Ambassador Collie Receives Proclamation from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Posted on: February 6, 2018

H.E. Sidney Collie (center), Ambassador of The Bahamas to the United States of America (center) receives the proclamation from Dr. Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson (third from left), International President, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Also pictured from left to right are Hon. Theo Neilly, Consul General of The Bahamas to Washington, DC; Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, International First Vice President, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Mrs. Mavis Johnson-Collie, International Archives Committee Chairman, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and wife of Ambassador Collie; and Mrs. Gizette Canegata Thomas, International Regional Director, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

 

Washington, DC – On January 11 2018, H.E. Sidney S. Collie, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the United States of America and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the Organization of American States, was honoured with a proclamation on from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, in commemoration of  “his outstanding years of unparalleled service, dedication, and commitment to The Bahamas and the world.” 
 
The Proclamation was presented by Dr. Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, International Vice President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, who described Ambassador Collie as a “humble and quiet man” and praised him for his “fear of God and work ethic”. 
 
In receiving the Proclamation, Ambassador Collie expressed his appreciation to the members of Alpha Kappa Sorority, Incorporated, and highlighted the work of the Sorority, “particularly in The Bahamas, where the Eta Psi Omega chapter works diligently to continue the Organization’s legacy of sisterhood and service by helping those most in need”. 
 
In addition to members of the executive leadership of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the presentation was attended by members of the New Providence-based, Eta Psi Omega Chapter, of which Mrs. Mavis Johnson-Collie, wife of Ambassador Collie, is a former president. 
 
Established in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, is the first Black Greek-letter sorority. The Sorority celebrated its 110th Founder’s Day in its birthplace of Washington, DC from January 11-15 2018. 



All News

DIRECTOR GENERAL MEETS WITH EMBASSY STAFF

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Staff members of the Embassy of The Bahamas in Washington, D.C., located at 2220 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., are pictured on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in the conference room of the Embassy with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Director General Mrs. Sharon Brennen Haylock, who is on a Mission Inspector Tour of…

Scenes from the OAS General Assembly in Santo Domingo – 14th June

Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Mark Brantley, Foreign Minister St Kitts and Nevis at OAS General Assembly 14th June in Santo Domingo. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Italian Special Envoy Paolo Serpi at OAS General Assembly in Santo Domingo 14th June. Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell with Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez OAS General Assembly Santo…

Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration at OAS General Assembly

Statement by Fred Mitchell MP Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Commonwealth Of The Bahamas OAS General Assembly 14 June 2016   “Institutional Strengthening for Sustainable Development in the Americas”   Check Against Delivery   Excellences all Mr. President Colleague Ministers and heads of delegations   I wish to express profound appreciation for the wonderful…

Bahamas Ambassador To UAE Announced

Bahamas Ambassador To UAE Announced MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS NASSAU The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment by the Prime Minister Rt. Hon Perry Christie of Tony Joudi as Non- Resident Ambassador of The Bahamas to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This follows closely on the heels of Amb. Joudi’s appointment…

Bahamas Congratulates and will work closely with Amb. Peter Thomson of Fiji, President-elect of the 71st UN General Assembly

Bahamas Congratulates and will work closely with Amb. Peter Thomson of Fiji, President-elect of the 71st UN General Assembly   The Bahamas joins others in congratulating Ambassador Peter Thomson, the Permanent Representative of Fiji, who was elected as President of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Amb. Thomson’s vast experience and diplomatic…