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OF ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA

FALL 1966


All Alpha Sigma Alphas!

THE TWENTY-FIFTH NATIONAL CONVENTION June 26-30, 1967

St. Louis, Missouri

HGATEWAY TO THE WEST" Geographically We'll Meet You Half Way

Hospitality All the Way!


OF ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA

VOLUME 52

FALL, 1966

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CONTENTS GAMMA XI I NSTALLE D AT SLIPPERY RocK --------------------------- ------------------------ -------------

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FouNDERs' DAY-1966 -- --------------------- --- -- ------- --- -- ---------------- ------ --- ---··-·--····· -···· ··· ··· ··· ····· ··

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LEADE RSHIP TRAINING SCHOOL ---··· ·· ····--·--·· ········------·-················-----·-····· ·· ·· ············ ·····

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THE 1966 AWARD WINNERS -·- ·· ·-·· · ···--···- ·· ····· ···--·-·········· ·······---- --············· ······· ··········· ···

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NATIONAL HoNoR RoLL --· ···· ··· · ····-··-·-·········-···--·-··············----·-···· ··· ·-·······················-·-· 10 MAGAZINE TROPHY TO PHI PHI CHAPTER --- ·---········ ·· ··-·-··---··--·········· ··--···· ··-------····-··· 11 ALPHA CHAPTER SALUTEs CAROLYN JoHNSON · ·······-···-·-· · ·· ··· · ·· ··· ···-···----- · ·· ··-············ 11 ALUMNAE DIRECTOR APPOINTED · ···------··· ············ ·---- -···· ··············· ··-- --··--·········-···-······ ·· 12 NEW ALUMNAE CHAPTERS ········----·-·· ·-- ··········---·---···-·-····· ·······------· ---··· ·--·--······ ·· · ·· ·· · ····· 12

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TOPS IN OFFICER EFFICIENCY ····· ····· ----· -----······················-·· ·· -···--······-··· · ·············· ···-··-··- 16 GREEK Q UEENS ········--- -· -······· · · ···- ······-----······ · ········· · ····----······-·· · ··-·-········· · ········ ·········-··· ··· 17 HONORS · ······ ·········---·--··························-- ···· ···················· ·· ···-·······-·······-··············· ············· 20 SouTHEASTERN P ANHELLEN IC CoNFERENCE ····--···-----······ ······· ·········-·-··-·-· ······ ············· 22 BETA SIGMA PLEDGE CARNIVAL ·· ····--············----··· ··--·· ·· ·· ···········-·--·----·-··- · ·········· ··· ······ 22 IN MEMORIAM · ·· ··························· ··--· --····-···-·-·· ······· ······· ··· -·· ············ ··-··-··-····················· 24 ToLEDO HoNoRs GRAcE HAWORTH·· ····· ···· ····· · · ··············--· ···----···········-········-·--··--·-··-· 25 FuLBRIGHT ScHOLARSHIP TO BEVERLY MooNEY ·· ··----··-·-·-······ -·· ········· ·· ·····-------····· ·· ·· 25 ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA SPOTLIGHT ···········-·-···------····---·-··-········- · ··················-·-·-··-·-···-··· 26 COLLEGE CHAPTER NEWSLETTERS ··· --- ····--···· ·-·--·--·--·--····· ·· ··························--··-············ 29 ALUMNAE CHAPTER NEWSLETTERS -······· · ····-···-·- · ·· ···--······ · ·········· ···········------··· ···········-· ··46 • DIRECTORY -· · ······ · ·· -············· · ···---·----···---···---·········- · ······-··-··-·····- · -···· ·---· ·······-··· ············· ··· . 57 OFFICERS CALENDAR ··························-·· ·· ······························ ···---····-·-····-· ---···········-······· 63

ALUMNAE EDITOR LONNA HENDREN

EDITOR BONNIE KOENEMANN

COLLEGE EDITOR BARBARA MADDEX

THE PHOENIX OF ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA is published in the fall , winter, spring and summer of each year at Eden Publishing House, 1724 Chouteau Avenue, St. Louis Mo. 63!03, official publishers for the sorority. The subscription price $1.50 a year. Send change of address and business correspondence to the Alpha Sigma Alpha National Headquarters, 1201 East Walnut Street, Springfield, Missouri 65802. Address all correspondence of an editoral nature to the editor, Mrs. Stewart Koenemann 1230 Hoyt, St. Louis, Mo. 63 137. Second-class postage paid at St. Louis, Missouri. Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to National Headquarters, 1201 Ea st Wa Inut Street, Springfie ld , Missouri 65802.


SLIPPERY ROC/( STATE COLLEGE WELCOMES GAMMA XI TO PENNSYLVANIA

Gamma Xi charte r members and pledges. Fi rst row, from left to right, Sandy Fecich , Lynn Penney, Millie Kratz, Che ryl Korn 路 rumpf, Kathy Anderson, Ton i LaRo sa , Janet Cunningham, and Beverly Kora ido . Second row, from left to right路, Diane G raham , Ruth Ann Zokvic, Lori W ilson, Donna Ripple, Carol Shiner, Carrie Dankowsky, Conni e Bandola , Becky Me llor, Ginny Scip路 ione, Gerry Krupa, and Eva Macesich.

GAMMA XI NEWEST CHAPTER I t was a rainy day in Slippery R ock, Pennsylvania, on April 30, but the hearts of twenty girls were filled with sunsh ine. For on that afternoon the fifteen ch arter members were to become Alpha Sigma Alpha sisters, and Gamma Xi was to be officially installed as the newest chapter in Alp ha Sigma Alpha. In the afternoon, there was a luncheon at which we were presented several gifts from the national council and the alumnae and collegiate chapters who were represented at our installation . The luncheon was then followed by the initiation of the charter members and the installation of the chapter.

CHARTER PRESENTED That evening the new sisters, the pledges, their da tes, and guests attended a banquet at the PennVue Country Club, Butler, Pennsylvania. At the 2

b an q uet Mrs. Harold C. Brown, National Extension Director, presented the ch arter to M iss Carrie D ankowsky, Gamma X i's president.

NATIONAL OFFICERS AND GUESTS PRESENT We were very proud to have as our guests M iss Mary C. Goeke, National President, Mrs. Harold C. Brown, Mrs. R . Stephen Fountaine, National Constitu tional Ch airman, and Miss Helen L. Corey, National Convention Ch airman, Mrs. Andrew ]. Strahura, our alumnae adviser, and our fac ul ty advisers: Mrs. Ferenc K. Szucs, Mrs. L aMonte D. Crape, and Mrs. J ames Tan . Representatives were also present from Alpha Gamma, Kappa Kappa, and Nu Nu collegiate chapters as well as Akron, Ohio, an d Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, alumnae chapters. The week-end came to an end on Sunday afternoon with a tea which was sponsored by the Panhelleni c Council. THE PHOENIX


FOUNDERS' Once again, as the time of year approaches when it is my privilege and pleasure, as National President of Alpha Sigma Alpha, to write a Founders' Day message, I am overwhelmed by the many thoughts that come to mind as one contemplates this anniversary. So many different facets of our sisterhood, each of which has its base with our Founders, could be explored in a message of this type, and each would probably be equally effective and commemorative. However, this year I am wondering if by looking into the future, rather than examining the past, we might realize an even greater scope of the eventualities that were made possible by our founding sisters. Our Founders' Day anniversary this year will be celebrated for the first time in a National Headquarters owned by the sorority. We wonder if our Founders dared to dream that someday the organization that they were founding would be purchasing property to be used specifically as a National Headquarters. This, of course, has been accomplished during the past year, and at present a Committee is busy, not only supervising the organization of the best office and Council facilities in the National Headquarters, but also planning the most effective type of memorial room or library to commemorate our history. As our sixty-fifth anniversary is celebrated, we are also in the midst of preparations for our ational Convention next summer. Could our Founders have anticipated that by this time their beloved Alpha Sigma Alpha would h ave over one hundred and fifty collegiate and alumnae chapters eligible to be represented by their delegates at a National Convention. And yet, I feel certain that the same close feelings of sisterhood wi ll be experienced by all who attend the National Convention as were experienced by the five young women who founded our sorority because they wanted to be sisters. As I write this, I am also preparing for an Alpha Sigma Alpha Leadership Training School to be conducted by the National Officers for representatives from eleven mid-western collegiate chapters. This is to be a pilot program, and if successful, will be repeated in all areas of the country, so as to eventually include representatives from all collegiate chapters. Long-range plans are also being formulated for the establishment FALL 1966

DAY~l966 of Districts or Provinces within the organization so that the chapters and individuals may be better served and in turn may become more aware of their significant roles in the sisterhood. Another noteworthy change taking place at this time is the conversion of our membership records to an IBM system. The potenial for service to our members that this step makes possible seems limitless, and yet it is clearly consistent with the over-all progress being made by the sorority. As a result of this change, the Nation~! Headquarters staff will be able to prepare mailings for the entire membership in ~ matt~r . of hours. It will also be feasible to prmt mailmg lists or labels for the individual collegiate and alumnae chapters. As the diversification that comes naturally with growth is being experienced by Alpha Sigma Alpha, new committees are being ~p足 pointed to deal with situations that are occunng specifically because of the sorority's growth. Thus not only are new programs and policies being developed to implement the progress of the organization, but also more and more members are playing roles in its government and management. It is gratifying to note how readily most members are willing to accept the responsibility of servi ng the sorority in one capacity or another, but it is also indicative of the continued interest that these and other members are displaying. The future success / of Alpha Sigma Alpha seems assured when we see how many sisters are capable and desirous of providing the competent leadership necessary to the progress of any organization. Let u s all prepare for and observe Founders' Day this year by not only reflecting upon all of the past occurences and eve~ts that are the ~oun足 dation and stepping stones m our Alpha Sigma Alpha history, but also by exploring our fo~dest hopes and desires for the future of 0~1~ sisterhood. By so doing, and by thus reah zmg the many possibilities that are within our reach as a sorority, and that are feasible because of our heritage from our five Founders, we can best appreciate the true significance of our commemoration of Alpha Sigma Alpha Founders' Day1966. Mary C. Goeke N a tion a! President 3


REPORT: ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA LEADERSHIP TRAINING SCHOOL The week-end of August 19-21 provided an educational "first" for selected members of eleven midwestern collegiate chapters and seven National Officers at the pilot Alpha Sigma Alpha Leadership Training School held on the campus of Southwestern Missouri State College at Springfield . Information concerning the School was sent early in the summer to the collegiate chapters in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Four delegates from each chapter were invited, preferably the President, Treasurer, Membership Director, and Panhellenic Delegate, with the Rush Chairman being the suggested alternate. Early Friday afternoon the delegates began arriving at the Beta Sigma chapter house where they were greeted by the Beta Sigma chapter members who acted as hostesses. The Alumnae House Board had graciously made the chapter house available for the week-end, and for many of the delegates, it was their first experience in staying in an Alpha Sigma Alpha chapter house.

Eta Eta delegates arrive.

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The get-acquainted party Friday evening was a "fun time" for all, so much so that the delegates whose late arrivals forced them to miss the party vowed to make arrangements to arrive earlier next year. Saturday morning everyone assembled in a classroom at the campus Student Union, a short block from the Beta Sigma house, for sessions on Voting, Membership and Rush. Saturday afternoon, following a delicious luncheon served by the Springfield alumnae members at the Beta Sigma house, the delegates returned to the Student Union for session on Finances and National Procedures, after which everyone assembled for a tour of the new Alpha Sigma Alpha National Headquarters several blocks from the campus. Mrs. Harry G. Rowe, National Headquarters Executive, explained the work that is done in the National Headquarters, and following the tour, the delegates had an opportunity to look for their own records among the vast filing system.

Beta Sigma chapter house.

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Mrs. Fred Trowell, National Membership Director, in chair at far left, gives pointers on pledge training during informal session at Beta Sigma chapter house.

Other National Officers in attendance included, left to right, Mrs. Harry G. Rowe, National Headquarters Executive; Mrs. George J . Malone, Jr., Vice President; Mrs. Joe H. Brewer, Secretary; Miss Rose M. Fellin, Treasurer; Miss Mary C. Goeke, President; and Mrs. R. S. Fountaine, Constitution Chairman.

A banquet room at a nearby restaurant was the scene of the Saturday evening dinner for the Leadership Training School participants. The National awards that had been merited by chapters present were announced, and the 1966 Magazine Sales Award trophy was accepted on behalf of Phi Phi chapter by Dianna Brown, chapter president. A session devoted to Alpha Sigma Alpha's role in the National Panhellenic Conference followed, after which everyone adjourned to the Beta Sigma house for an informal session on Pledge Training. The evening ended with a relaxing and enjoyable Song Fest during which the chapters entertained each other and the N ational Officers with their special chapter songs. Sunday morning found everyone attending early church services of their choice, and returning afterwards to the Beta Sigma house for a wel-

come brunch prepared by members of the Springfield Alumnae chapter. At 10:30 A.M. the final session began in the Student Union, this session being devoted to Social Graces and Adviser路 Alumnae relationships. At the completion of the prepared program, the delegates were invited to discuss any additional specific problems with the National Officers, although many questions had been answered earlier in the week-end during private conferences. All too soon it was time for the delegates and the National Officers to start their journeys home, and it was with much regret that the final farewells were said. There seemed to be a unanimous agreement that the Leadership Training School had been an unqualified success, thus making it fairly certain that similar schools would be scheduled in the future for other areas.

Alpha Beta delegates packing for trip home.

The Student Union building at Southwest Missouri State College.

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THE 1966 AWARD WINNERS WILMA WILSON SHARP AWARD Loraine Nienow Hentschel, Gamma Epsilon, the recipient of the 1966 Wilma Wilson Sharp Award, has had a relatively short membership in Alpha Sigma Alpha, and yet in that time the sorority has benefited in so many ways because of her achievements and contributions, that it is with great pride and pleasure that this award is announced. Loraine had been an extremely active collegiate and alumna member of the local sorority, Alpha Delta Sigma, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, prior to its installation in October, 1958, as the Gamma Epsilon chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha. Loraine, who had held virtually every office in the local sorority, was initiated as an alumna member of Gamma Epsilon chapter at that time, after which she continued her sorority endeavors as a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha. Her membership in the Milwaukee alumnae chapter has been significant not only because of the fact that she has been a ready and diligent worker within the chapter, holding various offices as well as serving on the Welfare Board and Charity Ball Committee, but also because she so capably represented Alpha Sigma Alpha as the president of the Milwaukee City Panhellenic Association during 1962. Her contributions to Community affairs have also been noteworthy. As a four-year graduate of the International College of Religious Education she has spent eight years as a Sunday School teacher. She has also been a member of her church choir for many years, and has served as president of the Girls Missionary Society and as treasurer of the Youth Group. She has also taught Kindergarten classes in the Milwaukee Public Schools, and has been active in the Parent-Teachers Association. Her interest in young people has further manifested itself in her work with the Campfire Girls, whom she has served as Assistant Scout Leader. Loraine is married to Arthur Hentschel, a Milwaukee jeweler, and she has also been active in various phases of the jewelry business. She served as president of the Milwaukee Jewelers Women's 6

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Guild for eight years, and as president of the Wisconsin State Retail Jewelers Guild for four years. As involved as Loraine has been in community endeavors, she has nevertheless found time to en joy her three daughters, Joan, Karen and Barbara, all of whom have achieved honors in various fields. Joan, her oldest daughter, won the title of "Miss Wisconsin" in July, 1957; and Loraine spent the following year as traveling companion and chaperone for Joan during her guest appearances as Miss Wisconsin. Karen served on the College Board at one of the local department stores, and Barbara, Loraine's youngest daughter, was a state winner in the Vogue Sewing Contest. The love and loyalty that Loraine displays for Alpha Sigma Alpha was apparently contagious, for in 1963 Barbara became a member of the Beta Phi chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha at Stout State Institute. Following her mother's example of service, Barbara held various chapter positions culminating in the office of chapter president during her senior year in 1965-66. Loraine Nienow Hentschel, by virtue of her continued services to Alpha Sigma Alpha and her significant contributions to civic and professional activities has, without doubt, proven herself the ideal recipient of the 1966 Wilma Wilson Sharp Award. THE PHOENIX


ELIZABETH BIRD SMALL AWARD Merle Anne Kay of Beta Epsilon is the 1966 Elizabeth Bird Small Award winner, and she is highly deserving of this honor. Her special qualities marked her for campus leadership from the start. Academically the record reveals consistent high scholarship throughout her college study. Offices in student government have included the presidency of the junior class, secretary of the Student Government Association, and secretary of the sophomore class. She received many special recognitions: Pi Omega Pi Honor Award; State Teachers Scholarship; Dean's List every semester; Outstanding Junior; Attendant-May Court, 1964; Outstanding Senior; Maid of Honor-May Court, 1966; Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. Merle has also contributed a community service in connection with her honors work for her degree. She made a study of the economic impact of Madison College on the Harrisonburg community. From her completed thesis the results in a summary form will be distributed to community merchants for their use. A television show is also planned for the community's benefit. To crown these other accomplishments is her AL..A record as rush chairman and chapter president. Untiringly Merle has shared her talents

MERLE ANNE KAY

with her sisters, exercising a firm but flexible control of the membership, retaining a personally unique relationship with each member, exhibiting a rare capacity for creative suggestions and a contagious enthusiasm. It was such exceptional characteristics which made her the unanimous choice of the 54 girls of her chapter-and now has followed the national recognition with her selection as the 1966 "Alpha" girl.

Elizabeth Bird Small Award Candidates-1966 The group of candidates listed below were nominated by their respective chapters for this collegiate AL..A award. Given each year in

memory of Elizabeth Bird Small n n , qualifications include scholarship, leadership, and graciousness in daily living.

Alpha

Rho Rho

Beta Kappa

Gamma Beta

JuDY OLEAN CuNDIFF

Do NN A BROOM

FRA NCINE STAMBURSKI

NANCY LANGTON

Alpha Alpha

Sigma Sigma

Beta Lambda

Gamma Delta

SHERRIE HEWITT

Zo NA ZAHRADK A

CAROLYN WHILEY

DIANA BARDIA

Alpha Beta

Phi Phi

Beta Mu

Gamma Epsilon

NAOMI OwrNGs

CAROL WoRKMA N

MARY VIRGINIA H EFLIN

CHERYL ANASTASIO

Alpha Gamma

Chi Chi

Beta Nu

Gamma Zeta

J uDITH A. DAvrs

}AN } ES T ER

CAROLYN S uE FRES EN

FoNDA JoH NsoN

Beta Beta BARBARA L. HAy Epsilon Epsilon

Psi Psi

Beta Pi

Gamma Eta

DEEA NN MARIE PITTMA N

BEVERLY ANN MOO NE Y

CHRIS LI N DSTROM

Beta Delta

Beta Rho

Gamma Th eta

NANCY SRADER

MARY ANNE PEAR SON

MARY ALICE ERNST

CAROL ANN THORP

Gamma I ota

Zeta Zeta

Beta Epsilon

Beta Sigma

JuDY SHULL

M E RLE ANN KAY

CONSTANCE IR ENE LEMONS DoNNA BRO NSON

Eta Eta

Beta Z eta

Beta Upsilon

Gamma Kappa

MrMI GuDGEN

LESLIE LA NGDON

SALLY GRANT

SANDRA KAE SALYERS

Theta Theta

Beta Eta

Beta Phi

Gamma Lambda

BARBARA SrLETSKY

CAROLYN SwE NSON

KAY BAUMAN

MARILYN NOR EK

Kappa Kappa

Beta Theta

Beta Psi

Gamma Mu

JuDITH FENTON

JAcQU ELYN BowERs

DoROTHY SAsi NOWSK I

NANCY LoursE GLASGO

Nu Nu

Beta I ota

Gamma Alpha

GERALDINE VANG Cox

KAY FRA NC I S CARPENTER

MARY ELL EN WALTO N

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FROST FIDELITY AWARD A special accolade for Juana Roque of Beta Zeta, the 1966 Frost Fidelity Award winner. Her devotion to AL.A and her sisters has been evident in countless ways. During her presidency a year ago she was instrumental in chapter improvement in scholarship, spirit, and membership. She worked all summer on the sorority books, completely revising the treasurer's books, and put out a chapter newsletter. She secured the full cooperation of her officers and sisters so that efficiency ratings rose, and this year the chapter won second place in school spirit for Homecoming, plus second place in the Greek Week song fest, and increased membership from 18 to 55 members. Nunie has helped foster sorority spirit and unity by starting the annual house party in the fall. She has assisted in the annual Heart Fund Drive and the Toys for Tots Drive. She has counseled rushees while serving on Panhellenic, and has counseled the AL.A pledges both in sorority and college work while she was chapter president. She is devoutly religious and fulfills the spiritual aims of Alpha Sigma Alpha in her personal life. She has served as both president and vice president of the Children of Mary Sodality, a Catholic organization.

JUANA "NUNIE" ROQUE

Campus recognition and service is attested to by her nomination for Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities) her chairmanship of the State Evaluation Committee for the Southwestern Association of Student Nurses, and selection for the yearbook staff of L' A cadien. It is most appropriate that her years of unswerving loyalty to AL.A should be culminated with the bestowal of this high honor.

Frost Fidelity Award Candidates-1966 The chapter candidates for the Frost Fidelity Award are indicated below. This award was established by Donald and Emma Frost n n ,

based on intangible fraternity values such as loyalty and "unsung" service.

Alpha

Sigma Sigma

Beta Lambda

Gamma Beta

FRANCES LENE HEATH

}EWELL }ONES

KAREN LARSON

KATHLEEN WURTZ

Alpha Alpha

Phi Phi

Beta Mu

Gamma Delta

J uDY MAcPHERSON

DARLENE GuEsT

ALICE WHEAT RoBERTSON

MARY ANN PANELLING

Alpha Beta

Chi Chi

Beta Nu

Gamma Epsilon

]ANE MILLER

MARCELLA RAE BEST

MARILYN LovETT

DEIRDRE KozLOWSKI

Gamma Zeta

Alpha Gamma

Psi Psi

Beta Pi

SusAN ELIZABETH ECKLER

WI NON A MARIE GALLAGER

NORMA LEE GERMAN KEISER ANN ELLINGTO N

Beta Beta

Beta D elta

Beta Rho

Gamma Eta

Do NN A MARIE GABBY

SHARON DAVIS

LAURA CALLACI

KAREN CoPE

Epsilon Epsilon

Beta Epsilon

Beta Sigma

Gamma Theta

CAROL DIEBOL T

CHERYL GARY

Lou ANN LAMBETH

DIANE WAGONER

Zeta Zeta

Beta Z eta

Beta Upsilon

Gamma Iota

KENNETTE LA N KFORD

JuA NA RoQUE

ANN BECKER

BARBARA POPP

Eta Eta

Beta Eta

Beta Phi

Gamma Kappa

} UDY PIS TOTNIK

FLORE NCE PUT NAM

VERNA LA NGE

RUTH CO N RAD

Kappa Kappa

Beta Theta

Beta Psi

Gamma Lambda

BARBARA WHEATON

KATHLEEN CLEARY

GAIL LEA NDRI

c.

Nu Nu

Beta I ota

Gamma Alpha

Gamma Mu

BARBARA KINNEY

CATHERINE MARY BARRAGA

KAY DAILEY

LIN NATION

Rho Rho

Beta Kappa

A

PATRICIA B ENES

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ITA CAROL SCHWARTZ

MARQUISE CONATON

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IDEAL PLEDGE AWARD Peggy Lee Dwyer of Beta Nu chapter has been selected as the 1966 Ideal Pledge Award winner. She is a freshman from Owensboro, Kentucky, majoring in psychology and English. Peggy's vivacious personality and outstanding spirit was inspirational to the entire pledge class. An easy smile and ready ear made her a true friend to all, both members and pledges. The college members were pleased with her demonstration of cheerfulness and willingness in performing duties. Her attitude demonstrated that she considered any requested tasks as an honor rather than a chore. Her sense of responsibility was shown in the duties she accepted as secretary of the pledge class and her enthusiastic chairmanship of the pledge class philanthropic project, collecting and mending clothes for a local retarded children's home. Her readiness to do menial tasks was evident as she stenciled the A'LA letters on each of the 34 pledge dresses before being monogrammed. She accepted corrections and reprimands, bearing no grudges but seeking suggestions for improvement. Peggy deserves much credit for the trophy the chapter won at the Sigma Chi Last Resort. She not only played a leading role in the actual skit, but applied her creative talent in writing the major part of the script.

PEGGY LEE DWYER

On campus she is a reporter for the school publication, The College News)· a member of Delta Lambda Alpha, honorary fraternity for freshman women; and a member of Chi Delta Phi, professional English fraternity. While working 14 hours a week in the library, she maintained a high academic standing. Peggy exhibits great potential as a future leader in both her sorority and college; we expect to hear from her often.

Ideal Pledge Award Candidates-1966 The criteria for this award relate to the A'LA girl in her days as a pledge: (1) spirit and attitude during pledging period, (2) willingness to take responsibility and to accept constructive criticism, (3) evidence of growth in maturity,

(4) ability to work within pledging group and with sorority sisters, (5) awareness of sorority obligations and traditions, (6) potential leadership qualities for service to sorority, college, and community.

Alpha

Sigma Sigma

Beta Kappa

Gamma Beta

CANDICE ANN jAMISON

SuE HIGGINS

jANICE RosBACK

RUTH HUNTER

Alpha Alpha

Phi Phi

Beta Lambda

Gamma Delta

jUDITH ANN BRUMLEY

TRUDY ANN ALT

jANICE ELLIOT

jEAN STEINS

Alpha Beta

Chi Chi

Beta Mu

Gamma Epsilon

GAYLE MruLER

PATRICIA ELLIOTT

CHRIS WOOLSEY

LESLIE LEECH .

Alpha Gamma •

Psi Psi

Beta Nu

Gamma Zeta

ELAINE BuRNWORTH

jEANNE RussELL

PEGGY LEE DWYER

JuDY LANE

Beta Beta

Beta Gamma

Beta Pi

Gamma Eta

LINDA SHIRASAKI

PATRICIA FYE

SuE EsTLIN HoPKINS

jEAN ELAINE GOEHRING

Epsilon Epsilon

Beta Delta

Beta Rho

Gamma Theta

CECELIA SLA YMAN

jENNIFER EICHELBURGER

SHERRY WALDMEN

JUDY SEIDMAN

Zeta Zeta

Beta Epsilon

Beta Upsilon

Gamma Iota

ANN HALFERTY

ALICE MARY PERETTI

CHERYL WHITE

JoANNE GAYLORD

Eta Eta

Beta Zeta

Beta Phi

Gamma Kappa

BARBARA URANKER

JoANNE STERBENZ

KATHLEEN FALON

CAROLYN ANN HUDKINS

Kappa Kappa

Beta Eta

Beta Psi

Gamma Lambda

jANE VAN WINKLE

KAREN RoGERS

SusAN FEDIGAN

NAN JOHNSON

Nu Nu

Beta Theta

Gamma Alpha

Gamma Mu

jEANNE GILMORE

BARBARA LABESKI

jANE KINNEY

REBECCA ANN LYONS

Rho Rho

Beta I ota

SHARY.N WILLIAMSON

SAMMIE ELLA LARGE

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AMY M. SWISHER F'ELLOWSHIP AWARD

MA RY ELLEN WALTON

A candidate from Gamma Alpha chapter at Creighton University is the recipient of the Amy M. Swisher Fellowship Award for 1966. Mary Ellen Walton graduated in May with a major in Biology and has been admitted to the College of Medicine of the Creighton University for the fall term. At the beginning of her last semester she had a cumulative quality point average of 3.3. Not only was she rated as one of the top women students by her teachers but also was highly recommended because of her outstanding character. Mary Ellen served her chapter as magazine chairman, vice president, and president. She has been a leader in all student drives and was a Prom Princess for the Annual Spring Creighton University Prom, an honor based on service to the University. She was on the Dean's Honor List and will be the only woman in the Medical School's freshman class this fall. Mary Ellen was selected as her chapter's nominee for the Elizabeth Bird Small Award and has distinguished herself in many ways on the Creighton campus.

