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NPHC Fall Mixer set for October 19th

posted by Bobby Clark



Greenville, South Carolina - Please join us for a night of Greek Fellowship and good food with the Council at a local eatery, Local Cue on 30 Orchard Park Drive #7 (at the corner of Haywood Rd).

NPHC Council holds Seasonal Mixers as quarterly events for Chapter members of the Council and their families and guests to share some Greek fellowship during this Fall season. Local Cue does require any one be 21 years or older to enter the establishment.

Dinner will available as a dutch option for those who want stay for after the mixer.  The mixer starts at 6:30 PM. Free hor d'oeuvres will available at the beginning of the event.

Sept. 25 Council Meeting moved to Conference Call

posted by Bobby Clark   [ updated ]

Greenville, South Carolina - Due a scheduling conflict at the Library, we have moved the normal September Council Face-to-Face Meeting to a Conference Call.

Please check the Council Calendar and Email for Call in information. Sorry for the inconvenience.  Agenda and Status will be posted on the Council Website.

Council Leadership

Sigma "Oyster Roast and Crab broil" set for 10/7

posted Aug 29, 2017, 7:29 PM by Bobby Clark

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Greenville, South Carolina - The public is invited to check out the  Sigma "Oyster Roast and Crab broil" on Eventbrite. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct 7 • 12:00 PM to 7 PM at 1507 Antioch Church Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

Menu will include:  
        • Steamed Oysters
        • Blue Crabs
        • Fried Fish
        • Hamburgers and hotdogs
        • and various other foods etc.
        • Soda, Beer, and Spirits
There will a Live DJ and music from various artists. There will be various contest, raffles, and giveaways throughout the day.

A portion of the donations will be used to give out a scholarship to a high shool senior in Greenville, SC during our Founder's day celebration in January and a portion of the proceeds will go to the March of Dimes and American Cancer society.

Tickets are $30 for Adults and Children Pay at the Door. Sponsored by the Alpha Lambda Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternity. Inc.

For more information Click here- 

Leadership Retreat rescheduled for August 5th

posted Jul 29, 2017, 12:38 AM by Bobby Clark


Greenville, South Carolina - NPHC of Greater Greenville has rescheduled our Leadership retreat for Saturday, August 5th from 9 AM to 1 PM at Clemson ICAR in the Campbell Research Building.

All Leadership of the Greek Chapter is invited to attend along all of their Council Officers and representatives. The Retreat will concentrated on revising our council by-laws as along as planning for next year's council events.

Council President Jennifer Clark will be presiding at the Retreat which will focus brainstorming and planning for next year's Council effort and events. Please send any agenda items to Jennifer Clark at contact@upstatescpan.org.

The Council has a number of signatures events including the annual Greek Cookout, Day of Fellowship, and Quarterly Mixers in Fall, Holiday, and Spring seasons.  Your feedback and input as a council member is desired as we make those plans as a council.

Please RVSP for the event by responding to the RSVP on at http://nphcleads-2017.eventbrite.com by August 4th. Please send any agenda items to Jennifer Clark at contact@upstatescpan.org.

Also please review and fill out the 2017 NPHC Council Survey by August 4th. We will use this survey data for the retreat discussion. Click here to take the survey

Attendees are asked to arrive by 8:30 AM as access to the building is restricted.

Omega Limited sponsors Seafood Bash 2 on June 24th

posted May 24, 2017, 8:00 AM by Bobby Clark   [ updated May 24, 2017, 8:00 AM ]

Greenville, South Carolina -
Summer is on its way.  Come out and Kick Off the Summer Fun with the Ques!  Please join Omega Limited for our Summer Kick off Seafood Bash. 

This is Omega Limited Scholarship Foundation's 1st Summer Kick off event which features "All you can eat" Seafood and Fish Fry.  Bring your own lawn chairs and Tailgates Tents, if you wish. 

Tickets are available now from any member of Mu Pi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.


