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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Theta Theta Omega Chapter Founders’ Day 2001 Committee Report - October 7, 2000 Sorors Ouida Brown and Billie Rayford, Co-Chairs
The Founders’ Day 2001 Committee met at 7:00 p.m. at the North Area Service Center on Thursday, October 5, 2000.
Committee members present: Kaweeda Adams
Darlene Hancock
Ethel Archibald
Barbara Kirkland
Dawn Barnes
Amanda McWilliams
Gwen Bartlett
Carolyn Parks
Marian Bums
Frances Perry
Shirley Carroll
Quin Rivers
Jackie Hall
Sharon Savage
Ashley Tisdale, Kappa Xi
The committee makes the following recommendations:
Date: March 24, 2001
Location: Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort located at 10325 Nu-Wav Kaiv
Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89124
Deposit for reservation of facility: $750.00
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Theme: Blazing New Trails - We Are the Leaders
Attendance goal: 300
Guest Speaker: Soror Rosalind Barnes Griffin, MD of Detroit, Ml
Past Supreme Grammateus and Past Supreme Second Anti- Basileus
Cost per person: $30.00 Chapter currently has 80 sorors
Theta Theta Omega Budget: $200 + $47.84(Y2K carryover) = $247.84
300 tickets @ $30.00
= $9,000.00
300 meals (® $20.00
= $6,000.00
= $1,000.00
Printing (tickets & programs)
= $ 400.00
Souvenirs ($1.25/guest)
= $ 375.00
= $ 100.00
= $ 250.00
Soror/Community Recognition Awards
= $ 400.00
Comp Meals (Total 6)
Arts Award Recipient (2)
Humanities Award Recipient (2) Guest Speaker (2)
= $ 180.00
= $8,705.00
= $ 295.00
cd 2'00
Each soror will be assessed two
(2) tickets at $30.00 each.
Each soror will receive four tickets (more if they would like) at the December meeting. Sorors will need to sign for all tickets received.
Ticket money must be submitted to Soror Barbara Kirkland. Soror Kirkland will then submit the money to the Pecunious Grammateus.
The committee will not issue refunds or credits for guests who do not attend even in cases of emergency. Once the meals are guaranteed, the chapter is obligated to pay the cost of the meal. Therefore, the budget cannot absorb the additional cost. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
Sub-committee chairpersons:
Memorabilia Display:
Graphics Design:
Soror Shirley Carroll
Soror Frances Perry
Soror Barbara Kirkland
Soror Amanda McWilliams
Soror Donnyss Rucker
Soror Ethel Archibald
Soror Jackie Hall
Soror Annette Craighead
Soror Quin Rivers
Soror Kaweeda Adams
Soror Darlene Hancock
Sorors Rhoda Anderson, Marian Burns,
Carolyn Parks
Sorors Ouida Brown and Billie Rayford
Next meeting date is November 2, 2000 at 6:30 p.m. Location is the North Area Service Center, 3925 N. MLK Blvd., N. Las Vegas, NV 89031 in the Hidden Canyon Plaza. Phone number is 799-6200.
I move that the Founders' Day Committee report be accepted as read with:
an approval of an assessment of two tickets per soror at a cost of $30.00 per ticket for the 2001 Founders Day luncheon
An allotment of $247.84 to cover the expenses noted in the report.
Advance the $750.00 deposit for the facility rental at Las
Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. V7 .
Respectfully submitted, Sorors Billie Rayford and Ouida Brown
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Founders’ Day 2000 Committee Report
From January 31, 2000, 7:00 p.m.
The Founders’ Day Committee met at the home of Soror Kaweeda G. Adams on Friday, January 31, 2000, at 7:00 p.m. Those committee members present were:
Committee Members
Ouida Brown
Marian D. Burns
Clair Hart
Wilhelminia Lee
Carolyn Parks
Barbara Kirkland
Frances Pprry
Billie Rayford
Edna States
Kaweeda G. Adams, Chair
*Names in bold denote those present at the meeting.
Theme: Alpha Kappa Alpha: Stepping into the New Millennium
Date: ‘Saturday, February 26, 2000, at 2:00 p.m. in the Augusta/Pebble Beach room
*The rededication is at 1:00 p.m. in the Merion room
‘The room is reserved from 12 noon - 5 p.m.
Location: The Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino
Joint w/ Kappa Xi ‘Volunteers to sponsor Kappa Xi at cost ($20.00) are needed. Please see me at the end of the meeting.
Menu: Mixed green salad w/dressing
Grilled Chicken and Shrimp Yakatori: 6oz. Fresh chicken breast w/two large grilled shrimp Fresh vegetable Wild rice blend pilaf Rolls w/ butter Deli style cheesecake
‘Special dietary needs will need to be submitted when money is turned in and tables selected.
Attire Dais: White Sorors: Pink or Green
Subcommittee assignments:
Decorations/ Invitations: Soror Billie
Awards/Presentations: Soror Billie and Soror Wilhelmina
Certificates for Kappa Xi
Arts and Humanities: 2 recipients this year (plaques) Plaque for Thelma Tyree Award ‘Nominations at the December meeting ‘Voting will take place at the January meeting Recognition to the recipient of the Lois Ice Award
Floral arrangements/corsages: Soror Carolyn and Soror Billie
Speaker: Soror Xernona Clayton of Atlanta, GA
Assistant Corporate Vice President for Urban Affairs for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. She is one of the highest ranking female employees in TBS. She serves as a liaison between the corporation and civic groups. See attached biographical information.
