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File #: 0381X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/29/2018 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate the 107th Anniversary of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Recognize and Celebrate the 107th Anniversary of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

 

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WHEREAS, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity was founded on November 17th, 1911 on the campus of  Howard University in Washington, D.C., becoming the first international fraternal organization founded on the campus of a historically black college; and

 

WHEREAS, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity has grown to more than 700 chapters across the United States and world, with each chapter actively engaging in the community with initiatives focused on education, civil rights, health, and housing; and

 

WHEREAS, Omega Charities is recognized throughout the nation for providing quality programming to at-risk youth and as an advocate for professional mentoring, job training and referral, disaster relief for the disadvantaged, and support to the elderly and homeless; and

         

WHEREAS, throughout its storied history, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity has developed leadership, promoted academic excellence, and encouraged community service from its members; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby recognize the 107th anniversary of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and its ongoing contributions in the Columbus community.