Omega Men and guests attended the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Founders Day/Achievement Week Banquet Nov. 16.


The event celebrated the founding of the fraternity. The banquet provides an opportunity to recognize achievements of members, citizens and the community, according to a news release.


Chapter members selected Glenn Freeman, Tau Phi Chapter, and Dwight Crawford Jr., Tau Sigma Chapter, as 2019 Omega Man of the Year for their contributions to their local chapters.


Henri Linton received Tau Phi Chapter’s local Citizen of the Year Award and Abraham Carpenter received Tau Phi Chapter’s local Distinguished Leadership Award.


Riana D. Robinson, Tau Sigma Chapter’s “Miss Omega,” and Jeanetta R. Terrell received the Inaugural Charlotte Lottie B. Wilson Award for their support of Tau Sigma Chapter.


The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity was founded on Nov. 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, D.C.


“Omega Men honor the cardinal principles of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift,” according to the release.


Tommy Bennett was event chairman. Jeffrey Pulliam is president of the Tau Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.