Chapter Herstory

The FIRST Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapter to be chartered in the new millennium

The chapter, first conceived by Doris B. Kyle-Powell and organized with the charter members, the Dynamic Ladies of Pink and Green Pearls Interest group became PHI KAPPA OMEGA Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated on January 8, 2000, and also became the first Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter chartered in the new millennium.

Chartered in Evergreen Park, Illinois, the charter members are:

Doris Kyle-Powell
Marianne C. Stallworth, Ph.D
Pamela Rowland
Pamela D. Edwards
Melody C. Williams
Helen Fleming-Chatman
Yolanda Douglas
Julie Wheeler Fisher
Denise Gresham-Knox
Odas Nicholson*
Ayanna K. Fisher
Dr. Octavia Coleman
Lilla Lissamore-Wheeler*
Zenobia Owens
Antionette M. Rawls
*Deceased Member

Since 2000, Phi Kappa Omega Chapter has continued to be a “Service to All Mankind” in the Evergreen Park and Chicagoland communities. We have aggressively fought illiteracy, supported the arts, worked to improve our environment, awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships, impacted global communities through our philanthropic efforts; donated clothing, food, supplies, time and talent to numerous organizations and individuals. Phi Kappa Omega Chapter is committed to leaving a lasting legacy in the archives of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

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Phi Kappa Omega Chapter
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Oak Lawn, IL 60454

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