Cumberland County Students Receive 2021
George L. Butler Scholarships
May 27, 2021 - CONGRATULATIONS to our 2021 Dr. George L. Butler Endowed Scholarship recipients. Each student received a $1,000 scholarship during an evening ceremony yesterday at Unity Chapel at Cliffdale in Fayetteville. Well done young men and best wishes as you continue your education journey.
Since its inception in the mid-1980s, Epsilon Rho Lambda has awarded close to $100,000 in scholarships to deserving students. The Chapter created the scholarship in memory of Dr. George L. Butler, DDS, to make college accessible to deserving male students. Onward and Upwards Always! #G.L Butler Scholarship
(Pictured left to right Bro. Don Porter, Bro. Bobby Wynn, Julien Stewart, Malik Winston, Alizdair Ray, Bro. Billy Buckner, and Bro. Rodney Richardson). Not pictured is Quon Bennett. Students will attend Methodist University, North Carolina Agricultural Technical State University, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Brothers support Salvation Army Homeless Shelter feeding program in Fayetteville, NC. In 2019, Epsilon Rho Lambda partnered with the Salvation Army to assist with feeding of homeless residents and support "white flag" cold weather nights set up.
A2Z Donates $10,000 to March of Dimes March for Babies
(left to right) Dr. Letitia Johnson-Arnold, co-race coordinator; Ms. Cyshelle William Graham, president Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Upsilon Zeta Chapter; Ms. Michaela Penix, March of Dimes Director of Maternal Infant Health for North Carolina; Mr. Anthony Henderson, president Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, Epsilon Rho Lambda Chapter and Mr. Billy Buckner, co-race coordinator; present $10,000 donation on behalf of the A2Z Committee to March of Dimes during a ceremony June 10, 2021 at Fayetteville State University.
The Alphas and Zetas partnered to host the inaugural virtual A2Z Race at Your Pace fun run/walk to raise money for the March of Dimes March for Babies April 18-24. Thanks to our sponsors and all those who donated or registered to walk/run to support health equity for all mothers and babies. “This is the first Do it Yourself walk in North Carolina” said Penix. “We are so proud; our whole organization is buzzing about the amount of collaboration between your organizations.”
Brothers doing what we do...taking care of our Alpha family and community. The Brothers Keeper's team gathered to complete home repairs support for Mrs. Mary Mack, (widow of Bro. David J. Mack) by fortifying two panel of her privacy fence. Onward and Upward Always!!!
March of Dimes for Moms & Babies: Help us fight premature birth
We can’t stand around knowing that premature birth is the #1 killer of babies in the United States. So we formed our team Epsilon Rho Lambda, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. to raise money in support of March of Dimes' lifesaving research and programs that help more moms to deliver full- term. Whether you were born healthy or sick yourself, chances are you know someone who has been affected by this frightening experience.
To donate, click link https://marchforbabies.org//Fundraising/Team?teamId=1406061&teamEventId=2954615