The Twin Torch Foundation is proud to announce its co-sponsoring the 22nd Black & Gold Gala with the Mu Chi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. The annual scholarship ball with a social starting at 6PM, followed by dinner and program at 7PM. Tickets are for $50 each or $400 for a table of eight. the purpose of the Gala is to raise scholarships for minority graduating high-school seniors living in the Quad Cities who plan on attending a college, university, or trade school in the Fall. The theme of this year’s Gala is “Building a Foundation for the Future”.
Stewart says the Twin Torch Foundation endeavors to empower communities through education, advocacy, and service to enhance the quality of life for community members. The Foundation will also use this event to recognize and showcase an outstanding individual and organization in the Quad Cities, as well as the outstanding Mu Chi Lambda Chapter Brother of the Year.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. was founded in 1906 on the campus of Cornell University and its mission statement is to develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. To date, nearly 300,000 men have been initiated into the fraternity. The Aims of the fraternity are “manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind.”
The Mu Chi Lambda Chapter was founded in Rock Island, Illinois, in 1977 to execute the fraternity’s Mission and Aims in the Quad Cities.We believe the Black and Gold Scholarship Ball will provide deserving students and economically challenged families a way forward in education. A scholarship is the kind of investment that can not only change a life but also yield a lifetime of return!"