Scholarship, Scholarship, Scholarship! Omega Omicron Zeta is thrilled to announce that we raised over $1,200 for our very first Scholarship Fundraiser! We “cruised for a cause” with Victory Canaveral Casino Cruise to raise money for our Zetas Encouraging Higher Learning Scholarship Fund. We had an amaZing evening with all of our guests who sailed with us. Thank you to everyone who supported this event, both near and far!
The outstanding women of Omega Omicron Zeta consider it a great privilege and honor to be able to provide financial support to the youth of Brevard County in reaching their educational goals! We are pleased to say that we will be offering scholarships at the start of the 2016 – 2017 academic year.
We’ll keep you posted for more opportunities to contribute to our scholarship fund.
When our National Headquarters issued a call to action in response to the recent events surrounding killings of young people of color; Omega Omicron Zeta answered that call.
On March 12th, we partnered with the Rockledge Police Department and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Kappa Chi Sigma Chapter for a community workshop entitled “Law & Order – Successful Interactions with Law Enforcement.”
The event was a huge success as we strived to strengthen communication and trust amongst the community and our public safety officials. Omega Omicron Zeta achieved our goal for the evening – To engage the community and educate all on the importance of positive interactions.
There were over 80 guests in attendance, including youth, parents, political officials, pastors and local business owners! We'd like to say "Thank you!" for being present and showing an interest in making relations better within our community.
Click HERE to see an article about the event. Link may not be permanent.
It’s been a while since our last blog so we’ll share just a few highlights during the holiday season…
With various activities listed on our “to-do“ calendar, we kicked the season off in showing solidarity with March of Dimes (MOD), an organization whose mission is geared towards the health of babies, by wearing purple on November 17th in support of Prematurity Awareness Day. Because we respect the work of MOD and value our relationship with them, our chapter, QOZ, will participate in a March for Babies walk in April 2015. This is extremely important to us so please stay tuned for more information about how you can help us reach our goal of raising $1500.
In other news, Sorors Tamara Murray and Michelle Vance attended the Southeastern Regional Conference in Charleston, South Carolina from November 20th – November 23rd. This amaZing experience allowed two outstanding women to represent our outstanding chapter and connect with other sorors in the Southeastern Region. There’s no mistake about it, our region lives up to the “Proud History of Being ‘Second to None’ in Zeta!”
Next, there is no better way to celebrate the holidays than giving back to our beloved community! During the entire month of November, we launched our canned goods and non-perishable food drive, and we are delighted to announce that we collected over 300 food items! As in years past, the collaborative efforts of Promiseland Baptist Church and QOZ yielded hot meals for the needy during the Thanksgiving Care to Share event on November 27th. The Omega Omicron Zeta chapter is humbled, yet thrilled, that we were able to serve 575 meals, touching the lives of our fellow Brevard County residents.
Finally… We turned two!!!! On December 2, 2012, the Omega Omicron Zeta chapter was chartered because of the work of six BLUtiful women who came together and remedied the problem of no official representation of Zetas in the Brevard County area. Although all of the original six are no longer here, we thank them and we honor them for the opportunity to serve our community under the umbrella of our illustrious organization, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., by moving forward and continuing to do the work of ZETA!!!
Well, this is it for the glance over the holidays. Omega Omicron Zeta will be buZy this year. We look forward to sharing our LOVE for ZETA and our BREVARD COMMUNITY with you!
Happy New Year!