It’s been more than 30 days since over 800,000 federal workers were put on furlough or are working without pay while facing the longest partial government shutdown in American history. As the fight between the White House and Congress over border wall funding drags on, many Americans are wondering how they are going to make ends meet.
While we accomplished quite a bit in being of service to all mankind, we also celebrated another milestone in 2018. Our sorority sister Cynthia Barnett became “golden,” meaning she observed 50+ years of service to the sorority! What’s most impressive is that her years of service were uninterrupted.
We recently sat down with Barnett to learn what she’s loved the most over the past five decades, what she’s looking forward to next and words of wisdom for the next generation of sorority members coming after her.
Chartered on April 7, 1990, the Sigma Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Incorporated®, is a volunteer professional service organization comprised of women who use their special skills and expertise developed in their working life to design and implement service programs within the San Fernando Valley.