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$50k to Purchase School Laptops

Published on: August 13, 2020

Pi Chapter Alumnus Leads Effort to Donate 150 Chromebooks The City Schools Foundation presented a big check to Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) on Monday, August 10, 2020. Holding one end was Travis M. (Pi–Tennessee ’97) who is currently serving as chair of the Foundation. The $50,000 contribution will support students by purchasing 170 Chromebooks. “I…

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Eastern Kentucky Alumnus Named First Executive Director of Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission

Published on: June 12, 2020

Joshua T. Barrett (Delta Mu–Eastern Kentucky ’12) was named the first executive director of the Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission. The newly formed Commission, which was recently created by the Kentucky Financial Empowerment Bill, will evaluate, develop plans, and provide support to educators to improve the financial literacy of Kentuckians. “I am excited to join the…

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South Carolina Helps Support Single Mother of Three during COVID-19

Published on: April 6, 2020

With COVID-19 shutting universities and businesses across the nation, many are left without a paying job. The Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina decided to take care of one of their own during these difficult times. Alberta Garcia, a single mother of three, works to help keep the chapter house clean every day….

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Kennesaw State Raises $20,000 and Donates Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: January 31, 2020

The Zeta Chi chapter of Kappa Alpha Order fraternity launched a fundraiser in February aimed at raising $20,000 to buy a track chair for a local Vietnam War veteran. The fundraiser will help support the Independence Fund through KA’s “Operation KARE,” standing for knowledge, awareness, results and empowerment, the fraternity’s philanthropy mission for this year….

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South Alabama Alumnus Directs Mobile Triathlon

Published on: January 31, 2020

Professionally, Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis (Epsilon Alpha–South Alabama ’77) oversees one of the State’s busiest probate court operations. In addition to participating in a number of civic and community endeavors, and participating in triathlons and long bike rides, Judge Davis is also the chairman of the Mobile Bar Foundation’s Triathlon Committee and race…

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BBQ Chicken: Washington College KA Helps Local Lions Club with Fundraiser

Published on: January 31, 2020

The Chestertown Lions Club held its annual chicken BBQ on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Trinity Lutheran Church across the street from Washington College. “This is an event that Kent County residents look forward to and enjoy every year. It was a successful event again this year as 700 chicken halves were sold by 2:30…

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Dancing with the KAs – South Carolina Donates $25k to Camp for Children with Disabilities

Published on: November 13, 2019

On Friday November 1st, Rho chapter at the University of South Carolina hosted their annual philanthropy event for Camp Cole, Dancing with The KAs. The event is held each year to raise funds to complete construction of Camp Cole, an ADA-compliant, state-of-the-art facility currently being built in the Midlands of South Carolina for children and adults…

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Supporting SC Camp for Children

Published on: October 3, 2019

On October 29, 2019, several members of Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina volunteered at Camp Cole’s second annual “Sprint to Shine” 5k trail run located at their new camp location. Members in the chapter helped set up, take down, and facilitate the race overall. There were over 100 runners at the event….

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Mercer Raises $2,000 to Support MDA

Published on: April 29, 2019

The dedicated members of the Kappa Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity at Mercer University recently hosted a golf tournament to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Through the golf tournament, the chapter raised $2,000 to benefit local kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases. “The members of Kappa Alpha Order…

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South Carolina Chapter Serves Camp for Disabilities

Published on: April 11, 2019

On April 7, 2019, Camp Cole hosted its first annual Happy Campers Food Truck Festival. The festival promoted the camp and featured the presence of several different local Columbia, South Carolina food and retail vendors. Camp Cole is Rho Chapter’s official philanthropy, as the chapter has raised over $83,000 during the past three years with…

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