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TLL Santas deliver Christmas a bit early

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
On April 25, 31 brothers of Tau Lambda Lambda chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and the 

Christmas in April Charles County program, along with the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta and Bay-

CSS, showed up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed to work on three separate homes in Waldorf, Md.  

A break from the norm as one home is usually the focal point of home-improvement efforts.  

The work at the various residences for the day included landscaping, carpentry, and painting.  

This year marks the eighth year that the chapter participated in the program to serve Charles 

County.

Held on the last Saturday in April annually, the Charles County Christmas in April program 

started in 1990 so that, in partnership with the community, volunteers are able to help rehabilitate 

the houses of low-income homeowners, elderly and disabled, so that they may continue to live in 

warmth, safety and independence.

Bay Community Support Services, Inc. (Bay-CSS) has been providing services to people with 

disabilities in Southern and Central Maryland since 1989.  Their services promote the ability of 

people with varying abilities, ages and life situations to live and work successfully in their 

communities.

When speaking about Christmas in April, Tony Hill, the chapter's social action committee 

chairman, said, “as a police officer, I give back to the community every day, but this event 

allows me to give back collectively with my fraternity brothers”.  

TLL chapter serves Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties through various programs that uplift 

the community.  

One home-owner, Mashawn Smith, stated that she was “super excited and very appreciative of 

the work that’s being done and the services that are being provided”. 

For more information on the services and programs of Tau Lambda Lambda chapter, go 

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