The club was reinstated under the guise of the Columbia Leather Order on January 6, 2013. Master Niko, Flossie, Troy, Tia, and James reinstated the Club as means for brothers and sisters who shared the beliefs, principals, and interests of the Leather lifestyle a way to promote these ideologies and values within the local community.
Master Niko’s unfettered dedication and compassion for individuals and organizations within the community are the basis on which the club is run.
- The phoenix is widely recognized as a symbol of rebirth, transformation, and power.
- The infinity symbol is traditionally known for the representation of “infinite.” However, within the patch, it is in a vertical position (the number 8) and is symbolic of the relation between the finite and the infinite. Understanding both what is visible and what is thought or perceived about not only yourself, but others.
- The colors: Red- intensity, passion, energy, love, and desire. Yellow- joy, happiness, optimism, idealism, imagination, philosophy, and friendship.
- The Banner- The letters “WWND” are an acronym for the phrase “What Would Niko Do?” This is asked by many that knew and loved Niko (and his methods of interacting with people) to determine whether their actions fall within his practice of loving, supporting, and assisting those in need.