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NATIONAL HONOR ROLL By AN E PETREE NIEMEYER , National Scholarship Chairman

NU NU AND GAMMA KAPPA SHARE TOP HONORS NV U at Drexel Institute of Technology, Philadelphia and GAMMA KAPPA at Glenville State College West Virginia are sharing the top honors in the first. annual scholarship awards.

average, the rank of that average with other NPC chapters on the campus, and the efficiency in reporting the information by the chapter scholarship chairman.

MOST IMPROVEMENT AWARD TO BETA DELTA

HONORABLE MENTION

A second award established at the meeting of the National Council in 1965 is to the chapter showing the most improvement, BETA DELTA at the University of Southern Mississipp i, Hattiesburg, has been chosen.

Honorable Mention in the Top Honors Award goes to the following chapters: ALPHA GAMMA, BETA BETA, PHI PHI, BETA ETA. Honorable Mention in the Improvement Award goes to ALPHA ALPHA, BETA ZETA, BETA RHO, GAMMA ETA.

In the past years scholarship awards have been made every third year at the ational Convention , and the judging has covered the three year period. The criteria路 used in the selection of the winning chapters included the chapter scholastic 10

The above list constitutes the National Honor Roll which was begun one year ago. The awards for the current school year will be presented at the National Convention in June 1967. THE PHOENIX


MAGAZINE SALES TROPHY TO PHI PHI CHAPTER

Dianna Brown, left, Phi Phi chapter president, receives the 1966 Magazine Sales Award trophy from Mary C. Goeke, National President.

It is with extreme pleasure that Mrs. Allan E. King, National Magazine Chairman announces that Phi Phi chapter at Northwest Missouri State College, Maryville, Missouri, is the winner of the annual Magazine Trophy. Following is a list of the top ten college chap ters by profit. Phi Phi ·····---------- -------- -- ---------- -- -----$ 152.76 Epsilon Epsilon -------- -- ------------ ------ 133.07 Beta Kappa ---------------------------------- 120.21 Beta Epsilon ----- ----------- --- ------------- 95.86 Gamma Mu ---------------------------------- 91.47 Beta Rho ----------- -- ------------------------- 77.54 Zeta Zeta ---------------------------------------- 75 .32 Alpha Alpha -------------- ------------------ 74.70 Gamma Kappa ---- ------------- ----- -----· 74.31 Gamma Iota -- ------ ------------------------ 68.80 Congratulations also to our Alumnae chapters. AKRON was again the winner. Akron, Ohio -- ---------------------------- ------$70.00 Cincinnati, Ohio ------------------ ------- -- - 29.84 Milwaukee, Wisconsin ________________ 24.93 Denver, Colo. ----- --------------·----- -- ---- --- 20.38 South Bend, Ind. -------------- ----- ------- 20.06

ALPHA CHAPTER PROUDLY SALUTES CAROLYN A ready smile and a cheerful word is what the girls of Alpha chapter found in their new friend Carolyn Johnson. Carolyn was stricken with polio at the age of fourteen. After two years of treatment in Virginia and West Virginia, she returned home to finish high school from bed. As just one example of her self determination and independence, she sold magazine subscriptions over the telephone for two years. Now, paralyzed from her neck down, Carolyn still displays the wonderful qualities of optimism and self determination. Hearing about Carolyn and feeling her need for young companionship, Alpha chapter visited Carolyn a t the Virginia Home in Richmond and immedia.tely began a deep and rewarding friendship which ·is continuously growing. A correspondence is kept with her through cards and letters and it is a great joy to vis it her at the house. We have taken her to the nearby park and another time we went shopping. On one occasion we spent the afternoon in her room singing A'LA songs and running through our skit from the fall rush party. Carolyn loves to read and never ceases to amaze us with her many talents. She does oil paintings by holding the brush with her teeth and has won several awards for h er ceramics which she makes by the same method. FALL 1966

We began our relationship with Carolyn with the goal of bringing youth, gaiety, and friendship into her life, but now we realize that the reward for us is much greater than that. For it is Carolyn who teaches us optimism, courage, and determination and makes us aware of our many blessings. We feel it is a great honor to have our chapter composite hanging on her wall.

Carolyn wears her usual smile as the Alphas sing their songs from a fall rush party.

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APPOINTED

NEW ALUMNAE CHAPTERS

ALUMNAE DIRECTOR

WHO, WHEN, AND WHERE

SIDNEY ALLEN

TRI-CITY, MICHIGAN

The National Council has announced the appointment of Sidney Grimillion Allen (Mrs. John H.) of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, as National Alumnae Director to fill the unexpired term of ancy Gibson Mathisen (Mrs. Alex 0.) , Anaheim, California.

Eight enthusiastic alumnae of Alpha Sigma Alpha met at the home of Joanne Danhoff Fortin Be in Saginaw, Michigan, on June 11, 1966, for the purpose of organizing the Saginaw, Bay City, and Midland area alumnae. College scrapbooks, pictures, paddles, pillows, and other interesting mementos were displayed by the hostesses. Plans for future meetings will be completed after the September meeting. OFFICERS President- J oanne Deitz Manshum Be Vice President- Katy Kile Bryant Be Secretary & Editor-Bernice Baur Be Treasurer- Joanne Danhoff Fortin Be City Panhellenic DelegateCarol Remainder Bromm Be LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

Si dn~y

Allen

Nine alumnae of Alpha Sigma Alpha met at the home of Mary Hitz in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 24, 1966, for the purpose of establishing a new alumnae chapter in the area. Election of officers will be held at a later elate. Those in attendance were: Barbara McHatton Stivers, Joni Benson Jones, Catherine Joyce Hewitt, Judy Goodman Simpson, Shat'on McNeal, and Judy Foster, all BN; Suzanne Sheppard Lorch B I; Mary Hartman Lamie XX; and Mary Macklin Hitz AA. TRI-C ITY, FLORIDA

Sidney will also continue to serve as Fellowship and Philanthropic Chairman. In this capacity she has devoted a great deal of planning towards a scholarship program which she will present at the next convention. A great amount of Sidney's time and energy h as always been devoted to Alpha Sigma Alpha. She was an officer in Psi Psi chapter before her graduation from Iorthwestern State University at Natchitoches, La., and served as Beta Delta adviser for six years. Sidney and her husband, who is the Dean of the University of Southern Mississippi, are quite proud of their children, John Horton Allen, Jr. and Lisa Jane. In addition to her family and her sorority work, Sidney takes an active part in civic affairs, church, and the act ivities of the univer ity as well. 12

Alumnae in the Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and Tampa, Florida, area met at the home of Billie Barrett Cousins KK on June 25, 1966, to organize a new alumnae chapter. Fifteen alumnae are affiliated with the new chapter. OFFICERS President-Norma Tyee Heberling KK Vice President-Naomi McAllen Bransom BE Secretary-Billie Barrett Cousins KK Treasurer-Eleanor Koehl Cornett PP Editor-Janet Millman Walls PX Panhellenic DelegatesCatherine Clodfelter Patrich BE (St. Petersburg) Dorothy DeBolt Willauer rE (Tampa) Jane Hoy Geiger KK (Clearwater) THE PHOENIX


ALA STATE DAYS ALABAMA-MISSISSIPPI-LOUISIANA Beta Delta chapter of the University of Southern Mississippi was the hostess for the Seventh Annual Alabama-Mississippi-Louisiana State Day held in Hattiesburg on April 23. The lovely Alpha Sigma Alpha chapter room in the new Panhellenic Dormitory on the USM campus was the setting of the reception which began the day of activity. The business meeting followed in the Panhellenic Meeting Room with Sharon Davis, State Day chairman, presiding. Following roll call, annual chapter reports and philanthropic reports were presented. After the business session, an inspmng program following the theme of "Service to Others" was presented by members of Beta Delta and narrated by Edna Skinner, president of Beta Delta. Ways in which we can provide service to others both locally and nationally in alumnae and college chapters were the main topics of discussion. Some of the projects concerning our National Philanthropic Project which are being undertaken by A'LA chapters across the nation were mentioned. Luncheon was served from the buffet at the elegant H attiesburg Country Club. Sharon Davis presented Mrs. John Allen, National Philanthropic Chairman and Hattiesburg alumna. Mrs. Allen then introduced as our speaker of the day Mrs. George J. Malone, Jr., National Vice President' and PC Delegate. She spoke along the same theme of "Service to Others" with emphasis on working together panhellenically. After

Belta Delta, Belta Zeta, and Psi Psi sisters.

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Mrs. John H. Allen, National Philanthropic Chairman, and Mrs. George J. Malone, Jr., National Vice President and N PC Delegate, were honored guests at A-Miss-Lou State Day. Here they are seated in front of, from left to right, Sandy Weigle , Beta Delta Vice President; Mrs. Pennie Curry, Belta Delta Ad vi ser; Edna Skinner, Belta Delt a President; and Sharon Davis, State Day Chairman.

dinner entertainment was presented by the three college chapters represented. Approximately eighty-five alumnae and college members of Alpha Sigma Alpha representing Hattiesburg, Jackson, Mobile, and New Orleans alumnae chapters and Psi Psi, Beta Zeta, and Beta Delta college chapters closed a successful 1966 A-Miss-Lou State Day with "The Friendships of A'LA" song.-Sharon E. Davis

ARKANSAS The setting for Arkansas State Day, March 26, 1966, was Arkansas A & M College in Monticello, with Gamma Zeta chapter as hostess chapter. The meeting was held in their new science building with ample faci lities for meetings, groups discussions, and refreshments. A luncheon was held in a hotel banquet room with Mrs. Fred Trowell, National Membership Director, as guest speaker. She chose the topic, "What makes a really good chapter?" for her address with special emphasis on planning ahead. Fonda Johnson, past president of Gamma Zeta chapter, was the presiding officer for the program. Group d iscussions were held on Invitation, Rush, and Finance. Plans were made to hold the next State Day in Little Rock with the members of alumnae chapter there acting as hostesses. 13


ILLINOIS The Fifteenth Annual Alpha Sigma Alpha Illinois State Day was held on Saturday, April 16, 1966. Beta Kappa chapter was hostess at Western Illinois University in the Union. Lynn Yaeger was chairman of the event with the assistance of Dottie Maedge and Sue Stoats. It. was very exciting to have so many representatives from orthern Illinois University, Kirksville State Teachers College, Loyola University, and even as far away as Kalamazoo, Michigan. We were also very happy to have the Chicago and Macomb alumnae present; however, I believe the greatest honor was havi~g thr.ee nati?nal officers present: Miss Rose Mane Fellm, Natio~al Tre~s足 urer; Mrs. Allan King, National Magazme Chauman; Mrs. A. Howard Hall, A'LA Store Chairman; and Miss Mary C. Goeke, National President. The day started out in full swing with registration and a coffee hour. This gave us all an opportunity to get acquainted with each other and chat informally. After the coffee hour, Lynn welcomed all the chapters, and a business meeting was held. B~ta Rho chapter entertained after the lunc~eo~ w.lth creative songs about sorority life. Theu smgmg was enjoyed by all. . , The highlight of the day was Miss Goeke s talk on "Sororities Today." Her speech was very impressive and inspiring. Following Miss Goeke's speech, panel discussions were P.resented on various topics, such as Rush, Pledgmg, and Social Life. A great deal was learned by all the chapters and new ideas were exchanged . .The day was ended with the singing of "Alpha S1gma Sweetheart" and a trip to the Beta Kappa house. The day was very successful, and we all went home with a stronger bond and better understanding of Alpha Sigma Alpha.

home the two centerpieces for having the best skit of the day. A buffet luncheon was served, and Mrs. Ruth Rudie, president of the Detroit Alumnae A~足 sociation, introduced the guests at the speaker~ table. Miss Louise McArthur of Delta Phi alumnae chapter introduced Mrs. William Niemeyer, National Scholarship Chairman, . who spoke on the timely subject, "What NatiOnal has to offer actives and alumnae." After the luncheon, the college members divided into three discussion groups led by the Kalamazoo members, and the alumnae met together to discuss future plans for a state organization and the next State Day. Marilyn Smith of Grand Ledge, Michigan, was chosen to serve as chairman of the 1967 Michigan State Day, and a committee was selected to help her. Thanks to the many people that helped make Michigan State Day a success: to Gamma Mu for the name tags, red and white silhouettes of Michigan; to Beta Theta for the table decorations, red and white notes lettered with A'LA; to Beta Psi for group discussion leaders; to Rho Chi alumnae for the programs and publicity; to Delta Rho alumnae for hostesses; to Delta Phi alumnae and Kalamazoo alumnae for their assistance. Everyone left Lansing knowing a few more Alpha Sigs and looking forward to a return to L ansing for 1967 State Day.-ALICE BISHOP

OHIO "The Wonderful World of A'LA," was described in the program presented by the Cincinnati alumnae chapter who served as hostess for the sixteenth annual meeting of Ohio Alpha Sigs. As the custom has been for the past six years, the annual meeting was held in Columbus and again the alumnae attendance proved the benefit of a central location.

MICHIGAN Michigan State Day was a great success this year. It was held on March 26 at the Jack T~r Hotel in Lansing, Michigan. The DetrOit alumnae were hostesses with Alice Bishop of Rho Chi alumnae chapter as general chairman. Thirty-eight alumnae, fifty-two members and pledges, one adviser, and one national officer were present on a cold snowy day. The theme, "Getting To Know You," was carried out in the day's activities. Mixers and community singing started the program off for the day, followed by skits from the three college chapters and from four alumnae chapters. Gamma Mu from Adrian College took 14

Fifty year members honored at Ohio State Day were, left to right, Nora Moser Wenner, Dorothy Clason , and Elizabeth Newhall Johnston.

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with us, Dorothy Clason of Cincinnati, Nora Wenner Moser from Upper Sandusky, and Elizabeth Newhall Johnston of Oxford. All were collegiates together at Miami. After the delicious Lincoln Lodge Smorgasbord and much reminiscing, our National President, Mary Goeke, presented the 1965 Wilma Wilson Sharp Award to Helen Frame Snyder 00 of Akron. Mary continued the program with a resume of Alpha Sigma Alpha act.ivties at the National level. The afternoon was concluded wi th a Memorial Service conducted by Lynn Peters Fountaine. Those remembered were Ethel McKinney Brown AA; Eleanor Haas Percival /\/\; Marie Louise Boje BE; Charline Martin Moore !::..!::..; Gladys Fenton Steeb AA ; Leah Proxmire Wallace AA .ANNE PETREE NIEMEYER

Mary C. Goeke, National President, presenting 1965 Wilma Wilson Sharp Award tray to Helen Frame Snyder at 19bb Ohio State Day.

At the close of the registration and coffee hour, Nancy Coon Anderson IB opened the program with the singing of the "Hymn to Alpha Sigma Alpha." Evelyn Fetter Long AA , Cincinnati alumnae president, presided during the business meeting, Dolores Brown Vinson BN served as secretary. During roll call the following ationa! officers were introduced: Mary Goeke AA , National President; Shirley Palatto Bone AA , National Historian; Lynn Peters Fountaine BE, National Constitution Chairman; Anne Petree Niemeyer AA , ational Scholarship Chairman; Past National officers included Zelma Sargent Kah AA ; Louise Stewart YY; Grace Fultz Haworth, 路 !::..!::.. . Other distinguished alumnae were Miss Amy Swisher AA and Emily Leatherman Stogdill /\/\, both recipients of the Wilma Wi lson Sharp award. Ohio's State Coordinator, Thelma Butterfield Brown AA , reported on the savings acco unt that the alumnae of Ohio have had for a number of year~. This fund was established to g ive financial aid to any new college chapters in the state. Along with this she also reported on college extension. Cincinnati alumnae officers and chairman gave brief reports on the activities of the alu mnae chapters throughout the state. Those participating were: Miriam Hershey Harbin AA ; Shirley Pallatto Bone AA ; Peggy Whitley Hawley PP ; Shirley Sledz Wakefield AA; and Tamara Goldsberry spoke for the collegiates. We were honored to have three of the fifteen Ohio A lpha Sigs who are fifty year members FALL 1966

WEST VIRGINIA West Virginia State Day was held in the Pioneer Center Ballroom on the campus of Glenville State College, April 30. Mrs. Lois Beard, social worker at the Colin Anderson Training Center, which incidentally is \ !\Test Virginia's only state supported school for the mentally retarded, was the main speaker. Mrs. Beard related some case histories, explained the program at the center and displayed several items made by some of the retarded children. College members and alumnae joined the ir voices to sing several sorority songs after which the chapters reported on their year's activities. At noon, Rho Rho, Beta Pi, Gamma Kappa and alumnae from Charleston, Huntington, and Glenvi lle gathered in the dining room for a Immediately fo llowing delicious luncheon.

Spea ker's table at W est Virginia State Day included , left to right, Mrs. Mary Morrow , luncheon chairman; Mrs. Lois Beard, speaker; Mrs. Sally White, alumnae adviser; Mrs. Mad e line Dial, Rho Rho adviser; and Mrs. Martha Deel , Gamma Kappa advise r.

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WISCONSIN

Chapter presidents attending West Virginia State day were, left to right, Sandy LeGrande, Gamma Kappa; Sally White, Glenville alumnae; Andora Lilly, Beta Pi; Andi McGinley, Rho Rho; and Glenna Bondurant, Huntington alumnae.

lunch, each active chapter sang an original song. Tau Kappa Upsilon and Theta Xi fraternities were waiters for the event. The afternoon was spent in buzz sessions concerning Rush, Finance, Social, Physical, Intellectual and Spiritual Activities, and Philanthropic Projects. Alumnae met during this time in the multipurpose room for coffee and to discuss State Day for 1967. The initiating of three awards to be awarded the active chapters on state day was discussed. A meeting in early fall at Concord College for finalizing plans is being planned. Huntington alumnae chapter will be state day hosts in 1967, celebrating Rho Rho chapter's fortieth birthday.-MARTHA DEEL

Under the theme "United We Are One," the Alpha Sigs from Wisconsin gathered at Wisconsin State University-Stevens Point for our annual state day. We started our weekend by having a fraternity mixer with the brothers of Sigma Pi. Everyone enjoyed the party, and it set the festive mood for the rest of the weekend. Saturday morning saw us ready for discussions on Alums, Rush, and Money-making Projects. After these came a delicious buffet dinner. The guest speaker, Miss Alice Peet, a member of the Stevens Point faculty, gave an entertaining talk on her collection of earrings. The pairs of earrings, numbering in the hundreds, and the stories behind them create a very interesting talk when told all at once. The weekend was climaxed by a dinner and short. ceremony that reminded us that although we are separated by miles, we are still united and can act as one. Most of our spare time was spent in casual discussions of chapter customs, problems, and events. It was later decided that these discussions were the most beneficial for everyone. Each chapter got to meet each other as well as exchange ideas that we hope to put into practice in the near future. April sixteenth saw Beta Phi, Gamma Epsilon, our Milwaukee alums, and Gamma Beta together for a weekend full of new ideas, friendship, and fun.-Bertie Northrop

TOPS IN OFFICER EFFICIENCY 1965-1966 Beta Epsilon 98.59%

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Alpha Beta

97.82 %

Beta Delta

94.59%

Alpha Alpha

97.18 %

Alpha Gamma

94.27%

Phi Phi

95.64%

Beta Upsilon

94.27 %

Beta Kappa

95.00%

Epsilon Epsilon

94.18%

Rho Rho

94.75 %

Beta Zeta

93.91 %

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GIRJEIEIK QUIIEIENS

NANCY MORIN HH Greek Goddess Ka nsas State College

SUSIE McGEHEE BL Sig ma Phi Epsilon Sweetheart Barnwarming Queen South west Mo. State Colleg e

SANDRA SALYERS I K Tau Kappa Epsi lon Sweetheart Glenvi lle State College

MARSHA ERICKSON A B Fun Festival Queen Northeast Mo . State Teachers College

FALL 1966 .

LOU NASH BM Phi Sigma Epsilon Sweet heart Henderson State Teachers Col leg e

CATHY BURNETT HH Phi Sigma Ep silon Sweetheart Kansas State College

TERRY FORNACIARI HH Phi Sigma Ep silo n Folli es Queen Kansas State College

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CAM\IPUIS QUIIEIENS

GLENDA ROBERTSON HH Sigma Chi Sweetheart Kansa s State College

Jan Perrie B<l> , crowning t he Pig-Tail Princess at t he annua l Sad ie Hawkins Dance.

ELIZABETH UMNIK Bn Alpha Sigma Phi Swe etheart May Queen Candidate Concord College

JO ELLEN SMITH BK Delta Sig ma Phi Sweeth ea rt Greak Goddess Candidate Weste rn Ill inois University

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LYNNE GIRITZ BK Theb Xi Sweetheart Western Il linois University

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ANID CAN IDIIIDAliiE S

SUZANNE STERRETT BK Greek Goddess Candidate Western Ill. University

FRAN DAVIS XX Miss Ball State Finali st Ball State Teachers Col.

DIANE BAUMANN E E Miss Emporia State Cand. Kansas State Teachers Col.

MARY ALICE CURTIN r~ Pledge Queen Candidate Queens College

LORRAINETISKEVICS r~ Miss Queens College Cand. Queens College

MARYANN BILELLO r~ Carnival Queen Finalist Queens College

ESTHER SWANSON BK Miss Macomb Runner-up Western Ill. Uni versity

LYNN YAEGER BK Greek Ball Queen Cand. Western Ill. University

GRETCHEN ADAMS BA Miss ASTC Candidate Ark . State Teachers College

GRACE NOCI DA fK Strawberry Festival Princess Glenville State College

TONI JOHNSON <1><1> First Runner Up To Mi ss Maryville Northwest Mo. State College

DEANNA LENOARD XX Ball Sweetheart Cand. Ball State Teachers College

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VILMA ACEVEDO r b. Sophomore Representative to Triangle Queen s College

MARY VERZYL r.t. " Editor of Gramma" Panhellenic-1 FC Paper Queens College

IHIONOI~S

ANN HALFERTY ZZ Cheerleader Central Mo. State College

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BECKY BALL BA Royal Rooters Ark. State Teache rs College

CAROLYN MONTESANO ZZ Cheerleader Central Mo. State Col lege

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FRANCES RONCELLA Bn Corresponding Sec. of AWS Concord College

DIANE FUNK BM Pershing Rifle Sponsor ~Tr Sweetheart Henderson State Teachers College

GLENDA GRINSTEAD AB President of Pi Omega Pi No.rtheast Mo. State Teachers College

JO KAY WILKERSON 8~ Who's Who, Kt.n Library Club Sec. Southwest Mo. State College

FALL 1966

CONNIE FERGUSON AB Student Council Treas. Northea st Mo . State Teach ers Coll ege

PAT PEREGOY A Pres. of Philakalia Longwood College

MARILYN NOREK rA Highe st Grade Averag e Loyola Uni ve rsity

PAT HAMILTON AB Stude nt Council North east Mo. State Tea chers College

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Southeastern Panhellenic Conference

Alpha Sigma Alphas attending the Southeastern Panhellenic Conference

The 1966 Southeastern Panhellenic Conference was held March 4-6 at the University of Kentucky at Lexington, Kentucky. Miss Mary C. Goeke, National President, and Mrs. Kendall F. Bone, National Historian, were in attendance. The keynote address was delivered by Dr. Jacqueline Sterner, Dean of Women, University of Arkansas. She spoke of the origins of the National Panhellenic Conference and how it has developed into the organization that it is today. Workshop topics covered were: Public Opinion, External Pressures, Federal Legislation, Fu-

ture Trends, Rush, Communications, Sorority Strengths, Panhellenics, Programs, and Chapter Structure. Certificates of Attendance were presented to each college Panhellenic represented and to each National Sorority represented at the closing banquet. Dr. Doris Seward, Dean of Women at. the University of Kentucky, was the speaker. Her topic dealt with the various influences that affected sororities and the necessity for carefully investigating each challenge before making a decision as to the course to be followed.

BETA SIGMA PLEDGES HOLD CARNIVAL Cotton candy, a spook house, and a kissing booth were some of the highlights of a carnival given by the Beta Sigma pledge class at Southwest Missouri State College. The pledges began planning and work ing in early April for the carnival, held May 19. Under the fine leadership of Cindy Roberson, pledge president, and Connie Briscoe, pledge trainer, the pledges' efforts resulted in a carnival which was fun for all. Good publicity was significant in making it a big success. Pledges made several clever and colorful posters, and placed them around the SMS campus. They also telephoned and visited all Greek organizations on campus, inviting everyone to come. Then, on the big day, they piped out carnival music from the Beta Sigma 22

house. Pledges, dressed in clown outfits, walked around the campus, selling balloons and inviting everyone. The booths included a dart throw, ring toss, sponge throw, bottle throw, dish toss, and a mudshaving cream-water throw. In addition, there was a horrifying spook house and a kissing booth. Cakes, popcorn, brownies, cotton candy, and cokes were sold by the pledges. Prices varied from five cents in the sponge throw to fifteen cents in the kissing booth. Each girl in the pledge class was held responsible for at least one booth or project. This meant that she was required to plan, gather materials, and construct her booth. On the day of the Carnival, the girl in charge of her booth was responsible for see ing that it was set up THE PHOENIX


properly in the yard of the house and for trying to get as many people as possible to come to her booth. Although projects were individually assigned, all pledges, with the help of a few actives, worked together, assisting especially those with the most work. On the Saturday preceding the carnival, a "Work Day" was held in order to get everything completed in time. One of the biggest successes was the Spook House, which drew people of all ages. It was constructed in the garage of the house. To create an eerie atmosphere, pledges covered the windows with black paper and used nothing but a red light to illuminate the garage. A passageway effect was made by sheets which were hung from the rafters. Adding to the spooky atmosphere was background music of a mystifying nature. T h e most terrifying of all objects in the spook house was a casket containing a live corpse. The casket was constructed from a freezer box which was painted black, decorated with silver paint, and given a lid and handles. The corpse raised and lowered as people came by. Other frightening effects were created by signs on the door of the Spook House as "Not Responsible For Death," and by screaming pledges stationed th roughout the house. In adclition, there was a g iant plastic rat hung by

the tail and water was drippi ng from some of the rafters. The most fun and successful of all the booths was the mud throw. In this booth an active or p ledge was placed upon a platform. Then, a wheel was spun and an arrow landed on one of four sections which read "mud, water, shaving cream, or sorry." If the arrow stopped on one of the first three words, the person who paid for participation in the booth was permitted to throw a bucket of mud, water, or shaving cream, depending upon where the wheel stopped. If the arrow pointed to "Sorry" the participant was not allowed to throw anything at the person on the platform. This booth proved to be quite humorous and enjoyable for everyone, except for the perยงon standing on the platform. For booths in which prizes could be won, as the dart throw, bottle throw, and ring toss, certificates were presented as prizes. These certificates entitled the winner to five or ten cents off when used for food or for another booth. In this way, money was saved by not buying toys or other prizes. The crowd which came to the pledge carnival was overwhelming, and everyone seemed to enjoy taking part in the fun . As a result, the pledges cleared a fine profit.

