Centennial Celebration Gala: Celebrating 100 Years of Service and Advocacy

On October 19, 2019, over eight hundred brothers and their guests celebrated one hundred years of service and advocacy at the Detroit Alphas Centennial Celebration Gala. The event was held at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in the Ambassador Ballroom. There were three Alpha Phi Alpha General Presidents and ten of our chapter presidents in attendance.

Brother Huel Perkins served as emcee. Five of our chapter brothers were honored during this event. The Honorable Brother Dennis W. Archer, Sr. was given the Public Servant Award. Brother Ted Colbert was given the Corporate Leadership Award). The Honorable Brother Damon J. Keith was posthumously given the Man of the Century Award. Brother William F. Pickard was given the Philanthopist Award. Past General President Brother Mark S. Tillman as given the Fraternal Leadership Award.