Mu Phi Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Announces 2011 Mardi Gras Contestants


The Brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated will present their Mardi Gras 2011 Contestants, this Friday at the Savannah Civic Center Arena from 8p.m.-2:30 a.m. Tables are $250.00 and Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $35.00 at the door. This is a BYOB affair.

This year’s contestants are Denise Parker, Tabatha Crawford-Roberts, Joye Mosely, and Janine Neal.

Denise Renee’ Parker is Savannah native with strong family ties to the community. She is the daughter of Dorothy Parker- Zeigler and the late Clarence Parker. She is a mother of one daughter, Briana. She is a 1993 graduate of Windsor Forest High School. She received a Bachelor’s of Social Work from Savannah State University, a Master’s of Public Administration from Georgia Southern University, and a Master’s of Counseling/ Psychology from University of West Alabama. She is pursuing her certification to become a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is employed St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System as a Clinical Social Worker. Denise is very active in the Savannah community. She volunteers with a project that feeds 200+ individuals in Forsyth Park. She is a dedicated volunteer with the Girl Scouts. Denise also developed a community project to refurbish computers to donate to those who are in need.

The second contestant is Tabatha Crawford- Roberts. Tabatha is the daughter of Benny L. Crawford Sr. and the late Beverly Ann Henley- Crawford. Tabatha is married to Jahman Keith Roberts Sr. and is the mother of two Beverly and Jahman. Tabatha is a 1997 graduate of A.E. Beach High School. She received a Bachelor and Masters of Science Degree in Social Work from Savannah State University. Tabatha is a community advocate for atrisk youth and families. In 2009 she received the “Biggest Giver in the Community” from the Tom Joyner Morning Show. Tabatha has been honored for three consecutive years for “Volunteer of the Year” at her alma mater A.E. Beach High School. Tabatha is the founder of BOAT “Beating the Odds All Together” a program that was developed in 2007 to assists students and families at eliminating edu- cational barrier for success.

The third contestant is Joye Mosley. Joye is a graduate of Groves High school and has Bachelor of Nursing Degree from Armstrong Atlanta State University. She currently works for both Memorial and St. Josephs Candler Hospital as a floating nurse. Her hobbies include traveling, working out and tennis.

Our fourth contestant is Janine Neal. Janine is a native of Xenia, Ohio and has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Valdosta State University and Masters Degree from Cambridge College. For the past ten years she has been a teacher in the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System. Janine is very passionate about education and teaching. Her hobbies include shopping, traveling and reading.

Proceeds from this event support the Mu Phi Chapter’s scholarship fund and other programs such as American Diabetes and other charitable organizations.

In the year 1926, a group of Omega Men banded together in order to establish a graduate chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity in Savannah , Georgia . A chapter was granted on April 7, 1926 and was named Mu Phi chapter.

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