Phoenix, AZ – The Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation, Inc. and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc/Delta Beta Omega Chapter present their annual fundraising scholarship breakfast and fashion show Saturday, December 1, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the J.W. Marriott, Desert Ridge.

A nationally acclaimed fashion and modeling company from Chicago, Illinois will rip the runway with its fashion extravaganza. The highly-anticipated event sells out annually attracting over 800 guests, features a Holiday Expo with vendors offering an array of unique items. Little Miss Fashionetta contest debuts this year to provide young girls, ages 5-12, opportunities for self development, cultural enrichment, community service and leadership.

The Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation works to fund educational, charitable and philanthropic programs through comprehensive fundraising efforts and prudent management of donor funds. The Foundation was incorporated in May 1994 in the state of Arizona and is a 501(c) (3) public educational charity. Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation has provided over $200,000 in college scholarships to high school students. In addition, the Foundation reaches out globally to provide life-sustaining resources to developing countries.

Fashionetta is supported by the generous donations of several corporate sponsors. Dorothy Finnie is the President of the Phoenix AKARAMA Foundation, Inc., and Carla Wright is the 2012 Fashionetta Chairperson.

Alpha Kappa Alpha is America’s first Greek-letter organization founded in 1908 by, and for, African American college women. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, it is one of the world’s leading service organizations. The sorority serves all mankind through a nucleus of more than 260,000 women in chapters in the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Caribbean, Canada, Germany, Korea, Japan, and on the continent of Africa. Carolyn House Stewart, Esquire, is the 28th International President. Stewart’s administration is marked by the theme: Global Leadership Through Timeless Service. For more information, log on to

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