Welcome to the Mighty OX Website!
Top row: From left to right find the 2018 Uplift Award Honorees Dr. Frank Assante, Assemblywoman Linda Carter, Dr. Demond Hargrove stand-in for Union County College President Dr. Margaret McMenamin, OX Omega Man of the Year" Brother Richard Wyatt, "Superior Service Award" Honoree Brother Jeffrey Blanchard. Front row: Basileus Michael Smith and Immediate Past Basileus Leon Smith II. Not pictured: "Founders Award" Honoree Brother Charles Booker.
On behalf of the Brothers of Omicron Chi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, welcome to our website.
With a legacy established by generations of great men not the least of which being its first initiate – the 28th Grand Basileus Brother James S. Avery Jr., since January 1955 our Chapter Brothers have been working together to serve the best interests of Plainfield, NJ and the surrounding communities.
Today this Chapter of more than 90 men enter FY 2019 focused on:
- Emphasizing health & wellness through events like our annual Blood Drive (May 29, 2019) and 5k Run/Walk
- Strengthening our community through our activities like our annual Toy Drive and monthly “Feed the Less Fortunate” program
- Building the next generation of leaders through endeavors like our Omega Leadership Institute mentoring program and support of the Four Pillars Foundation's annual scholarships
- Maintaining a solid infrastructure to sustain this great organization for decades to come.
In collaboration with our 501c3 partners – Four Pillars Foundation – we co-host our Health Fair, Scholarship Ball, and Golf outing which benefit High School seniors attending four-year colleges and universities. Recent honorees have attended such schools as MIT, Stanford, University of Chicago and others of the nation’s top institution.
We look forward to your continued support of our calendar of events including the MLK Birthday Celebration at Plainfield’s Emerson School (January 19, 2019), our FunnyBone Comedy Show (April 5, 2019) and the James S. Avery Scholarship Ball (May 18, 2019).
For our fraternity Brothers visiting or new to the area, we extend a warm Omega welcome! We encourage you to come and visit and consider The Mighty OX as your new Omega home!
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Brother Michael Smith
Basileus, Omicron Chi Chapter
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
“Home of the 28th Grand Basileus”
4 Alpha Mu '85, LM#2762
A proposal was made at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting by Michael Smith, Basileus of the Omicron Chi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity to bring health and wellness to 3rd through 6th grade children in Plainfield. The program entitled “Well Prepared Program” seeks to educate both children and parents about childhood obesity, an epidemic that has become a serious problem in the United States. Workshops designed for both parents and children will provide education and tools needed to develop a healthy lifestyle at an early age so that children will maintain a healthy weight and are adopt healthy behaviors early in life. The proposal outlined details of the workshops to be conducted over a 6 week period and will include many topics including:
- Importance of a healthy body weight and understanding BMI (Body Mass Index)
- Learning how to read and interpret nutrition labels,
- Portion versus serving sizes
- Meal planning and shopping tips
- Family activities to promote healthy
- Coping with stress and anxiety
- Physical Activities
According to Mike Smith, they are hoping to attract up to 50 students in late fall. The weekly 2 hour workshops for both parents and children will be held on Saturdays and will be held at Emerson School. Facilitators will include fraternity members with expertise in physical education, martial arts, coaches and teachers.
The Well Prepared Program is offered by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Services is a health science university of the U.S. federal government and the goal is to address obesity and weight management, which affects military readiness and future recruitment.
The Omicron Chi Chapter has a offered several other youth programs throughout Plainfield and was recognized in February 2019 by the City Council for their excellence in serving the young people in the City.
October 5, 2019 - Friendship Golf Outing
Please click HERE to Register for the 2019 Friendship Golf Outing
Omicron Chi Annual High School Scholarship Program
Each year Omega Psi Fraternity, Inc. awards scholarships to deserving and aspiring students nationally. Omicron Chi Chapter of Plainfield, NJ provides scholarship opportunities to outstanding High School Graduating Seniors at the local level throughout Union, Middlesex and Somerset Counties. Other social action initiatives include, Feed the Less Fortunate at the Plainfield YMCA, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Assault on Illiteracy, Dr. Charles S. Drew Sickle Cell Blood Drive, South Second Street Mentoring Programs, Talent Hunt Program, Domestic Violence Awareness, Omega Leadership Institute, and Christmas Toys for Tots. Our mandate is to serve the needs of the greater Plainfield community wherever and whenever we are able.
Welcome to the Omicron Chi Reclamation Committee web link. This page is designed for members
who would like to
reestablish ties with Omicron Chi Chapter serving Plainfield, New Jersey
and its surrounding communities.
This page is exclusively reserved for members of the fraternity and not prospective members.
In sum, this is for Men of Omega and not those seeking entrance into Omega.
"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity."
Psalms 133: 1