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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Theta Theta Omega Chapter health committee/National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer, Las Vegas coalition (NBLIC) reports







From the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Theta Theta Omega Chapter Records (MS-01014) -- Chapter records file.

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man001878. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Theta Theta Omega Chapter Records, 1965-2015, MS-010104. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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MEMORANDUMTO:Theta Theta Omega Chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.FROM:Dorothy M. JohnsonHealth Committee Chair/National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer, Inc. (NBLIC), LAS VEGAS CHAPTERDATE:Saturday, May 5,2001The public program was considered a success with Soror Norma mesmerizing the audience with her speech on health. Our evaluations were quite surprising with so many rating us as excellent. We have six telephone calls to make as requested follow-ups...funding opportunities, Clark County Social Services wants to know how they can become more involved, program for middle schools and more.I had our photographer make us a 2001 collage of the conference and our video expert do a tape of Soror Norma speech. They are available for loan to the sorority as needed.I am in the process of writing a grant proposal to the Office of Minority Health, Rockville, MD requesting funds for opening a Community Health Resource Center in the Las Vegas Enterprise Zone area. I will and am requesting support letters from all who requested follow-up including Sorors Billie and Kaweeda.We will have a booth at the Nucleus Plaza Juneteeth 16th celebration.We will be on vacation July and August.This memo is for information only.
T..... October 6, 2001
TO: Theta Theta Omega Chapter
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
FROM: Dorothy M. Johnson
National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer, Inc. (NBLIC),
Las Vegas Coalition
SUBJECT: October 2001 Report
I attended a meeting of the Women’s Health Connection on Monday, September 17th at
AHEC Offices and I am scheduled for another meeting on Monday, October 15th;
Appeared on KCEP-FM on the Community Partners in Health Program speaking on the
history of NBLIC on Tuesday, September 18th and will appear again on Tuesday, October
16th speaking on Breast Cancer;
Held the regular meeting of NBLIC on Wednesday, October 3rd at the W. Las Vegas
I remind you of the HIV-Aids Conference on November 1st — 2nd and the EOB Health
Fair scheduled on Saturday, November 3rd at their facilities near the Veterans’ Bldg.
NBLIC will be participating.
We have received verbal confirmation from Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Los Altos Hills,
CA of a grant for 2002 in the amount of $2,500 toward our tentative April 2002 health
program and written communication from our Western Regional Office of $1,000 and up
toward our daily expenses. Our Western Regional Director, Carolyn Williams is
scheduled to visit us at our November meeting. At that time, she will facilitate a
workshop for us on “Down Home Healthy Living”.
Since this is National Breast Cancer Month, we are happy to present to you a health
booth on breast cancer located in the back of the room.