Pi Omicron Omega
Welcome to our Chapter Updates page. On this page we will highlight upcoming events, past events and chapter activities as well as showcase the wonderful things our chapter and chapter members have done. Additional chapter update content can be found on our social media sites.
May 4, 2023
Uplift Our Local Community: Alamance-Burlington School System Closet Supply Drive
Our Uplift Our Local Community Committee, in collaboration with Omicron Epsilon @ Elon University, organized a basic and personal needs supply drive during our May joint chapter meeting. The supplies were donated to the Alamance Burlington School System's supply closet, where they would be available to students and families. About 600 items were collected, including toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap/body wash, hair products, and laundry detergent.
We are thankful for the opportunity to serve the students of ABSS and our local community.
April 23, 2023
Advocate for Social Justice: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Wreath Laying Ceremony
On April 1st, some members of our Advocate for Social Justice/Connections Committee attended the Wreath Laying Ceremony at the statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The ceremony, sponsored by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition of Alamance County, was at Mayco Bigelow Community Center. Our chapter member, Catherine Smith (left), is President of the Coalition; seen here with chapter members Lizzie Alston (middle) and Valarie Enoch (right).
Dr. King's Assassination. Background: On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated by a sniper's bullet while standing on the second-floor balcony of his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.
March 27, 2023
2023 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
A MARvelous time was had this weekend in Raleigh, NC at the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference! The Pi Omicron Omega chapter, along with 5,000+ other sorority members engaged in an impactful weekend where we celebrated sisterhood and service to all mankind. #70&Marvelous #70thMARC #SoaringWithAKA #PiOmicronOmegaAKA #AKA1908
February 9, 2023
An Evening with Sunny Hostin
Thursday evening members of Pi Omicron Omega attended the Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series presented by Elon University School of Law. This lecture involved Sunny Hostin from ABC’s The View. Sunny’s conversation was engaging and inspiring. A great time to fellowship with sisters and learn about Sunny’s legal and television journey.
January 1, 2023
MLK Day of Service 2023
Join Pi Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in a day of service on Saturday January 14, 2023 for a Gallon4Gallon Food & Supply Drive with Allied Churches. We will be at 206 N. Fisher St. in Burlington,NC from 10AM-12Noon collecting gallon size food items and cleaning supplies.
Requested items include gallon size containers of : green beans, sweet peas,/English peas, corn, Fabuloso cleaner, LA Awesome cleaner. Other brands of cleaning supplies and smaller sizes will be accepted.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
MLK Day of Service 2022: Event Change**
The MLK Day of Service is Monday, January 17, 2022. This year, Pi Omicron Omega is a co-sponsor for a community Drive-Thru Food Drive. Please assist us in helping the Alamance County community by donating food items.
Due to impending inclement weather, the date of this event has changed. There are now two ways to donate this weekend at various locations. Additional details are provided below.
Friday, January 14, 2022
United Way of Alamance County
220 East Front Street, Burlington, NC 27217
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Sertoma Building at Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park
849 Sharpe Road, Burlington, NC 27217
#AKA1908 #PiOmicronOmegaAKA #MidAtlanticAKA #MLKDay2022 #MLKDayOfService2022 #ServiceToAllMankind
Sunday, January 2, 2022
Happy New Year from Pi Omicron Omega!
A Year of Service in Review. Happy New Year from Pi Omicron Omega! #AKA1908 #PiOmicronOmegaAKA #MidAtlanticAKA #HappyNewYear #HappyNewYear2022 #ServiceToAllMankind
Monday, December 20, 2021
Pi Omicron Omega Adopts a Local Family for Christmas
In the spirit of Christmas and giving, the ladies of Pi Omicron Omega partnered with the Delta Lambda Lambda chapter of Omega Psi Phi to adopt a local family for Christmas. Clothes, household items, and toys were purchased, wrapped, and delivered to the family. We are truly blessed to be able to be a blessing to this family. We wish everyone a wonderful and safe holiday!
Sunday, November 14, 2021
Soles4Souls Shoe Drive 2021
On Sunday, November 14th, the Pi Omicron Omega chapter hosted a Shoe Drive-Thru to collect shoes to donate to the Soles4Souls organization. The Mid-Atlantic Region put out a challenge to collect shoes and the Pi Omicron Omega chapter happily accepted. Our goal was to collect 125 pairs of shoes. Due to the generosity of POO members and members of our beloved Burlington community we collected 845 pairs of shoes!!!!
THANK YOU to all who donated shoes for this project. We also want to acknowledge Biscuitville for providing 'free biscuit' cards for all shoe drive participants.
*Find additional images in our galleries of this event.*