Events — 27 November 2012
Tau Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha to Host Scholarship Luncheon

NASHVILLE, TN —  The Tau Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will host its 106th Founders’ Day & 32nd Annual Scholarship Luncheon, on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at noon at the Nashville Marriott Hotel, 600 Marriott Drive. 

The event is open to the public. Dr. Rahn K. Bailey, President of the National Medical Association (NMA), and chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Meharry Medical College is a member of the fraternity and will be the keynote speaker.

Proceeds benefit the Tau Lambda Education Foundation. Since its inception, the foundation has provided scholarship assistance to high school students, and in recent years it has devoted more attention and resources to help African-American males pursue a college education. 

About Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha, the  first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of Brotherhood among African descendants in this country. Alpha Phi Alpha has long stood at the forefront of the African-American community’s  fight for civil rights through leaders such as: Andrew Young, Edward Brooke, Martin Luther King, Jr., and  urgood Marshall. Other notable members include Lowell Perry, William Gray, Louis Sullivan, Dennis Kimbro, Lionel Ritchie, Cornel West, Lenny Wilkins, Gerald Albright, Dennis Archer, Hill Harper, and many others.

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