Years of Service Eta Lambda H A P P Y A N N I V E R S A R Y
You would expect different people to vary mer General President Ozell Sutton, the Brothers rededicated themselves to "the day in their reaction to the 75 th Anniversary when the measure of a man or woman will Celebration of Eta Lambda Chapter. But be his or her ability and not his or her race." there was also a consensus—an elegant, The Brothers also rededicated themselves impressive, and informative gala. to "securing the advances of the past, and the The Diamond Anniversay Banquet and obtainment of new freedoms, new levels of Dance attracted General Presidents, former human dignity, and new horizons, in the Chapter Presidents, City officials, County human experience of livofficials—generally, the ing, loving, and learning, leadership of Atlanta. free from the eroding General President effects of racism and Milton C. Davis and past hate." General Presidents T. Ten former chapter Winston Cole, Sr., James presidents of Eta Lambda Williams, and Ozell and 14 Brothers with 50 Sutton were on hand for years or more service in the May 13 event at Alpha were highlights of Atlanta Hilton and the evening. Former Towers. The star-studed chapter presidents gala included among its included Brothers participants the president Theodore Martin of Morehouse Medical Alexander, Jacob R. School, Brother Louis Henderson, Calvin Sullivan; Brother Brown, Milton White, Cornelius Henderson, Matthew Dawson, president and Dean of Robert A. Willis, Walter Gammon Theological Charter Members of Eta Lambda, Sullivan, Ronald Sims, Seminary; Fulton May 20, 1920 Larry Earvin, and Ronnie County Commissioners E. Jenkins. Brothers Michael Brother George K. Robinson is the curHigh tower and Brother Gordon Joyner. rent president of Eta Lambda Chapter. On hand also were the Atlanta Mayor Brother Waldon W E. Blanchet has been William Campbell, Brother Thomas W active with Alpha Phi Alpha for 67 years; Cole, Jr, president of Clark Adanta Brothers R. Edwin Thomas and Jacob R. University; Southern Region Vice President Henderson have been Alphas for 66 years; Robert A. Willis, Georgia District Director Brothers T. M. Alexander and Hugh M. Chester A. Wheeler, III, and Executive Gloster were initiated in 1930, 65 years ago; Director Darryl R. Matthews. and Brother Milton J. White and Marvin Master of Ceremonies duties were ably Riley were initiated in 1932. handled by former Atlanta Mayor Brother Other "Golden Brothers" of Eta Lambda Maynard H. Jackson. include: William A. Fowlkes, Asa G. Yancy, In a litany written for the occasion by for-
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Published on Jul 1, 1995
This magazine talks about the Alpha Renaissance Continues... Around The World Volume 80 • Number 2 • Summer 1995 AUCKLAND *A*nPOOCS * Hi.y *...