SOUTHFIELD ALUMNI CHAPTER OF KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY, INC. TABLE OF CONTENTS. PART I - Background is general information that provides basic background information about the Chapter;
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PART I - Background is general information that provides basic background information about the Chapter;
PART II - Province Certification certifies that the Province of jurisdiction. This section must be signed by the Province Polemarch and the Keeper of Records.
PART III - Grand Chapter Certification certifies that the Chapter is in good standing with the Grand Chapter and meets the statutory requirements.
a. Political action
b. Social Action
c. Scholarship Support
D. Community Service
E. Financial Support of non-profit organizations
Goal 2: Nominate a well deserving Brother from Southfield Alumni Chapter for a Grand Chapter Award.
Result: The Southfield Alumni Chapter has successfully nominated Brother James Calvin McCray for the Laurel Wreath Award, in recognition of his extra-meritorious contributions to the Fraternity’s advancement, in the area of the Education Profession.
James Calvin McCray completed his military service and returned to the University of Illinois in 1946, became the President of the 1946 Beta Chapter Scroller Club and was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
James Calvin McCray regularly interacted with revered Founders of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., including Ezra D. Alexander, Byron K. Armstrong, Henry T. Asher, and Edward G. Irvin.
Through the Southfield Kappa Foundation, distribute over $15,000 in scholarships to college bound and returning students by July 2012.
Results: On Saturday, May 19th, 2012, the Southfield Kappa Foundation hosted its 23rd Annual Touch of K.L.A.S.S Scholarship Banquet at Pi Banquet Hall in Southfield. Sixteen high school and college students received $1000 scholarships and one student received a $500 scholarship. Since 1986, the Southfield Kappa Foundation has awarded
over $700,000 in scholarships.
Youth of the Banquet were treated to a dynamic key note address given by Brother Mikel Slater, VP of Global Human Resources for Meritor, Inc. Slater discussed the importance of Planning and gave a personal account of how his success was no accident.
Distribute over 250 food baskets to needy families for the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday.
Result: On Saturday, November 19, 2011 the Southfield Alumni Chapter hosted it’s annual Thanksgiving Food Drive at New Hope Baptist Church in Southfield. For the second consecutive year SAC provided Thanksgiving Food baskets to over 250 families. Baskets included a large turkey and all the trimmings. Channel 15 captured
and broadcasted the event on local cable access.
2. DESCRIBE BRIEFLY THE CHAPTER’S BUDGET; ITS DEVELOPMENT, SOURCES OF FUNDS; DISTRIBUTION OF RESOURCES AND RELATIONSHIP TO GOALS STATED IN ITEM #1
Creation of the annual chapter budget began in the various committee meetings held prior to the chapter’s annual planning retreat. Newly elected and returning officers met to identify chapter goals and objectives, begin the budget development process, and formulate the chapter planning retreat agenda. Committee goals, objectives, strategies, and expense estimates were formulated and a report was generated for presentation at the planning retreat.
The Southfield Alumni Leadership Planning Retreat was held on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Providence Professional Building. Each committee chairperson or representative presented his proposal to the chapter leadership team. The chapter leadership addressed the committee proposals that were given and prioritized each budget line item by vote. This process in turn helped to prioritize the chapter’s objectives.
The Keeper of Exchequer then linked the projected revenue and expense forecast with projected membership level forecasts. From there, budgetary funds were allocated against the prioritized chapter objectives.
Total Expense 18,500.00
The chapter’s Guide Right Program involved various activities with young men and women, including:
8. GIVE THE NAMES OF CHAPTER BROTHERS WHO HOLD AN ELECTIVE OR APPOINTIVE OFFICE OR COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP AT THE PROVINCE OR GRAND CHAPTER LEVEL (INDICATE HIS INVOLVEMENT)
4. DOES THE CHAPTER SPONSOR AN UNDERGRADUATE CHAPTER? IF SO, NAME THE UNDERGRADUATE CHAPTER AND GIVE A DESCRIPTION OF THE CHAPTER’S INTERACTION WITH THE CHAPTER. ALSO INCLUDE A STATEMENT ON ANY FINANCIAL SUPPORT PROVIDED TO THE CHAPTER. ATTACH A LETTER OF SUPPORT FROM THE UNDERGRADUATE CHAPTER
DESCRIBE THE CHAPTER’S INVOLVEMENT WITH PROGRAMS OF GOALS ANNOUNCED BY THE GRAND CHAPTER AND PROVINCE COUNCIL (INCLUDE NAMES OF PROGRAMS/GOALS).
Results: The Southfield Alumni Chapter’s Political and Social Action Committee has played an important part in keeping our members and citizens of Metropolitan Detroit informed about important political and social issues that impact them.
Financial Support included: