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August 15, 2019

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Congressman Bobby Scott, we need YOU! Have you heard about Ethel Hedgeman Lyle, Founder of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the women's organization movement, we know #SheDeservesaStamp 

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Founder Celebration

On Sunday February 25, 2018, the Ladies of Gamma Delta Omega Chapter celebrating Founders' Day 2018. 110 years of service to all mankind! 

One Million Backpacks

Service is what we do! The Ladies of Gamma Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated donated 300 backpacks to James Hurst Elementary School in Portsmouth, Virginia. The Principal is Mr. Barco. Thank you to our backpack partner AVID Education Program for their generous donation! 

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Sisterly Outing!

Gamma Delta Omega Sisterly outing! Norfolk State University's Theatre production of "Fences" Sisterhood begins with me. 

Membership Make me S.M.I.L.E

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The Ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, Gamma Delta Omega Chapter supporting the Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated, Epsilon Nu Lambda Chapter's MLK 14th Annual Scholarship Breakfast 

MLK Scholarship Breakfast

Childhood Hunger Awareness

In observance of Childhood Hunger Awareness Day, on Monday, October 16, 2017, the Family Strengthening Committee presented “Walking in the Promise Childcare Academy” with healthy snack bags. Each bag contained a bag of animal cookies, pretzels, fruit snacks, juice box, and a book. The books were a donation from the Book Drive Committee.

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Thanks to the canned food drive, held at Roger Brown’s during “Game Night,” sponsored by Sisterly Yours, our chapter donated approximately 175 nonperishable items to the Portsmouth Department of Social Services food closet.

2017 Tidewater Cluster

Health Fair

Gamma Delta Omega Annual Community Health Fair consisted of dynamic panel of women that shared their story of how to live with chronic health disease 

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GDO Kicking off the Health Fair with a stretching routine from AKA EJ Powell

GDO Health Fair Volunteers sharing lunch with New Life Church Net casters' Food Ministry

FishBowl Parade 2017

Gamma Delta Omega represented well today in the 70th Annual FishBowl Parade in Portsmouth, Va!

 

Celebrating "Earth Day"

On April 15, 2017, Gamma Delta Omega Partnered with the City of Portsmouth and Lowes to host a free drive-thru recycling event. Local Residents were able to come dispose of hazardous waste and household electronics.

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Check out GDOs own Environmental Ownership Chairman Ruth McLeod, spreading awareness and the importance of Recycling on Local News Station  13 News Now

On April 22, 2017, Gamma Delta Omega Participated with Keep Portsmouth Beautiful in the Great American Clean -Up by cleaning our Adopt-A-Spot Site!

On April 17, 2017, Gamma Delta Omega Partnered with Douglas  Park Elementary School Second Grade class to help celebrate Earth Day!!

 

Mental Health Awareness

In partnership with NAMI, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.,Gamma Delta Omega and Lambda Gamma Omega Chapters partnered together to help expand mental health education and awareness.

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HBCUs Rock!

On February 18, 2017, Gamma Omega Delta members engaged ASCEND students by celebrating several Historically Black College and Universities.

 

Pink Goes Red

AKA Impact Day

Gamma Delta Omega Chapter members and friends participated in a full day of community activities in support of Heart Health Awareness.

 

Events were held at the Portsmouth Senior Station presented by the American Heart Association, followed by an evening at Roger Brown Restaurant.  

Echoes of Joy

On January 28, 2017, Twenty Pearls Inc., Gamma Delta Omega Chapter along with A.S.C.E.N.D volunteered at the community event Echoes of Joy in Portsmouth, VA.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Gamma Delta Omega participated in a Community Service Event to highlight Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated Global Impact Day, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Members served as hostesses/ushers at the Martin Luther King Jr. "I Have A Dream' Annual Breakfast sponsored by Church and Community in Action. MLK Day of Service is observed as a National Day of Service - A 'Day ON, Not A Day OFF'.

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Sisterly Yours Presents "Hidden Figures"