Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Mid-Atlantic Region, Charter Day for the Cultured Pearls of the James

4/22/2017

WHEREAS, the International Body (the Directorate) of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, has approved the newest chapter of the sorority in the Mid-Atlantic Region; and

WHEREAS, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, Ms. Joyce Henderson, supports and endorses the work of the region and the chapters of this historic sorority, under her purview and care; and

WHEREAS, the communities of Eastern Henrico, New Kent, and Charles City Counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia have unmet service needs for its families and children; and

WHEREAS, 30 courageous women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, saw a need to assist and serve the above mentioned counties and communities; and

WHEREAS, the new chapter of this 109 year old sorority is chartered on this day, Saturday, April 22, 2017;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize April 22, 2017, as ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INCORPORATED, MID-ATLANTIC REGION, CHARTER day FOR THE CULTURED PEARLS OF THE JAMES in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.

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