HAVE YOU MARRIED OR MOVED? Notify Alpha Sigma Alpha National Headquarters 1201 E. Walnut, Springfield, Missouri 65806 Please change my address or name and address on the A'LA files as follows: COLLEGE CHAPTER ...... .............. DATE OF LEAVING COLLEGE .................... DEGREE .................. ..

MAIDEN NAME (La st Name,

First

Middle)

(Last Name ,

First

Middle)

HUSBAND'S NAME

OLD ADDRESS ....... . ....... .......................... ....... ...... .. ............................................................................................. .

NEW ADDRESS Street

City

Stale

Zip Code

ACTIVE IN .. ............................................. ALUMNAE CHAPTER, ARE YOU AN OFFICER .........:........ ..

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memoriam Alpha Beta Marilyn Ann Mayes Brownlee (Mrs. Dick) Alpha Gamma Ethel Belden Gamma Gamma Alice Elizabeth Allen Mauk (Mrs. Alva D.) Epsilon Epsilon Frances Rachel Schlobohm Furman (Mrs. Frank)

Kappa Kappa Ella Fisher Beury (Mrs. Charles E.) Charlotte Marie Kriebel Fischer (Mrs. Frank C.) Lambda Lambda Rachel Van Hook Scott (Mrs. Charles C.) Omicron Omicron Harriette Nunally Psi Psi Gloria Joye Swint David (Mrs.

J.

B.)

Zeta Zeta Muriel Keller Carothers (Mrs. George N .)

Beta Delta Marjorie Ann Landis Jones (Mrs. Fred)

Eta Eta Helen Swartz McLeland (Mrs. R . W.)

Beta Nu Rosamond Black

To Wilma Wilson Sharp, President Emerita, on the death of her sister To Betty Phillips Hall, A'LA Store Chairman, on the death of her mother

CHARLOTTE KRIEBEL FISCHER MEMORIAL The sudden, tragic death of Charlotte Kriebel Fischer on May 7, 1966, created a void that will never be filled for the members of the BuxMont alumnae chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha. For 26 years Charlotte had devoted a great part of her life to our sorority. As an undergraduate at Temple University, she was an active sorority woman and continued this interest after her graduation in 1941. Charlotte's inspiration and guidance led to the establishment of the Bux-Mont alumnae chapter in 1959. She spent weeks tracking down sorority sisters in the suburban Philadelphia area and urging them to join with us. Her contributions to the chapter were many. She served as the first president of the alumnae group, and then served as adviser, Phoenix correspondent, and as our representative to the Philadelphia City Panhellenic Association. In 1964, she was our alumnae delegate to the national convention of Alpha Sigma Alpha. It is impossible to recall all of the things that Charlotte did for us. When we received word that she had been killed in an automobile accident, it seemed unbelievable. How could some-

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one so young, so vital, so concerned with the welfare of others- be suddenly - gone from our midst? Alpha Sigs from all over this area reached out to offer their sympathies to her wonderful fami ly. Charlotte is survived by her husband, Frank, three lovely children, Ardyce C., a student at Pennsylvania State University, Arlene S. and Scott, both at home, and by her parents and two brothers. In Charlotte's memory, the Bux-Mont Alumnae chapter has established the Charlotte Kriebel Fischer Memorial award to be given annually to outstanding seniors from our undergraduate chapters at Temple University and Drexel Institute. At our closing dinner on June 1, 1966, our devotions chairman, Alice Hurst, presented a moving memorial tribute to Charlotte. We have also made a memorial contribution in her name to our philanthropic interest, The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential in Philadelphia. We have done these things to show in some small way what Charlotte gave to us and meant to us. We shall never be able to express fully just how deep are our feelings for her.FLORIANA M. BLOSS THE PHOENIX


TOLEDO HONORS GRACE HAWORTH By Helen Klag Osmun Grace Fultz H aworth was installed as president of the Toledo Panh ellenic Council on June 3, 1966, at a luncheon in the Toledo Club. Since this marks her fiftieth year of membership in Alpha Sigma Alpha, our alternate delegate to this council presented Grace a gold charm with the crest of AL.A on it on behalf of her alumnae chapter. Grace has served as National Treasurer as well as the treasurer of the Toledo chapter for many years. She has also served on the Panhellenic Council in many capacities for about fourteen years. Although she is an ever faithful and devoted alumnae, her work and interests are maintained in many other areas too. She has been Past Worthy High Priestess in the Toledo White Shrine. She was soloist from 1964-1966. She was Past Worthy Matron of Ft. Chidustry Chapter of the Eastern Star. She has served as program chairman of W.S.C.S. for three years and as a member of the Circle Hostess Committee of Monroe Street Methodist Church. Other activities include past president of Vernon McCune unit in Ohio Department of the American Legion Auxiliary, as well as treasurer for the past three years; member of the Past Presidents Parley of the Department of Ohio; member of LaBoutique Des Hint

FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED BEVERLY MOON EY

Beverly A. Mooney, a June graduate of Concord College, Athens, West Virginia, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship by the Office of Educational Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. FALL 1966

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Chapeaux et Quarante Femmer; National and Ohio Federation of Republican Woman's Club; Flower and Hospital Guild; Friendly Center Service Guild; Goodwill Industries Key Woman; Lucas County Home Guild. In her spare time, Grace has gone with her husband on some lovely jaunts to Europe, Alaska, and Hawaii. We in Toledo are very proud of Grace, and we want other Alpha Sigs to know her and be proud of her too. Her life is certainly exemplary of the motto that she learned fifty years ago, and her service to and for others is a great inspiration to all who know and love her. She will spend the next academic year studying French lingu istics at Brussels University in Belgium, under the auspices of the U. S. Educational Foundation in Belgium. Beverly's home is in Ferris, West Virginia, and she plans to attend graduate school following her study in Belgium. She spent the 1964-65 academic year studying at the University of Dakar in Senegal, West Africa, through the student exchange program between Concord and that institution. While a student at Concord, Beverly served as president of McComas-Sarvay Hall Council during her sophomore year. She was chosen Snowflake Princess in 1963. She was named to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities this year. In addition to being a member of Beta Pi chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha, Beverly also belonged to Cardinal Key honorary. 25


ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA • Deeann Pittman '¥'¥ is a business administration junior from Northwestern State College, Natchitoches, Louisiana. Besides being a member of Pi Omega Pi, business honorary, Kappa Delta Pi, education honorary, she is also active in the local chapter of the State Louisiana Teachers Association. Deeann is Past Grand Confidential Observor, Grand Assembly, of the International Order of Rainbow for Girls, state of Louisiana. She was chosen best pledge and is now serving as treasurer of her chapter. She enjoys sewing and cooking, and hopes to teach high school business.

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• Carla Elaine Tolomeo KK has been selected as Temple University's candidate for Glamour Magazine's Ten Best Dressed College Girls Contest. She was Miss Studiomate for WRTI, the university's AM and FM radio station, and also a queen candidate for Carnival and Homecoming. As a member of Newman Club and Theta Sigma Phi, national honorary journalism sorority, she has been a leader of Temple's campus.

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• Geri Hicks XX is Greek Week chairman this year for Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. She has also been selected to the steering committee of the Campus Chest, chairman of the Closed Dance, and co-chairman for Variety Show. She was elected treasurer of Klipple Hall, and is on the student staff of the Religious Emphasis Week Steering Committee.

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• Sharon Gregg BY of Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, is a junior majoring in Latin. Sharon is an active member of the Latin Club, is secretary of Eta Sigma Phi, the National Classical Honorary, and is a candidate for national secretary of that honorary. For the past two years she has received the Lillian Gay Berry Latin Award. She has served as song leader and magazine chairman of her chapter and was its candidate for Miss Armed Forces. Sharon is also publicity chairman for Greek Week in the fall. SHARON GR EGG

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• Mary Lou Millican XX of Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, is her chapter's Panhellenic representative. She is also a member of the Student Educational Association, A.C.E., and Kappa Delta Pi, national education honorary. Being a campus leader, she is on the Special Events Committee and the Student Center Governing Board. MARY LOU MILLICAN

• Midge Patrick re of Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, is currently president of Panhellenic and a member of Eta Pi Upsilon, the senior women's honorary. She has been secretary of Panhellenic and president of Lambda Sigma Sigma, the junior women's honorary. In the Association of Women Students, Midge has been a guide and the executive clerk. She has also served her chapter in the capacity of membership director and was the Sweetheart of TKE.

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• Pam Mallory HH is an outstanding leader on the campus of Kansas State College of Pittsburg, Kansas. As a junior majoring in physical education, Pam is chairman of the modern dance club and a member of A.W.S. and P.E.M.M. clubs. She has served on the fashion board, which consists of the ten best dressed girls on campus. She was a candidate for Kanza Queen and was chosen as a finalist for Miss Pittsburg. Skin Diver magaZ:ne named her Miss Underwater Temptress, and she reigned as queen at the 1966 Scuba Nationals. She has been her chapter's editor and is a past president.

PAM MALLORY

• Diane Wagoner re of Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, is the treasurer of Panhellenic. Her activities include being treasurer of her chapter, an A WS Guide, and a member of the Judicial Board of Panhellen:c. In her sophomore year, Diane belonged to the Goon Squad, a group of sophomores who help new freshmen adjust to college life. Diane has also served the community in the capacity of a volunteer worker in a local hospital and as a recreation leader for brain-injured children. DIANE WAGONER

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• • • • NEWS LETTERS ·COLLEGE CHAPTERS Alpha Longwood College Farmville, Virginia Early in February, spring rush was held. Since there is only one informal party during this rush, the members spent the week getting to know the rushees by visiting in their rooms. The Alpha girls had quite a busy week running here and there in order to really meet these girls. The nine social sororities on campus met in M arch for their annual Panhellenic Banquet . The induction of Panhellenic officers was held then, during which D onna Daly, Alpha's 1st vice president was inducted as our rep resentative to the council. Ten of our members joined with the Madison chapter and the R adford chapter for the Virginia State Day held at Madison College. It was great fun to meet with and get to know our sisters from neighboring chapters. After a fashion show and a car wash in order to raise money, our fall pledges presented the members with a party in their honor. The skit, centered around secret agent AL:.A, closed with the gift of a check to be used for the purchase of a television set. We were very proud of our pledges and know we will receive much enjoyment from our gift. Our last sorority function of the year was Alpha's annual senior picnic, held at a nearby lake. This is a time when we honor our graduating seniors with songs and gifts, as well as enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Aside from these activities, all of Alpha's effort has been directed toward our new Panhellenic d ormitory which is to open in September . Since the new chapter room will be twice the size of our present, we have been quite busy with the selection of new furniture, as well as money raising and decorating plans. Around the chapter room will be a kitchen, storage area, and fiv e bedrooms. We are all so very excited about our new dorm and cannot wait to see our plans and dreams become a reality. There have been many hon ors bestowed upon the Alphas in these past several months. We are so very proud of Nancy Maxey who represented AL:.A in the Miss Longwood Pageant. Her beauty, personality, and talent was unquestionable as she was crowned Miss Longwood 1966. This qua}ifies Nancy, a sophomore from Arlington, Virgina, to be a contestant in the Miss Virginia P ageant in June. The Student Government of L ongwood awarded Gay Ri ce with their annual scholarship. Beth Eastwood has been tapped into Pi Omega Pi, the national honorary business fraternity. Vannie Gunter and Gay Rice have become members of Pi Gamma Mu, national honorary history and social sciences fraternity. Pat P eregoy has been elected president of Philakalia, honorary art society. Martha Via is now secretary of the sophomore class and Nancy King, the treasurer of the junior class. Talent has been recognized as three Alpha artists won awards for their work in a recent art exhibit in Farmville. Judy Cundiff won h onorable mention in the show, and 1st place in jewelry and crafts, Pat Peregoy, 1st

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place in oils, 2nd p lace in water colors, Sarah Wohlford, 2nd place in jewelry and crafts for her ceramics. As this school year comes to a close the Alphas will head for a new week of fun at Virginia Beach. We are looking forward to a most rewarding fall in our new dorm. -PAT PEREGOY

Alpha Alpha Miami University Oxford, Ohio Second trimester found the Alpha Alphas at Miami University busy rushing again, adding more girls to our a lready big and bustling pledge class. And our pledge class this year has been bustling! H alloween found them planning a costume party for the actives which turned out to be a pledge prank sending quite a few meowing members, dressed as cats, looking for their kidnapped president. The p ledge class was seen later in the year, this time they were dressed as cats, acting out a skit entitled "Panther the Greek" for the annual Pi Phi Cozy. However, to show that they hadn't spent all their time playing, at the Alpha Alpha's annual Christmas party at the home of our adviser, the pledges presented the chapter with their project-at-large replica of the active pin with the names and locations of all the chapters appearing in the jewels. Finally, on February 13, congratulations, tears, and shiny new pins meant that the pledges were now looki ng forward to wonderfu l times ahead as members of A"LA .

The Alpha Alphas donn ed barb ershop costumes for the Zeta Tau A lpha Song Fest.

Immediately following activation we held our Scholarship Banquet. The scholarship trophy went to Karen Filoso and the bracelet for the highest grades among the pledges was awarded to Lis Comm. Judy Brumley was doubly honored as the Alpha Alphas named her the Outstanding Pledge and presented her with our Dog Award for service to AL:.A . The Circle Pin Award for participation in campus activities was shared this year by Dawn Sautters and Sylvia Temple. Both girls have been

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busy on campus this year. Dawn has acted as captain of Miami's Shakerettes, and Sylvia has served as chairman of several Panhellenic committees, as we ll as appearing in the all-campus musical. The Alpha Alphas are also very proud of another member, Carolyn Vanhousen, who received the Dayton Alumnae Junior Award. Carolyn's varied interests on campus include acting as head majorette for Miami. This past year found the Alpha Alphas entertaining quite a few people. On Founders' Day we conversed and shared past experiences in AL.A with several alums at a banquet and coffee hour afterward in the suite. Then at the beginning of the second trimester we treated our beaus to the sparkle of an " AL.A Ice Palace" at a formal dinner dance. And could we forget our moms? T his year, because of the new trimester system, we celebrated Mother's Day in March in Cincinnati with a banquet, a skit, and compacts bearing the AL.A crest. Winter Greek Week began with fraternity-sorority exchange dinners. The members of Alpha Alpha put on their Sunday best to impress the brothers of Delta T au Delta. C linics were held throughout the week for the newly elected officers of the various Greek affil iations. For the annual Zeta Tau Alpha Songfest, Miami's Alpha Sigs donned derbys and vests to sing "Lida Rose" under the direction of Ruth Roller. A banquet sponsored by J unior Panhellenic and Junior Inter-Fraternity Council provided the Alpha Alpha chapter a chance to present an award to the most outstanding freshman woman. We are really proud to announce that our adviser, Mrs. R ichard Fink, was named "Most Outstanding Adviser of the Year." While many sisters of Alpha left school for summer vacations and jobs on April 15, some of us remained at school for the third trimester. For this reason, ou r suite is to be open for the first term of the th ird trimester. Although summer is really just beginning, the Alpha Alphas are already fired up for fall rush. Our rush chairmen have been busy learning about the changes Panhellenic has affected in rush for 1966. The maj or change being that our fourth period theme parties arc now to be held in the suite instead of in fraternity houses. With another chance to show off our suite we are looking forward to returning to fall rush.-Lr~ABETH CoMM

Alphas were tremendously excited to see Marsha Erickson win Fun Festival Queen, making it the third consecutive year an Alpha has won. Our booth, Alpha Sweetbeat, a cakewalk, was, as usual, one of the most popular at this carnival type event. The Mother's Day Tea was a lovely affair. We had almost one hundred per-cent attendance of mothers and honored them by singing, "Only You Can Be An Alpha Mom" and presenting each of them with a long stemmed red rose. Strains of swinging music drifted across campus early one Saturday morning as the Alphas had their annual Breakfast Dance at 6.30 a.m. on May 7. Following a "Mardi Gras" theme, the dance featured a "float" on which the band rode, colorful confetti and streamers, and a large, laughing cardboard clown greeted couples as they entered . Pat O'Brien glasses were the favors. Gayle Mi ller received the Best P ledge Award, and Beth West received both the Best Scrapbook and Best Scholarship Awards which are annually presented to deserving pledges. We are proud to recognize members who through their hard work and abilities have achieved much. Alpha Sigs really showed their worth by winning two of the Student Council offices in spring elections. Connie Ferguson is treasurer and P at Hamilton is cou ncil member-at-large. Jeanie Coy is the new president of Panhellenic as well as captain of the College Ushers. Martha Acuff has just been selected business manager for the yearbook, Glenda Grinstead is the new president of P i Omega Pi, honorary business organization, and Shirley Black and Sue Davis were initiated into Kappa Delta Pi, education honorary. These and other recogniticns throughout the year make us quite proud and further encourage us to work harder fo r an even more wonderfu l year for Alpha Beta.LINDA WINKLEMAN

Alpha Gamma Ind iana University of Pennsylvania _ Indiana, Pennsylvania

Northeast Missouri State Teachers Colleg e Kirksville, Missouri

As the second semester began, the Alpha Gammas prepared to go all out for spring rush. We had five partieseverything from James Bond to Sweetheart Soiree. But the nicest event of all was our formal rush Coronation by Moonlight, during which the rusheecs V:ere crowned as A L.A princesses. We saw the results of our work when we took what can only be described as a top-notch

Delighted at gaining wonderful new pledges the Alpha Betas enthusiastically planned and enjoyed many events. We especially enjoyed having Mrs. Bonnie Kcenemann National Ed!tor, and Mrs. Lonna Hendren, Alumna~ Editor, visit our campus for inspection. At the Sweetheart Ball, Jane Miller was crowned Sweetheart. Carol Behn and Mikel Sue Brice were her attendants. After quarter break, Alpha Betas busily involved themselves in spring activities. We invited the alumnae chapter to our installation of officers dinner and greatly enjoyed fellowship with them. "St01ybook Land," at which the pledges assumed the roles of fairy tale characters, also featured members dressed as little boys and girls. These "kids" really enj oyed the antics of the creative pledges ; it was a really successful pledge party. In April, we travelled to Beta Kappa chapter at Macomb, Illinois, for Illinois State Day and had a wonderful time.

State Day at Ind ian a University of Pe nnsylvania wa s hoste d by A lpha Gams .

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pledge class. The pledge dance they organized, " Pennies from Heaven," gave us an evening to remember. This year the Alpha Gams were happy to host Pennsylvania State Day. The day's activities included a luncheon, business meeting, workship, and song fest. All in all, the day gave us a good opportunity to exchange ideas a nd songs, but m ore than that, it gave us all a chance to become closer as sisters. Everyone who was there is now eagerly awaiting next year's State Day. Then it was time to buckle down to some real work! With University Weekend rapidly approaching, it was time to begin practi ce for Greek Sing. With the excellent guida nce of Lin Risiliti, we prepared our selections, "College Days" and a Gershwin M edl ey. Our nightly practices paid off. F ollowing Greek Sing, we were selected by a campus poll as having given the most outstanding performance and were asked to sing at the Swing Out activities as a farewell to th e seniors. Finally, several received honors for a variety of reasons, including brains, beauty, and leadership! Three of our members fall into this first category by being initiated into honorary fraternities. Carol Kirk joined Delta Phi Delta, honorary a rt fraternity ; Lynn Fisher was initiated into Kappa Delta Pi, educational honorary ; J udy Davis joined Kappa Omicron Phi , honorary home economics fraternity. Entering into the second categor y, beauty, two of the sisters were nominated for frat ernity swee thearts. Polly Sinkus and Elaine Edwards were both nominees for "Dream Girl" of Delta Sigma Phi. As for leadership, the Alpha G ams are ce rtainly doing their share of the work in campus activities. A prime exa mpl e of this is Barbara Musgrave, who was a recipient of a "Little Indian" Award . T en of th ese awa rd s a re given annually by the college to seni ors who have been outsta nding in campus activities. Also, next year three of our members will be serving as offi cers of th e Wom en's Collegia te Associa tion . Marilyn J erich was elected president ; K a thy N apolitan, vicep resident; and D onna Baum , treasurer. The W .C.A. is the women's supervising body a nd a ll th e women vote in this elec tion . It was a busy year for th e Alph a Sigs, b ut we' re still a nxiously awaiting next year- that includes both the work a nd th e fu n, tha t's in store for us !- SA NDRA MI NOR

T he M other Patroness T ea was held on May 23 in the m ee ting room of the First Congrega tional Church, Greeley, Colorad o. Many mothers of the members were present a t the tea . After the ceremony, the members entertained the m oth ers by singing one of our songfest songs. Carolyn Oberg hand led arrangem ents for the tea a nd chapl ain Betty Parks took care of the ce remony. Many awards we re p resented to th e Al pha Sigs throughout spring qu a rter. M embe rs tapp ed into Gold K ey we re K a thy Ehrha rt and Leslie Cummings, a nd new m embers of Chandelle a re G ayle Fia la, Sharon R eeves, and Ca rol Sawyers. Next year's Spurs will include C arol Bissel, D ebbie Elliot, J an Ferguson, M ary M acMillian, Char Miller, Mitzie Dawe, a nd J ean Schaffer. Sha ron R eeves received a Pa nhellenic scholarship and Judy Hiet was elected representa tive-a t-large . Cindy Aldri ch will reign as Blue K ey Swee theart next year, Gayle Fiala was a fin a list for the Miss CSC contest, and Sidney Kirkl ey for Miss Cache L a Poudre. Next year's porn porn girls will include Gayle Fiala and C arol Genera, and M yrna M agnie a nd Betty Pa rks will be on A WS Council. Within the soro rity, an outsta nding member of each class was selected by cabinet. They a re se nior Sidney Kirkley, junior Kathy Ehrhart, sophomore Kathy H etzler, and freshman Char Miller. During the summer, members of Beta Beta will be making plans for fa ll rush, homecoming house deco ra tions and a big 50th annive rsary celebra tion.LI NDA SHIRA SAKI

Beta Beta Colorado State College Greeley, Colorado Songfest, dinner dance, mountain party, a nd th e M other Patroness T ea were the four m ain acti vities of Beta Beta during spring qua rter . W e p erformed at the annual Gree k Songfest dressed in chartreuse with navy blue trimming. Our competition song was " Catch a Falling Sta r" directed by K a thy Ehrhart. This year's dinner d ance was held at Aspen L odge, Estes Park. It was a secluded and peacefu l spot nea r the R ocky M ountain National Park . T wo weeks before this big even t, the winter pledges sponsored a d a nce with a live band , which wa s held in th e Panora ma L oun ge of our student ce nter . The m ounta in party was held a t the priva te ranch of Sidney Kirkley. L oretta C ross was in cha rge of the pa rty. Hiking, hay rack ridin g, card playin g, singing, a nd just pla in relaxing were some of the thin gs we did . H ere the pledges a nd th e seniors each put on a skit. G uests included a lumnae adviser Mrs. Grace K ay, faculty a dvise r Mrs. Gayle Stuttler, and alumna Barbara M oore.

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Beta Betas enjoy themselves on a 路pic nic .

Epsilon Epsilon Kansas State Teach ers College Emporia , Kansas Epsilon Epsilon has ha d a wonderful sp ring semester. T o sta rt th e activities, our four candid a tes re prese nted in the Miss Emporia Pagea nt were : Dia na Bauma nn, T a u K a ppa Epsilon ; K athy Hungate, Theta Xi ; K a ren Ba rnes, Alphas; a nd Judi Yonall y, M en' s D orm. Greek Week was held M a rch 16-1 9. J a na Williams was our cand id ate for Greek Wee k Q uee n. At th e G reek games, some of which we re pie-eating con tests a nd wheel-

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barrow races, we came in first in a couple of events. Our duck, "Alphie," did not even finish in the duck race .. We had three gi rls represented in the Miss Empona Pageant. They were K aren Barnes, Claudia Smith, and Lottie Koehn. Claudia and L ottie placed as two of the fi ve finalists. Claudia was chosen as second runner-up, and she was a lso Sigma T au Gamma White R ose Queen and first runner-up in the Miss Topeka Pageant. Our formal was held April 23. The theme was "Theme from the Moulin R ouge." A night club atmosphere set off the formal . The tab les were decorated with red tablecloths, and brandy snifter candle holders were the centerpieces. R ectangular red AL.A matches were set on the tables. Huge mirrored balls were hung from the ceiling. Fleur-de-lis deco rated the different sections of th e walls . Punch was served from a beautiful homemade bar. The pledges provided entertainment in which they made up words and actions to the song, "Moulin R ouge."

Members of Epsilon Epsilon and TKE gave a picnic for the mentally retarded children.

Parents' D ay was held May 1 in the Terrace R oom of the Student Union. A review of the chapter's activities was given by our president, Diana Baumann, and we entertained our parents with sorority songs. F ollowing the buffet dinner, our parents were our guests for coffee a t the chapter house. We h ad the largest attendance that we have had in several years. For our philanthropic project on M ay 11 , we teamed up with Tau K appa Epsilon a nd took the children of the Mentally R etarded H ome on a picnic in the local park. The spring informal was held M ay 13. The theme was "Shipwreck," in which we all dressed as shipwrecked sai lors. The pledges surprised us by dressi ng in Hawaiian mu-mus and presenting our housemother and the guests with H awaiian orchids actually flown in from Hawaii. F or a money-making project we h ad a candy sale before Easter. This money helped to m ake our formal possib!e. Early one morning at 5 a.m. the underclassmen surprised the seniors with a breakfast. We blindfolded them and walked them downstairs. They were quite surprised! Then, a week later the seniors surpri&ed us at midnight with a snack session.

Kathy Hungate and Karen Barnes are both candidates for Miss Emporia from Epsilon Epsilon.

Spring elections found the Alphas in there winning all the way. Jana Williams was chosen senior representative to the Student Council and D ee Duffield was elected sophom ore representative. Diana Waggoner was elected junior adviser to Spurs. Diane Lammy, J oyce Sinn, J eanne L ockard, and Karen Easter were elected to Spurs. Diane was elec ted president and Karen secretary. In the Associated W omen's Students elec tions, Diana Waggoner was elected first vice president, J oyce Sinn, second vice president, Kathy Orwig, publicity chairman, and Susan R ose, treasurer. Diane Baumann and Suze Anne Shou lts were chosen to be in Cardinal Key and were elected secretary and chaplain. Suze Anne was also elected P anhellenic president and leadership chairman for Xi Phi, the honorary leadership organization. Diane Waggoner was a lso elected to this organization. Judy Yonally and K a thy Bodine were elected to be cheerleaders for next year. We of Epsilon Epsilon fe el we haye had a m os t rewarding year and sincerely hope that all of our Alpha sisters had one too.-LOTTIE KoEH N

Zeta Zeta Central Missouri State College Warrensburg, Missouri With finals ended and halls dese rted, Zeta Zetas glance back at the many activities of spring term. Alpha Sigs started off spring term with the kidnapping of the pledges early on a Saturday m orning, but after a few exercises, they were treated to a d onut and hot chocolate breakfast. To show their appreciation, the pledges gave a picnic which ended in a big splash when the dock broke! ! Spring weather brought sandwich sales and other money-making projects. We added to our fund s by stuffing 38 m embers in a six-passenger sedan to win $25 in the Stuff-A-Car Contest. Spring term also brought many hon ors to AL.As. Linda Butler, Linda Harris, and Nancy Watts were three of the " T op T en Best Dressed Girls." Chris Roose was voted Alpha K appa Lambda " H ellraiser." Sherry! Scott was crowned "Playboy Bunny" at the Sigma Sigma Sigma Bunny H op, and Sudie Spivery was a candidate for Theta Chi Sweetheart. Zeta Zetas are proud of Judy C offey and Soni Rasnic who represented AL.A in the Miss Warrensburg Pageant.

