Gamma Nu Omega Chapter Celebrates 82nd Anniversary and Black History Month

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(Columbia, SC) — In honor of Black History Month and the 82nd chapter anniversary of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Gamma Nu Omega Chapter, the Honorable Daniel J Rickenmann, Mayor of the City of Columbia, alongside several members of the Columbia City Council, has officially declared February 7, 2024, as Gamma Nu Omega Chapter Day. Established on February 7, 1942, Gamma Nu Omega Chapter has been a strong presence in the Columbia metropolitan area for over eight decades.

Pioneered by 17 forward-thinking and innovative sorority members under the guidance of Flossy M. Deadman, Gamma Nu Omega Chapter has seen 41 presidents at its helm who have led the charge in serving the residents of Columbia, South Carolina. The mission and vision of Gamma Nu Omega Chapter focuses on empowering professional, college-educated women to uplift the community through various services including health screenings, financial literacy programs, social justice initiatives, educational support, and voter registration drives.

Over the years, Gamma Nu Omega Chapter has dedicated close to $1 million in scholarship funds to local high school students, while also significantly contributing to the City of Columbia and Richland County through the annual Pink Ice GalaSM. Additionally, the chapter has generously donated to numerous nonprofit organizations as part of its commitment to community welfare.

As Gamma Nu Omega Chapter commemorates its 82nd year of service, it remains steadfast in its dedication to carrying forward the legacy of empowering and serving the residents of the Columbia metropolitan area.

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