The Omegas of Pine Bluff will present their annual Achievement Week Founder’s Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge, 2906 E. Harding Ave.
The event will recognize residents who work to improve the quality of life in the Pine Bluff area. This year’s honorees will include Mary A. Liddell (Citizen of the Year) and Kelly D. Bryant will be honored, according to a news release.
Omega Men who live in Jefferson County with 50 plus years and widows of Omega Men will be special guests at the banquet and may call 870-247-3960 to RSPV.
The Tau Phi Graduate Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. will also use the occasion to celebrate its 90th anniversary. The Tau Phi Chapter was charted on Tuesday, March 15, 1927, in Little Rock. Due to the number of educators and professional men who worked in and around Arkansas AM&N College (now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff,) the chapter was transferred in 1946 to Pine Bluff.
Distinguished past local chapter members include Walter L. Littlejohn, Wiley A. Branton Sr., W. Harold Flowers, and Lawrence A. Davis Sr.
The Omega Man of the Year for Tau Phi Graduate Chapter and Tau Sigma Undergraduate Chapter will be announced during the banquet.
The dress is semi-formal. The theme for the banquet, “A Celebration of Our Past.” Tickets are $25 each or $200 for a table of 8.
Participants may make their tax-deductible contributions payable to the Omegas of Pine Bluff. Tickets may be purchased from members of Tau Phi Chapter or by calling Glenn Freeman at 870-247-3960.