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For Zeta Ze+as sisterho od means "sharing" t oo !

Greek Week was devoted to fun, competition, and recognition. Alpha Sigs actively participated in the "tugof-war," the rowboat race, and several other Greek games. At the Greek Awards Convo Jan Davis received the Greater Kansas City Alumnae chapter's Margaret E. Smith Award for outstanding service; the Scholarship Award was presented to Judy Coffey ; and Ann Halferty received the Ideal Pledge Award. Spring elections found Cheri Collins new secretary of the Association of Women Students and Karen Tufte treasurer of the Student Government Association. Jan Davis was elected recording secretary of Panhellenic Council, and Carolyn Montesano and Ann Halferty were voted cheerleaders for the coming year. Several Alphas were initiated into scholastic hon or societies. They are Judy Coffey, Mary Beth Lee, Martha Pendergast, Susie Rustman, and Sharon Vieth. May 1 was a big day when our pledges were initiated into Zeta Zeta chapter. After the ceremony we entertained our families at a Parents Day Tea. One of the most rewarding activities of our chapter was the day we visited the Higginsville Home for R etarded Children. Alpha sisters brought gifts, games, and refreshments as well as happiness to these children. T ears and congratulations brought the year to a close at our senior picnic honoring our graduating seniors. A last glance sees Zeta Zetas eagerly awaiting summer weddings and busily planning activities to make next year the best yet!-SHARON VIETH

Eta Eta Kansas State College of Pittsburg Pittsburg, Kansas With another semester over, and a new one to look forward to, Eta Eta held their annual Hamburger-Steak Dinner. Here, those whose semester average was above the chapter average ate steak and those below the semester average ate hamburgers. Awards were given to Judy Millikan and Vicki Consolino who tied for the highest grade point average of the members, and Kathy Ramsay who had the highest grade point average of the pledges. With Valentines Day approaching, we began to make plans for our Sweetheart Formal which was held February 18, at the Hotel Besse. Favors, which we presented our guests, were billfolds displaying the AL..A crest. At

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the dance Karen Coaker received the Outstanding Active Award and Barbara Urankar was presented the Outstanding Pledge Award. Judy Hevner was awarded the President's trophy for outstanding service to the chapter. This year Jim Humble was the AL..A Man of the Year. This year, for the first time, the members elected a Sweetheart, Mimi Gudgen, and presented her with a d ozen red roses at the dance. At the annual Apple D ay Convocation we were proud to have Pam Mallory and Judy Pistotnik as candidates for Kanza Queen. Judy was named a finalist. Also on Apple Day the candidates for Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities were announced. We are proud of the Alphas who received this honor Karen Coaker Vicki Consolino, and Judy Millikan . ' ' The A WS Fashion Board consists of the ten best dressed girls on campus, and sets the standards of dress. Betty Kotzman, Pam Mallory, Amber Olson, Judy Pistotnik, Barbara Potter, and Meillyn Rand were all nominated for this honor. We are proud to have Amber, Judy, Barbara and Meillyn on the new Fashion Board.

Catching a greased pig was only one of the things Carol Stebbins and the rest of the Eta Etas did to win the prized Sigma Chi Derby Day Trophy.

One of our nicest surprises this year came when Pam Mallory was named a finalist for the beauty contest sponsored by "Skin Diver" magazine. A few weeks later we received a phone call telling us she had won. As Miss Underwater Temptress she reigned queen at the 1966 Scuba Nationals this past summer, and had her picture in the June issue of the magazine. As the A WS elections passed, we found that we had captured three positions. Cathy Burnett will be the new vice president, and Carol Stebbins and Cindy Kreutziger are senators. Mimi Gudgen was named to Golden Crest, which is the highest honor a coed at Kansas State College can rece1ve. Next year we will have two of the Panhellenic officers. Carole Zedrick will be second vice president, and Linda Roemerman will be editor. The Phi Sig Follies were held in April. Terry Fornaciari, Susie Williams, and Carole Zedrick were Queen candidates. Terry was crowned the 1966 F ollies Queen . School elections were held and two Alphas were elected to hold offices. Carole Zedrick was elected president of


the sophomore class which was a big honor, as she was also president of her freshman class. Sandy Chase was elected to the Student Assembly. When the selections of the outstanding freshmen girls as members of Cwens were announced, Karen Cannady, Nancy M orin, and Barbara Potter were among those selected. This organization stands for leadership, scholarship, service, and fellowship . The first annual Sigma Chi Derby Day was held at K.S.C . April 23, and what a day! Mary Ann Dernovish represented AL..A for the title of Miss Derby Day. We participated with fiery competitive spirit against the other five sororities in nine events. All our efforts paid off when it was announced at the dance climaxing Derby Day that Alpha Sigma Alpha had earned the highest number of total points during the day and had won the GRAND TROPHY, which stood two and one half feet high! The last week of April was Greek Week which was climaxed with the Greek Ball. Eta Etas were a ll very proud when Nancy Morin was crowned Greek Goddess at the Ball. Cheerleader elections were held and Carol Stebbins and Paula Wagner were elected cheerleaders with Carole Zedrick as alternate. Carol is head cheerleader. The Student Union Board held its annual carnival in May. Paula Wagner and Barbara Potter were candidates for Carnival Cutie. This year for the first time a "Miss Pittsburg" contest was held . Pam Mallory and Susie Wi lliams were among the candidates for this title, and P am was named as one of the five finalists. Jacque Helton was elected vice president of the Student Union Board and Sandy Chase was chosen Forum Committee chairman. Several Alphas were chosen as fraternity favorites. Cathy Burnett was Phi Sigma Epsilon Sweetheart, and Glenda Robertson was named the Sweetheart of Sigma Chi. Ange M oorehouse was chosen by P hi Sigma Epsilon to represent them for their National Queen. The annual breakfast held in the honor of the graduating seniors was held at the Hotel Besse. Many tears were shed as each and 路every senior wi ll be missed. The climax of the Alpha Sig year was the annual spring week end in the Ozarks. The Alphas boarded the bus very very early Saturday morning and left for a last fun fill ed two days together. We may have come back with sunburns, but we had a wonderful time swimming, skiing, and boating toge th er. That's all from Eta Eta chapter. Hope your year was as successful and as much fun.- SHERRI GATCHELL

Kappa Kappa Temple University Philadelphia , Pennsylvania Winter rush started off a rewarding and enjoyable semester for Kappa Kappa. The rush p eri od was highlighted by our formal dessert, "Make a Wish with AL..A ." Both members and rushees were inspired by the "Wishing Ceremo ny" which included the legend of the pearl. The annual Greek Weekend was another hi ghlight of the semester. Greek Sing was the first event of the weekend . We sang " Maria" from Th e Sound of Mu sic, under the direction of Sandy Perski. Saturday evening the Greek Ball was held a t the F a lco n H ouse in Havertown. ot much time had passed before we fou nd ourselves in the midst of Carnival preparations. Carnival is a Uni-

versity sponsored affair to raise money for the Marsh Scholarship Fund. The theme was " I nternational Customs," and the Kappa Kappa booth "II Giardino de Vino" received a reward of third place for most in keeping with the theme. The booth was an Italian wine garden decorated with real grapes! The fall pledges were initiated in a serene ceremony he ld in Mitten Hall. Each initiate received a corsage in the sorority colors. A tea in their honor followed the ceremony. The senior dinner was a perfect climax of an exciting semester for the Alpha Sigs. The h onored guests and the sisters enjoyed a delicious dinner served by the pledges. Many of the Kappa Kappas received special honors during the semester: Carla Tolomeo was Best Dressed Girl on Campus, and Michelle Munley was first runner up in the same Glamour sponsored contest. Susie Chubb Christy rece ived the Dean Peabody Award for outstandirtg scholastic achievement, and Genia Szott was elected second vice president of Panhellenic Council. Kathy McGinty, Sandy Perski and Stevie Ososky were candidates for Carnival Queen, Marie Wroblewski was a candidate for Laurel Queen, and J ane Van W inkle became a cheerleader. As another year draws to a close KK cherishes old memories and looks forward to another successfu l year.PEGGY WOERNER

Ha ve a grap e f rom Kappa Kappa s " II G ia rd ino de Vino ." Pea sant g irl Ela ine God shael , waitress Lo is Kur tz, a nd grape stamp e r Barbara Farl e y are waiti ng for cu stom ers.

Nu Nu Drexel Institute of Technology Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The first event during spring term was a very successful coffee hour. Nu Nu was very proud to have a wonderful spring pledge class of future members. A most rewarding experience for the m embers and pledges was to have participated in the annual campaign held for th e benefit of the Easter Seal Socie ty for Crippled Children and Adults. This campaign is known as Lily Day. The proceeds from the Lily Day solicitation were used to send crippled children to special summer camps.

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April witnessed the migration of Alpha Sigs to Drexel's lodge for an overnight stay. It proved to be an enjoyable occasion for everyone. Another highlight of spring term was our annual Dinner D ance . This year the semiformal affair was held at Drexel's lodge which was decorated to create a lovely setting for the occasion. During the past year, several of our members received honors and awards. Sandy Speers and K athy Hillegass were elected to the Student Senate. Kathy Hillegrass is president of Panhellenic Council. She is also a member of Key and Triangle, an honorary society. Gerry C ox is a member of Key and Triangle and she received the honor of Panhellenic Woman of the Year. Barbara Kinney is a member of T au Beta Pi, the honorary engineering society and received the Society of W omen Engineers' Scholarship. Vi Hudak was awarded the Pi ttsburgh Panhellenic Scholarship. Spring term was filled with many happy occasions. We of Nu Nu are looking forward to many more o.f such experiences in the coming year.-KATHY KELLER

Rho Rho Marshall University Huntington, West Virginia The Rho Rhos are very busy this summer preparing for fall rush. We are planning for a new theme for the second rush party. The theme is "Showboat," complete with a ministrel show and a m elodrama. The outside of the house will be decorated like a riverboat and the officers will be dressed like the crew. We were undoubtedly the best dressed girls on campus last year with our new outfits. They consisted of white poor-boys with AL.A monogramed in red and red and white checked skirts with red knee socks. They were made especially to be worn during rush. As you can see, the Rho Rhos were very busy pla nning for one of the most important events of the yearRUSH!-MARY PRESTO N KING

Phi Phi 路 Northwest Missouri State College Maryville, Missouri Second semester held many happinesses for Phi Phi. In February, the chapter had their informal dance based upon the theme of "East India." This dance has taken the place of our former sweetheart dance and is more casual. For decorations we used a papier-mache elephant head, gongs, and tapestries. The refreshments consisted of delicious fresh fruit, baked in honey and butter, and hot tea. It was a very thrilling experience for Phi Phi to have two of the three finalists in the Tower Queen Contest . Dianna Brown and L a rna Stevens were two of the three girls picked by the judges to be voted on by the student body to determine the queen. In the final vote, Dianna Brown Phi Phi's pres:dent, was chosen T ower Queen of NWMSC. We are all very proud of our "Little Alpha Sigma Girl." . . . . During the weekend of Apnl 15- Apnl 17 Phr Phr chapter was honored with a v:s:t from M路ss M ary K. R eiff Alumnae Organizer and Chapter Alumnae Secretar~. Miss Reiff's weekend was filled with conferen.ces with all of the chapter officers. On Saturday mornmg

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she attended a tea given in her honor at the home of Mrs. Gweldon Long. On Sunday we all attended church toge ther and then ate in the Student Union. Each of us benefited from Miss R eiff's suggestions and enjoyed her visit very much. Sara Copman, Toni J ohnson, and Kathryne Seabaugh represented Phi Phi as three of the ten finalists in the Miss Maryville Pageant. They each did a short talent sketch, appeared before the judges in evening gowns, and appeared before the judges in swimsuits. We are all very thrilled that Toni was named first runn er up to M;~~ M a ryville. She received a beautiful trophy and a $200 scholarship. On April 23 Phi Phi had its spring formal. The Blue R oom of the Student Union was converted into a majestic and romantic "Emerald City." The entrance was a winding yellow brick road and led to a tiny sparkling bridge that looked as it it were part of a dream world. The refreshments were tiny snowballs and punch. The highlight of the evening was the crowning of Carol Workman who was named our sweetheart. VVe all lined up togethe r and sang the " AL.A Sweetheart Song" as she received her bouquet of red roses. As a pleasant ending for the school year, Phi Phi held its annual parents' day. It is an especially happy occasion since this is the time when we introdu ce our real family to a ll our sisters in Alpha Sigma Alpha. This year the day was extra special because many of the members' mothers received the Crown D egree of Alpha Sigma Alpha. This has been a very profitable and happy year for Phi Phi, and we are looking forward to next fall when we hope to make even bigger achievements with our strong bond of sisterhood.-KRIS JoHNSTO N

Chi Chi Ball State University Muncie, Indiana Chi Chi ended the school year with many wonderful and exciting activities and events. During the month of April we won first place in the annual All-Greek Variety Show. We were grouped with two fraternities and one other sorority. The group wrote the script, cast the parts, made the costumes and stage scenery and presented a 15 minute act. The name of the winning act was "A T ool of Heaven." Spring Sing and Trike-A-Then, both annual events on the Ball State campus, kept the sisters busy trying to keep our voices as we ll as our trikes in good shape for competition. For Spring Sing the sisters chose to wear black dresses, wh ite gloves and red carnation corsages. The spring formal, "Luau for Lovers," was held at the H oliday Inn in Richmond, Indiana. The sisters wore colorful mumus and several dates were attired in matching shirts. Ice buckets were given as favors. Everyone enjoyed sitting on the floor eating in the true Hawaiian style. The Alpha Sig Man-of-the-Year was announced during the dance. This year the Chi Chis celebrated an other "first" as we presented a duel selec tion for this honor. This award is given to a lavaliered or pinned man or a fiance of a member who has aided the sorority throughout the year. The sisters felt that both men had been a great help to the chapter during the year. Identical trophies were given.

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Early in May we held our annual Spring R etreat at the Delta Chi fraternity house. A special program was held for our adviser Miss Shirley Trent who is leaving after nine years of service. "This is Your Life" was the title of the skit. Miss Trent, who is leaving to further her education, was presented a desk pen set as a remembrance and thank-you gift. This is a special treat for the Chi Chis to spend the night together. Senior banquet also highlighted the spring quarter. After a delicious dinner each of the seniors were read a poem that had been written by their "little sis." Other annual awards were presented at this time. Chi Chi chapter is very proud of our honored students. Five sisters were chosen as "Outstanding Juniors" i n their respective areas of study. Fran Davis represented Alpha Sig as a finalist in the Miss Ball State Pageant. Fran chose a dramatic reading for her talent. Jan Jester was initiated into Clavia, a senior women's honorary. The outstanding sophomore in the Home Economics D epartment was Jan Hunt. A bridal shower was held at the conclusion of our last meeting. All of our "brides-to-be" were honored and . were presented a cake knife with A "i:.A engraved on it. The 1966 school year was a very happy, fullfi lling and successful year. We are now looking forward to an even more properous year. The forthcoming events include homecoming, rush, retreats and parties.-PAULA HoWARD

Beta Delta University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg , Mississippi The Beta Deltas again had a very fun-filled, workpacked spring quarter. We returned from quarter break with enthusiasm and excitement for plans of Alpha Week, which precedes our spring initiation. T he big week finally started with a chicken supper given to the members by the pledges on Sunday night. After that, the pledges were entertained all the way. Monday night was a "Little Kid's Party," Tuesday night was a scavenger hunt in the Panhellenic Dorm, Thursday was our formal party, Friday night was the spend the night party, Saturday was the ali-day picnic and swim party, and initiation on Sunday. After Alpha Week we had a chance to catch up on our studies and relax with our Easter vacation. We returned from vacation with a lot of work and fun ahead. The following Saturday night we had our Red Slipper Ball. That Sunday we held our Parent-Daughter Banquet. There was no stopping us. The following Thursday, Mrs. George J. Malone Jr., our National Vice President arrived for our chapter's inspection and to be speaker at State Day, which we hosted . The weeks that remained in the quarter were filled with elections. Jennifer Eichelberger and Peggy Malone were elected to serve in the school Senate. Sandy Weigle will serve as president of the Panhellenic Council and Patty Loper will serve as president of the Panhellenic Dormitory. We are also proud of Frances Stone, who was elected president of Alpha Lambda Delta, national honorary fraternity, Margaret Peden, who is vice president ; and Dee Hanson, who is historian. All in all we had a very enjoyable spring and hope all our sisters over the land did so too. CHARLOTTE McQuEEN

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Beta Zeta University of Southwestern Louisiana Lafayette, Lo uisiana "Is To To To To

it so small a thing have enjoy'd the sun, have lived light in the spring, have loved, to have thought, have done?"

Truly the above quotation from Empedocles on Etna by Matthew Arnold reflects the spring activities of Beta Zeta chapter with its personal and group achievements. "Is it so small a thing to have enjoy'd the sun . . . " Many members basked in the sunlight of recognition. First to share the light was our president, Mary Margaret Guillotte who was a maid in the Azalea Trail Court, one of Louisiana's colorful festivities. Susan Fogleman was selected as one of the twelve beauties of the Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity calendar. Other members shared this light of recognition. Dianne R amos was elected secretary of the Newman Club, and Nunie R oque was presented the Southwestern Senior Merit Award. Alpha Lambda Delta, an honorary sorority on campus, invited two of our sisters, Cathy Christmann and J oanne Sterbenz, to become members of their organization. "To have lived light in the spring. . . ." Members and guests enjoyed the annual Spring Formal held on May 7. N unie R oque, past president and treasurer and present record ing secretary, was presented the Frost Fidelity and O utstanding Active Awards. The E lizabeth Bird Small Award was given to Leslie Langdon, who is now serving as vice-president. Mary Nezzio was announced as being the Outstanding Pledge, and Joanne Sterbenz, the Ideal Pledge. Harry Hitt was named the 1966 Beau. Favors were green wine 路 decanters with an A"i:.A crest on them. "To have loved . . . . . " During the spring initiation Beta Zeta welcomed many new sisters who will further the growth of our chapter. As a gesture of love and appreciation a luncheon for parents was given by the members at the Holiday Inn. Mrs. Kenneth Hait, one of our advisers, gave an inspiring talk on the topic, "How Sorority Life Molds the Individual." "To have thought . . ." Preparations for closed rush in September are being made. There will be two workshops during the summer for making decorations, learning new songs, and perfecting the skits of our parties. The themes of this year's rush parties are Alice in A"i:.A Land, Ski Lodge, and Phoenix Ball. "To have done ..." In the Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity Corsage Contest our chapter placed first and received a plaque. We also placed second in the annual Greek Week Song Fest sponsored by Sigma Nu Fraternity. Paula Kursweg directed our group in the singing of "Edelwiess" and "Maria" from The Sound of Music. Judy Nunn was the soloist in the rendition of "Edelwiess." The groups wore their new blue and white striped shifts. Beta Zeta knows that it is not "a small thing to have enjoy'd the sun, to have lived light in the spring, to have loved, to have thought, to have done."SusAN THmEAUX

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Beta Theta Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, Michigan "Spring is sprung, The grass is riz, I wonder where the birdies is . . . " Yes, spring semester "sprung" for Beta Thetas and we got off to a good start with rush. Our theme for the second of our three rush parties was "Alphatraz " and Alpha Sigs had a wonderful time meeting rushees in their respective jail cells. Spring was a busy season for pledges and members. We participated not only in Alpha Sigma functions such as State Day, but also in a campus wide Gree-k Week. Alpha Sigs took first place for the second year in a row in the first and most important event of the week Greek Week Sing. After weeks of song practice, Beta 'Thetas effectively sang their selections directed by J ane Worden. A story went with the songs we sang: after a long and hard winter, Alpha Sigs were sad and discouraged, "I Have Decided to be an Old Maid " but then spring came along and we found life wasn't ~o bad after all, "Life is a L ovely Thing ;" and soon love filled the air and instead of wanting to be old maids, we sang of our love, "AI Di La." State Day was again very successful. Beta Thetas enjoyed meeting alumnae and members from Adrian College and Western Michigan University. Many useful ideas were exchanged during the day at the Jack T ar Hotel in Lansing, Michigan. We again honored our mothers at our annual Mom's Weekend. We treated them to lunch at the Holiday Inn and then put on a talent show. Many mothers were present that night as we presented our candidate for the campus Most Eligible Bachelor contest at the University Mixer. Approximately forty Beta Thetas attended Houseparty which was at Chimney Corners on Crystal Lake near Beulah, Michigan. This proved to be a weekend of leisure and provided the chance to get to know all of our sisters a little better. Not only did we have fun, but we also discussed rush techniques and our sorority in general. Ann Witt;tock, president of Beta Theta, was chosen for Senior W omens Honor Board. This is a very honored position and corresponds with Mortar Board at other colleges and universities. Ann also belongs to Kappa Delta Pi, education honorary, and Sigma Tau D elta, English honorary. Other members to join honoraries are Sherry Wiederhold and Lee Anne Harff, Alpha Phi Gamma, journalism honorary; Mary Elsie, Kappa Delta Pi, education honorary ; Sue Miscisin and Dorothy Tyson, D elta Omicron, music honorary; and Fran Wilson and Barb Labeski, Beta Beta Beta, biology honorary. We are very proud of our adviser, Miss Marj orie Mastic. She is now not only our adviser, but also the adviser for the Central Michigan University Panhellenic Council. Alpha Sigma Alpha is now represented in Central's Student Government. Our own Beth Bissett is secretary of the student body. Chosen during the spring was our Homecoming Queen candidate for this fall. We will co-sponsor Mary Elsie with the brothers of Phi Kappa Tau. We will be very proud that Mary is representing us, for it won't be long and it will be fall and all of the fall's activities will be upon us.-SHERRY WIEDERHOLD

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Beta Kappa Western Illinois University Macomb, Illinois The Beta Kappas are proud of their winter pledge During their pledging period they were kept busy with exchanges and money making projects. As their Help Week, they planned skits and a picnic for the members. They attended the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Concert and a Modern Dance Show put on by the modern dance production classes and the Orchesis Club of the Women's Physical Education Department. Their week also included a study night and an evening of serenading at all the fraternity houses. This year Beta Kappa was the host of the Illinois State Day. Other chapters that attended were: Beta Rho from Northern Illinois University at DeKalb; Gamma Lambda from Loyola at Chicago, and Alpha Beta from Northeast Missouri State at Kirksville. The program included a speech by our National President Miss Mary C. Goeke. After the speech, panel discus~ sions were held on the topics of Rush, Pledging, Social Life, and Finances. The theme for the day was "Give Full Measure." Beta Kappas have a new adviser, Mrs. Hippensteel. She is an instructor in the Home Economics Department. Mrs. Hippensteel graduated from Colorado State College at Greeley, where she also did her graduate work. Greek Week activities this year came towards the end of the quarter and close to finals week. Aside from being busy with other activities and work the Beta Kappas still worked hard practicing for Sigma Sing, this year singing a selection from "Camelot." At the same time the girls got out their needles and thread to begin making their dresses for the sing. It was hard work for some, but with the help of the other members the dresses turned out to look very nice on stage. The week ended with the traditional torch light parade on Friday night and Greek Ball held on Saturday. The theme of the Ball was "Athens in Blue. " cl~ss.

The winter pledge class of Beta Kappa together at the chapter house.

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On May 22, the Beta Kappas had their annual Parents Day. M others were presented with corsages of white mums, red bows, and the letters A L. A in red on the flower. After church, everyone returned to the chapter house for coffee and donuts. The parents and their daughters then went to th e University Union for the banquet. Following the meal was a skit prese nted by the girls and then the prese ntation of the trophy to the chapter's Sweetheart. May 25 was the day for the Beta Kappa's annual senior picnic. Steaks were cooked over the grill, and served with potato chips and relishes for supper. Watermelon was served to finish the meal. Afterwards the m embers put on a skit for those seniors that would be graduating. Every one had a good time and once again the year's activities came to an end. This year the Beta Kappas are looking forward to a bright new school year. Our house is being refurbished and new furniture and carpeting is being put in to im: prove the interior. We hope to strive now for a better and stronger sisterhood for the future. Best of luck to our sister chapters in the coming year.-PEG SIMPSON

Beta Lambda Arkansas State Teacher's College Conway, Arkansas The spring semester was fill ed with many activities for the Beta Lambdas. First of all, spring rush was very rewarding this year. The theme of our informal party was the " AL.A Big Top." All the members wore circus costumes, and we presented a program of homemade circus acts. T he theme of our formal party was " A L.A Heaven." The program and supper was held in a private dining room at Tommy's Restaurant in town. A short poem was made up about each rushee, and we presented each with a red rose, an angel, and a friend ship ring. The election and installation of new officers took place in April, and we are looking forward to "'hat the new school year will bring under th eir lead ership. We a ttended th e third annual state day of AL.A in Arkansas, which was held on the campus of Arkansas A & M at M onticello. The Gamma Zeta chap ter was the hos tess, and Fonda J ohnson, a former ASTC student was th e presiding offi cer. Mrs. Judy M. Trowell, the Nationa l M embership Director, gave a talk at the luncheon . This year the five na tional sororities on campus we nt together and gave a P anhellenic Spring F orma l for Greeks only. A band called the " Shades'' played for the dance, and we gave our dates favors after the dance. We held our ann ua l M other's D ay celebra tion on April 24. The mothers an d daughters attended Mass at St. J oseph's Church in a body. Lunch was in the ASTC cafeteria, with a short program afterwards . W e assembled in the soro rity room afterwards where we conferred eleven M other P at ronesses D egrees. This was followed by refre hmen ts a nd a short mixer. We bought new fa ll outfits for next year; red two piece suits with white polka d ots. We wore them for the first tim e on Found ers' D ay. Every four yean, Senior Day and F ounders' Day are observed on the same date, an d a Greek Song Contest is sponsored by the R oyal R ooters, an organization promoting school spirit. This year we sang " Try to R emember." Our booth at the Student Christian Association Carniva l was a jail house. The Alpha Sigs were the

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marshals and students would pay them to have other students put in jail. O nce you were put in jail you could match the money paid to have you put there or sweat it out for ten minutes. We received a plaque for d ona ting the most blood to the Red Cross blood mobi le which was on campus during May. The blood is to be used for wou nded soldiers in Viet Nam. On May 10, we gave a Kidnap P arty for the pledges and made them neophytes. We took them to Lake Beaverfork for a wiener and marshmallow roast which was followed by a short meeting. The Best Pledge award was presented to Janice Elliot. The following week the neophytes gave an Academy Awards Party for us. They all dressed like actresses and each member was presented with an Oscar for some outstanding or unusual thing they did during their pledge period. The sorority room was beautifully decorated, and refreshments were served after the program. T his spring many of our members received h onors. Carolyn Cerrato, Kathy Henson, J anice Garrison, and Mary Ann Walden were honored at a banquet for the students that were on the D ean's List which requires a grade point of at least 3.5. Gretchen Adams was chosen to represent us in the Miss ASTC P ageant and she did a very beautiful job in every way. Two of our members, Marguirete Coleman and J di Hawks, were nominated for SCA Carnival Queen. Becky Ball and Edwina Palmer, our newly elected president were tapped for R oyal R oo ters on Founders' Day. We are very much looking forward to our summer workshop and the new form of fall rush that will be held a t ASTC next year. We sincerely hope that the Alpha Sigs everywhere will have a very enjoyable and prosperous year !- KAv SIMON

Beta Mu Henderson State Teachers College_ Arkadelphia, Arkansas The Beta Mus have accomplished a great deal since our last newsletter. Our latest pledge class was initiated. They are all wonderful girls and Beta Mu is proud to call them sisters. lni tiation was held on March 12. That night we had a lovely Mother-Daughter banquet at a nearby motel. After dinner, the new officers and awards were announced, and our president gave her farewell speech. The occasion was a total success, a nd everyone had a wonderful time. The next morning found all the Alpha Sigs in church. A tea and installation was held in the afternoon. Beta Mu has received many honors of which we are proud. We really did some h ard stud ying a nd were rewarded by receiving the Greek Scholastic Award. We ca rried a 2.77 ave rage competing against four other sororities, and we feel it a great honor to have won this m os t coveted award. Several of our girls were chosen as fratern'ty sweethearts. Diane Funk was chosen as Sig Tau Sweetheart and Jeannie James as Sig Tau White R ose. Lou Nash was p icked by the Phi Sigs as their sweetheart, and Judy Harr d was chosen as best dressed cowg:rl at the Phi Sig Western Dance. Jeannie James reigned as Henderson's Reddie Day Queen and was also seco nd runner-up in the Miss Henderson pageant. Suzanne Davidson received the title of Miss Henderson and will be in the Miss Arkansas pageant this summer.

