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Birmingham City Councilor Steven Hoyt to ‫‪Receive Community Service Award from the Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

PRESS RELEASE                           Saturday, October 18, 2014

Contact: Brittany Sharp

Phone: 205-721-5369

brittany.sharp@birminghamal.gov 

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Birmingham City Councilor Steven Hoyt’s continued service to his community has not gone unseen, and today he will be recognized for those efforts. The Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will present Councilor Hoyt with an award for his service and commitment to the community, the Greater Birmingham area, and the State of Alabama. The ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha will present Councilor Hoyt with the award during their 90th anniversary celebration that will take place today at 11 a.m. at the Birmingham Crossplex.

“Councilor Hoyt is being honored specifically for his leadership and program initiatives that have been implemented in District 8,” said Dr. Gwendolyn Tilghman, President of Omicron Omega. “Councilor Hoyt has proven to be a dedicated public servant and an advocate for Birmingham.”

Omicron Omega has been a vital community partner in helping Councilor Hoyt accomplish so much for the community. Since their inception, the Omicron Omega Chapter has consistently focused on serving the community and improving the quality of life for all mankind. Working diligently in the Greater Birmingham metropolitan community for 90 years, Omicron Omega has a rich and storied legacy of community service and partnerships.

“I am so honored to be recognized by an organization that truly embodies the spirit of service,” said Councilor Hoyt. “It is always humbling when someone or in this case an organization pauses to recognize my work in the community. My efforts to better not only my community but also the entire City of Birmingham has simply been a labor of love for our wonderful citizens.”

About The Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

The Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., received its charter on October 24, 1924, becoming the 15th Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha and the first graduate Chapter chartered in the South Eastern Region. The Chapter membership has included more than 250 professional women who are dedicated public servants and graduates of numerous accredited colleges throughout the United States.

The sorority’s new International platform is “Launching New Dimensions of Service.” Omicron Omega Chapter has more than 35 dedicated committees executing operational procedures and providing leadership in our International Target initiatives which include Educational Enrichment, Health Promotion, Family Strengthening, Environmental Ownership and Global Impact.