ETA NU LAMBDA CHAPTER - GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Develops Leaders, Promotes Brotherhood and Academic Excellence While Providing Service and Advocacy for Our Communities.

ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY INC.

BRIEF CHAPTER HISTORY
On March 25, 1960, prominent men of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. assembled and chartered the #267 Alumni Chapter seated in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Eta Nu Lambda Alumni Chapter of Grand Rapids, Michigan was developed to further promote the aims of Alpha Phi Alpha here in the Grand Rapids community. Charter Members of Eta Nu Lambda are:

  1. J.E. Adams
  2. Edward A. Jones, Jr.
  3. M.D. Fred D. Johnson
  4. Russell Johnson
  5. Timothy Johnson, Jr.
  6. Joseph McMillan
  7. Ralph J. Rogers
  8. John D. Snead
  9. George A Stanns



CHAPTER GOALS 

  1. Consistent meet and execute the business of the fraternity.
  2. Actively implement the aims of the fraternity throughout the Grand Rapids Area.
  3. To create leadership development, civic engagement, and fellowship opportunities for the Western area which includes Eta Nu Lambda-Grand Rapids, Iota Epsilon-Grand Valley State University and Zeta Beta-Ferris State University.


ANNUAL CHAPTER PROGRAMS & EVENTS

  • (AUGUST) ALPHA GOLF OUTING
  • (AUGUST) ANNUAL CHAPTER RETREAT
  • (DECEMBER) FOUNDER'S DAY ACTIVITIES
  • (DECEMBER) COMMUNITY SERVICE WINTER CLOTHING DRIVE FOR YOUTH
  • (DECEMBER) BOWTIE BRUNCH
  • (JANUARY) MLK MARCH
  • (FEBRUARY) SUPER BOWL SOCIAL
  • (MARCH) CHAPTER ANNIVERSARY EVENT
  • (APRIL) MARCH OF DIMES ANNUAL MARCH FOR BABIES WALK
  • (MAY) PAUL ROBESON ORATORICAL CONTEST
  • (JUNE) PLP SCHOLARSHIP BRUNCH
  • (JUNE) BLACK & GOLD GALA
  • (JULY) GR ALPHA'S FAMILY & FRIENDS PICNIC



CHAPTER OFFICERS 2020-21

  1. Jordoun Eatman, President 
  2. John White, Vice-President
  3. George Davis III, Sergeant-at-Arms
  4. Stacey C. Willis Jr., Secretary
  5. Alvin Hills, Director of Educational Activities
  6. Cordell Zachary, Chapter Dean of Membership
  7. Kirk Hawkins, Treasurer
  8. Daniel Smith, Chaplain
  9. Dr. Charles DuBose, Jr, Historian
  10. Dr. Lincoln Gibbs, Parliamentarian
  11. Phillip Todd, Associate-Editor to the Sphinx