Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, once named by U.S. News & World Report magazine as one of the 10 most influential members of the House, will be the speaker at the annual Founders’ Day Celebration sponsored by the Xi Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. The event will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 25, in the Millennium Hotel, 2000 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.
Jackson Lee, serving her 11th term, also was once named one of the 50 most effective members of Congress by Congressional Quarterly. She serves on the Judiciary, Homeland Security and Budget committees.
Tickets are $50 per person. RSVP no later than Jan. 25. For tickets or additional information, contact Cecelia B. Henderson, Founders’ Day Celebration chairwoman, at 510-0221.