Albany Mayor proclaims January 16th as Zeta Phi Beta Day

Albany Mayor claims January 16th as Zeta Phi Beta Day

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - The Good Life City gave recognition to a prominent African American sorority on Thursday.

The Women of Zeta Phi Beta Inc. received a signed proclamation signed by Albany Mayor Bo Dorough and presented to the sorority by commissioner John Howard.

Albany Proclamation giving Zeta Phi Beta January 16th as Zeta Day
Albany Proclamation giving Zeta Phi Beta January 16th as Zeta Day (Source: WALB)

It officially declares Jan. 16 as the founders’ day of the organization, Zeta Phi Beta Day.

The grad chapter president, Royale Armstrong, shared her thoughts on what she calls a breathtaking moment.

Royale Armstrong talks about receiving a proclamation from the city of Albany.
Royale Armstrong talks about receiving a proclamation from the city of Albany. (Source: WALB)

“It warms my soul. I got chills when I found out that this was actually going to come to fruition. It makes me feel emotional. It makes me feel my heart it warmed. I’m just full at this moment," Armstrong said.

Armstrong said that the proclamation is a symbol of what their organization stands for, which is scholarship, service, sisterhood, and finer womanhood.

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