Monday, January 14, 2013
Fraternity conducts Outstanding Recognition Program
The Iota Beta Beta Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. conducted its annual Achievement Week Program on Nov. 11 at Wesley AME Church in Pinnopolis.
The inspirational program featured Dr. Henry N. Tisdale, the eighth President of Claflin University.
The program recognized student achievers with scholarships; and outstanding business persons, community contributors, educators, as well as members of the fraternity with beautifully framed certificates.
The program also featured special youth performances and was a phenomenal demonstration of the positive impact the Fraternity is having on Berkeley and surrounding counties through its work and continuing contributions.
Specific information regarding persons recognized during the program will be presented in a future column. We do wish, however at this time, to express appreciation to Elijah McCants, the President of Iota Beta Beta Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. and all organizational members for providing an outstanding program for everyone to enjoy and learn from. We also wish them continued success in all endeavors.
Pineville native, Elder – Elect Terry J. Mustapher was ordained to the Gospel Ministry on Nov. 18 at the Praise and Deliverance House of Prayer in Killeen, TX.
The special service was beautiful and meaningful to, and for, him, his family, and all in attendance. We will certainly continue to keep Elder Mustapher in or thoughts and prayers and congratulate him as he begins his ministerial calling.
Abiding Word Ministries
Abiding Word Ministries of Moncks Corner is endeavoring to build a facility to provide an open door, safe haven, and fun and learning site for boys and girls to go when they have extra time on their hands.
The desire of the ministries is to complete phase one of the plan debt free. Persons desirous of sowing a seed of faith through a gift of giving may do so by contacting the church at (843) 899-6955, or by submitting a love gift made payable to AWFM, and mailed to Abiding Faith Ministries at 227 Abiding Way, PO Box 55, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.
Additional information may be secured by visiting firstname.lastname@example.org or www.abidingwordsc.com.
Annual Omega Jefferson Christmas Breakfast
The Day Dawn Baptist Church will conduct its Annual Community Omega B. T. Jefferson Christmas Breakfast on Dec. 19 at 9 a.m. in the church hall.
Welcome Baby Lyla
Congratulations to Andrew and Chanda Kelly, on the birth of their daughter, Lyla who came into the world on Nov. 28 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia. Kyla was a bouncing 8 lb 2.4 oz, 20 inch beautiful little girl who joins sisters, Aneisha, Leah and Laci.
Chanda is a daughter of Jerome and Yvonne Barnes of Pineville.
Get Well Wishes
We continue to keep in prayer the Rev. John Williams, Viola Middleton, Ruth Williams, Ernestine G. Williams, Ernestine M. Williams, Gracie Williams, Annie Wiggins, Melvin Wiggins, Deacon Jackie Pinckney, Lamont Halback, Louise King, Loretta White, James Pinckney, Annie L. Graves, Deloris Montgomery, Dr. Hattie Martin, Noel Smalls, Joyce Dingle, Lillie Whitten, Dorothy Williams; the mother of Ora Blanding, Margie Prioleau, Rev. Dr. Leon G. Brown, Treasure Prioleau, and all others in need of comfort and prayers.
Items of Interest
Send items of interest to Yvonne J. Barnes, 1458 Colonel Maham Dr., Pineville, SC 29468. Call (843) 567-4182 or email email@example.com.
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