Location: Omega Limited Fraternity House
105 West Main Street Greenville, SC
Cost: $15.00
Time: 4:00 PM – 12:00 Midnight
When: Saturday, June 24, 2017
“Come Early, Served as Long as Food Lasts”

Omega Limited Fraternity House

NPHC sponsors its Spring Mixer at Dave & Buster on 5/18

posted May 17, 2017, 10:22 PM by Bobby Clark


Please join and us for a night of games fellowship and food with the local Council at Dave & Busters which is located in 1029 Woodruff Rd on Greenville, SC (29607).

NPHC Council holds these Mixers as an quarterly event for chapter members of the council to share some Greek fellowship during this Spring season. We will have selected refreshments, drinks, and dinner will available as a dutch option for those who want stay for Dinner.  The Mixer starts at 7 PM lasts until 9 PM.

Local Greeks can register for the event at this site:
https://nphcspringmix2017.eventbrite.com



NPHC promotes Greek Awareness with 2017 Day of Fellowship

posted Jan 12, 2017, 6:48 PM by Bobby Clark   [ updated Feb 12, 2017, 4:53 PM ]



Upstate NPHC Greeks should wear their lapel pins on February 26
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Greenville, South Carolina -  The National Pan Hellenic Council (NPHC) of Greater Greenville is again promoting Greek awareness in the Upstate of South Carolina with its annual “Day of Fellowship” on Sunday, February 26, 2017.

The council is asking all NPHC Greek members to wear their fraternity or sorority lapel pins to their local Church services on February 26th, and to make an announcement in the services about the Council and its ten member chapters, which make up the council in the Upstate Area. A sample church announcement (included below), along with brochures about the Council and a recording of the NPHC Greek Medley are available to churches to use on the Upstate Council website, (www.upstatescpan.org).

For those NPHC members looking for a church service in the area, the following churches are planning recognitions on February 26th :

After their services, NPHC members and their families can fellowship together at Liberty Tap Room, 941 South Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601 from 1PM to 3PM.  Greek members and their families can RSVP to the gathering at NPHCGreenville2017.eventbrite.com by Friday , February 24, 2017.

The National Pan Hellenic Council (www.nphc.org) is a national organization made up of the nine predominantly African-American Greek organizations for College men and women. The NPHC of Greater Greenville (www.upstatescpan.org ) is made up of eight local chapters of those nine organizations which include the following active members:


  • Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.;

  • Epsilon Tau Omega and Pi Zeta Omega of Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.;

  • Greenville Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.;

  • Greenville Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.;

  • Mu Pi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.;

  • Greenville Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

  • Eta Sigma Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and

  • Epsilon Iota Zeta and Nu Delta Zeta Chapters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

For more information please go to the Council website (www.upstatescpan.org)  where you can view the Council’s event calendar and Chapter pages on each of the active members.




Sample Announcement:

The local National Pan Hellenic Council (NPHC) of Greater Greenville is again promoting its annual Day of Fellowship between NPHC Greek members in the Greenville Area. All church members who are NPHC Greek members have been asked to wear their NPHC Lapel pins today at their local church services.

The National Pan Hellenic Council (NPHC, www.nphc.org ) is a national organization made up of the nine predominately African-American Greek organizations for college men and women.  Some of the famous members of NPHC organizations including Martin Luther King. Jr., Jesse Jackson, Sr., George Washington Carver, Toni Morrison, Minnie Ripperton, Ralph Abernathy, Mary Mcleod Bethune, and Hattie McDaniels.

The NPHC of Greater Greenville (www.upstatescpan.org ) is made up of the ten local chapters of those nine organizations which include the following active members:


  • Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.;

  • Epsilon Tau Omega and Pi Zeta Omega of Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.;

  • Greenville Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.;

  • Greenville Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.;

  • Mu Pi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.;

  • Greenville Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

  • Eta Sigma Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and

  • Epsilon Iota Zeta and Nu Delta Zeta Chapters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

<Option 1: If you don’t plan to play the Greek Medley>:

Would the members of our local NPHC Chapters, please stand and be recognized.