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At the Reddie Day celebration the Alpha Sigs were well represented and won many of the games. The most important award we received that day was that given for the Song Fest. At the end of the day's activities three girls were tapped by Heart and Key. They were Marietta Bell, Ginger HefEn, and Carol Ann R ogers. Judy Harrod, Charlett Billstine, and Diane Funk were chosen as Henderson cheerleaders. Carol Ann Rogers has been re-elected to her position on the Senate. The Alpha Sigs also received the First Place trophy in the basketball intramural games. Our budding artist, Tina Kurlas, received the first place award of $25 in a sidewalk art exhibit. We are quite proud of the honors we 路have received this year, and we are in hopes that the next year will bring with it more and more honors for Alpha Sigma Alpha. We have completed our magazine drive and are now planning many philanthropic activities for the conclusion of this year and the start of next. We plan to have bake sales and rummage sales and sell sandwiches in the dorms on Sunday night. The Beta Mus are starting a new program now. Once a month we have someone come and talk to us about such things as grooming, political issues, trips, etc. Recently an instructor on campus showed us his slides on Europe. We all found his explanation of the customs of other countries very interesting and amusing at times. The scenic countries were quite breathtaking. Recently we had our Panhellenic workshop. We accomplished many things and solved some problems concerning rush. We feel that these workshops contribute a lot to the unity of the Greeks on campus. CHRIS WooLsEY

Beta Pi Concord College Athens, West Virginia The spring semester was a busy and exc1tmg one for Beta Pi, and it has left us with many memories. Things got off to a wonderful beginning with the excitement of formal rush. We had several parties to get to know the rushees better and for them to get to know us. Th!! last party was our formal rush party, and it was a big success. The theme was "Prohibition to A-go-go," starting in the 30's with the days of prohibition and progressing up to the present with the discotheque. We were entertained by such acts as AI Jolson, Harlow, jitterbug dancers, folk singers, and the Supremes, each portrayed by the sorority members themselves. As favors we gave big A'2A ashtrays and mugs with Alpha Sigma Alpha Prohibition party engraved on them. In February we co-sponsored the Twin Twirl Dance with the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity. The decorations included a huge white heart tinted red hanging from the ceiling. The dance was a big success. The pledges gave the members a party in April. The theme was "The Big Top," and all the members came as clowns. The pledges furnished the typical circus entertainment. Refreshments of corndogs, popcorn, and snow cones were served. There was fun and games all evening. The highlight of the year was our spring formal, the "Crimson Ball." A turkey dinner preceded the dance which proved to be a big success and so did the favorselectric cordless cocktail mixers with the A'2A crest on top. During intermission we announced our Sweetheart, Jim Gilbert.

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Concord's First Annual May Weekend was held this spring. The Alpha Sigs were well represented at this big event. Our candidate for May Queen was Sue H opkins, and the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity sponsored Liz Umnik. Our sorority rated high in the Olympic Games by coming in first place in three events and ranking second over all the other sororities. The big event of May Weekend was the Annual Spring Sing with all the sororities, fraternities, and other groups presenting choral numbers. We sang "Hi-Lilli, Hi-Lo" in three-part harmony, with an accompaniment of bongos and moroccos. You can imagine how happy we were when the judges announced we won first place and presented us with a beautiful trophy. After the Spring Sing, we had our Annual Mother-Daughter Tea. May Weekend at Concord proved to be a very profitable and happy one for the Alpha Sigs. At Concord's Annual Awards Assembly, the Alpha Sigs were presented the Scholarship Award for having the highest over-all scholastic average of any other social organization on campus. Our name was added to the plaque hanging in the College Center. At the end of May, the members gave the seniors a surprise picnic at the home of our adviser, Dr. Ruth Mills. We grilled hamburgers and had a wonderful time. The Alpha Sigs will be well represented on campus for the fall term. Anita Roncella will serve as president of the Panhellenic Council, Andora Lilly was elected president of the Upperclass Hall for Women, Susan Ryan was elected as first vice-president of the Upperclass Hall for Women, and Sandra Epling was elected to represent the Upperclass Hall in the Student Government Association. Frances Roncella has been elected as secretary of the Association of Women Students, Sandy Short will serve as president of Kappa Omicron Phi, the national home economics honorary fraternity, and Nancy Grimmett will serve on the College Center Governing Board. This year has proved to be a successful and enjoyable one for Beta Pi chapter. Plans for next fall seem to be most encouraging and exciting.- Juoy HELMS

Beta Rho Northern Illinois University DeKalb, Illinois The Alpha Sigs of Beta Rho have had an exciting spring semester here at Northern. Everyone had a lot of springtime fun when we had pledge exchanges with the men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Kappa Theta, and Delta Upsilon. Each exchange started 路with an early breakfast at the student union, continued through a whole day of fun, and drew to a close with an exciting party. Greek Week was a thrilling success for the A'2As. We were honored with winning the Scholarship Award for maintaining the highest academic average among the sororities on campus. We also added two trophys to our collection by winning the Chariot Races and having the "most beautiful" chariot! Marcia Zabinski was cochairman for this great week. All of the girls looked radiant at our Spring Formal held at the Baker Hotel in St. Charles, Illinois, this year. Fred Worner was chosen as our sweetheart, and as we sang the sweetheart song, we presented our dates with favors, wooden ice-buckets with our crest engraved on the silver covers.

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We honored our mothers with a Mom's Day on May with a banquet and each mother was presented with an orchid corsag~. Sherry Waldman read a beautiful motherhood poem, and we sang several of our favorite songs. After the dinner, we initiated seven new Mother Patronesses. The whole day was an enjoyable one for both the moms and their proud daughters. The main event on the NIU campus during the month of May is May Fete weekend. The AZ.A name really sparkled as J oan Haegle, a senior, and Mary E llen Tavormina a freshman, were elected to th e Queen's Court. W~ entered the Island Acts with Theta Chi fraternity doing a hilarious skit entitled "Spring to the Right Choice." The over-all theme this year was " The Rites of Spring. " Our pledges represented us very well in the Pajama Races and some of our sisters were extremely good cyclists in the exciting Tricycle Race. Gail Borghi was also co-chairman for this big event. On May 22 we wished our nineteen seniors farewell. We know they will all be very happy and active alums! We are certainly looking forward to seeing them and all the Beta Rhos at our summer reunion. Plans are already being made to enter next year's homecoming float contest with Phi Sigma Epsilon. We are also making striking new outfits to wear for next fall rush . Talking about these future plans and our summer adventures should keep us all extremely busy at the reunion . We are looking forward to another successful ycar.BARBARA HANSO N

Beta Sigma Southwest Missouri State College Springfield, Missouri As the school year ends there is always the anticipation for summer excitement, but there is a lso a note of sadness as roommates and friends say goodby. Some will be back, others won't, but there will always be the memories of past events. Beta Sigma spent a busy semester attending state day, arranging the mother-daughter banquet, the alumnae tea, and many other events. Our Sweetheart Dance was one of the highligh ts of the year. After a formal reception at the sorority house, a banquet was held at a local dinner house. We then changed to school clothes for an informal dance and a slumber party. Jo Kay Wilkerson was named Sweetheart. That same night five of our sisters placed fi rst in the Sigma Tau Gamma Variety Show as representatives of the sorority. Those participating were Connie Lemons, Cheryl Junkins, Ruth Mitchell, Sharon James, and Pat Hamlin. Stephanie Shuck was chosen as Greek Week cochairman, and Beta Sigma participated in its discussions, songfest and house decorating contest. During initiation week members and pledges each held parties and presented skits. One of the most successful activities of initiation week is a secret Alpha angel who does nice things each day for her initiate. Not until the end of the week do the girls know who their Alpha angel is. National Membership Director, Mrs. Fred T rowell, visited our chapter and provided us with many ideas for the future. She attended church with us and was an honored guest at Beta Sigma's alumnae tea. Beta Sigma proved to be champions in the athletic department as we won first place trophies in basketball and softball intermurals.

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Beta Sigm a's Suza nne Taylor H enna g e presents Jo Kay W ilkerson with roses a s sh e g ives up he r crown as A Z.A Sweet he a rt to Jo Kay at th e Spring Forma l. Tho se wa t chi ng are: Eve lyn Va nce , Ma ry Wicks , a nd Da na Sa nd ers.

The semester was interspersed with coke parties for spring rushees. Spring pledges along with holdover pledges presented a carnival for their spring moneymaking project. They also sold candy bars early in the semester, and the entire chapter sold perfume as moneymaking projects. Individual awards for the semester include Mary Brummel, cheerleader and best supporting actress ; Lesley Fleenor, cheerleader and pep commissioner; Mary Cavendar, Greek editor of school newspaper; Cathy Welch, Sigma Phi Epsilon Sweetheart attendant; and Evelyn Vance, Miss Springfield semi-finalist and Ozarko Queen candidate; Linda R ichter, 1st runner up for Missouri Ski Queen; Connie Lemons, secretary Delta Psi Kappa; Susie McGehee, Military Ball Queen attendant and Barnwarming Queen; and Lou Ann Lambeth, four year scholarship for graduate work in dance history at Southern Illinois University.- J EAN CHAPIN

Beta Upsilon Ind iana State University Terre Haute, Indiana Beta Upsilons had a wonderful spring semester. Our first big activity was Campus R evue. Ann Becker and Sherry Romine directed our skit which was entitled "Look At Prim and P roper Me!" It was a mixture of hard work, joy, and laughter, and we are looking forward to next year's revue and a first p lace trophy. As a philanthropic project, the pledge class entertained several mentally retarded children at an Easter party. Following refreshments, several games were played and an Easter egg hunt was held. One of the highlights of the pledges' activities was their walkout. Since it was impossible to decide which member to take with them, the pledges took the entire chapter. T he day began with a mock trial held in the sorority suite. Several members were charged with cruelty to the innocent pledges, and the rest were charged with being accomplices. All were found gui lty and sentenced to prison. The prisoners were then taken by bus to the U.S. Penitentiary R ecreation Center where a mock pledging ceremony was held complete with ball and chain and serial numbers in preparation for turnabout day. Skits, dinner, and dancing followed making it a day to be long remembered .

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Our annual spring formal "Golden Gateways" was a big success. Barbara Fogel was chairman of the dinnerdance which was held at the Phoenix Country Club. During intermission, the pledge class was presented. Each received a yellow carnation and a personalized scrapbook from the sorority. A wonderful time was had by all. This year Indiana State Day was held at the ISU campus with Beta Upsilons serving as hostesses. We were honored to have Mrs. Fred J. Trowell, National Membership Director, as guest speaker. Pat Dubie received the Ruby J. East Crown Award for strengthening sisterhood within the chapter. Diann Abbott directed Beta Upsilon in Songfest competition. Many hours of practice went into the preparation of "I Hear A Song." Beta Upsilon ended the year with a picnic held at the home of our former adviser, Miss Ruby East. Cheryl White received the chapter's ideal pledge award which is a crest guard for her badge. Following a delicious lunch, the pledges presented the members with leather key cases. The graduating seniors were given engraved silver compotes from the chapter. Beta Upsilon has many activities planned for the fall which include Campus Carnival, Greek Week, and Homecoming. We of Beta Upsilon hope that the new school year will bring happiness and success to all of our sisters throughout the nation. -Jo ANN BARR

Beta Psi Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, Michigan The winter semester got off to a fast and busy start with formal rush. The Beta Psis all had fun and it turned out to be a great rush. Western, Pirate and AllAmerican Girl themes were big successes and lent themselves to new songs and skits. One of the biggest events of the year was when the K:LK fraternity of Tri-State University, Angola, Indiana, invited the Beta Psis down for the weekend. They vacated their house, loaned us a housemother, and showed us a wonderful time. There was a tobaggan party in the afternoon, and Saturday night we had dinner with them and then dancing. We had several fraternity parties during the semester. One night we held our meeting at the Theta Xi house . For Valentine's Day we had a breakfast with the Pi Kappa Alphas. The two pledge classes did the cooking. Also in honor of Valentine's Day the Kalamazoo alumnae chapter had a tea for the college chapter. We all found this a good opportunity to become better acquainted with each other. Every year the Panhellenic Council sponsors the Panhellenic Ball. This is an exciting event for everyone but especially for the pledges. They all dress in white and are presented to the Greek world. Prior to the dance Beta Psis held a punch bowl at the Kalamazoo Inn to honor our dates and to greet the pledges. As a money making project to earn money for our housing fund , the pledges had a jewelry cleaning booth . This has become a semester project. We clean rings, sorority and fraternity pins, and other small jewelry. At the end of the semester we continued our annual project of selling plastic covers for the yearbooks. Mother's Weekend, a campus wide activity at Western, was a time of much excitement and fun for Beta Psis and their mothers. In honor of the mothers we had a

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luncheon at the Ivanhoe Restaurant. The mothers were given favors of small jewelry dishes. This luncheon is always very lovely and is not only a chance for us to show our appreciation to our mothers, but to also honor some of our members. Presented at this time were the Outstanding Pledge, the Frost Fidelity and the Elizabeth Bird Small Awards, and the Junior Pillow. Saturday is a big night. After long weeks of 7: 00 a.m. rehearsals, Sorority Sing finally takes place. This year we sang "Our Very O wn" and "Greenfields." The event is sponsored by Panhellenic Council and Sigma Alpha Iota, national music sorority. Even though we didn't place this year, we always feel after it' s all over that nothing helps you get to know your sisters better than 7: 00 a .m. rehearsals. The houseparty is always another good opportunity to know your sisters better. This year we had it on a farm. With the houseparty the pledges also had the pledgeactive party and made it turnabout weekend. Each little sister made her big sister a red and white pajama bag. Three Beta Psis were honored at the Panhellenic Dessert. Ellen Runkeo was chosen as the A:LA outstanding senior woman, Dotty Sasinowski was honored as retiring Panhellenic Council treasurer, and Donna Neid was presented as the new Pledge Board chairman. The weekend of Michigan A:LA State Day was another busy one. Following State Day in Lansing, we had initiation and national inspection. Spring Breakfast, sponsored by A WS, was full of excitement. Four pledges were members of the Daisy Chain, which consists of freshmen women receiving a 3.5 point average. Mary Ann Pfeifer, Linda Williams, Lucy Kline, and Donna Ostrander were tapped for M ortar Board . Carol Griggs retired as A WS president, and Linda Williams and Thea Warren took the offices of recording secretary and IA WS contact respectively. This brought the school year to a close for most Beta Psis in April with Western's new tri-semester system. We all found it to a very successful one. A few Beta Psis are still on campus for spring term, so we have gotten together for informal meetings. Rush, our annual mixer, and homecoming will bring us all back together for fun , work and sisterhood in the falL - CHRIS ScHALL

Gamma Alpha Creighton University Omaha, Nebraska Spring semester has certainly been an eventful one for Gamma Alpha. February was spent in an ticipation of our Panhellenic Dinner Dance. Anticipating it was exciting but enjoying it was even more rewarding. Then Gamma Alpha settled down to a couple of months of fun in group labor. On what? Our annual variety show. This year we nursed the theme "Peanuts Come to Creighton." The Alpha Sigs expounded on the philosophy of Lucy, the wisdom of Linus, and life through the eyes of Charlie Brown. Between making costumes, writing songs, and rehearsing, we utili zed all tal ents on deck. And, it paid off! Second place was our reward, along with loads of memories we'll long cherish. Proud is not the adjective for the Gamma Alphas. We're bursting our buttons with honors and royalty. Our president, Mary Ellen Walton, was awarded a full , four-year scholarship to the Creighton University School of Medicine. Voted Gamma Alpha's m ost outstanding member, Mary Ellen also reigns as a Prom Princess. She

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shares this last honor with two other Alpha Sigs, Linda dePasquale and Pauline Jirik. Blue blood certainly runs thick in the veins of Alpha Sigma. Lynne Prey was crowned the Sweetheart of Alpha Phi Omega fraternity, and Rosie Horan stands as First Lady of Iota Kappa Epsilon. Gamma Alphas are still recuperating from May's events. The first weekend brought our annual parents' weekend celebration. Sunday morning we held a brunch for the visiting parents. It succeeded in acquainting both parents and members. Our annual senior banquet was given as a last farewe ll to our graduating sisters. This officially closed the social year, serving as our last social function as a group. But, by no means was the Senior Banquet our last activity of the year. May is election month, and the Alpha Sigs sank their teeth into this limb also. Pam Montag was elected vice president of our Panhellenic Council, and Paula Murphy was elected treasurer of the Senior class. With dances, dinners, and elections behind them, the Alpha Sigs looked toward the end of one year and the beginning of the next. As May days came to an end, we closed the cover to spring semester 1966. We all separated for a summer's rest in anticipation of fa ll rush. This year our theme will welcome back the "R oaring 20's." Happy over last year's accomplishments, we're even more excited about next year's expectations.SuE EGAN

Gamma Beta Wisconsin State University Stevens Point, Wisconsin Gamma Beta started the spring semester in one of the nicest possible ways- by jointly hosting and attending the Panhellenic forma l. It was a "girl ask boy" event, an d before the dance all of us and our dates atten ded a banquet at the Hot Fish Shop. Following the dinner, we proceC'ded to the forma l and danced the night away to the theme of "Moonlight and R oses." The very next week of the new ~emester was Winter Carnival, and activities were oriented around a theme of "Sno a Go-Go." The week began with a kick-off dance for which Gamma Beta supplied one of the go-go girls, Susie Schmidlin. During the week we participated in many contests, such as legs, pie-baking, hair-do, and dress-up. We took second place in the legs contest and third in the dress-up division. At the same time we were also sculpting our ice statue which we called "Swinging Sno-flake. " Our talents showed best on Saturday when we walked off with the first place trophy in the games divisi on! We were all very proud as we wound up the week by attending the Sunday night concert featuring the Kjngston Trio. March I 0 was a big day for us this year as it marked the tenth anniversary of our chapter with Alpha Sigma Alpha. In the afternoon we held a tea at the Hotel Whitin g to which the president and his wife, the various deans, the dorm representatives, and representatives from each of the other sororities and fraternities on campus were invited guests. We received some lovely presents, and th e evening was high-lighted by a dinner dance at the hotel, which made the entire day a complete success. This year Gamma Beta hosted State Day. Girls from the other chapters arrived Friday night and were guests at a party jointly hosted by us and Sigma Pi fraternity which was also holding its State Day. The girls spent the night in the dorms, and the next morning buzz sessions

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Th e t hre e G a mma Beta s who are wa it ing for their "Roaring Twe nt ies" part y t o b e g in a re Patti Brown, Kathy Rad t ke, and Barb Williams.

were held. At noon the girls were guests at a luncheon held at the Sky Club and listened to Dr. Alice Peet, guest speaker and a favorite faculty member on campus. The afternoon was spent making more friends and packing. A dinner at the Antlers climaxed the weekend. In the middle of a ll these activities came our forma l rush. T he season began with a "Round R obin" party where the girls were divided into four groups and attended a half hour rush party with us on a rotation basis. T he second party called for transforming the suite room into a speakeasy, and rushees were admitted after saying the password, "Alpha Sig Skidoo." The third party was very formal, and centered around the theme of "Breakfast at Tiffany's." For this party one of our members, Nancy Leland, generously offered the use of her home. After nine weeks of pledging, we initiated our new members. This year we tried something new and honored our parents as well. Our mothers were each given Crown Degrees and a corsage. While this ceremony was taking place our fathers were given a tour of the new science building and saw the planitariu m show. T he whole family was then treated to a steak dinner at the Mead Inn in Wiscons R apids. This semester Gamma Beta has been participating in inter-sorority fish fries. These are held every Friday night and two out of the four sororities attend . They are hosted on a rotation basis. Late in the spring we attended an inter-sorority picnic which was sponsored by the Panhellenic council. We also had our share of fraternity parties this past semester. Sigma Phi Epsilon held a party with us at the Wisconsin River Country Club. Sigma Tau Gamma hosted a party for us at the Point Bowl, and this spring invited us to a smelt fry at Bukolt Park. Also this spring, we had a chicken feed with the TKEs. Sigma Pi, the newest fraternity on campus, has also kept us very busy. We were their guests at a Valentine's Day party, jointly hosted a State Day party, and participated in a pledge exchange with them for one day. Gamma Beta wound up this busy semester by holding a slumber party in our suite room for the departing seniors. There was conversation, food, and farewells but no sleep!- KAREN jOHNSON

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Gamma Delta

Gamma Eta

Queens College Flushing, New York

Pennsy:vania State University University Park, Pennsylvania

Gamma Delta had no sooner ended one event than it found itself up to its ears in another. The spring term was only one week old when rushing season began. Working fast, we created an entirely new rush, the A L. A Spanish Rush. For costumes, we sewed up hostess skirts with wide ribbon cummerbunds. When rushing had ended, we plunged into preparations for Greek Letter Day and the Greek Cotillion. At Greek Letter Day, the pledges produced a skit in which they represented children who visualized Manhattan as a playground. Following close upon the heels of these activities came the Queens College Carnival. Gamma Delta conceived, erected, and ran the most popular booth there. Based on a "Peanuts" theme, it was a ball-throwing game of accuracy. Sister-Pledge Switch Day was marked by many joyful hours of shenanigans by both participating sides. This strain of gaiety continued through Hell Night, during which the p ledges presented their completed scavenger list, a Last Will and Testament, parodies of their big sisters, and a skit. T he members then fought fire with fire by singing an original skit lampooning the pledges. Since Queens is a commuter college, our activities will not slacken during the summer. We arc planning many parties, . trips to the beach, and meetings during which we will p!an for our coming State Day, the first in New York City.-CAROLE RuBINCH

Spring term found the Gamma Etas knee-deep in activity working for the spring week carn1val. Along with our partners, Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, we worked on the theme "The Wizard of Oz." The overall carnival theme was "The Festival of the Arts" and each group made tent facades, presented skits, and entered the Mad Hatter contest. We took third place in our division for Carnival, and Irene Meinhardt was a semi-finalist for Miss Penn State. For Mother's Day, we honored our mothers with a Mother Patroness Ceremony and Tea. Other activities which kept the members and pledges busy were fraternity serenades, the senior picn:c and party, and our work day. To improve inter-sorority relationships, we held a fun day with another sorority living in our dorm area. A softball game was planned but due to bad weather all act1v1ty took place in the suite. It was an afternoon of singing, bridge games, and getting to know each other better. After a hectic inspiration week, our winter pledge class was initiated. As spring term comes to a close, the Gamma Etas are looking forward to a fun-filled summer vacation. Members will be scattered near and far working at summer jobs and vacationing. Although we are anxious for summer, we are already looking forward to next fall and a new year filled with activity. Upperclass rush will begin as soon as we return and we are looking forward to a successful rush and a fine new pledge class.- CAROL ZIEMER

Gamma Zeta Arkansas A&M College College Heights, Arkansas Gamma Zetas had a very happy and successful spring semester. The high p oint of the semester was rush. For our first rush party we had a Playgirl Club for our theme. Our sorority room was decorated as a nightclub, and several members took part in a floor show. Glenda Gunter was mistress of ceremonies, and D onna Whitaker, Carolyn Tucker, and Martha Hobbs each had an act. This was followed by a dance with our brothers of Phi Lambda Chi and their rushees. Our second rush party was "Scarlet R ibbons," the standard theme for our formal rush party. Each rushee was presented a red rose as a memento of the Alpha Sigs. The crowning point of rush was the day the bids were signed. We were a ll ecstatic! A very enjoyable event of this semester was State Day, which was held on the A&M Campus for the first time . Gamma Zetas were hostesses to the Beta Lambda Chapter from Arkansas State Teachers College and the Beta Mu Chapter from Henderson State T eachers College. We were very p leased to have our National Membership Director, Mrs. Fred J. Trowell, with us. This was a very successful day and was thoroughly enjoyed . The annual Miss Arkansas A&M Pageant was held in April. At this time Donna Whitaker reigned for the last time as Miss Arkansas A&M of 1965. Rita Ann Rocconni entered this year's pageant as Miss Alpha Sigma Alpha. Several of our pledges also entered, including Lynn Langston, Patricia Spraggins, and Mary Partain. We held several workdays this semester during which we shined shoes and washed cars to make money for our spring formaL - NANCY WEISS

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Gamma Theta Syracuse University Syracuse, New York The Gamma Thetas have certainly been busy this spring. Our annual philanthropic project was the "adoption" of twenty-two children in Cave Ridge, K entucky. In addition to clothing contributed by each member, the house bought art supplies for the children. As a chapter we were greatly honored in being runnerup for the Hilton Cup, the award given to the most outstanding all-around sorority on campus. Individually, Gamma Thetas were also honored. Margaret Patrick was recently elected president of Panhellenic and tapped for membership in Eta Pi Ups]on, the senior women's honorary. We're most proud of "Midge." Diane Wagoner is the new treasurer of Panhellenic, Luci Colell a is chairman of the city guides, Ellen Andrus is a commander in Angel Flight, and Patty Tague is a cochairman of the ISO (International Students Organization) Guides. Our spring weekend included a dinner dance at which the pledges were formally introduced and given longstemmed red roses. The Ideal Pledge Award was given to Judy Seidman . That Sunday we went to one of the member's camps for an afternoon of barbecuing, boating, and relaxation. Academics are always encou raged, and at our "steak 'n beans" supper, the Dean's List students ate steak while the bean-eaters enviously looked on! The Senior-Pledge Banquet was held on May 1 to honor both our pledges and our graduating seniors. Carol Thorp, the feature editor of the campus daily newspaper, was selected outstanding senior.

