North Carolina Central University, Raleigh/Wake Chapter members sponsored a dinner meal at the Judy Zelnak Center of Hope - Salvation Army located on Capital Boulevard in Raleigh, North Carolina. The event took place on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017. Eighty-one homeless women and their children were served the traditional turkey with all the trimmings and dessert. K&W Cafeteria on Woodburn Road prepared the meal and donated fifty percent of the cost. Their partnership with the chapter enhances our ability to reach the underserved in our community. Chapter volunteers who participated are pictured L-R: Maxine Butler-Wall, Dixie Newsome, Leonard King, Sandra Butler-Richardson, Kristi Talley, Marilyn Lee, and Mary Butler.
The New Student Induction and Eagle Pinning Ceremony was held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 in the McDougald-McLendon Arena on the campus of North Carolina Central University. David Bailey, 2007 graduate of North Carolina Central University spoke to the Class of 2021 at the annual ceremony. Bailey, a U. S. Capitol Police Officer, who is a member of the Congressional Security detail, was awarded the Medal of Valor by President Donald Trump for his actions during the Congressional baseball attack in Alexandria, Virginia. Members of the North Carolina Central University Alumni Association, Raleigh/Wake Chapter who participated in the Pinning Ceremony were: Betty Yancey, Vinita LaVerne Lane, Mary Butler, Keynote Speaker David Bailey, Clifton Lavenhouse, Brenda Jeffreys, Brenda Asbury, L
On Saturday, June 3, 2017, the Raleigh/Wake Chapter of the North Carolina Central University Alumni Association held a reception and inducted the Honorable Associate Justice Michael R. Morgan of the N.C. Supreme Court into the Eagle Hall of Fame. The event was held at Martin Street Baptist Church in the Family Life Center. Chapter President Paul Bitting welcomed guests and shared the occasion. The Reverend Paul Anderson, pastor of the Fountain of Raleigh, gave the invocation and grace and Linda Bailey provided piano music. Following the formal Induction Ceremony, Judge Morgan delivered a response. Judge Cheri Beasley, Professor Phyllis Craig-Taylor, Dean of the NCCU School of Law and Dr. Dudley Flood, Educator/Lecturer brought remarks. After the Alma Mater was sung, Reverend Cicero