• AKA Community Bowling Challenge

    The AKA Community Bowling Challenge will be held Sunday, August 28, 2017 Location: Bowlero Lanes Fun Center – 4398 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43613 Event Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm All teams are asked to arrive by 3:00pm to check in.

  • Memories at the Photo Gallery

    View Zeta Alpha Omega’s most cherished memories from events done in 2017. It’s been a fabulous year. “Yours in Sister and Service-hood.”

  • Founder’s Day 2017 features “Hidden Treasures”

    The film tells the stories of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson, three Black female mathematicians who began working for NASA in the 1950s and charted the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit during the Space Race from NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia during segregation. Shown here, Ms. Johnson receives Presidential Medal of Freedom, under President Barack Obama in 2015.

  • One Million Backpacks by 2018!

    Join us in our worldwide campaign to distribute One Million Backpacks, sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Across the world, events are being held to gather backpack donations to deliver to students in need. As we strive to achieve “no student left behind,” we ask that you write to us to find out how you may participate! Thank you.

  • Upcoming Events

    The Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® joins our national organization and remains active in the community through service, conferences and special events. Internationally, our 283,000 members give over 1.5 million service hours every year to meet the needs of the community. For a glimpse into upcoming events, conferences and news about Zeta Alpha Omega, click below.

  • History of Zeta Alpha Omega

    The Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter was chartered in Toledo, Ohio on April 25, 1952, in the home of Soror Reba Harris of 635 Moran Avenue. Soror Laura T. Lovelace was Supreme Basileus and Soror Fayette B. Norris, Great Lakes Regional Director. The First Chapter Officers were:

  • Welcome to Zeta Alpha Omega

    “On January 15, 1908, Ethel Hedgeman’s dream of establishing an organization for women of like minds coming together to cultivate sisterhood and service to all mankind crystalized into our beloved sorority – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®.”

Welcome to Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®

"The guiding force developed by our illustrious Founders continues to live on in Zeta Alpha Omega today..." 

- Felicia Dunston, 2016-17 President

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AKA Community Bowling Challenge REGISTRATION

The AKA Community Bowling Challenge will be held Sunday, August 28, 2017 Location: Bowlero Lanes Fun Center – 4398 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43613 Event Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm. Please complete the registration form and then click the [Buy Now] button at the bottom to make payment to reserve your

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President’s Message

Welcome to the official website of the Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®. We are proud to celebrate 64 years of compassionate service to the residents of Toledo, Ohio and since our inception Zeta Alpha Omega has been on the forefront of providing ‘Service to all Mankind’. 

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Former Presidents

Zeta Alpha Omega Chapter 1972-1973: Soror Willie Kate Jackson 1974-1975: Soror Helen V. Cohen 1976-1977: Soror Ann Colbert Battles 1978-1979: Soror Ethel Spencer 1980-1981: Soror Elinor W. Allen 1982-1983: Soror Phyllis L. Stephens 1986-1987: Soror Zephyr Taylor 1988-1989: Soror Edna Robertson 1990-1991: Soror Valerie Penn 1992-1993: Soror Marie L. Bush

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Sorority History

Above: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®. Founders Led by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle, 1908 Founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, DC in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African American college-trained women. To trace its history is to tell a story of changing

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