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The Gamma Thetas came up with an original float entitled "Just An Old-Fashioned C omputer" to fit in with the theme of the University's Spring Weekend, "The Times They Are Changing." An "old-fashioned girl" with a long gown and a parasol and her cautious suitor made quite a con tras t with a modern computermatched couple similar in dress and appearance! The Gamma Thetas participated in the chariot race held during Greek Week. Last but not least, we gave surprise bridal showers for two of our fav orite seniors. In closing, may we wish all the other chapters best of luck in the coming year and the hope that it will be the m ost successful one yet.-DIANE BALAMOTI

assisted by Susan Nifenger as vice president, Judy Van Peursem, secretary, Cheryl Ogborne, treasurer and Sandra Donatucci, social chairman. On May 21, the RIT Panhellenic Council sponsored a sorority seminar which was well attended by all the sororities. Ten members of the City Panhellenic attended to lead discussions on such topics as rushing and pledging, morals and standards, the role of Panhellenic and how to get another sorority on the campus. It was unanimous that the seminar was worthwhile and another is being planned for the fall quarter. Winding up activities for the year was our annual closed dinner dance, this year held at the Holiday Inn. Favors were Zombie glasses with the A""Z.A crest. During the course of the evening chapter recognition awards were given out, with J oanne Gaylord receiving the Ideal Pledge Award, Barbara Popp the Frost Fidelity Award, and Donna Bronson the Elizabeth Bird Small Award . Also, the sorority was presented with a sterling cream and sugar set and a check for $300 from the graduating seniors to go in our Housing Fund for the new campus. Individual honors throughout the year made us proud to be Alpha Sigs. Helen Hayes was chosen Sentimental Sweetheart by Phi Kappa Tau fraternity, several members made the Dean's List, three members and a pledge were elected to posts as departmental Senators for the Student Senate, and Susan Bland was elected to Who's Who in American Colleges for the second consecutive year.- SuE DENNY

Gamma Kappa The G a mma Theta s put t he fina l t ouch es on t he ir fl oat fo r Sp ring W eeke nd .

Gamma Iota Roch ester Institute of Technology Roch ester, New York The spring quarter has meant a lot of activity for Gamma Iota. We initiated our pledges, and for the first time, a pledge who was on work bloc was initiated by Theta Theta chapter, Boston University. Our thanks go to Theta Theta. Very soon after pledging ended the new members were pu t to work, with the help and advice of the other members, making plans for our annual Spring Weekend . Under the direction of Susan Nifenge r, we had our outdoor adve rtising display a nd Carnival booth completed well before the deadline. Our th eme for the Showboat Weekend was "The Birth of the Blues-Basin St.," and in keeping with our theme, our carnival booth was the R ed Garter Cafe, New Orleans style, which fea tured most of the members in a skit. T ogether, the displ ay and the cafe managed to wi n us fourth place in over-all competition. Also competing for honors during the weekend were Sue Bland, J ean ne K entner Clarke, Charlene Graupman, and Barbara Popp, all of whom were candidates for the title of Miss R .I.T., the highest nonacademic honor. Gamma Iota was award ed the highest scholastic honor among the sororities. We were presented with the Panhellenic Scholarship tray for a cumulative 2.65 scholastic ave rage ove r four quarters. Election of offi cers was held on April 20, and we are pleased that Charlene Graupman as president will be

Glenville State College Glenville, West Virginia The spring season always finds the Gamma Kappas at their busiest. We ushered out "old man winter" with a chapter swimming party at the indoor college pool. Our major concern for the season was the hosting of the West Virginia State Day. April 30 proved to be a dreary, stormy day, but the A ""Z.As were not hampered by the weather conditions. Ideas were exchanged, friendships were deve loped, and memories were made by those attending. We of Gamma Kappa are p leased with the day's outcome, and are anxiously awaiting Wes t Virginia State Day next year. Before our second initiation, the pledges we re honored by the members with a surprise party follow ed by a scavenger hunt. The pledges later reciprocated with a mock kidnap of R ebecca Stalnaker, followed by a surprise party for th e members. Gamma Kappa sponsored the fourth annual M other's Day Sing. Campus organizations were invited to participate in the event and the competition was keen this yea r. The first and second place winners were awarded trop hies by our president, Sandy LeGrand e. Faculty and town people are always instrumental in th e success of our sing as they act as judges, in the capacity of master of ce remonies, and through the lending of needed equipment. The day turned out to a warm and memorable one for all participants, parents, and the Alpha Sigs. A tea honoring the parents and guests of members was held in the Pioneer Center Ballroom following the sing. The theme of red and white was carried out in the table decorations, flower ararngements, and refreshments. For a break from all the formal activities of the season we, along with our dates, traveled to Lake Riley for our

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annual picnic. Swimming, boating, hiking, assorted games, and plenty of food highlighted the day for the couples. We really had a wonderful time. Our thoughtful Glenville alumnae chapter honored us with an awards dinner near the end of school. We enjoyed a special dinner and then the awards were presented. The Elizabeth Bird Small Award was presented to Sandra Salyers with Ruth Conrad winning the Frost Fidelity Award. Carolyn Hudkins was chosen as the Ideal Pledge for the year, and Anne Stukey was the recipient of the Alumnae Achievement Award, which is presented to the outstanding, all-around girl in the chapter. D onna Pittman, member, and Jo Ellen Luzader, pledge, received the chapter scholarship awards. The Gamma Kappas presented the alumnae chapter with an engraved gavel. We also awarded our adviser, Mrs. Martha D ee!, with a jeweled sorority pin in recognition of her wonderful leadership and guidance through the entire year. Mrs. Harold C. Brown, National Extension Director, inspected our chapter on May 20 and 21. A reception honoring Mrs. Brown was held upon her arrival in Glenville. We enjoyed having her very much and hope she did not find her experience too harrowing here in the "backwoods of West Virginia." She offered us much valuable advice and we plan to follow her suggestions in chapter work. We will again circulate the round robin letter among the members of our chapter. The letter is acumulative correspondence which is circulated in alphabetical order. The letter is received, added on to, and then sent on to the next girl. In this manner we can keep up on the activities of each of our members during the summer months. The coming year looms brightly on the horizon for us . . We have already begun our tentative plans for the years activities and projects, and we hope to be able to follow through with them. We feel that this, our second year, has been a productive and a most delightful one and hope the next one to be even more fruitfuL DoN NA PITTMAN

Gamma Lambda Loyola University Chicago, Illinois Another school year has passed filled with fond memories which brought pride and pleasure to Gamma Lambda. Pow-Wow Weekend in December saw us with first place in the float parade and an Alpha Sig, Gail Grodoski as "Miss Loyola." With the onset of the spring semester, formal rush brought us to an "Ice Cream Parlor" and introduced us to a wonderful spring pledge class of enthusiastic and hard-working girls. The Best Pledge Award was given to Marymartha Horn. Besides participating in our philanthropic project, Operation Snowball, our pledge class conducted a campaign of their own to collect toys for mentally retarded children. The next university activity didn' t pass up A"LA"Variety 1966." "A Short and Tragic History of Dance"- from caveman to batman brought us four more trophies: The Judges' Award, the Alumni Award (the Iggy), best costumes and our angel Jane Mueller, as best actress in the show. We were a lso given an honorable mention for the Spirit Award. On April 23 at the annual Blue Key Fraternity dance we received our most prized award-Social Organization of the Year.

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Our Mother-Daughter Communion Breakfast was held on May 1 with an 11 : 30 Mass and breakfast following at The Holiday Inn. It was at this breakfast that the Scholarship Awards were presented. Among those receiving an award was Marilyn Norek for having the highest grade point average. One of the high points of the semester is the annual University Weekend at which Alpha Sigs walked away with a first place with our "Martians Invade the Circus" booth at Roar Weekend. Our social life was not neglected either. Our traditional Christmas and Easter parties were interspersed with numerous date parties. Gamma Lambda climaxed the year with the Senior Farewell. It was at this we bid our members a successful and rewarding future and we participated in the ceremony at which the seniors were initiated into alumnae membership. The Alpha Sigs of Gamma Lambda have much to be proud of. We are all ready for an even better year than ever before, including our hope that next year's State Day at Gamma Lambda will be an interesting and enjoyable one.-Jo-CAROL BLUMENTHAL

Gamma Mu Adrian College Adrian, Michigan This year the winter and spring months were busy times for Gammu Mu. After a short week's vacation we returned, anxious to begin our second semester. The first big campus event was the annual Winter Carnival. Gammu Mu competed with other sororities in such activities as tall tale contest, snowball throw, and tricycle race, and placed well in all events. Social activities for these weeks included a Square D ance held at the local Grange, an iceskating party, and a picnic following our long awaited Spring Formal held this year at the beautiful Inn America in Ann Arbor. Many long sessions of practice helped Gamma Mu in our presentation of songs from Brigadoon for the annual Spring Sing. Our quartet sang a medley from South Pacific. Through the music department a record of all entries was made and is a real treasure, full of memories for all of us. State Day this year was held in Lansing at the Jack Tarr Hotel. Gamma Mu met with the Beta Psi and Beta Theta chapters as well as alumnae from Kalamazoo, Detroit, and T oledo. It is always a pleasure to meet with other sorority women for a day of fun an d an exchange of ideas. April 30 was by far our busiest day of the year. In the morning we held an initiation ceremony for our pledge class, and in the afternoon Gamma Mu sponsored a Mother's Day luncheon and late-afternoon tea, followed by our Mother Patroness ceremony. Throughou t the day Greek Weekend activities were also schedul ed in which Gamma Mu participated . The competitive events for sororities included a bed race, can piling, kite flying, log sawing, spike driving, and a puddle pull. Gamma Mu took first place in the puddle pull and second place in the overall competition. Summer vacation came just at the right time. Gamma Mu saw her members leave for various summer jobs, school sessions, and vacations. September will bring a happy reunion and the beginning of another busy year for J\lpha Sigma Alpha at Adrian.- KAY DELONG

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• • • • NEWS LETTERS ALUMNAE CHAPTERS AKRON, OHIO State Day April 23, 1966, was a very special day for the members of Akron alumnae chapter who traveled to Lincoln Lodge in Columbus to witness the ceremony in which one of our members, Helen Frame Snyder, 00, was given the Wilma Wilson Sharp Award. Eight were present for the happy cccasion. They were June Western Cowan AB, Elmore Miller Dubois 00, Maude Murphy Barrere AA, Dorothy Hollin~er Scott 6.6., Ann Sullivan Bajc BP, Lillie Greer 6.6., Ruth Yauger 6.6., and Rhea Fetzer Yoder rr. Our sincerest congratulations to you Helen. Helen Frame Snyder and Elmore Miller Dubois were guests at the installation of Gamma Xi college chapter at Slippery Rock State College in Pennsylvania on April 30. Ann Sullivan Bajc, Ruth Yauger and Lillie Greer were also present for part of the festivities. Gamma Xi is our nearest college chapter. Several Alpha Sigma Alphas attended the Panhellenic luncheon on Saturday, June 11 at the Coach House at Stan Hywet. Lillie Greer is retiring from her position as teacher at the Smith School in Akron after following her profession for thirty-eight years. She will begin to enjoy her retirement days by accompanying the Ohio University Alumnae Association on its European tour. May Isbell Davis is retiring after thirty-nine years of teaching. Twenty-four years of this time has been spent teaching in the Mogadore High School which is near Akron . May is a talented writer who has had her articles published in several national magazines. She will surely continue to write and may spend some of her time working in Mogadore's new public library. We closed the year in June with luncheon at Deitz's restaurant. Afterwards we journeyed to Elmore Dubois's lovely home at the Portage L~kes. Plans for the next year's activities were made while enjoying a leisurely afternoon.- Rhea Fetzer Yoder

A NDERSON , INDIANA Our year has rapidly passed and our theme "Through the Year in Song" has presented a good program each month thanks to retiring president, Lola Erne Sparks BY. A lot has happened since January as we have had some good social gatherings as well as excellent informative ones. The two cancer films that were shown at one of our meetings contained essential information that all women should know. Pamphlets were distributed among us by the representative that came from the County Society and she was eager to answer any questions we had. The dire need for funds, both local as well as others, for research was expressed. At the following meeting it was voted to present a cash gift to the cause. As usual the ones attending the dinner in honor of the Ball State University senior girls enjoyed themselves. Of course those Muncie alums served the delicious dinner, and our group was in charge of entertainment and decorations. We did get the State Day cards out finally but had some difficulty getting together to do so--we never did!

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But thanks to Martha Stuckey Glentzer XX who mailed them on time. Martha was later admitted to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis but is now recuperating and we wish her well. Area high school senior girls were honored again this June by the Panhellenic group having a punch hour. Marion Traux McLaughlin XX was in charge of necessary arrangements appointed to our group. Marion is also our new Panhellenic representative with Rose Kaiser Baden serving as alternate. Five alums enjoyed themselves along with ab:lUt 35 residents of the Madison County Home for Aged at the bingo party we held for them in March. E\·eryone received a prize along with the little favors we presented them. They equally enjoyed the punch, snacks, homemade cookies and fruit jello we served them after the games. We felt our two hours had been well spent that evening. New officers have been elected and insta 1led for the coming year. Installation was held at the home of Sally Weales Clyde XX. Sally, her husband, Pat, and their children were at that time seriously considering moving to Florida where Pat was going into the field of teaching. I'm sure if this comes to pass, we will miss Sally greatly in our group. Mary Wilhoit Graves XX hostessed the family picnic in June. As always there was lots of good food not to mention the good old-fashioned homemade ice cream. We look forward to assembEng ours- lves again in September with Mary Wilhoit Graves XX taking the gavel in her hand.-NORA FuLLER HANSON

BARTLESVILLE, OKLAHOMA Greetings from Bartlesville, Oklahoma, the Oil Capital of the World's Northern Neighbor. One of our most enjoyable meetings was held in the home of our president, Barbara Sloan Swabb Br, and was spent sorting and grouping dress patterns to be given to a local charitable organization called Operation Mutual for their distribution. The highlight of the evening was a "lesson" on St. Valentine's Day by Emma Lou Browning Cox Br complete with Valentine sucker surprises. One important thing we learned from Emma Lou was the three easy steps to follow in catching one's lover: 1. Starting in the A.M. of the day before you want your true love to appear, keep your eyes closed at all times. 2. During these two days, speak not a word to anyone. 3. And- eat nothing during this time except hard boiled eggs, SHELL and ALL, of which the yellows have been replaced with SALT. Ugh! Who could love a lover after that?? Fortunately, our hostess's refreshments of delightful pink ice cream, candy hearts and chocolate topped cakes brought our appetites soaring back and we went home feeling much the wiser on the ways and wiles of how to be good little Valentines! Another really interesting meeting was held in the home of Lois Beers Br on February 24. Our guest was Mrs. L. N. French, a local, published writer, who answered our questions and told us many tricks of the writing trade.

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Lois' refreshment theme was very appropriately PATRIOTIC-which we all admired and appreciated. Let's have lots MORE patriotism!! In March we "marched" into the charming home of Emma Lou Browning Cox Bl and among a table setting of spring flowers and colors we heard a most inspiring selection on the story of Easter by Carol Hill Dobbins Bl. By the way, how do Emma Lou and Ida Keefer Bl manage to keep passing our door prizes back and forth to each other? Would you believe they each won it three times this year?? Well-twice, maybe. April found us in the home of Mary Hayner Dalgarn Bl with our nominating committee presenting the pro. posal that our current officers serve our chapter again in 1966-67. This proposal was adopted unanimously. We also agreed to tackle the job of hostessing the 1967 Oklahoma State Day . . . sounds like lots of hard work ahead of us-and fun! All you Oklahoma A"'i:.As plan to be with us next April ... OK? On May 23 four of our members, Ida Keefer, Lois Beers, Mary Hayner Dalgarn and J ean Amos Mattox, all Beta Gammas, were fortunate enough to be able to accept the Tulsa chapter's gracious invitation to come down and dine with them and help them honor their two lovely ladies who recently passed the 50 year mark in A"'i:.A . Congratulations, once again, to Tulsa's Isabelle Reeves and Jeny Fisk! Dinner meetings are a lways great, aren't they? We think so and so elected to treat ourselves to a feast in the spacious Phillips Petroleum Company Cafeteria before going to the home of L ois Beers Bl for our installation of officers on Thursday, June 2. Flora Duffendack Sears ZZ, our devotional chairman, acted as installing officer for our impressive candlelight ceremony which likened each officer and her duties to a beautifully fragile, but effective, musical instrument. Thank you, Flora, for lending this installation your warmth and inspiration; and thanks to our president, Barbara Sloan Swabb Bl, for furnishin g us the beautiful service. New business- new programs- and, of course, next year's State Day were topics of the evening after wh ich Lois, always the gracious and thoughtful hostess, topped off our pleasures with a luscious chocolate dessert. (No wonder we go to Lois' home so often- she's such a GOOD cook !) We were very pleased to have Lois Hollopeter Ballard Bl and Georgia Potter Clayton EE back with us at this meeting. Lois has been attending some graduate classes this semester which conflicted with our meeting night and Georgia's oldest son, John, was badly hurt early in the Spring in a high school track meet which gave everyone some anxious moments and kept Georgia at the hospital for many, many uneasy days. We are all so thankful , Georgia, that John is mending so beautifully and that your anxiety has ceased. Well- that's the news from Bartlesville- don't we have grand friendships . . . great fun-times . . . and sincere inspiration . . . in A"'i:.A !-JEAN MATTOX

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Since our last newsletter two of our alums have had the thrill of attending a White House reception! Marie Palmer and Frannie Phelan told us of our gracious and lovely President's wife and the reception she had for the Veteran Administration Hospital Volunteers at the Veteran's Convention in Washington, D.C. in April. Besides her volunteer work at the hospital, Marie is president

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of the Woburn Deanery Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women and representative of the National Catholic Community Services in Boston. Fran is teaching full time now and loves it. Speaking of teaching, Charlotte Adams has retired as of this past June! We have a wedding to report! On June 18 Sallie Newton became Mrs. Richard V. Cartwright. Ruth Fletcher and Kay Barclay attended a lovely surprise shower given for Sallie by the women of the Covenant Congregational Church in Boston. Sallie is the organist of that church, and we understand Richard also plays the organ- as an avocation. We wish them both years of happiness and dreams fu llfilled .

Best wishes to Mrs. Richard V. Cartwright. She will be remembered by many as our own Sallie Newton, outstanding Convention pianist a+ Mackinac Island and Asheville .

In May Marion Folsom again invited us to h er beautiful home in W es twood. It was a day of superla tive delights: a luscious, special recipe ice cream d esse rt, Edith Lundquist at her auctioneer best, Florence Haley back with us again after her long illness, and a delightful trip through Great Britain via Edith H owlett's interes ting pictures. Her delightful photography has made us yearn to see many places through the years. Charlotte Hadley and alternates, Florence Haley and Kay Barclay, were appointed to the sorority house b~ard. Kay Barclay has also been elected to the board of directors of the Fiske House and co-chairman of Boston University Women's Council Projects Committee. Installation of officers and the Mother Patroness Service programed our June picnic meeting at Leona Frederick's home in Wellesly. We honored Leona's mother and Frances Phelan's mother.

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Dorothy Roukema is recuperating nicely and hopes to be back with us in the fall. We were saddened to learn of the death of her father, a very wonderful person. When any of our alums need help, our faithful, willing and able Ellen Daley and husband, Bill, come to our rescue. I think at some time or other we have all been grateful to them for some kindness done. We wish we had a "patron" degree of some kind to honor Bill! All of us who have patients in the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge remember Ellen's smiling face and welcome visits.- KAY BARCLAY

CALUMET REGION Our April meeting was held in the home of Cathy Slanac Wesley XX in Hammond, Indiana. After our general business meeting we had a "white elephant sale" of items from our homes which we did not use. The profits of the sale were added to our treasury for our philanthropic project, Lake County Retarded Childrens Association. During our May meeting at the new home of Marcia Wible Williams XX in Griffith, Indiana, we had our installation of officers. Our hostess served pie and coffee after the ceremonies. June found us at the home of R amah Stidmon McCabe AB enjoying a family picnic. We enjoy getting together with our sister's families on this occasion. Our barbecue potluck dinner was enjoyed by all. We do not plan to have any formal meetings during the summer months, but we are hoping to get together for an informal coffee hour at least once a month.PATRICIA WILLIAMS

BUFFALO, NEW YORK In March Mr. and Mrs. Justus Holzman showed their beautiful colored slides of their trip to the Holy Land quite in keeping with the Lenten season. Afterwards: we all had a chance to taste the favorite desserts made by several of the members. The Alpha Sigs from Buffalo State held a lovely alumnae tea . in the Alumnae Lounge at the college on S~nday, Apnl 26. Although the weather was rainy, it d1d not deter many of us from attending. Conversation was animated, the girls having many questions to ask of us " old grads." For those who attended it was a wonderful opportunity to meet prospective members for the coming year. On a warm and beautiful Saturday afternoon in May, Buffalo alumnae held their annual spring luncheon. This year we met at the Three Coins Motor Hotel. A delicious fruit salad was served, which was very refreshing on such a hot afternoon. After luncheon, the new board was installed, setting the stage for the next year's activities and plans. Ev~n th?ugh we look forward to the new year and changmg times, we took time to muse on the past traditions of Alpha Sigma Alpha and our wonderful heritage. This was a very special meeting marking the fortieth anniversary of our chapter. It was a day long to be remembered . . And now to all our sisters in A "2.A, we wish you a httle work, a lot of fun, and a successful venture into the 1966-1967 season.- LOis McDoNALD

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home of Betty Urban Wallick ZZ. Betty was substituting at the last minute for Marion Gladfelter Gotwalt KK whose husband has been ill. We had a quick, last-minute introduction to Betty's two teen-age children and their house guest for the year, Akio T anaka from Kudmatsu, J apan, as they cleared the house for the afternoon to make way for the "corset set." President Frances Nucci N N took charge of the business meeting. Plans were made for several members to attend State Day at Indiana, Pennsylvania. An invitation was received from Anne Slifer KK to entertain the chapter at her niece's home on the outskirt's of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in June, and we are looking forward to that. J ean R ost Schenck KK proved very accomplished on the. electric organ as our memories were taxed to remember some of the Alpha Sig songs.-ALICE HART BEAVER

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS What is so rare-as an A "2.A meeting held outdoors? O ur Illinois weather being what it is it was a special treat when Frances Nelson Weegar PP entertained us in June on the lawn at her suburban Villa Park home. Frances told us about the interesting trip she and her husband had made to Albuquerque, N . M., in April and of their p lans to drive to Washington and the east coast in July. Betty Grigsby Foyer A B reported on her recent trips to Texas and Missouri. She and her husband expect to drive east this summer. Dorothy T ownsend f E had recen tly returned from a trip to South Dakota and expects to go back again this summer. R osemary Northam Johnson XX told of several trips with her family to Iowa, Ohio, and Indiana this spring. We were sorry not to have Betty Phillips Hall AB with us, but she was in Missouri because of the recent death of her mother there. We also missed Nelle Gabrielson Raney, who was ill, and J anice Hinrichs Haydel BZ, who had driven down to Louisiana with her family. In May we were happy to welcome_back Mary Emerson Blackstone A f who was spending a few days with Betty Hall. She attended the luncheon at the apartment of D orothy Masters BB in Evanston. At that time Betty gave us an account of State Day which she had attended in Macomb in April. Dorothy Townsend f E entertained the groups in March at he r home in Melrose P ark. A memorial service for J eanne Willett Ramsey AB who passed away on February 4, 1966, was held with her daughter, Margaret Ramsey, present for the ceremony. Jeanne had been an Alpha Sig for more than 50 years and a faithful member of our group for many years. She was our secretary at the time of her death and had held each of the offices of the chapter throughout the years. She is sadly missed by each member of the group. Our usual summer picnic has been set for August 13 at the home of Rosemary and Ed Johnson in Mt. Prospect.- DOROTHY MASTERS

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS-NORTH SUBURBAN The Chicago-North Suburban alums had an active spring season working on their philanthropic project. The first joint philanthropic project of the Chicago and Suburban alumnae of Alpha Sigma Alpha was a benefit night at Pheasant Run in St. Charles, Illinois, on Sunday evening, May 1. The evening included dinner and the play, "Tom Jones."