<pause>

<Option 2: If you plan to play the Greek Medley>:

“Would the members of our local NPHC Chapters, please stand and be recognized, as your organization’s hymn is played”

<Greek Medley is 10 min in length, available for download on the Upstate NPHC website, www.upstatescpan.org>


For more information please go to the Council website where you can view the Council’s event calendar and download the current NPHC Brochure.

Holiday Mixer set for December 8th

posted Nov 30, 2016, 2:12 PM by Bobby Clark   [ updated Nov 30, 2016, 2:14 PM ]



Greenville, South Carolina - Please join and us for a night of Holiday spirits and good food with the local Council at a local eatery, Club Epic which is located in 516 N Main Street on Mauldin, SC (29662).

NPHC Council holds this Mixer as an annual event for Chapter members of the Council to share some Greek spirit during this Holiday season. This also serves the last event for the Council in 2016.

We will have selected refreshments and dinner will available as a dutch option for those who want stay for a meal.  The mixer starts at 6:30 PM lasts until 8:30 PM.

Please RSVP for the event at nphcholidaymix2k16.eventbrite.com


Club Epic

ΑΦΑ Greenville Foundation sponsors MLK Gala on Jan. 29th

posted Nov 25, 2016, 6:24 PM by Bobby Clark   [ updated Nov 25, 2016, 6:31 PM ]

MLKGALATICKET

Greenville South Carolina -  Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation along with Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha will sponsor its 38th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Gala on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Melvin and Dottie Younts Conference Center on the campus of Furman University.

The Gala features a full course dinner and live entertainment. Recent years have seen the Scholarship Gala positioned as a kickoff event for Martin Luther King activities in Greenville and surrounding areas. However this year the Gala will be held at the end of January.

Proceeds from the Scholarship Gala support the Luke H. Chatman Scholarship for local high students as well fund other community efforts such the MLK Youth Program, Gordon College Fair, and Joseph Vaughn Oratorical Competition. See Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation website for more information, www.alphagreenville.org.

Last year, Bajeyah Eaddy, CEO of CEO/Founder of Standing Against Violence Everyday, Inc. (S.A.V.E), has been selected as the 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Citizenship Award winner which was presented at Gala. In addition to presenting the winner of this year's award, the Gala is the longest held annual Commemorative event MLK Holiday for the Upstate and serves the culminating event for the Foundation's fundraising efforts.

After November 15th, a listing of the MLK 2017 events as well as event profiles can be found on the Alpha Greenville Foundation's webiste at www.alphagreenville.org.

Download MLK Solicitation Letter & Sponsorship Packet for 2017. All sponsorships and Ads are due by December 25th. For more information contact Allen Cook, Gala Chair at mlkgala@alphagreenville.org


Tickets are $50.00 per person (plus card fees)

Tickets can be purchased from any member of the Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter or by calling Alpha Greenville Foundation at (864) 735-0885.

Tickets will be available online, after December 25th.

Directions to the center are available here.


NPHC Host Jazz Mixer on October 20th

posted Sep 28, 2016, 9:53 PM by Bobby Clark   [ updated Sep 28, 2016, 9:53 PM ]



Greenville, South Carolina - Please join us for a night of Greek Fellowship and good food with the Council at a local eatery, Blues Boulevard Jazz Greenville on 300 River Street in Downtown Greenville.

NPHC Council holds Seasonal Mixers as quarterly events for Chapter members of the Council and their families and guests to share some Greek fellowship during this Fall season. Dinner will available as a dutch option for those who want stay for after the mixer. The mixer starts at 6:00 PM. Free hor d'oeuvres are usually available until 7 PM.

Blues Boulevard has brought its upscale blues and jazz format to Greenville. A gorgeous, newly designed, contemporary venue, there is nothing in Greenville that quite compares. Featuring LIVE acts every Thursday through Sunday, Blues Boulevard is bringing jazz and blues artists, both local and national, right to you. Blues Boulevard is THE ticket to live music in Greenville!

Blues Boulevard Jazz calendar is available at https://bluesboulevardjazzgreenville.com/jazz-events/2016/10/

You RSVP at https://nphcfallmix2016.eventbrite.com

Blues Boulevard Jazz


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