Grand Polemarch Thomas L. Battles, Jr. met with Northeastern Province Polemarch Craig Chisholm, Polemarch Darryl Stephens, Vice Polemarch L. Douglass Harrell of Philadelphia Alumni and Conclave 2019 Planning Committee Chair Sam Patterson and Vice Chair Darren Lipscomb The Achievement Center.
Grand Polemarch Battles was in Philadelphia for Grand Chapter business meetings and made an impromptu stop at The Achievement Center, the central facility for the Philadelphia Alumni of Kappa Alpha Psi. Battles encouraged the assembled leaders and let them know he is setting the bar high for the host chapter and leadership after a successful Conclave 2017 hosted by Orlando and Winter Park Alumni Chapters.
After the short meeting was over, Battles and assembled brothers held a brief reception at a local establishment in Mt. Airy, Pennsylvania to allow Chapter rank and file to meet and greet.
Past Executive Director Ernest Brown, a Conclave 2019 Planning Committee board member was in attendance.
On February 24th the Philadelphia Alumni Chapter proudly Hosted the Grand Polemarch Brother Thomas L. Battles Jr.
During the visit, our Conclave Chairman Samuel Patterson discussed our initial plans.
Following the meeting we fellowshipped at The Platinum Grille. Brother Battles commented that the “Philly Kappas know hospitality”.
-Polemarch Darryl Stephens