Bill Text: VA HR4016 | 2019 | 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Commending Omicron Chi Omega.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-07-09 - Bill text as passed House (HR4016ER) [HR4016 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-HR4016-Enrolled.html

Commending Omicron Chi Omega.


Agreed to by the House of Delegates, July 9, 2019

WHEREAS, Omicron Chi Omega, a chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, is an active part of the Prince William County community dedicated to making a positive impact on society and continuing the sorority's mission of "service to all mankind"; and

WHEREAS, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has existed for 111 years and has 1,024 chapters and nearly 300,000 members in more than 55 nations and all 50 states; Omicron Chi Omega has served Prince William County and the surrounding communities for 34 years; and

WHEREAS, Omicron Chi Omega was chartered on May 19, 1985, under the leadership of Barbara W. Davis; and

WHEREAS, Omicron Chi Omega hosts a variety of local programs in conjunction with the Ivy Foundation of Greater Prince William County, Inc., including the Little Miss AKA Pageant, Gospel Fest, and the Big Hat Brunch; and

WHEREAS, Omicron Chi Omega has received many local community awards as well as national recognition for its involvement in the Back to School/Stay in School program, Sexual Assault Victims Advocacy Service, and Action in Community Through Service, and its support for the American Heart Association; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Omicron Chi Omega hereby be commended on the occasion of its 34th anniversary in 2019; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Omicron Chi Omega as an expression of the House of Delegates' admiration for the organization's legacy of service to the community.