Submitted by Bro. Paul R. Green II, Alpha Iota Chapter Editor
Story by Bro. Keith Wilson, Alpha Iota Chapter Mentorship Chairman
Photos: Bro. Keith Wilson
SUFFOLK, VA— Wednesday, March 28, 2018, The Golden Fold - Suffolk in conjunction with Alpha Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. had their regular session at the Taylor Bend Family YMCA.
This was the second session of the Young Leaders meeting to learn the game of chess. The instructor applies chess to everyday life to the Young Leaders. Chess is a thinking game and you have to be able except the consequences with each move you decided to make. Life has the same perspective; the choices you make today will have an impact on your future. The chess instructors were; Keith Basil and Clifford Franks.
The Golden Fold - Suffolk is the youth mentorship program of Alpha Iota Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., an international nonprofit social and civic service organization that has over 700 chapters with 100,000 members in 14 countries worldwide. AI’s Golden Fold - Suffolk serves the greater community of Suffolk City Virginia by offering community service projects, field trips, college lectures, and university tours on the weekends. The Golden Fold - Suffolk serves approximately 20 students from middle school to graduating seniors in high school in the Suffolk city community.
Alpha Iota (AI) is a graduate chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., an international nonprofit social and civic service organization that has over 700 chapters with 100,000 members in 14 countries worldwide.
Since the chapter’s founding in Western Tidewater Region in Virginia in 1939, AI has supported public and community events across the region benefiting scholarship, health promotion, youth mentorship, citizenship, and social action. Alpha Iota (AI) was recently named the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated District Chapter Runner up Mentoring Award.
Alpha Iota serves Suffolk, VA and the surrounding cities of Coastal Virginia.