By Paul D. Somerville III
On Saturday December 8, 2012 Montgomery County Cheyney Alumni (PA) held an annual winter dinner dance at Williamson’s Restaurant in Willow Grove Pennsylvania This year’s event included an installation of the 2013 chapter officers, a gift basket raffle that raised funds for student book awards and an evening of dancing. Susan Wilson and Carolyn Manns chaired the yearly event.
The 2013 chapter officers took an oath of office. Barbara Jackson and Paul Turner are the chapters Co –Presidents. Phyllis Wyche Brown is the vice president . Caryle C. Hawkins and Barbara Turner are the secretary and recording secretary. Gary Jackson holds the office of treasurer. . Bettie Hunt Aycox is the financial secretary.
A fund raising committee of Ms Ann Fraser, Ms Loretta Williams and Ms Elaine Turner raised monies by holding a gift basket raffle. Gift baskets of cheer, spa and beauty gift baskets and a Cheyney University gift basket were raffled. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the gift baskets went directly to the chapter’s student book awards.
At the end of the evening, monies were raised for student book awards, the 2013 officers were installed and the Montgomery County alumni enjoyed a special time with friends.