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Happy September, Fiskites!

We are initiating a #HardReset for the L.A. Fisk Alumni Club.
It is our hope that we can reconnect with our fellow Alumni in the SoCal area, so please mark your calendars for our first event of the 2021-2022 fiscal year!wake up dancing GIF by Insecure on HBO
Details forthcoming, but for now,

SAVE THE DATE: 
Saturday, September 25th, 2021
12:00 Noon

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Dues Options

We have transitioned over to the Fiscal Calendar regarding activities, events, dues, and giving. We want to roll out the option of paying L.A. Fisk Alumni Club dues as follows:

Yearly Membership: $50
2 Year Membership: $100
5 Year Membership: $250

For our September Membership Drive, if you pay any level of dues
by September 25th, you will receive a
FREE SHIPPING code on all L.A. Fisk Alumni apparel! You can pay** via

CashApp – $LAFiskAlumni
PayPal – Pay Now
Mail-in – send check to:

LA Fisk University Alumni Club
P.O. Box 452773
Los Angeles CA 90045

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See you in September!
In the meantime, connect with us on our Socials.

 

Continue to stay healthy and safe. We can’t wait to reconnect!

 

 

**Write or Type “Membership Dues” in the “Add a note” section when mailing or sending dues electronically.

Virtual General Body Meeting Sept 19th

Virtual General Body Meeting Sept 19th

Dear Fiskites,
Our next general meeting will take place Saturday September 19th at 1:30pm.

Due to COVID-19 the general meeting will be held via Video Conference & Conference Call on the Zoom platform. Email us at info@lafiskalumni.com for access instructions.

Ahead of the meeting, we ask you to fill out our survey for fundraising ideas. You can access the survey here.

Continue to stay healthy and safe and call in to the meeting!

Message from the LA Fisk Alumni President

A message from our President, Moiro Konchellah Poole: Hello Fiskites, Family & Friends! I hope you all are safe, and healthy. I am Moiro Konchellah Poole, president of the Greater Los Angeles Fisk University Alumni Association.

We exist to strengthen fellowship amongst Los Angeles area alumni, aid in student recruitment and retention, and support the fundraising goals of our Alma Mater.

There are over 350 Fiskites in the L.A./SoCal area alone, and we want to connect with you, Especially our soon-to-be 2020 graduates.

So, send us a message with your full name, class & the best way to stay in touch with you. Staying connected is so important during this season. So, stay tuned and stay safe, Fiskites. Where’er we be, we shall still love Thee!

General Meeting Saturday January 25th

Join us for our first general meeting of 2020! Find out about volunteer opportunities, pay annual dues, and share your thoughts!

Saturday January 25th at 1:30pm
5376 Fairview Blvd
Los Angeles 90056

Fellow Alumni,

We hope this communiqué finds you well and wish you a very Happy New Year!

Entering a new Decade the Los Angeles Alumni Association continues to strive to expand its programs and events to our alumni and current Fisk students. We hope that you will take part in the fellowship opportunities, fundraising events and student recruitment activities that we are planning this year. We want more alumni involvement to experience firsthand the pride we take in supporting our cause.

It is our mission to strengthen networking among Los Angeles area alumni, promote student recruitment, and support the fundraising goals of Fisk University. In order to meet our mission and provide scholarships to students, we rely on the generosity of alumni and without your assistance we wouldn’t be able to provide student scholarships each year.

The Alumni Association’s Executive Board and Committee Chairs met on Saturday, January 11, 2020 After much discussion on varying strategies for fulfilling our mission and building our active membership base, the implementation of a variety of strategies are needed to reach our fundraising goals.

The one strategy we are continuing is that each alumni make the commitment to support our alumni association initiatives by contributing a one year contribution of $120.00 / or $10.00 per month that supports the following:

Elroy Bond Scholarship Fund – $70
Membership Dues/Operating cost – $50
Total $120.00

Payments should be sent to:
LA Fisk University Alumni Club
P O Box 452773
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Or visit the alumni association’s website lafiskalumni.com to make online donations. ($50 Alumni Dues $70 Elroy Bond Scholarship)
All scholarship donations count toward your Class participation rate.

