Chairlady’s Garden Party Showcases Sartorial Style

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LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. – Fine attire was on full display at the fourth annual Chairlady’s Garden Party. More than 100 guests attended the June 17 event to benefit merit and need-based scholarships. Board of Trustees Chairwoman Kimberly A. Lloyd ’94 conceived the idea for the event.

In addition to the live music and food, guests were encouraged to wear hats and take part in judged Parade of Hats and Best Dressed Gentlemen competitions.


Chairwoman Kimberly A. Lloyd ’94 (third from left) poses with guests at the Chairlady’s Garden Party on June 17, 2017. Sharlene V. Roberson ’80 (right) emceed the event.

The ten winners of the Parade of Hats included:

  • Kimberly D. Bowens-Byars ’91 - AALU - Baltimore Metro Chapter
  • Thetius A. Saunders ’71 - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Valerie L. McKinney-Richberg ’90 - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Tracy R. Wilborn-Phillips ’92
  • Stania G. Romain ’96 - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Laney Hoxter - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Carol A. Black ’67 - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • LaToya M. Edwards ’97 - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Robin M. Torrence ’89 - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Sandra M. Riley ’79 - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Chairwoman Kimberly A. Lloyd ’94 (fourth from right) poses with members of the Student Government Association at the Chairlady’s Garden Party on June 17, 2017.

The winner of the Best Dressed Gentleman contest was Larry N. Jordan ’71. Stanley R. Smallwood, Esq. ’76 earned an honorable mention.

The Best Sorority Ensemble winners included:

  • Robin M. Torrence ’89, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Thetius A. Saunders ’71, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Kristal R. Miller ’91, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

To view more photos from the event visit the online album. Registration is now open for the next alumni event on campus, the Alumni Family Gathering from noon to dusk on July 15 at the Robert N. Gardner Fitness Trail.