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Senate Bill 2338

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    Florida Senate - 2004        (NP)                      SR 2338

    By Senators Wilson and Dawson





    33-42A-04

  1                    Senate Resolution No. ____

  2         A resolution recognizing Alpha Kappa Alpha

  3         Sorority, Inc.

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  5         WHEREAS, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., was founded

  6  at Howard University in Washington, D.C., in 1908, and

  7         WHEREAS, this Greek letter organization is the first

  8  sorority established by African-American college women, and

  9         WHEREAS, this sorority is an international organization

10  with approximately 250,000 members in over 900 chapters

11  extending across the United States, the Bahamas, Bermuda,

12  Great Britain, Germany, Korea, and the Virgin Islands, and

13         WHEREAS, many of these chapters are located in

14  communities and on college and university campuses in the

15  State of Florida, and

16         WHEREAS, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is committed

17  to community service and has made numerous contributions to

18  the educational, civic, and social lives of Florida's

19  citizens, and

20         WHEREAS, Linda White of Chicago, Illinois, is the

21  National President of this great sisterhood and leads the

22  250,000 women of this organization in the current

23  international program, "The SPIRIT of AKA," the acronym and

24  concept for Sisterhood, Service, Partnership, Innovation,

25  Respect, Involvement, and Technology, and

26         WHEREAS, Irene McCollom is the South Atlantic Regional

27  Director of this great sisterhood and leads members of the

28  sorority in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina, and

29         WHEREAS, Geraline Gilyard-Ingraham, an outstanding

30  Floridian, is the president of the largest chapter in Florida,

31  Gamma Zeta Omega, located in Miami, and

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    Florida Senate - 2004        (NP)                      SR 2338
    33-42A-04




 1         WHEREAS, Senator Frederica S. Wilson, a past South

 2  Atlantic Regional Director, and Senator Mandy Dawson are

 3  members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and

 4         WHEREAS, members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority in

 5  the State of Florida contribute thousands of volunteer hours

 6  implementing service programs in their respective communities,

 7  NOW, THEREFORE,

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 9  Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of Florida:

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11         That the members of the Florida Senate recognize the

12  commitment of members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., to

13  community service and express special appreciation for their

14  service in the State of Florida.

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