Thursday, June 13 – Happy Hour/Brotherhood Smoke This year we will be celebrating Happy Hour and supporting our March of Dimes fundraising effort. Location TBD
Saturday, June 15 – 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 2019 Black and Gold Ball – A Night of Enchantment and Achievement This Black Tie event will be held at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner hotel, 7920 Jones Branch Drive McLean, VA 22102 on Saturday, June 15, 2019. 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 2019 Tables and Reservations Chairman to coordinate.
- Hotel Reservations – Our room block at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner ($105 per night room rate for the June 14 -15, 2019 weekend). Cutoff date for room block is May 15, 2019. 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://book.passkey.com/go/APA19)
- Regular rooms are $105 per night.
- For new reservations after this 5/15/19, 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. Larry Henderson
- 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. Larry Henderson
- Raffle Tickets – This year during the Ball we will have a 50/50 Raffle. Contact Bro. Michael Carey.
- 2015-2018 Black and Gold Ball Pictures – Click here for pictures from 2015. Click here for pictures from 2016. Click here for pictures from 2017. Click here for pictures from 2018.
- 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 2019 Black and Gold Ball Chairman Bro. Derrick Grimes 2019 Tables and Reservations Chairman.
Tickets and Donations You can purchase tickets for these events online below.
To purchase tickets or tables, please click here. 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 ($130.37 w/fee). Tables – $1250 each ($1294.74 w/fee).