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Our philanthropic chairman, Terse Norgaard BP, was the chairman of the joint project, and she spent many hours preparing for a successful, fun-filled evening for the many people who attended this event. Cooperation from all alumnae is certainly a must in philanthropic projects such as this. Each AL.A alum was required to sell at least four tickets or more so that the project could be a success financially. All contributions were donated to the Chicago Association for Retarded Children. All the gals in our alum group greatly appreciate all the precious time and energy Terse devoted to the joint philanthropic project, and we are quite sure all the other alum groups have mutual feelings. Thank you, Terse! We hope to make this project an annual affair. Patricia Ramos Vlahos BP is our new publicity chairman, and all the gals will try to keep her informed of all news-worthy details for the local newspapers and radio stations. Best wishes to Gloria Sutton Noone B<ll, our secretary, who moved to San Francisco this past February. We extend the best of luck to Gloria and her husband in their new home. Our new secretary is Helga Winker BP. Grethchen Werner Oster BP graciously let us use her new home in Park Ridge for the June card party. Everyone enjoyed the card games, prizes and refreshments. Hope YOU, too, had a happy summer!-FRAN CHUEY

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS-SOUTH SUBURBAN Our spring season began with a March meeting in the lovely new home of Nancy Doolittle Newendyke BK in Oak Forest, Illinois. Plans were discussed for State Day which was held in April at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. A flurry of ticket selling preceded the AL.A benefit dinner-theatre party which was held on May 1 at Pheasant Run, St. Charles, Illinois . The philanthropic project was a joint endeavor of the Chicago and suburban alum groups to aid mentally retarded children. Our final meeting of the year was held at the home of Helen Neff Schomaker AA . Plans for the coming year were discussed and then the group adjourned for a guided tour of the Calumet City School for Exceptional Children. It was a satisfying feeling to see the excellent work being done at the school and to realize that our philanthropic projects have been of help in this worthwhile endeavor. A theatre party at Drury Lane is being planned for Saturday, July 16, as our annual "Night on the Town." A good time is always had by all- members, husbands, and dates !-MARY Too BROWN

DAYTON, OHIO Dayton alums have had a busy winter. As a financial project we had a "smiling scot" sale arranged by Ginny Black. Members representing our chapter at State Day were Virginia Heathman, Thelma Brown, Beverly Ayles, Lola Lakin and Lucille West. New officers for 1966-1967 were installed in June. This meeting was held in the home of Lucille West. The annual Dayton Panhellenic luncheon was held at the King Cole on June 16, with Maggie Fitzgibbons, a local columnist, as guest speaker. Thelma Brown is our delegate to Panhellenic this year with Madeline Knost as alternate.- MARTHA SMELKER

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DENVER, COLORADO Glenda Norbloom was hostess in her lovely new home for the Denver alumnae for the April meeting. A guest speaker, Miss H elen Black, who has been working with the Women's Job Corp, gave us a most enthusiatic talk about the activities of this dedicated group of volunteer women. A group discussion fo llowed the talk with many questions asked and answered. Delicious refreshments were served by the hostess and her committee. For our May meeting we enjoyed a progressive dinner. We first met at the home of Virginia Tomko where we enjoyed a tasty appetizer and conversation with our members. From there we went to Annie lVIary Teal's home to partake of a savory meal consisting of lasagne, prepared by Virginia T omko, tossed green salad, French bread, coffee, and spumoni ice cream. We proclaimed the Italian dinner a most successful one. Our summer meeting will be a garden party at the home of Dorothy Johnson.- GRACE DAVIES

DES MOINES, IOWA Des Moines alumnae met May 21 at the home of Helen Wilcox in Adel, Iowa. Laura Shipley, Sheldon, Iowa, was a guest. Poems appropriate to spring and Memorial Day were read by Marsha Wheeldon, president. Discussions were relative to paying National alumnae dues and Life Memberships. We are happy to report four new Life Memberships, Clara Wolfe Fisher and Marsha Parrott Wheeldon, Phi Phi, and Dorothy Haley Whitten and Myrna Treimer Hutchison, Iota Iota. Helen and her mother served beautiful tea party refreshments which we enjoyed while visiting. Our October meeting will be at the home of Fae Shawhan. If you are living in or near Des Moines and would like to attend our meetings, write to Mrs. E. N. Jacobson, 740 Cherokee, Des Moines, Iowa 50316. Michael P. Spicer, husband of Ann Spicer AB, has just been appointed Assistant Dean of Drake University College and Assistant Professor of Education.LrLLIAN R. JAcOBSON

DETROIT, MICHIGAN-DELTA PHI On March 26 Delta Phi was represented at State Day held at the Jack Tar Hotel, Lansing, Michigan, by Isabel Sparling Butterfield, Reba Carey Fries b.b. , Mary Christansen Mowry n n, Louise McArthur and Lavonia Warren McCallum EE. We were proud of Louise McArthur who led in the song of grace and of Lavonia Warren McCallum who gave the closing address calling for the rededication of AL.A principles: "seek, aspire, attain." April 2 found us at Lavonia's Bloomfield Hills home for our monthly meeting. Florence Fagan Boening, vice president, presided over the meeting in the absence of president Sara Dodge Bumgardner who is vacationing in Puerto Rico. We were most happy to welcome Gladys Swetland from Pennsylvania who is visiting in the Detroit area. Representing our group on May 4 at the Panhellenic Luncheon held at Detroit's fabulous restaurant, The Rooster Tail, were Lavonia Warren McCallum EE, Louise McArthur, and Esther Bryant Sprague. Charlotte Reidenbach J orgensen ZZ was hostess for our May meeting with Kathryn Stephenson Buchinger AB serving as co-hostess.

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Our spring season closed with a meeting of the Detroit Alumnae Association A"2:.A held in the home of Florence Fagan Boening on June 4. Assisting h er were Sybil Andrews of Union Lake, Michigan, R ose Armstrong Olds of Ypsi lanti and Helen McBane R obison of Wayne, Michigan. Among the thirty-four members and guests to enjoy the colorful buffet luncheon was R obena Hooks Vogwill of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and Brighton, Michigan. Happy landings everyone!- EsTHER BRYANT SPRAGUE

DETROIT, MICHIGAN-SIGMA RHO CHI Detroit Alpha Sigs have left one very successful year behind and are looking forward with eagerness to the next one. Last year was highlighted by our very successful Michigan State D ay wi th our own Alice Bishop PX as general cha irman. Alice coun ters any personal commendations by emphasizing the wonderfu l cooperation she received from Alpha Sigs all over the state. Ninetyseven sorority sisters came together and we are looking forward to seeing them a ll again next spring. Our Betty Sowell was the honored guest at the Seventh Annual Campus D ay of Women of Wayne State University Alumni and the recipient of the 1966 W omen of Wayne Service Award. She was honored for her active membership in professional and community organizations as well as her educational activities. Betty is a past president of National Women of Wayne Alumni and presen tl y is organizer of the expanding alumni clubs of the university. By the way, Betty is also going to be the president of our chapter next year. While Betty organizes new alumn i groups, Mary Ellen Busch PX will serve as president of the D earborn Club . T wo of our members are exuding motherly pride. Wil liam Turner, the son of J ean T yler Turner PX, is a National Merit Scholar this year. Mike McCrum, son of J oanne Parker McCrum 88, has received an app ointment to the Air Force Academy. Betty Sowell PX and Barbara Grisdale PX spent the summer in Europe. Elizabeth D ickieson PX went to California. Most of us went to cottages m our Water Wonderland of Michigan.- MARY ELLEN BuscH

to Gamma Kappa chapter. National awards were presented to the following: M odel pledge, Carolyn Hudkins ; Elizabeth Bird Small Award, Sandra Sa lyers; Frost Fidelity Award, Ruth Conrad. Chapter scholarship award to an active was given to D onna Pittman. Anne Stukey received honorable mention. Chapter scholarship award to a pled ge was presented to J o Ellen Luzader. Carolyn Hudkins received honorable mention. Anne Stukey was the recipient of the Alumnae Achievement Award. Miss Sandra L eGrande, president of the college chapter, presented the alumnae with a gavel bearing the sorority crest. Chapter adviser, Mrs. D eel, was presented a pearl and ruby sorority badge. Guests included Gamma K appa chapter, D ean Ruby Charles Higginbotham, and sorority patroness, Clarissa Williams.MILDRED NocmA

HATTIESBURG, MISSISSIPPI H attiesburg a lumnae chapter held its installation of officers for 1966-1967 at a luncheon June 9 at the H attiesburg Country C lub . D orothy H olifield Thomsen, president, presided at the business meeting. During the eveni ng Sidney Gremi llion Allen, National Fellowship and Philanthropic Chairman, presented the new yearbook. The programs for the yea r wi ll include a book review, a m usicale, a Founders' D ay celebration and several activities held jointly with the Bete D elta collegiate chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha at the University of Southern Mississippi. The lu ncheon table held a mixed spring bouquet in a silver bowl, an d place-cards embossed with the same motif marked places for the following members and guests: Sidney Gremillon Allen, Mildred Gillis Bai ley, Ethel M erle Cranford Graves, Pa tsy Burt H aralson, Bertie M org~n L evere tt, Minna Vera Chapman Phelps, Mary Alice P1 c~el Maxey, L ouise H arrington McElhaney, D orothy H ohfield Thomsen, Mrs. J ohn Frazier and two collegiate m~mbers from the University of Southern Mississippi, M1ss D orothy Manell and Miss Susan T aylor.

ELKHART-GOSHEN, INDIANA Mrs . Michael Constantinou and J oyce H ardebeck rep resented ou r a lumnae chapter by attend ing State D ay at Terre Haute in May. On June 1, Mrs. J . M. Watson opened her home to us for a family picnic. Everyone enjoyed the good food and the company of husbands and child ren. We were invited to the home of Sue Snyder in South Bend on June 4. The girls went Hawaiian for us, from clothes to food , and everyone had a most enjoyable time. Now that summer is here we are looking forward to cleaning house, attending summer school relaxation and whatever else the summer may bring.- GOLDIE BEN,NETT

GLENVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA Glenville alumnae were hosts at the annual awards dinner in honor of the college chapter May 19 in the multi-purpose room of the Pioneer Center. Miss Mildred ocida acted as mistress of ceremonies in the absence of Mrs. Sail~ White, president of the local alumnae group. Presentmg the awards was Mrs. Martha D ee! wife of the Dean of Men of Glenville State College ancl adviser

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Newly electe~ officers of the Hattiesburg alumnae chapter are, left to nght, Mrs. Sidney Gremill ion Allen, vice president; Mrs. Dorothy Holifield Thomsen, president; Mrs. Patsy Burt Haralson, editor-historian; and Mrs. Minna Vera Chapman Phelps, secretary. Not present for the picture was Mrs. Mary Sue Cox Taylor.

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INDIANA, PENNSYLVANIA Our first news-first, because it is closest to our hearts - is sad. Miss Ethel A. Belden died March 22 in St. 路Petersburg, Florida, where she had made her home since her retirement from the staff of the Indiana State Teachers College in 1951. When sororities were reinstated on the Indiana campus in 1928, Miss Belden directed the program. She was adviser not only to A'LA but also to Panhellenic. Later she became a founder of Delta Kappa Gamma. Her passing is noted with sorrow in this area where she lived and worked for twenty-five years and where she had many friends. Dignitaries representing colleges and universities from all sections of Pennsylvania came to our city the last weekend in May for a special convocation to redesignate the Indiana State College as Indiana University of Pennsylvania. This change will reflect advantageously on all campus organizations including our sisterhood. We entertained the graduating seniors of Alpha Gamma chapter in the home of Sandra Bezila, chapter adviser, the evening of March 29. This was a gay, informal gathering with homemade ice-cream the main item on the menu. The girls were obviously delighted with the A'LA charms presented them by the alumnae chapter. Saturday, April 30, was a big day for Alpha Sigs throughout Pennsylvania. That was State Day, and it was observed this year on Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. We were hostesses for the coffee hour, and one of our group, Dr. Joy Mahachek, directed the workshop on alumnae affairs. Two of our members have received outstanding recognition in the federal education programs. H elen Strassner Russell will be director of the Indiana Elementary Summer School under the Economic Opportunity Act. Dorothy Hoey Davis has been accepted for study at the NDEA Institute in Geography being offered through the local university. D otty had an article, The Project Globe, A Teaching Tool, published in the February issue of THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHY. We are justly proud of these two sisters.ANNA SHAFFER MAURER

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA Greetings to all our sisters across this great nation . We have had a very busy and rewarding spring in Indianapolis. We feel that we're really lucky to have such an active Panhellenic Association in our city. On March 22 .we enjoyed an afternoon with Panhellenic in the Krannert Room at Clowes Hall. The theme for the afternoon was "Getting to Know You." Alpha Sigma Alpha was one of four sororities co-hostessing the event. Letha Gaskins, our own artist, was chairman of the table decorations. Her imagination came up with a real cute centerpiece made up of a musical staff and animated notes painted on parchment paper. Under the notes was the title of our theme-"Getting to Know You." This was flanked by a floral arrangement. A special singing group made up of sorority women sang several special songs then led the entire group in the different sorority songs. Ruth Strickland and Mona Miller represented A 'LA. Our March meeting was held in the home of Betty Soland. Even though it was a rainy night, a nice group attended.

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The Indiana State Teachers Association building was the setting for the Panhellenic Card Party, April 29. The proceeds are used for the scholarship fund. Our alum group sold five tables of bridge. It is always nice to meet for dinner together and in May we did just that. After dining at Laughner's Cafeteria we went to Wanda Gamble's. Election of officers was the prime concern of the evening. We also made covers for the programs for State Day. The beautiful campus of Indiana State University and the girls of Beta Upsilon welcomed us to another State Day. They were such gracious hostesses, and we all brought back fond memories of a wonderful day. Four Beta Kappa sisters from W estern Illinois University were able to join us too. They were Fran Millen, Peg Simpson, D ottie Maedge, and Toni Nillas. A new award called the Ruby East Award was given this year to the girl who contributed the most to her chapter. The recipient was Pat Dubie BY. Several of our alums got to know Pat while working on State Day plans, and we were all very excited about her receiving this award. Active-alum relations are very important and we are trying to bridge the gap (of years) in Indianapolis. June 11 a dessert luncheon was held at Kathy Sandberg's in Greenfield, Indiana. Since the girls from Ball State and Indiana State were home from school for the summer we invited them to join us. Several girls were working and already had plans for the weekend and couldn't make it so we are planning a cook-out later in the summer. During our last meeting of the season we installed our new officers. We are proud of our new officers and also of the retiring officers . They have d one a magnificent job the last two years. With the a nticipation of a wonderful summer of fun we close our 1966 season. We've had a rewarding year and look forward to an even better and more prosperous year.-MONA MoNTGOMERY MILLER

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI Spring brought a rush of achvihes for the J ackson chap ter. The season was ushered in with our participation in the city-wide P anhellenic T ea for senior girls from the local high schools. Our own Marge Pugh served as president of the Jackson P anhellenic this year, and from all reports she will be remembered as one of their most able leaders. In April we journeyed to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for Alabama-Mississippi-Louisiana State D ay with the Beta D eltas as hostesses. Much fun, fellowship, and friendship renewal transpired that day. Our new officers were installed at our May meeting, and plans were begun immediately for our work on recommendations this summer. Our final event of the year was a party in the home of Linda and Mac Patterson . We treated our husbands to a barbecued chicken supper. It has been an eventful year for our chapter, and we are expecting even greater things next year.LrNDA H. DEVELLE

KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN A pleasant March evening found us at a local furniture store listening to their decorator talk on the importance of color and fabric in home decorating. A regular business meeting followed at the home of Barb Born Glendening Bo/. There we voted a sum of money to the new

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John F. Kennedy Center for Retarded Children. They will use it to purchase books for their library. Also put into the initial planning stage at that time was a continuing scholarship program for some member of the Western Michigan University chapter. In March Dotty Cook Hook ZZ chauffered several of us to a most successful State Day held in Lansing, Michigan. In April president Barbara Evans Johnson B'l' was hostess for an evening honoring graduating seniors of the chapter at Western. Mary Lou Meyer D e Graw set up extra chairs in her house for the full house gathered to hear an interesting talk on visual perception. This event was held in May. June found us at M erlyn Mott Duisterhof's B'l'. There, in cas ual clothes, an end of the year picnic spirit prevailed and we held another hilarious white elephant auction. June was also the time for Fun-er-ama Playoffs and Party at the De Graws. Run like a marathon bridge this has been a fun and successful money raiser for two years now. Summer will find the usual couples picnic on the calender, informal coffees, and a looking forward to a new full year where increased participation in Panhellenic is the goaL-SANDRA LANG LAWRENCE

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN Our first meeting in 1966 was held at the Student Union on the UWM campus. A representative of Friends of the Museum, Peg Nelson, presented a most interesting and informative program on her group's activities and field trips. Jacobus Park Pavilion was the setting in February for the annual joint meeting of the Alpha and Beta chapters. Nancy Hagerty, of the Beta chapter, narrated her beautiful Asian slides taken during a one-year stay in Japan from which she and her husband recently returned . The alums were treated to another armchair trip in March when Betty Lubbert, a college chapter senior, showed slides she took during a European art tour she and fellow art students were on this past summer. Also in March, a number of alums drove to Stevens Point for an enjoyable State Day weekend. We elected officers at our April meeting and decided that inasmuch as two college chapter seniors were equally outstanding, we would present each of them with an award. These awards were presented to Betty Lubbert and Judy Rusch at the Graduating Girls' Dinner held May 22 at the lovely Boulevard Inn. To top off the happy occasion, the college chapter bestowed the Crown Award upon Illa Louise Kranstover Dobbs rE and D orothy Borchert Donohue rE . We look forward to installing our new officers in June and to our annual picnic in mid-summer.PATRICIA FOLDVARY ZIMP ELMANN

MU NC IE, IND IANA The Muncie alumnae held their April business meeting in the home of Susan James Legg XX. She was assisted by Pat Barnard Wheeler XX. In May we met in the home of Nancy Starr Dickson XX for a business meeting and a sewing bee. We're making play smocks for the D elaware C ounty Children's Home. Nancy\ as assisted by Virginia Rooney Reber XX.

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Six Muncie alumnae attended State Day at Terre Haute on May 14. An enjoyable time was had by all. The final event for the year was a picnic held at the home of our president Marlene Lipman Colvin XX on June 14. As in the past, all A L..A college members and alumnae on BSU campus for summer school were invited. Members on the committee were Elinor Keller Ritchie XX, Dorothy Racy Montgomery XX and Barbara Stout Carter XX. Our congratulations to Velma Haines Thresher XX, present secretary and one of our hardest working members. She has received an award in recognition for her work with the Wapehani Council of Girl Scouts. She has been active in scouting 17 years serving as a troop leader, later as president of Delaware County Girl Scouts. At present she is on the Wapehani board and serves as a volunteer trainer and troop consultant. Velma is active in other organizations. She is a member of the Delaware County County Federation of Womens Clubs and is president of her local Mary Martha Federated Club. She is very active in the Main Street Methodist Church, W.S.C.S . and a past member of the Y.M.C.A. board. Velma is a charter member of Chi Chi and has held every office in the Muncie alumnae chapter. She always has time for sorority and is a prime example of the adage "If you want something done, ask a busy person." We're proud of her! So the year ends. It was one of the best in the history of our chapter. However as it closes plans for the programs next year sound better than ever. Everyone will look forward to a new year beginning with installation of officers in September.- BARBARA CARTER

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA Since the New Orleans alums began meeting quarterly over a year ago the attendance has increased by 50%. We hope to increase our membership even more and keep in touch with our sisters across the nation. Selling address labels proved a profi~able financial project for the year. Lois Galus was in charge. At Christmas time a five-year-old girl in a local orphanage was completely outfitted with clothes from shoes to hat and also given a toy, a book and candy. Each member made or bought an item to complete the ensemble and presented it gift-wrapped. During the carnival season, Harriet Woods, an alum from Rapid City, South Dakota, was temporarily located in New Orleans with her husband, Harry. They attended the Krewe of Iris's costume ball and supper dance with the Schiffbauers, the Galuses, and the Warricks and also enjoyed the parades and festivities of Mardi Gras itself. A-Miss-Lou State Day, an inspiring meeting with the theme "Service to Others," was held in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and was attended by Sally Doskey and Mary Allen Warrick. In May Pat Schiffbauer and Sally Doskey enjoyed the annual Panhellenic luncheon, and in June they met with other delegates to address invitations to high school graduates for the tea in July. Although we are far from a college chapter and campus activities we feel a great affinity among our local members and look forward to a summer luncheon meeting to conclude our activities until fall. It was my personal pleasure to visit at the airport between planes with Mary Goeke, National President, in September and with Helen Malone, National Vice President, in ApriL- MARY ALLEN CARAWAY WARRICK

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NORTHERN NEW JERSEY The North Jersey alumnae chapter is still alive even though we don't always make the news. Last January we had our annual party that includes husbands-a cocktail and dinner party at the home of Marion Irvine Stevenson NN in Edison, New J ersey. It was well attended and a very enjoyable evening. March's meeting was a luncheon at Ruth Worm Duty's BA in Livingston. Five of us traveled to eat Ruth's very delicious and I'm afraid calorie-full luncheon. We spent the afternoon preparing stencil drawings to be given to the Woodbridge, New J ersey, State School for Mentally Retarded. Carolyn Wasgatt 88 entertained for lunch in May, and I'm told we should all have been there. Our North Jersey alumnae membership covers many miles, cities and suburbia along some of New J ersey's busiest highways. If one is lucky enough to have another alumna living near, the Saturday luncheon becomes a full day's outing since we often find ourselves traveling a full hour or two just to get a meeting. Much note writing is done so that we can account for the welfare of all who can't attend. A schedule of meetings for the 1966-67 season is listed for early calendar marking. September 17, 1966, luncheon at Jean Foseid Dorschu's NN in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. November 5, 1966, cocktails and dinner, Summit or Westfield-watch for your notice and please note now it is November not January. January 21, 1967, a luncheon in Newark, New Jersey. March 4, 1967, a luncheon at the home of Mary Harvey DeMallie A in Bloomfield, New Jersey. On April 29, 1967, a luncheon at the home of Mary Beers Wiggins Bl in Plainfield, New Jersey.MARY WIGGINS

NORTHERN VIRGINIA Late in spring, the Northern Virginia alums had a 'dinner out' meeting in Falls Church, entertained guests at the new home of Ginger Blair Ralph BE for a film on Pennsylvania country cooking, and had a work meeting at the home of Pat Greene Long AA. Our objective for the meeting at Pat's home was to fulfill a request for button boards by Mrs. Thomas, director of Holly Hall. Her school for retarded children has been our philanthropic project. We covered boards with material on to which snaps, zippers, buttons, belt buckles, and strings for tying bows were sewn on. The spring ended with a delightful entree into summer with a Panhellenic fashion show and luncheon at the Army-Navy Country Club in Arlington. Martha Duke Britt BE, . Molly Kennette Cosby BE, Pat Greene Long ZZ, Nancy Talman Potts BE, Barbara Price B l, Ginger Blair Ralph BE and Pat McDaniel Walochik agreed that the clothes were gorgeous. A delightful evening was spent at the home of Molly Cosby where our featured speaker discussed many aspects of making and framing pictures. She suggested ways of using old drawers and barrel slats for unique frames, refinishing old or new frames, picture grouping, where and how to place pictures, as well as displaying her own handicraft that she had framed. We were all so fascinated that we are presently considering taking a craft course with our speaker as the teacher. Our Panhellenic orientation tea was given for high school seniors. Martha Britt, as chairman in charge of table decorations, created a magnificent floral arrangement.

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Our annual June picnic was held at the home of Nancy Potts. Husbands were invited for a gay evening of croquet, volleyball, scintillating conversation, and excellent food brought by each member. We always look forward to seeing everyone out for our fall meeting which is a covered-dish supper. This meeting will be held at the home of Pat Long. We will install our new officers at this meeting.GERRY SPENCER FRICKE

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA The Oklahoma City alumnae chapter has recently elected officers for 1966-1 96 7. Installation was held in June at the home of Mary Kay Stewart Bl. Members of our chapter were saddened by the recent death of Alice Allen Mauk I I who passed away on June 3, 1966. We are looking forward to a busy and successful year and wish the same to our sisters all over the nation.DoROTHY RowE GILGER

OMAHA, NEBRASKA In April we held our bake sale which was very successful. We had over a hundred items, some of which were made by members of the college chapter. All proceeds went to our philanthropic project. May found us dining at the Rockbrook Inn with graduating seniors of the Gamma Alpha chapter as guests. Installation of officers for the coming year was held. Our reading, knitting and bridge groups plan to continue their activities during the summer. The bridge group is looking forward to their annual steak fry in July. We are all certain it will be a most enjoyable event.-ILENE BoRMAN

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA-DELAWARE VALLEY The Delaware Valley alums rounded out their season with an annual potluck supper on May 7 which included our husbands. The dinner was held in the lovely, spacious home of Ruth Crist Radbill KK, who deserves an extra "thank you" because her husband was called away on business at the last minute so that she had no "host." The program was provided by Mr. and Mrs. Earl Mast who spent two years in Laos. They showed slides and shared their experiences with us. Everyone had an enjoyable time. Co-hostess for the dinner 路 was Christine Carew Townsend NN. A meeting of the officers will be held on June 16 at the home of Christine Carew Townsend NN to discuss plans for next year.- DORIS RowAN FALIN

PHOENIX, ARIZONA Our March meeting was held at the home of Margaret Angelck Neff HH. The guest speaker was a teacher from the Phoenix Montessori School. She explained the basic Montessori methods to a large turnout of alums and their guests. In place of our April meeting some of our members attended the Phoenix City Panhellenic luncheon held this year ftt the Safari Hotel.

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President Margaret Angelck Neff HH and vice president L oretta Padilla Pacheco BX started the year off right in September with a lovely membership coffee. It's always nice to see familiar faces after several months. An interesting sorority year is planned for us by our new officers, and we are looking forward to the coming months under their leadership.-MYRNA Lo NG BERTOLINO

O ur J une meeting was held at the home of Anne Mays Magnusdal 8 I at which time officers were installed. Frances Jobson Francis BE has been appointed Parliamentarian of Panhellenic for the next two years. She served on the Panhellenic nominating committee in February. She will also serve on the Panhellenic Achievement Award Committee for the coming two years.FRANCES JoBSON FRANCIS

PITTSBURG, KANSAS Members of the Pittsburg alumnae chapter entertained the graduating seniors of Eta Eta chapter at a dinner and bridge party on May 10. Awards were presented to the outstanding junior and senior girl from that chapter. The Eulalia Roseberry award is given to the senior girl who has been of great service to the campus and to the sorority. The 1966 award went to Miss Vicki Consolino, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Consolino of Pittsburg. Miss Mimi Gudgen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Prentice Gudgen, was awarded the Jane M. Carroll award which is given for scholarship, leadership, and personality. These awards are given in honor of two former chapter advisers: Miss Roseberry who was the first chapter adviser, and Dr. Carroll the chapter's second adviser. Seniors that were honored and recipients of gifts included Carol and Mary Ann Dernovich, Nicki D uy, Phyllis Keller, Judy Millikan, Barbara Neubert, Lois Young and Vicki Consolino. The alumnae chapter then presented a gift to the house in honor of the graduating class.- NIKKE FosTER

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA In the delightful atmosphere of the Edgeworth C lub, the Pittsburgh alumnae met on June 11. We were honored to have our National President, Mary Goeke, as a special guest. After a delicious luncheon, Miss Goeke talked to us about sorority activities on the college campus and in alumnae groups. The girls present will long remember this fine opportunity to meet our National President. It was so nice to see many of our members who have not been able to attend recent meetings. In addition we welcomed as guests girls who are now living this area and hope that they will want to be members of this chapter. Medora Dietzel and Lynn Fountaine served as hostesses.- MILDRED WEBER BROWN

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Cold, snowy, winter weather interfered with our January meeting. In February the AZ:.As were in charge of the "white elephant" door prizes at the annual Panhellenic Card Party. In March we met at the home of Judy Pollard Hawthorne A . Mrs. R obert ]. Miller, Executive Director of the Richmond Area Mental Health Association, spoke to us. She told of the work being done with patients in the State H ospitals and also in the Richmond area and challenged us to devote some time to several projects available to groups. Nita H odnett Chandler BE, Elaine Pierce Palmer A , and Betty Weller Spencer BE represented the Ri chmond alums at State Day at Madison College and reported on this at our April meeting. Election of officers was also held at this time, and plans were made for a card party during the summer and a luncheon in early September.

