FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Zeta Rho Omega Chapter in partnership with AKAdemic Foundation, Incorporated experienced a historical third straight sell out for its Annual Pink Ice Event: Pumps, Pearls, and Denim! This AKAmazing event honored local officials in the communities who are making a difference and raised funds to support our International Program Targets and Scholarships.
The more than 600 guests in attendance enjoyed dancing and dining in addition to honoring the following elected Mayors and Vice Mayors: Gloria Battle, Vice Mayor Deerfield Beach, Oliver Gilbert, Mayor Miami Gardens, Andrew Gillum, Former Mayor Tallahassee, Dale Holness, Vice Mayor Broward County, Brian C. Johnson, Vice Mayor West Park, Veronica Phillips, Vice Mayor Lauderdale Lakes, Matthew Pigatt, Mayor Opa Locka, Lyn Stoner, Mayor Plantation, Ken Thurston, Mayor Lauderhill, and Dean Trantalis, Mayor Fort Lauderdale.
Each of the tiered levels of sponsorship were named after one of the International Targets to increase awareness of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated’s focus for years 2019 -2022 in the various communities globally. Additionally, the sponsors supported a specific target and simultaneously promoted their company during the Digital Souvenir Journal, which was displayed during the event.
Jeannie B. Floyd, president, and Rosalind Osgood, second vice president, were beaming with pride to have another sold out fundraising event to support our numerous community service projects and scholarships. The ultimate goal is “Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service”, which has been evidenced by the chapter receiving various awards throughout the year for its service to all mankind!