The Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. recently marked 95 years of service in the St. Louis metropolitan area with a celebration that honored area community leaders. The anniversary celebration “Legends and Leaders in the Community” recognized Harris-Stowe State University, Innovative Concept Academy, United Way of Greater St. Louis and the Salvation Army Midland Division. Monetary awards that ranged from $500 to $1000 were presented to the organizations.
“Like the organizations honored, Gamma Omega’s goal is to implement programs and activities that serve to benefit greater mankind,” said Coretta Bozeman, president of Gamma Omega.
Started in 1920, Gamma Omega is the third oldest graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is the first African-American sorority, founded in 1908 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC by and for college educated women.