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Press Conference Announcing Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.’s 83 rd Grand Chapter Meeting and Convention July 18-22, 2017, Orlando, Fla.

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Date-Time: ·Friday, July 15, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. – noon
Place:

 

·Lake Eola Amphitheater, 101 N. Rosalind Avenue, downtown Orlando, Fla.  32801
Speakers:

 

·Thomas L. Battles Jr., Grand Polemarch (president), Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

·Ernest Brown, executive director, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity

·Tony Foster, immediate past Polemarch, Orlando Alumni Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and co-chairman, 83rd Grand Chapter Meeting Local Planning Committee

·Kevin Johnson, chairman, National Meeting Planners Committee, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity

·Travers Johnson, associate director, Sales, Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Convention Properties

·Sen. Geraldine Thompson, D-Orlando

·Bryan Nelson, vice mayor and commissioner, Orange County

·Victoria Siplin, commissioner, Orange County

·Sara Sprinkel, vice mayor, City of Winter Park

·Erick Wicker, Polemarch, Winter Park Alumni Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and co-chairman, 83rd Grand Chapter Meeting Local Planning Committee

Contact: ·Marcus Riggins mriggins@gmail.com  (407) 575-4093

·Stuart Doyle stuart_9@hotmail.com     (407) 538-1785

 

About Kappa Alpha Psi

Founded in 1911, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. has more than 150,000 members worldwide and 700-plus college and alumni chapters.  Local chapters include Orlando Alumni, established in 1947, and Winter Park Alumni, in 1992.  The undergraduate Lambda Omega Chapter at the University of Central Florida received its charter in 1983.

Nationally, the fraternity is highly regarded for wide variety of programs that benefit the communities of its members.  The services aid children, families and others through the provision of economic services, youth guidance and merit, need-based college scholarships and much more.

Initiatives among the Central Florida chapters have ranged from Orlando Alumni’s free money management/debt eliminator workshops to Winter Park Alumni’s computer camp for middle and high school students.  Both chapters annually award scholarships to college-bound seniors and sponsor Kappa League youth mentorship programs as part of the fraternity’s national Guide Right initiative.

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