2018 Scholarship Weekend: June 14 – 16, 2018

Thursday, June 14 – Happy Hour/Brotherhood Smoke
 This year we will be celebrating Happy Hour and supporting our March of Dimes fundraising effort. Location TBD


Saturday, June 16 – Black and Gold Ball
The Brothers of the Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and the Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc. (IDSEF) cordially invite you to the 2018 Black and Gold Ball – An Evening of Enchantment; empowering tomorrows Leaders!  This Black Tie event will be held at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner hotel, 7920 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22102 on Saturday, June 16, 2018. The cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m. and dinner begins at 7 p.m. The IDSEF scholarships will be presented at the Ball. This will be an affair that you do not want to miss. Please join us as we continue our proud tradition of celebrating the excellence and achievements of outstanding college-bound students!

RECEPTION | DINNER | LIVE ENTERTAINMENT | RAFFLE & DOOR PRIZES

  • Individual Tickets $125 per person
  • Tables of 10 $1250 each – Tables are limited. Click here to view the latest details on available tables. (Table map will be available shortly)
  • Offline Option You may also make checks payable to: Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc. Please contact Bro. Derrick Grimes 2018 Tables and Reservations Chairman to coordinate.
  • Hotel Reservations  Our room block at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner ($99 per night room rate for the June 15 -16, 2018 weekend). Cutoff date for room block is June 1, 2018. If calling directly, 1-703-761-5111, please inform the reservations agent that you are with the Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Black & Gold Ball or APA (Reservations are now open –  https://aws.passkey.com/go/9fc8c877)
    • Regular rooms are $99 per night.
    • For new reservations after this 6/1/18, call the hotel directly at 1-703-761-5111 or visit Hilton.com.
  • Sponsorship Opportunities There are several sponsorship opportunities for you or your company. Click here Questions? Contact Bro. Sylvester Owens.
  • Souvenir Journal Consider purchasing an ad in our souvenir journal to promote your business, organization or to congratulate our scholarship recipients. Click here Questions? Contact Bro. Sylvester Owens.
  • Raffle Tickets  This year during the Ball we will have a 50/50 Raffle. Contact Bro. Neville Welch.
  • 2014-2017 Black and Gold Ball Pictures Click here to see pictures from 2014. Click here for pictures from 2015. Click here for pictures from 2016. Click here for pictures from 2017
  • Donations If you cannot attend this year’s Ball, consider making a donation by clicking the “Donate” button below.
  • Spread the Word Download a flyer for this year’s Ball here, and share this information with your friends and family.
  • For more information, please contact any of the following brothers: Bro. Charles Johnson 2018 Black and Gold Ball Chairman or Bro. Jovan WinchesterBro. Derrick Grimes 2018 Tables and Reservations Chairman.

 

Tickets and Donations
 You can purchase tickets for these events online below. Select the option(s) in each tab that you prefer.

 

To purchase tickets or tables, please use the secure PayPal drop down menu below. You can update the total number of tickets you want to purchase at checkout. NOTE: If you’re the guest of a fraternity member and you purchase an individual ticket, please fill in the text field below and coordinate with the member you desire to sit with. Failure to do so may result in an alternative seating assignment. Individual Tickets – $125 per person (plus PayPal fee). Tables – $1250 each (plus PayPal fee).


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Donations:

If you are interested in donating to the Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund, click below.


 

  • Origins of Xi Alpha Lambda Chapter

    In the late summer of 1980, the idea of establishing an Alpha Phi Alpha chapter that would be directed towards serving the communities of Prince William and Southern Fairfax Counties took momentum. It was on May 31, 1981, that 34 brothers chartered Xi Alpha Lambda (XAL) in Prince William County, VA as Key Number #590. The men of XAL Chapter consists mostly of active and retired military officers, government civilians and businessmen. We are leaders in the community who are constantly striving to project the positive image of Alpha men as Servants of All.
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