PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity will hold its annual MLK Celebration honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The family-friendly event's theme is "Humanity Tied Up in a Single Garment of Unity," and will be held at Hubbard Middle School, 661 West 8th Street, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19.

Winter clothing, books, and non-perishable food items are being collected by the Omicron Chi Chapter.  For donations, and more information, call Brother Fred Harris at 908-397-4731.

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The program is being held in partnership with Hubbard Middle School and the Four Pillars Foundation.

 

About Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. was founded Nov. 17, 1911, by three Howard University students — Edgar A. Love, Oscar J. Cooper, and Frank Coleman — with the aid of their undergraduate advisor, Ernest E. Just. It is the first international fraternal organization to be founded on the campus of a historically black college. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity’s mission is to provide social action in the communities in which its members live through dedication to its four Cardinal Principles: Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift.

About Omicron Chi Chapter

For over 60 years, we have made and continue to make transformative impact in the lives of the citizens of Plainfield and the greater Central New Jersey area. Omicron Chi has dedicated members with careers ranging from business executives, education, legal, law enforcement, scientists, engineers, and a plethora of entrepreneurs and business owners. Our chapter is focused on leading our communities and families via the vision of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.’s Founders and our Cardinal Principles: Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift. It is our goal to create positive relationships with each other that will result in our ability to create positive change in society.  Our efforts have resulted in our receiving a 2015 White House Service Award from President Barack Obama and being recognized as the 2014-15 International Graduate Chapter of the Year (Division II).