Courtesies for Speaker: Soror Frances
Memorabilia table: Soror Ouida - Those sorors who signed up are to bring their parpphernalia at
12:45 p.m. so that we may have time to arrange the display. Certificates/Program: Soror Marian
Souvenirs: Kappa Xi - Looking into a crystal/glass paper weight with a commemorative logo for Founders’ Day 2000.
Tickets (distribution process): Soror Barbara
‘All ticket money must be submitted to Soror Barbara. Soror Barbara will then submit money to Soror Marian.
*Each soror will be assessed two tickets at $25.00 each.
Table arrangements: Soror Barbara
‘Upon paying for tickets sold/tables, Tables/seats will be selected by sorors. Sorors will identify their location and sign up for their table. At the luncheon, tables will be numbered and hostesses will seat guests and sorors according to the layout of the tables and the number assigned at the time ticket money was turned in.
Sorors, we will not issue refunds or credits for guests who do not attend even in cases of emergency, etc. Any residual funds will be placed back into the Founders’ Day budget so that we may continue to have a quality event.
Extra Guests:
Sorors, please emphasize to your guests that if they must commit/pay by the time we have taken a final count in order for us to seat them.
Comps: Speaker (2)
Arts and Humanities (4)
Volunteers to sponsor Kappa Xi (at cost)
Hotel arrangements: Soror Kaweeda
PowerPoint Presentation: Soror Marian and Soror Kaweeda
Sorors, we need volunteers to assist with the seating of our guests. Please see me at the end of the meeting and/or sign the list that is circulating if you are willing to assist with the seating of our guests. Hostesses will need to arrive at the Augusta/Pebble Beach room by 1:30 p.m. The rededication is directly across the hall in the Merion room. The dedication begins at 1:00 p.m. and should be completed by 1:30 p.m. Please move quickly to the Augusta/Pebble Beach room so that we may seat our guests promptly. There is a sign up sheet circulating for those sorors who wish to assist with the seating of our guests.
Next Founders’ Day Committee mtg. will be on Monday, January 21, 2000 at 7:00 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Soror Kaweeda G. Adams
Founders’ Day 2000 Chair
As Assistant Corporate Vice President for Urban Affairs for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.. Xcrncna Clayton is one of the highest ranking female cmpl in TBS, She serves as liaison between the corporation and civic groups tn Atlanta and across the country.
Previously, she was Vice President of Public Affairs for TBS SuperStation. Ms. Clayton joined the SuperStatien in 1979 as a part-time documentary specials producer and has served Turner Broadcasting System in a number of capacities over the years. She began hosting Open i’p, a public affairs television program, in January J981, and became the weekly program’s full-time host/produecr in Novcmlx-r of the same year. In 1982. Xernona was named Ctxtrdinaior of Minority Affairs and served as the company’s liaison with the minority communities and organizations. During her years in the Public Affairs Department. she created numerous award-winning productions.
Prior to joining WTBS. Ms. Cay-ton was the nationally acclaimed host of 7 he Xernortu Cfavton Shim-, j feature on WAGA-TV, CBS affiliate in Atlanta. Beginning her broadcast career in 1967. she became the South’s first Black person to have her own television show.
Xernona, a native of Muskogee, Oklahoma, received her B.8. degree from Tennessee State University and taught in the public schools of Chicago and I,os Angeles prior to moving to Atlanta, where she accepted a position uh th the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and worked closely with the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ms. Clayton also traveled extensively with *Mrs. Coretta Scott King on her nationwide concert tours.
Dedicated to promoting racial understanding. Xernona Clayton has been a leader in civic projects and civil rights activities for several years. In 1966, she coordinated the activities of Atlanta's Black doctors in a project called Doctors* Committee for Implementation, which resulted in the desegregation of all hospital facilities in Atlanta, This project served as a model and a pilot for other states throughout the country and received national honor from the National Medical Association for its impact
Her persistent fight against the dragons of prejudice and bigotry was never more apparent than in 1968, when the Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan denounced the Klan and credited Xernona',s influence with the change.
Much honored for her community service and volunteer work as well us professional achievement. Ms. Clayton has received innumerable awards, including the American Spirit Award in 1987, the highest military honor bestowed on a civilian by the United States Air force Recruiting Service. She has Ix-cn selected as one of the “Top 100 Black Business and Professional Women" by Dollars & Sense magazine (W85). named “Essence Woman” by Essence magazine (1987) and called one of the “Top 100 Most Promising Black Women in Corporate America" by Ebony magazine ('991).
A member of many professional organizations, including American Women in Radio and Television. National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, National Association of Media Women, Nation;:' Association of Black Journalists, National Association for Female Executives, National .As-tociation of Minorite Media Executives and others, she also serves on many boards, including the NAACP and the Urban league. As governor of Georgia, former President Jimmy Carter appointed Xernona to Georgia's Motion Picture and I elevision Commission. She became the first Black and the first woman to serve on the initial beard.
Ms. Clayton is married to Judge Paul L. Brady.
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Founders’ Day Committee Report January 8, 2000
The Founders’ Day Committee met at 1:00 p.m. on January 8, 2000.
Display table: Sorors are to sign up at the end of the meeting. Sign up sheet will be here with Soror Ouida Brown or myself.
Thelma Tyree Award: Sorors will need to vote. The ballot will be presented and Sorors are to vote on one soror that you feel is most deserving of this award. The form needs to be returned to Billie Rayford.
Distribution of tickets: At the end of the meeting, Soror Barbara Kirkland for your tickets. Sorors will be able to sign up for tables. All money for Founders’ Day will need to be turned in to Soror Barbara. Soror Barbara will turn in the money to Soror Marian.
Respectfully submited, Soror Kaweeda G. Adams
Founders’ Day Chair