek and non-Greek are invited to attend this elegant evening of live music, cocktails, and entertainment.  

The event will be held at the Holiday Inn - University of Memphis on Friday, December 9 from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

The Emerald Ball is Phi Lambda Omega - Memphis Chapter’s annual fundraiser. It also benefits several national initiatives and local community service programs.

This year’s event, The Emerald Ball, features a cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner, dancing, and much more. In addition, there will be live entertainment from Memphis’ acclaimed soul and R & B singer / songwriter Devin Crutcher.

Tickets are $65 - $100. Sponsorships are $200 - $1,000. Both tickets and sponsorships are available by clicking here or here. Donations are also accepted.

“Since 1908, our sorority has focused on education and scholastic achievement. We are appreciative to the community for supporting our efforts to provide scholarships to college-bound students,” said Janice Gray, President of the Phi Lambda Omega Memphis Chapter. “Contributions to the Emerald Ball provide opportunities for deserving high school seniors to further their education and aspire towards their goals."

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C., in 1908. It is the oldest Greekletter organization established by African-American college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha is comprised of more than 283,000 members in 986 graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, Liberia, the Bahamas,
the U.S. Virgin Islands, Germany, South Korea, Bermuda, Japan, Canada, and South Africa. Led by International President Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, Alpha Kappa Alpha is often hailed as “America’s premier Greek-letter organization for African American women.” For more information on Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and its programs, click here.

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