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. 

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