|Thursday, December 10
Florida Courier: St. Petersburg AKAs to celebrate 60th anniversary
The Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) will celebrate 60 years of service Dec. 18-20 at the St. Petersburg Hilton Hotel. The St. Petersburg chapter was chartered on Dec. 15 in 1955 by 15 women.
The chartering members were Annie Barton, Ruth Batson, Pauline Besselli, Lena Brown, Mary O. Brown, Claronell Griffin, Bertha James, Rubye Wysinger, Dorothy Johnson, Elizabeth Jones, Annie McLin, Willie M. McMurray, Eloise E. Perkins, Verdya Robinson, and Florence Williams. Lena Brown was the first president.