Dr. James Jeffries III, Bernice Gordon-Young and Officer Dan Duncan Honored at 2017 Black and Gold Gala

The 2017 Annual Black and Gold Gala and Founder’s Day Celebration of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Peoria Alumni Chapter was held on Saturday, December 2nd at Bradley University.

Dr. James Jeffries III, Bernice Gordon-Young and Officer Dan Duncan

The chapter honored three individuals with awards: Dr. James Jeffries III – Alpha Man of the Year, Bernice Gordon-Young – Community Service Award, and Officer Dan Duncan – Humanitarian Award. College students, Christian Johnson, Kiara Leverett, and Drew Hubbard received scholarships.

The sold-out event featured entertainment from Dexter Oneal and Funkyard. Proceeds from the event will benefit local scholarships, mentorship, and service programs.