Kappa Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi honors their Brothers who have made the final transition

April 23, 2015

Kappa Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.,
held a tree/monument and memorial dedication ceremony
on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 2661 North 2nd
Street, as part of their 10th District Annual Convention.
The Kappa Phi Chapter was chartered on April
15, 1953 by: Edward W. Smyth, James Field, Preston
Beckley, Dr. John Maxwell, Sr., Cecil Yancy, Curtis
McWorter, Thomas Cheeks, Corneff Taylor, Clarence
Parish, Sr. Reginald Bruce, John Pope and Robert Wilson.
The ceremony was held at the Omega Psi Phi frat
house, and was witnessed by current Omega members,
elected officials, clergymen, community leaders, local
business men and women, and family members of deceased
chapter members. Bro. Relious E. Stepherson,
III, Wisconsin State representative of the 34th Kappa
Phi Basileus stated in the program dedication, “The
main purpose of this ceremony is to honor, in the form
of a tree and memorial, our brothers who have made
the final transition in Omega Chapter. The vision and
rich legacy of the twelve founders have left us with a
blueprint on how to continue to uplift our community
through our various service projects.”