Alumni generosity, talent and participation make a big difference in the success of our association’s activities.

We are looking to fill our table at the Inter-Alumni Council’s MLK Breakfast event on Monday, January 20th ! Tickets are $50 per person. Please contact Virginia Bland @vbland437@aol.com or (323) 574-7185

We will officially kick off 2020 with a “Fisk Friday” Happy Hour event in L.A.! We encourage all Greater L.A. Fisk Alumni to wear Fisk gear and meet up on Friday, January 24th

6pm: Drinks Post & Beam
7pm: Dinner Hotville Chicken
(owned by Nashville’s Prince family)

The first General Alumni meeting of 2020 is at:
5376 Fairview Blvd
Los Angeles, CA. 90056
Saturday March 25, 2020
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Executive Board elections will be held.

Fisk Forever,
Greater Los Angeles Fisk Alumni Association

June 23rd Meeting Notice

Our next general meeting will be held on Sunday June 23rd at 1:30pm. The location is:

5001 President Barack Obama Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90016

We ask that each alumnus make the commitment to support our alumni association initiatives. You can do this by paying to the alumni association $10 per month or $120 for the year. Participating in giving to the Scholarship Fund will also count toward your class in the Fisk to Fifty Campaign to improved the overall alumni giving rate percentage. We are counting on you !

Payments should be sent to:
LA Fisk University Alumni Club
P O Box 45773
Los Angeles, CA 9004
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Or, visit the alumni association’s website lafiskalumni.com to make online donations. ($50 Alumni Dues / $70 Elroy Bond Scholarship)

Now in existence for over 50 years, Los Angeles Alumni Association continues to strive to expand its programs and events to our alumni and current Fisk students. We hope that you will to take part in the fundraising events that we are planning this year and experience firsthand the pride we take in supporting our cause.

General Meeting June 23

LA Fisk Fitness Recap

This past Sunday the LA Fisk Club held it’s first-ever “Fisk Fitness” event. It was a family-friendly Workout & Wellness Hour hosted by Fiskites & C.P.T.s, Flo Elkins and Joy Barge. They answered questions regarding healthy lifestyle decisions and led a great work out session!

March 24th Meeting Notice & Dues Payment

Our next general meeting is in historic Leimert Park:

Sunday, March 24, 2019 @ 1:30 PM
California Jazz & Blues Museum
4317 Degnan Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90008

If for some reason you can’t make it but would like to join in the meeting via Free Conferencing the call in number is:
(605) 313-4460
Access code: 461920

Now in existence for over 50 years, Los Angeles Alumni Association continues to strive to expand its programs and events to our alumni and current Fisk students. We hope that you will to take part in the fundraising events that we are planning this year and experience firsthand the pride we take in supporting our cause.

It is our mission to strengthen fellowship among Los Angeles area alumni, promote student recruitment, and support the fundraising goals of Fisk University. In order to meet our mission and provide scholarships to students, we rely on the generosity of alumni and without your assistance we wouldn’t be able to provide student scholarships each year.

The Alumni Association’s Executive Board and Committee Chairs met on February 10, 2019. After reports were given, strategies were discussed in order to raise funds to support the Elroy Bond Scholarship Fund. This fund supports the $2,500 grant given per year to a California student matriculating at Fisk.

The Board and Committee Chairs approved a fundraising proposal that will support the following:

· Scholarship Fund – $70
· Dues/Operating cost – $50

We ask that each alumnus make the commitment to support our alumni association initiatives. You can do this by paying to the alumni association $10 per month or $120 for the year. Participating in giving to the Scholarship Fund will also count toward your class in the Fisk to Fifty Campaign to improved the overall alumni giving rate percentage. We are counting on you !

Payments should be sent to:
LA Fisk University Alumni Club
P O Box 45773
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Or, visit the alumni association’s website lafiskalumni.com to make online donations. ($50 Alumni Dues / $70 Elroy Bond Scholarship)

Alumni generosity, talent and participation make a big difference in the success of our association’s activities.