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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

66th Anniversary Convention

JULY 10-15, 1972

Host Chapters:
Delta Psi Lambda, Denver
Iota Omicron Lambda, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Brothers Harrison Knudson, Harry T. Waters, Brother Kermit J. Hall, Director


Sunday July 9, 1972

9:00 a.m.
Registration & Information (Daily)
Executive Secretary Office
Financial Office
Press Office
Convention Clerical Staff
Director of Conventions
Exhibits (Equal Opportunity Committee)

10:00 a.m.
Board of Directors Meeting
Hospitality Centers (Daily)
Alpha Brothers, Room
Women, Room
Children, Room
Religious Service, Local Churches

9:00 a.m.
Golf Tournament--Applewood Golf Course, or Cherry Hill Golf Course (Dates not confirmed)

1:00 p.m.
Board of Directors Luncheon Meeting
Committee Meeting:
Rules and Credentials
Constitution and By-Laws
Budget and Finance
Election Commission
Standards and Extension
Committee on Publications
Awards and Achievements

4:30 p.m.
Building Foundation

5:00 p.m.
Public Meeting

9-11:00 p.m.
Welcome Soiree (Hosted by local Alpha wives)

Monday, July 10, 1972

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ladies Hospitality Room
Open Daily
Coffee, Pop & Donuts

9:00 a.m. Registration and Information

10:00 a.m.
First Business Session
(Reports--Board of Directors, Vice Presidents, and Assistant Vice Presidents)

10:00 a.m.
Women and Children's Activities
Colorado Springs, U.S. Air Force Academy, Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods.  (Fee Activity)
Swimming daily for adults.

12:15 p.m.
Keynote Luncheon

1:00 p.m.
Teens--Splash Party
Women--Downtown Shopping

Monday July 10, 1972 (continued)
2:00 p.m.
Committee Meetings
Equal Opportunities
Constitution and By-Laws
Budget and Finance
Election Commission
(Other Committees by Assignment)

8:00-10:00 p.m. Pre-Teen Social (Hospitality Room)

8:30-11:00 p.m. Teen Frolic

9:00 p.m. Bait-A-Date Reception

10:00-2:00 p.m. Inter-Greek Dance

Tuesday, July 11, 1972

8:00 a.m. Coffee Hour (Sponsored)

8:00 a.m. College Brother Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Registration and Information

9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Job Interviews, Recruitment (Daily--open to public)

9:30 a.m. Second Business Session

10:00 a.m. Tour, Red Rocks, Buffalo Bill's Grave & Museum, Catholic Shrine, Wood Carving House (Fee Activity)

12:00 Noon Equal Opportunities Luncheon

1:30 p.m. Bridge-Whist Tournament (Ladies)

3:00 p.m. Ladies Day at the Races,  Centennial Race Track

Afternoon Job Interviews and Women & Children Activities

6:00 p.m. Reception--Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson

Wednesday, July 12, 1972

8:00 a.m. Life Member Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Coffee Hour (Sponsored)

9:00 a.m. Registration and Information

9:30 a.m. Third Business Session

10:00 a.m. Tour of City of Denver, Larimer Square, East Park Hill Area, Botanic Gardens, U.S. Mint, State Capitol

11:00 a.m. Swimming for Children

11:00 a.m. Ecumenical and Memorial Services Alphas and Local Guests

12:00 Noon Recess (Lunch)

12:30 p.m. Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show

Wednesday, July 12, 1972 (continued)

12:45 p.m. Polls Open for Voting

2:00 p.m. Plenary Session (Convention Theme)

2:30 p.m. Seminar

3:30 p.m. Four Business Session

6:30 p.m. Dinner, Country Playhouse Dinner & Broadway Stage Production

10:00-2:00 p.m.
Exhibits: Authentic Artifacts
Black Art and Figures
Entertainment: African Music, Afro Fashion, African Dancers
Recommended Attire: Lopas, Dashikis, Turban or Casual

Thursday, July 13, 1972

9:00 a.m. Registration and Information

8:00 a.m. Founders Day Breakfast

9:30 a.m. Fifth Business Session

10:00 a.m. Walking Tour U.S. Mint, State Capitol, Denver Art Museum, Civic Center, State Museum
Swimming Daily for Adults

10:30 a.m. Seminars

12:00 Noon Fraternal Luncheon

1:00 p.m. Movie, Downtown (fee)

2:00 p.m. Final Business Session

6:00 p.m. Buffet Supper Teens & Pre-Teens

6:00 p.m. Alpha Formal Banquet

8:00-10:30 p.m. Teen-Age Hop

1030-2:00 p.m. After Dinner Dance

Friday, July 14, 1972

9:00 a.m. Board of Directors Meeting

10:00 a.m. Building Foundation Meeting

12:00 Noon Educational Foundation Meeting

Saturday, July 15, 1972 Post-Convention Tours:
1.  Hawaii
2.  California
3.  Las Vegas, Nevada
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