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Kappas convene for South Central meeting

Province Polemarch Willie F. Brooks Jr. has announced the Centennial Anniversary of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the convene of the 66th Province Council Meeting of the South Central Province in Memphis on Thursday through Sunday (March 24-27). Province Polemarch Willie F. Brooks Jr. has announced the Centennial Anniversary of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and the convene of the 66th Province Council Meeting of the South Central Province in Memphis on Thursday through Sunday (March 24-27).

The South Central Province comprises members from Kentucky, North Mississippi and Tennessee. The Centennial Hosts are the Memphis/Germantown Alumni – Beta Mu & Omicron Epsilon Chapters.

A Golf Tournament on at Pine Hill Golf Course will serve as the official kick-off for the weekend’s events, which are expected to bring several hundred delegates to the Memphis. The location of all events March 24-26, will be the Memphis Cook Convention Center and the Memphis Marriott Hotel.  

Centennial meeting highlights include the St. Jude Luncheon Tour, annual business sessions, public meeting, Red Carpet Social, Student of the Year Competition, elections and the annual Black and White Ball.  

“Sunday of Hope”, a collaboration of the South Central Province with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, will climax the celebration weekend at 9:30 a.m. at Greater Imani Church and Christian Center. The initiative asks churches to designate a single offering with proceeds going to St. Jude. The partnership has raised more than one million dollars for St. Jude, making Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity the largest contributor among African-American organizations to the hospital. The hospital has dedicated a mural to Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity on the wall outside the sickle cell research area.

The Centennial Public Meeting on Friday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center and the Sunday of Hope Ecumenical Service are open to the public.

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