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Brother Vincent Ferguson, Brother Khari Cyrus, Brother Michael Boykin, Brother Voris McBurnette, Brother Byron D. Putman, Brother Ulysses S.G. Sweeney, IV,
and Brother Dr. Lathan E. Turner.
Sixth District of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
brings home international awards
SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? The Sixth District of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.
received several International Awards during the 2015 Leadership Conference.
North Carolina State University Student Body President Brother Khari Cyrus, of the
Kappa Lambda Chapter, was awarded the Herman Dreer Leadership Award and received
a $6,000 scholarship. Cyrus is also the second vice sixth district representative.
Brother Michael Boykin, of the Iota Iota Chapter - Raleigh, was named the
Undergraduate Advisor of the Year. Boykin is the adviser of Kappa Lambda Chapter at
North Carolina State University.
Lt. Col. Brother Voris McBurnette, also of the Iota Iota Chapter - Raleigh, received
the Col. Charles Young Military Award. Colonel Young was elected the second Honorary
Brother in the fraternity. He died on Jan. 8,1922 in Africa. Brother Young is still regarded
as a great military leader and a role model for all Omega Men.
The Kappa Alpha Chapter was named the International Chapter of the Year during the
Leadership Conference. Kappa Alpha Chapter is located in Rock Hill, S.C.
The Sixth District is comprised of all graduate and undergraduate chapters in North
and South Carolina. Worldwide, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. has over 700 chapters
throughout the United States, Bermuda, Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Korea, Japan, Liberia,
Germany, Kuwait and the United Kingdom.
For more information, contact Brother Byron Putman: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Psi Phi Sixth
SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE
King ? Over 200 young African
American males, ages 8 to 15, from North
Carolina and South Carolina gathered at
YMCA's Camp Hanes for the Sixth
District of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.'s
Boys' Leadership Camp from Sunday,
June 28 through Friday, July 3.
During the camp, which was free to all
campers, the attendees participated in
workshops on Leadership and Citizenship,
Conflict Resolution, My Future, Life
Skills, Adult and Child CPR, Black Lives
Matters, Making Healthy Decisions,
Etiquette Training, Finance, Team
Building Reading and Writing.
Activities included: golf, horseback
riding, climbing wall, swimming, water
slide, water zip line, canoeing, alpine
tower, alpine zip line, nature hikes,
archery, arts and crafts. The camp coun
selors were undergraduate Brothers of
Omega Psi Phi "Fraternity Inc ., from
Charleston Southern University, Clemson
University, East Carolina University,
Elizabeth City State University,
Fayetteville State University, Johnson C.
Smith University, Livingstone College,
North Carolina State University, Shaw
University, University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina
at Charlotte and Winston -Salem State
The Sixth District is comprised of all
graduate and undergraduate chapters in
North and South Carolina. Worldwide,
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. has over 700
chapters throughout the United States,
Bermuda, Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Korea,
Japan, Liberia, Germany, Kuwait and the
For more information please contact
Brother Byron Putman:
email@example.com or 803-487
NFL Linebacker Brother Quinton Copies, center, visits the Omega Psi Phi Sixth District Boys Leadership
Camp at the YMCA Camp Hanes in King, NC.
American Red Cross seeks blood donations
SPECIAL TO THE
The American Red
Cross urges eligible donors
to give blood in August and
help meet the constant need
for blood products by
patients. Every two sec
onds someone in the U.S.
Summer is an especial
ly difficult time to collect
enough blood to meet the
needs of hospital patients.
Despite travel and other
activities that may cause
some donors to be less
available to give, the Red
Cross must collect 15/XX)
blood donations every day
to meet the needs of
patients at approximately
2,600 hospitals and transfu
sion centers across the
With more summer
days ahead, every blood
donation is important in
helping epsure blood is
available for patients in
need, and volunteer donors
are the only source of
blood for those who need
it. Donors of all blood
types - especially those
with types AB, O negative,
A negative and B negative
- are needed to help ensure
blood products are avail
able to hospital patients
The blood donations for
August in ^he Forsyth
County area are as follows:
? Aug. 5 from 3:30 p.m.
to 8 p.m. at Bethania
Moravian Church, 5545
? Aug. 3 from 2 to 6:30
p.m. at Kernersville
Life Center, 930 N. Main
? Aug. 10 from 3 prn.
to 7:30 pjn. at Hillcrest
Baptist Church, 9856
? Aug. 11 from 8:30
a.m. to 2 p.m. at First
Baptist Church, 401
? Aug. 11 from 2 p.m. to
7:30 p.m. at First Baptist
Church, 401 Oakhurst St.
? Aug. 14 from 3:30
pjn. to 8 p.m. at Con-way
Freight, 438 W.
? Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. at Kaplan Early
Learning Company, 1310
? Aug. 6 from 6:30 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m. at Wake Forest
Baptist Health, Medical
? Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to
2:30 p.m. at ^ake Forest
Baptist Health, 1920 W. 1st
? Aug. 7 from 6:30
a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Wake
Forest Baptist Health,
Medical Center Blvd.
? Aug. 8 from 9:30 a.m.
to 2 p.m. at Piney Grove
Baptist Church, 4633
Grove Garden Dr.
? Aug. 13 from 3 to
7:30 p.m. at Ardmore
Baptist Church, 501 Miller
? Aug. 14 from 2 to
6:30 p.m. at Christ
Wesleyan Church, 2390
Union Cross Road
The American Red
Cross shelters, feeds and
provides emotional support
to victims of disasters; sup
plies about 40 percent of
the nation's blood; teaches
skills that save lives; pro
vides international humani
tarian aid; and supports
military members and then
families. The Red Cross is
a not-for-profit organiza
tion that depends on volun
teers and the generosity of
the American public to per
form its mission.
To make an appoint
ment to give blood, down
load the Red Cross Blood
Donor App, visit redcross
blood.org, visit us on
Twitter at @RedCross or
call 1-800-RED CROSS
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