Members of the Gamma Sigma Omega chapter (GSO) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated attended the 65th South Atlantic Regional Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida from April 25th – 29th, 2018 where the chapter received regional recognitions. GSO received two First Place Awards – the Sonja W. Garcia Image Award and attendance; and a Runner-Up Award for the Environmental Ownership Target. These awards were presented for GSO’s outstanding community efforts to bring awareness through their service and commitment in addressing issues in the Savannah area.
In addition to these recognitions, GSO members Nicole Fields and Sylvia Perry received recognition for their 25th year of service and Carol H. Bell, Emma J. Conyers, Rebecca Cooper, and Lolita Hickman (in absentia) received recognition for their 50th years of service as members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
GSO is celebrating 75 years of service in Chatham County through its initiatives and partnerships. Under the leadership of Sheila B. Hutcherson, you are invited to join us on May 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at First African Baptist Church on the square for a “Faith and Memorial” service and May 26, 2018 to celebrate GSO achievements and milestones. This “Diamond and Pearl Affair” will be held at Savannah State University at 6:30 P.m. For more information visit Gamma Sigma Omega on Facebook. 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 Greek- letter organization established by African American college-educated women. Alpha Kappa Alpha is comprised of more than 290,000 members in 1,005 graduate and undergraduate chapters in the United States, Liberia, the Bahamas, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Germany, South Korea, Bermuda, Japan, Canada, South Africa and in the Middle East. Led by International President, Dr. Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, Alpha Kappa Alpha is often hailed as “America’s premier Greek-letter organization for African American women.”