On behalf of the Glamorous Ladies of the Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, I thank and welcome you for taking the time to visit our website.
The women of Gamma Mu Omega are extremely proud of our chapter and the support that we have received from the Daytona Beach community for more than 77 years. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is established on the premise of service, and we are exceptionally proud that the commitment of our local chapter to scholarship, academics, advocacy and community service has improved the lives of members of our society.
Gamma Mu Omega, chartered on December 13, 1941, is the first graduate chapter among African-American Greek-lettered organizations established in Volusia County. Our charter members: Mildred Peterson, Joyce Engram, Phannye Huger, Angie Douglas, Marion Lancaster and Nadine Ferrell, were pioneers in providing service to our community. We are extremely grateful for the foresight and leadership of our charter members who embraced the spirit of our great sisterhood's motto of "Service to All Mankind."
GMO is excited to implement locally our sorority's 2018-2022 International Program -- “Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service” -- for the betterment of the communities we serve. Our International Program includes five program targets that are designed to advance the mission of Alpha Kappa Alpha with excellence and underscore our commitment to sustainable service. The targets include: support of Historically Black Colleges & Universities; women's health and wellness; how to build an economic legacy; arts and culture; and global service.
With God’s blessing, and our ongoing commitment to our founding and chartering members' vision, GMO will continue “A Legacy Destined for Greatness through Exemplifying Excellence through Sustainable Service.”
Ida Wright, President
Gamma Mu Omega Chapter
GMO Supports Bethune-Cookman University
Pearlfect Vision 2020:
A New Year's Affair
We would like to thank everyone who came out in their finest denim attire to celebrate the new year PEARLFECTLY with us!
Presented by A WISH, Incorporated in partnership with Gamma Mu Omega, Pearlfect Vision 2020: A New Year's Affair was held on January 4 at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach Shores. This denim and pearls-themed soiree featured music, food, dancing, door prizes, a chance drawing and a silent auction offering Caribbean getaways.
A party with a purpose, partial proceeds from this event will go toward scholarships and services for children, women and families in the Greater Daytona Beach Area.
GMO is a proud supporter of all Historically Black Colleges and Universities, including Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach. In May, the chapter was recognized for its $2,400 donation to the university. We encourage you to join us in our financial support of B-CU. To make a donation, click here.
Accent On Youth Returns Fall 2020
A WISH, Incorporated, in partnership with GMO, will begin its Accent On Youth programming this fall. Accent on Youth seeks to empower girls in grades 8-12 to become well-rounded and poised contributors to society by providing them with educational enhancement activities and opportunities for a high level of personal and social growth. Registration details will be available on this website beginning in September.
Gamma Mu Omega's Commitment to Service
Lions Club Recycle for Sight Program - February 2020
As part of our Global Impact initiative, GMO presented 94 pairs of new and gently used eyeglasses to the Daytona Halifax Area Lions Club to support Lions Club International's Recycle for Sight Program. Eyeglasses donated to this program will provide corrected vision to those living in low and middle income countries and lack access to basic eye care services.
Pink Goes Red for Heart Health - February 2020
Thanks to everyone who joined us for this wellness event. We enjoyed a fun evening of exercise, dance, heart health information and education and door prizes for participants.
MLK Day of Service - January 2020
The Gamma Mu Omega and Gamma Tau Chapters want to express thanks to the wonderful community members, our lovely Debutante Cotillion participants and their parents for supporting us during our MLK Day of Service Pillowcase Dress and Shoe Collection Project. These projects were completed in partnership with Soles4Souls, a non-profit organization that provides footwear and clothing for redistribution. With help from our volunteers, we did an awesome job organizing the shoes, as well as sewing, ironing, folding, and perfecting every little detail of the dresses. With your help, we converted over 50 pillowcases into dresses and collected more than 90 pairs of shoes to support communities in need.
A Pink Carpet Affair: Harriet - November 2019
GMO thanks everyone who joined us November 1 for our Pink Carpet Affair for the film "Harriet." This sold out event was a huge success! We would also like to thank those who brought Black heritage children's book donations as well as the members of our local historic reenactor community who supported this event especially Harriet Tubman reenactor Ms. Judy Yenwo.
Pamper Yourself Pink: A Pink Tea - October 2019
Halifax Health and Gamma Mu Omega partnered to host 100 local women for this free breast cancer awareness event which highlighted the importance of early detection, healthy eating and self-care.
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