Zeta Rho Omega Chapter 60th anniversary ‘A Diamond Legacy’ and 2015 Top Hat Salute
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Zeta Rho Omega Chapter celebrated its 60th Anniversary and 2015 Top Hat Salute to Women of Distinction & Men of Excellence on April 26, 2015 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. There were over 800 business, education, government, policy and nonprofit leaders in attendance to honor our 60th anniversary.
The attendees enjoyed the event and all proceeds raised will support the Zeta Rho Omega Chapter’s community service initiatives: Educational Enrichment, Health Promotion, Family Strengthening, Environmental Ownership, and Global Impact.
The Honorable Frederica S. Wilson, United States Congresswoman, 24th District presented to JoeAnn Fletcher, president, of Zeta Rho Omega Chapter, a proclamation for exemplary service in the community. Commissioner Barbara Sharief, presented a proclamation to the chapter and keys to the county to the “Golden Sorors “of Zeta Rho Omega Chapter: Betty Smith, Winfred Graham, Zarline Scott, Yvonne Grant Johnson, Rebecca Williams, Millicent Sworn, Annie Ruth Rawls and Cecelia Hayes, pro-viding over 50 plus years of, “Service to All Mankind”.
Anthony Anderson, Master of Ceremony, actor and comedian from the sitcom Blackish was a “big hit” and dazzled the audience with his wit, charm and humor.
Special thanks to our sponsors: Miami Dolphins Foundations, Coventry Healthcare, United Way of Broward County, Broward College North, VITAS Healthcare, Mount Olive Baptist Church, Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, Broward Health, Boyd Funeral Home, Dr. Dwight Wilson, Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County, Caresource South Florida, Gamma Zeta Omega Chapter, and the Crockett Foundation.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the oldest Greek letter Sorority was founded on Jan. 15, 1908 at Howard University. On April 16, 1955, Zeta Rho Omega Chapter was one of the first Greek chapters chartered in Broward County.