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Program Initiatives that will enrich the quality of life for citizens

in both local and global communities and promote empowerment and peace by Launching New Dimensions of Service...

New Dimensions of Service

Leaning On Pearls through Optimism-Moving Forward!

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Reclamation Center

Are you a lost pearl and have a desire to get back into the swing of things? Our next chapter meeting will be held Saturday, November 15th at the Maple Heights Library Auditorium (5225 Library Lane, Maple Heights) at 10:30 am. Even if you cannot reactivate with us right away, we are ready to meet and guide you towards membership.

See you soon,
Cheryl Darden,
Membership Committee Chairman

Upcoming Meeting Dates

December 20, 2014 @ 10:30 a.m.(Maple Heights Library)

President's Message

President Jeanneth Taylor
Lambda Phi Omega Chapter

President, Jeanneth TaylorOn behalf of our small yet talented chapter of Cleveland, Ohio, I thank you for visiting Lambda Phi Omega's website.

Lambda Phi Omega Chapter was chartered March 18, 1978 in Cleveland, Ohio by diverse, business savvy, highly educated women. Since that time, we have grown in membership largely due to the richness of our charter members and their continued love and devotion to their meaning of P.E.A.R.L.S. We belong to the Great, Great Lakes Region of our sorority which is comprised of 90 graduate and undergraduate chapters consisting of Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, Western New York and Western Pennsylvania.

Our 29th International President, Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, requires the movement of “Launching New Dimensions of Service”. Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, through 986 local chapters, will have the opportunity to address community needs with programs in traditional and new target areas. The program features Five Target Areas, One Signature Program and Six Community Impact Days:

  • Target I: Educational Enrichment
  • Target II: Health Promotion
  • Target III: Family Strengthening
  • Target IV: Environmental Ownership
  • Target V: Global Impact

Signature Program: ASCEND (Educational Enrichment Target)

Achievement Self-Awareness Communication Engagement Networking Developmental Skills

Leaning On Pearls through Optimism-Moving Forward

Lambda Phi Omega of Alpha Kappa Alpha will continue to devote her time, talents and resources through the 2014-2018 Program Initiatives to serve the Greater Cleveland Community and the lives of those beyond our borders. Our Great Lakes Regional Director, Toni Kendrick, is set to lead with poise, vigor, and nourishment to the Graduate and Undergraduate chapters. She also welcomes all members to support our activities at both the local and national levels as we work together to advance the mission of our beloved organization.

"Leaning on Pearls through Optimism-Moving Forward" is the theme under Lambda Phi Omega’s current administration. It is the chapter's aspiration and vision to optimistically carry forth the standards that have been established by our International Office, Regional level and then to be executed by our chapter of both local and international programming. By continuing to use our tools, tangible and intangible, of our beautiful, resourceful and knowledgeable chapter of Lambda Phi Omega, we will foster and nurture those in our community that need us and we shall serve as a beacon of light to lead the way into the next century.


Jean Taylor
President, Lambda Phi Omega Chapter