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ROCHESTER, NEW YORK Since last writing of our activities we have had two quite unusual meetings. In April, we joined our little Gamma Iota sisters at R ochester Institute of Technology for their impressive installation of officers. Following the ceremony, we presented them with a check to help them with some of the unusual expenses they had been put to during the past year. Then we all socialized and feasted on a dessert smorgasbord which we "older girls" had provided. It was fun to have a joint meeting, and we are all looking forward to th e day when we will meet together at the new campus. In May, Betty Poyzer 6.0 was our hostess. Being a loyal Rochestarian, her home was attractively decorated with huge bouquets of the lovely lilacs for which our city is famous . We surprised our devoted president, Mary Mentesana Stevenson n n with a baby shower in honor of her fourth baby, a second daughter born in April. We felt Mary deserved recognition for loyally serving AZ:.A as president of City Panhellenic when she was expecting her third baby and as alumnae president this year. And so another interesting, worthwhile and happy year in AZ:.A has drawn to a close.-J ANE TERRY WIDGER

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI In April the St. Louis Alpha Sigs met for an evening of bridge and canasta at the home of Judy DeMasters Winter ZZ. Co-hostesses were Audrey Blodgett Tegethoff A S and Sue Harbaugh Fitzgerald A S. E lizabeth Dodson Carpenter is retiring after teaching at the Missouri School for the Blind for forty-one years. She will be greatly missed by St. Louis alums as she has been a loyal member of our chapter for many years and will return to her home in LaPlata, Missouri . Betty pioneered a special program for partially blind children in 1946. In 1962 she received the Winifred Hathaway Award as the outstanding teacher of partially blind children in Missouri. Conversation turned to ways in which we might take a more active and personal role in helping the mentally retarded in the community. It was decided that in addition to the financial support we give to the St. Louis Association for Retarded Children, we would make articles to be sold in the gift shop of another volunteer group known as Friends of the Retarded. In this way we will be helping to support a recently opened daycare center at Cardinal Glennon Memorial H ospital. Accordingly, we all arrived at our May meeting laden with bias tape, ric-rac, sequins, scraps of material, etcetera, as well as casseroles, salads, and desserts. This was our "tastee treat" smorgasbord held at the home of Valeria Severance Ferber n n. Laneta Chadwick AB and Martha Reynolds Miles AB assisted the hostess at this enjoyable affair. The Alpha Sigs proved to be such good cooks that a repeat performance is being planned for next year.

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After the delicious luncheon, we spent the afternoon decorating match books for the gift shop . During the summer we will be sewing and working on a variety of articles in our homes.- MARJORIE MoRELAND WoRTH

SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA The San Bernardino alumnae chapter celebrated the anniversary of its founding in May, 1966, when it mstalled Pat Tralle McDowell :=: :=: as president. Retiring president Violet R anallo Neuman BP was hostess for the meeting which was held in her lovely new home built in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains overlooking the lights of the city below. At our March luncheon at Griswold's Scandinavian Smorgasbord, we welcomed two new alumnae in our area. - J anice Selleh R ow BX of Riverside California and Linda Worner Kellum BK of Victo;ville, Calif~rnia. Linda's husband is currently stationed at George Air Force Base.-GLADYS L uDLAM ANDERSON ~enth

luncheon, Mrs. Judy Trowell, National M embership Director, inspired us with her beautifully delivered speech, " The Stars That Guide Us." A tea in the sorority suite was held on May 24 in honor of two outstanding alumnae-Mrs. Carolyn Andrew, president of the T erre Haute Panhellenic Council for the past year, and Mrs. Nellie Morris, president of the alumnae chapter for the past three years . On June 4 we drew our year's activities to a close with a breakfast at the home of Mrs. Nell Perrin with Carolyn Andrew serving as co-hostess. Officers were elected for the coming year. Mary Fran Wiley has agreed to serve as editor of our chapter and will be submitting future articles about our activities which we want to share with our Alpha Sigma Alpha sisters through The Phoenix.CAROL GWINN SUTHERLAND

SOUTH BEND, INDIANA March, April and May! Where did they go! We all got caught in such a whirlwind of activity that not all meetings were met and not all plans were planned, but we brought our year to a close with a won derful meeting in June. We invited the Elkhart a lumnae chapter to luncheon at the lovely new home of Sue Woods Snyder XX. A Hawaiian theme-pali punch to dessert, leis to muu muus-provided a really grand time. Our City Panhellenic Association has asked for our help this summer. On June 25 Panhellenic sponsored a second Summer Theater Party. M embers and guests were urged to attend . Janice Hays Schrader XX is the co-chairman for the Panhellenic Orientation Party to be held in August. It is a big task, but we know J anice will do an excellent job.-CAROLY N FYFE WELCH

Working on gay nineties decorations for Indiana State Day are seated from left to right, Mrs. Rachel Davis; Miss Patricia Dubi e, BY vice president; Mrs. Carolyn Andrew; and Mrs. Carol Sutherland, Terre Haute alumnae president. Standing are Mis s Sally Grant, Miss Carol Bosecker, and Mrs. Odessa Hylton.

TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA The year started as members of the Terre Haute alumnae chapter attended the homecoming luncheon at Indiana State University and presented a silver pitcher to the sorority suite in honor of the seniors. Miss Ruby East, who has been adviser of the college chapter at ISU for sixteen years, was honored at a dinner in O ctober. At that time she received a pendant watch from the alumnae and a jeweled membership badge from the college chapter. Our traditional Christmas party was h eld at the home of Mrs. Mary Jo Pennington. Over refreshments of shortbread and fruitcake, the "secret pals" were revealed. In February we served Beta Upsilon chapter a smorgasbord dinner at Central Christian Ch urch . Entertainment was presented by p ledges. Miss K ermit Cochran was our hoste&li in May when our annual p icnic was held with the seniors of the college chapter as our guests. Indiana State Day was held on May 14 at the Tirey Memorial Union Building on the ISU campus. Co-chairmen for the "Gay Nineties" event were Mrs. Carol Sutherland from the T erre Haute alumnae and Miss Patricia Dubie of the Beta Upsilon chapter. At the noon

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TOLEDO, OHIO The T oledo alumnae had their March meeting at the home of Sue Gagnon Greeley AA . She is a very busy gal- teaching, mothering two little boys and taking care of a very attractive home. Our final plans for attending Ohio State Day were made. 路 Four of our members attended State Day in Columbus. We congratulate the Cincinnati group and especial ly Ann Niemeyer for a well-planned and worthwhile occasion. In May election of officers for the next two years was held at the home of Grace Fultz Haworth. Helen R obinson Cook is responsible for the recommendations for future A"LA members and will be sending names to our respective chapters. Our regular June meeting was held in the home of D orothy Brewster Cummins. W e are very proud of Grace Haworth who was installed as president of the Toledo Panhellenic Council. Mary Helen Stoltenberg, to be a bride on August 6 when she will marry Gerald Evans Masters, served on the Panhellenic committee for their annual June tea for graduating high school senior girls and their mothers.

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A special June luncheon meeting was held at H elen Klag Osmun's with college members in our area attend ing as guests . Three of our members are anticipating trips this summer: Hel en O smun to Europe, Helen R obinson Cook to L ongmon t, Colorado and points west and Grace Fu ltz H awort h to California.-HELE BE NNETT PAULY

TULSA, OKLAHOMA Another successful and happy year has just been completed with Rh etta Nesbitt R obinson Br as president. She's the busiest person I know but declares she enjoys it th oroughly but R onald, along with a few other husbands, state they are going " inactive" next year. We' ll wait and see! (The husbands did a great deal to make this year a success). W e have had a wid e vari ety of meetin gs- fu ll of fun , accomplishments, well attended that began on time. In March we m et with Ruth Robertson Lester Br and Maggie Sa ulsbury M cGill B r . Taking our working kits, we mad e one hundred bunnyheads on styrofoam eggs. They were adorable, complete with Easter bonnets and fri ll y necks . We presented them to the Methodist Manor Rest H ome for tray favors. "Gals," if you really want to let d own your hair and have a h il arious time with your "guys," sponsor the sale of ticke ts to "an olde m ellerdramer" such as we did for the performance of 'The Drunkard .' Sea ted at red -checkered tables were over 100 AL..As and their husbands and fri ends. The entire proceeds after expenses, $1 30, went to the Tulsa Psychiatric Foundation. We' re real proud of our philanthropic chairmen, office rs and all Tulsa a lums who have participated in moneymaking projects this year and their contributions to a variety of worthy institutions. A check for $15 was

A dinn er commemorating 50 years of membersh ip and servi ce in AL..A was he ld by t he Tulsa alumnae for Mrs. Jennie Fiske an d Mrs. Isab elle Reeve. Shown are, left to right, Mrs. Jenn ie Vi nson Fiske rr, Mrs. Isabel Key Reeve AA, Mrs. RheHa Nes bitt Robinson B r , and Mrs. Hel en Hooper Malone Br, National Vice President.

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Mrs. John Adkinson , workshop supervisor at t he Tulsa PsyFoundation Out-Patient Clinic, left, and Mrs. Bruce Bigelow hold the check presented by t he Tulsa alumna e to the foundation . In the background are Frank Ba ker, administrator of t he cl inic, and Mrs. Ronald Robinson, immed iate past presid ent of th e Tulsa chapter. The check represents proceeds from a benefit of "The Drunkard ," sponsored by the alumn ae group, and will be used for t he purchase of an a ir compressor for th e clinic's workshop. ~hiatric

donated to the Panhellenic Eye G lasses Fund, $10 and some clothing to the Bacone Indian C ollege, 100 Easter favors to a rest home and our $10 donati on to ati onal. Happiness is sharing and that is what a true A L..A enjoys. In April, because we care how we look, we all m et with Rita Gi llstrap Miller Br, P at R edding Bronson AB, and Vivien R oland Gray BA for a dem onstration by Sue Miller, an outstanding and talented hair ~tylist . It is rumored that many, many husbands were awakened that n ight to view their transforme d and beautiful wives. I slept on my face to give my students a pleasant surprise the next morning. Our May meeting was perhaps the happ iest and one to be long remembered. Twenty-six AL.. A alumnae, including four from Bartlesville, met at the Harvard Club for a d inner complimenting Isabelle Key R eeve AA and J ennie Vinson Fiske rr for their fifty years membership and service in Alpha Sigma Alpha. National Vice President, Helen Hooper Malone B r , presented a most interesting talk, remin iscing from their college days to the present. Our president, Rhetta R obinson, made a presentation of flowers and the gold 50-year guards for their pins from the group. Lora Patterson Sipes rr presented each with a hand-made AL..A album complete with clippings and snap shots from 'way back when.' They also received many cards and messages from those unable to attend. At the close of this meeting the new officers were installed. We have enjoyed our new members: Betty Riley and Pat J arvis, Beta Gammas, and Betty McGranaham BB. I have a feeling our annual August meeting with the husbands will be another grand success and prepare us for the beginning of another eventful year in Srptember. Until then we are anxiously waiting to hear what each one of you has been doing.-LORA PATTERSON SIPES

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Mrs. W. B. Carper (Louise Cox) . 4000 52nd St., Bladenburg, Md. Mrs. H. E. Gilliam (Juliette Hundley), Gresham Court Apts ., Richmond, Va Miss Mary Williamson Hundley, Gresham Court Apts., Richmond, Va. Mrs. John Walton Noell (Virginia Boyd), (deceased) Mrs. P. W. W ootton (Calva Hamlet Watson), (deceased)

Membership Director-Mrs . Fred J. Trowell, Jr. (Judy Matthews), 1818 Magnolia, North Little Rock, Ark. 72114 Alumnae Director-Mrs . John H. Allen (Sidney Gremillion), 1206 Carter Dr., Hattiesburg, Miss. 3!MOI Editor-Mrs . Stewart W. Koenemann (Bonnie Payne), 1230 Hoyt Dr., St. Louis, Mo. 63137 Alpha Sigma Alpha National Headquarters1201 East Walnut, Springfield, Missouri 65802

NATIONAL COUNCIL President Emerita-Mrs . Fred M. Sharp (Wilma Wilson), 1405 Hardy, Independence, Mo. 64053. President-Miss Mary C. Goeke, 1473 Oak Knoll Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45224 Vice President- Mrs. George J. Malone, lr., Helen Hooper), 2614 S. Vandalia, Tu sa, kla. 74114. Secretar!J-Mrs. Joe H. Brewer (Viola Caraway), 6214 E. Murdock, Wichita, Kan. 67208 Treasurer-Mi ss Rose Marie Fellin, 1001 E. Harrison, Springfield, Mo . 65804 Extension Director-Mrs. Harold C. Brown (Marie Scanlan). 3105 Rexford Dr., South Bend, Ind. 46615

A'f.A Store Chairman-Mrs. A. Howard Hall (Betty Phillips), 342-D Higgins Rd., Park Ridge, Ill. 60068 Alumnae Editor-Mrs. Gary Hendren (Lonna McComas), 92 Eileen Lane, Bridgeton, Mo. 63044 Alumnae Organizer and Chapter Alumnae Secretary-Miss Mary K. Reiff, 219 East 46th St., Apt. 2W, Kansas City, Mo. 64 112 Art-Mrs. Robert J. W olf (Edith Gaupp), R. R. #1, Rexford, N.Y. 12148 Awards-Mrs. Louis E. Fletcher (Ruth Newcomb), 141 Marked Tree Rd., Needham, Mass. 02192 College Editor-Mrs. Lewis J. Maddex (Barbara Kerls), 28 S. Dellwood, St. Louis, Mo. 63135

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Constitution-Mrs. R. Stephen Fountaine (Lynn Peters) , 234 Broad St., Sewickley, Pa. 15143 Conuentio,......Miss Helen L. Corey, 6310 Sherwood Rd., Philadelphia, Penna. 19151 Fellowship and Philanthropic-Mrs. John H. Allen (Sidney Gremillion). 1206 Carter Dr., Hattiesburg, Miss. 39401 Hi•toriarv-Mrs. Kendall F. Bone (Shirley Pallato), 3263 Vittmer Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45238 Housing-Miss Mary C. Goeke, 1473 Oak Knoll Dr. , Cincinnati, Ohio 45224 Magazine-Mrs. Allan E. King (Sue Ann Henderson) , 3109 S. Harlem Ave., Berwyn, Ill. 60402 Ritual-Mrs. Donald D. Olson (Pauline Smith), 207 Terrace Pl., Terrace Park, Ohio 45174 Rush-Mrs. Robert F. Redmond III (Jeannie Roetto), 6408 Nail Ave., Mission, Kan . 66222 Sch olarship-Mrs. William B. Niemeyer (Anne Petree), Box 54, R. 2, Loveland, Ohio 45140

NATIONAL PANHELLENIC CONFERENCE Alpha Sigma Alpha Delegate-Mrs. George J. Malone, Jr. (Helen Hooper), 2614 S. Vandalia, Tulsa. Okla. 74114

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ADVISERS

ALPHA

Longwood College

Carol Rex 224 South Cunningham, Longwood

Farmv ille. Virginia

Farmville, Virginia

Mrs. Robert K. Hubbard 714 First Ave. Farm ville, Virginia 23901

ALPHA ALPHA

D awn Sautters

Mi am i University

Alpha Sigma Aiyha MacCracken Hal . Miami Univ. Oxford, Ohio 45056

Oxford, Ohio

ALPHA BETA

Northeast Mo. State Teachers College Kirksville, Missouri ALPHA

GAMMA

Indiana U. of Pa . Indiana, Pen nslyvania

Mrs. Richard W. Fink IM Hilltop Rd . Oxford, Ohio 45056 Mrs. Bernard Phelps 9 W. Wi throw Oxford, Ohio 45056

Ruth Resinger 811 E. Randolph Kirksville. Missouri

Mrs. J. J. Wimp Northeast Mo. State T eachers College Kirksville, Missouri 64501

Carol Stager 306 Wahr Hall , Indiana U . of Pa. Indiana, Pennsylvania

Miss Sandr1 Bezila 22 Shady Drive Indi ana, Pennsylvania 15701 Miss Marianne Guza n

978 Philadelphia Ave. Ind iana, Pennsylvan ia

BETA BETA

Colorado State College Greeley, Colorado

Cynthia A. Aldrich 1729 lOth Ave. Greeley, Colorado

Mrs. Ross Kay Rt. I, Box 1648 Greeley. Colorado 8063 1 · Mrs. Douglas Stutler 1725 18th Ave., Apt. 6 Greeley, Colorado

Kansas State Teachers College

226 West 12th

Emporia, Kan sas

Emporia, Kan sas

Mrs. Lloyd Edwards 1426 Lawrence Emporia, Kansas 6680 1

Central Missouri State College

Christina Roose Panhellenic H all BIOS, C.M.S.C.

Dr. jesse Jutten 205 Broad St.

Warrensburg, Missouri

Warrensburg, Missouri

EPSrLON

EPSILON

ZETA ZETA

Diane Baumann

Warrensburg, Missouri

Dr. Katherine Moroney 800 Clark St . W arrensburg, Missouri

Dr. Velma Taylor 209 Grover St. Warrensburg, Missouri

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ETA ETA Kansas State College Pittsburg, Kansas

Carol Stebbins 1812 S. Broadway Pittsburg, Kansas

Mrs. Perva Hughes 209 East Monroe Pittsburg, Kansas 66762 Mrs. Jean McColley 401 W. Quincy Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

THETA THETA Boston University Boston, Massachusetts

Anita Landau 200 Summer Street Malden, Mass. 02148

Mrs. Louis E. Fletcher 141 Marked Tree Rd. Needham, Mass. 02192 Miss Dorothy Roukema 17 Gray Street Cambridge, Mass. 02138 Mrs. Donald Rockstrom 36 Garden Street Boston, Mass. 02124

T emple University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mary Lou Bean 1953 N. Broad St. Philadelphia. Pennsylvania

Miss Helen L. Corey 6310 Sherwood RJ. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19151

Nu Nu Drexel Institute of Technology Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Barbara Kinney 3320 Powelton Ave. Phi ladelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Mrs. George W . Baker College of Home Economics Drexel Jnstitâ&#x20AC;˘Jte of Technology 32nd & Chestnut Streets Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

KAPPA KAPPA

Mrs. James N. Townsend P. 0 . Box 63 Gradyville, Pennsylvania 19039 Mrs. Walter G. Cox 212 N. 33rd St. Phil adelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Rno Ium Mars hall Uni versity Huntington, West Virginia

StCMA StGM.\ W estern State College Gunnison, Colorado

Margaret Andrea McGinley 1655 5th Ave. Huntington, W est Virginia

Pat Nelson Alpine Hall Western State College Gunnison, Colorado 81230

Mrs. Joseph Dial, Jr. 1107 Adams Ave. Huntington, West Virginia

Mrs. Donna Czillinger 221 N. Boulevard Gunnison. Colorado 81230 Miss Elizabeth Sneddon Box 164 Gunnison, Colorado 81230

PHI PHI No rth west Missouri State College Maryville, Missouri

Di anna Lynn Brown 353 Roberta Hall Maryville, Missouri

Miss Bonnie Magill 204 Clayton Maryville, Missouri

Mrs. John Mauzey 532 Prather Avenue Maryville, Missouri

CHI CHI Ball State University Muncie, Indiana

Charlotte Bowman Baker Hall Muncie, Indiana

Mrs. Oliver Bumb 1005 N. McKinley Mu ncie, Indiana

Mrs . Robert Primmer 3206 Amherst Rd. Muncie, Indiana

Mrs. Kenneth Colliers 3201 Petty Road Muncie, Indiana

Miss Jud y Heuman 1809 W . Mam St. Muncie, Indiana Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hoover 804 Bethel Ave. Muncie, Indiana

Mrs. Samuel Dickson 3215 Petty Road Muncie, Indiana

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ADVISERS

Psi Psi Northwestern Sta~e College Natchitoches, Louisiana

Sherry Creighton Box 655 NSC Natchitoches, Louisiana

Mrs. Robert Easley 300 Stephens Ave. Natchitoches, Louisiana Mrs. Judy Boone 509 Watson Drive Natchitoches, Louisiana

BETA GAMMA

Northeastern State College Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Kyla Lewis NW Hall, Leoser Center T ahlequah, Oklahoma

Miss Luana Lair

109 Leoser St. T ahlequah, Oklahoma 74464 Miss Betty Ritch Woodlawn H-4 T ahlequah, Oklahoma 74464

BET.< DELTA

University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Edna Elizabeth Skinner P. 0 . Box 678, USM Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Mrs. W . J. Maxey 331 Park Ave. Hattiesburg, Mississippi Mrs. Alexander Currie, Jr. P. 0. Box I Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

BETA EPSILON

Madison College H arrisonburg, Virginia

BETA ZETA

University of Southern Louisiana Lafayette, Louisiana

Terry G . T oohey Box 2693, Madison College

Mrs. R. J. Poindexter 750 South Dogwood

H arrisonburg. Virginia

Harrisonburg, Virginia

Mary Margaret Guillotte 607 T aft St., .1\.pt. 4 Lafayette, Louisiana

Mrs. K. B. Hait 108 Smith St. Lafayette, Louisiana Mrs . Ruth Ballard 131 Brentwood Blvd. Lafayette, Louisiana

Mrs. Richard Costley 911 West St . Mary B!vd. Lafayette, Louisiana

BETA ETA

Dickinson State College Dickinson, North Dakota

BETA THETA

Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

BETA I oTA

Radford College Radford, Virginia

BETA KAPPA

Western Illinois University Maoomb, Illinois

Lorraine Barnhardt Woods Hall, Box 128, DSC Dickinson, North Dakota

Miss Loraine Schumacher State College Dickinson, North Dakota 58601

Ann Wittstock 3II Sloan Panhellenic House Central Michigan University_ Mt . Pleasant, Michigan 48858

Home Economics Dept. Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48858

Carol Christine Poole Box 1741, Radford College Station Radford, Virginia

Mrs. William E. Einstein Box 625 Radford, Virginia 24141

Lynn Marie Yaeger 719 W . Adams Macomb, Illinois

Miss Jo Ann Venable 527 N. Lafayette Macomb, Illinois

Miss Marjorie Mastic

~s' ·J.uc~~f~ensteei Macomb, Illinois

BEn LAMBDA

Arkansas State Teacher• College Conway, Arkansas

Edwina Palmer Box 555 Arkansas State T eachers College Conway, Arkansas

Miss Marie Schichtl 414 Conway Blvd. Conway, Arkansas

Mrs . Mary Stewart

ASTC Conway, Arkansas

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A DVISERS

Beta Mu H enderson State Teachers College Arkadelphia, Arhnsas

Diane Funk Box 2142, H .S.T.C. Arkndelphia, Arkansas

Mrs. Virginia Wilmuth 1404 Phillips St. Arkadelphia, Arkansas Mrs. john Galloway 1042 Haddock Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Beta Nu Murray State University Murray, Kentucky

Mary Lou Smith 1625 Sunset Dr. Murray, Kentucky

Miss Evelyn Linn 1110 Olive St. Murray, Kentucky

BETA Pt Con ~ord Coilege Athens, West Virginia

Andora E. Lilly Box C-866, Concord College Athens, West Virginia

Miss Joyce Gatliff Box 536 Athens, W est Virginia 24712

Dr. Ruth I. Mills Concord College Athens, West Virginia Mrs. Harry Finkelman Box 388 Athens, West Virginia 24712

BETA RHo Northern Illinois University DeKalb, Illinois

Jeanne T avormina 918 Kimberly Dr. DeKalb, Illinois

Mrs. Willis C. Clark R. R. #2 Corona Farms DeKalb, Illinois 60115 Mrs . Edward A. Rosenow 4B Cliffe Ct. DeKalb, Illinois

BETA StGMA

Southwest Missouri State College Springfield, Missouri

Stephanie Shuck 938 E . Elm Springfield, Missouri

Miss Earlaine Youn~ 1722 Cherry, Apt. 34 Springfield, Missouri Miss Kay Niell 1722 Cherry, Apt. 34 Springfield, Missouri

BETA UPSILON

Indiana State University Terre Haute, Indiana

Lois Busart Blumberg Hall, Indiana State Univ. T erre H aute, Indiana

Mrs. Henry T amar R. R. #1, Box 490 West T erre Hautâ&#x20AC;˘, fndiana 47885 Miss Annabel Bauer 1720 N . 7th St., Apt. H T erre Haute, Indiana Dr. Mabel Skjelver 600 S. Center St Terre Haute. Indiana

BETA PHt

Stout State University Menomonie, Wisconsin

Shirley Fred rich 215 3rd Ave. West Menomonie. Wisconsin

Miss Mary K:llian T ainter Hall Stout State University l\1enomonie, Wisconsin Mrs. E. Robert Rudiger Rt. #3 Menomonie, Wisconsin Mrs. Lawrence R. H alvo rson Stout State University Menomonie, Wisconsin

BETA Psr Western Michi~on University Kalamazoo, Michigan

Mary Ann Pfeifer 8 17 W. Cedar Kalamazoo, Michigan

Mrs. Jack C. Bacon 7043 Capri Kalam azoo, Michigan 49002 Mrs . Betty Householder 800 Davis St . Kal amaz0o, Michigan

WMMA

ALPHA

Creighton University Omaha, ebraska

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Pat Rice Kiewit Hall 2615 California St. Omaha, Nebraska

Miss Mary S. Byers 320 North 20th St. Om:lha, Nebraska

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CHAPTER ADDRESSES-FALL, 1966 CHAPTER

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A DVISERS

GAMMA BETA

Paula Allen 1901 College Avenue Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Mrs. John Kapler 1224 Lorraine St. Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Wisconsin State College Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Mrs. Milo I. Harpstead 602 Fieldcrest Ave. , Park Ridge Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481 Mrs. James G. Newman 609 Linwood, Park Ridge Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481 GAMMA D ELTA

Queens Colleg路J Flushing, New York

Mary Irene Bavetta Queens College

65-30 K:sena Blvd.

Flushing. New Yo rk

GAMMA EPSILON

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Rebecca L. De Seve 2325 W. Capitol Dr. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206

Miss Keturah Cox 179 Bainbridge Ave. Brooklyn, New York

Mrs. George Dobbs 3543 N. Maryland Ave. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Mrs. Dorothy Donohue 2867 N. Cramer St. Milwaukee, Wisconsin GAMMA ZerA

Arkansas A & M College College Heights, Arkansas

Marilyn T urner P.O. Box 427 Arkansas A & M College College Heights, Arkansas

Mrs. Jeff D. Moore Box 552 College Heights. Arkansas Mrs. Frances Daniels Box 488 College Heights, Arkansas Mrs. Vitoria Ku Box 53 1 College Heights, Arkansas

GAMMA ETA

Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania

GAMMA T HETA

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York GAMMA I OTA

Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, New York

Judith Ann Culp 120 Stone Hall Penn State University University Park, Pa. 16802

Miss Edith Gray 321 S. Cor! St., Apt. #4 State College, Pa. 6801

Nancy Eustance 415 Euclid Ave. Syracuse . New York

Mrs. William Sheldon 110 Scottholm Blvd. Syracuse, New York

Charlene Graupman 55 S. Washington St. Rochester, New York 11608

Mrs. H . Brent Archer 109 Campfire Rd. H enrietta, New York 14467 Miss Nancy Ann DeMuth 40 Knollbrook Rd. Rochester, New York 14610

GAMMA KAPPA

Glenville State College Glenville, W est Virginia GAMMA LAMBDA

Loyola University Chicago, Illinois

Sandra S. LeGrande c/o Women's Hall Glenville, West Virginia Virgin ia Meares 8814 South Elizabeth Chicago, Illinois 60620

Mrs. William Dee! Louis Bennett Apartments

Glenville, West Virginia Mrs. Kendall E. Swa,son

666 Central Ave.

Highland Park, Illinois 60035

Mrs. Thomas J. Monforti 6525 N. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, Illinois 60626

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GAMMA Mu Adrian ColleJ;c Adrian, Michigan

Lucy Zimmerman Adrian College Adrian . Michigan

GAMMA Xt Slippery Rock State College Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

219 Rhoads Hall

Carrie Ellen Dankowsky State College Slippery Rock, Pennsylva nia

Mrs. Richard Youngs 1251 Westwood Drive Adrian, Michigan

Mrs. Ferenc Szucs 439 N. Water St. Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

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ALUMNAE CHAPTER PRESIDENTS Gunnison, Colorado-Mrs. Robert F. Czillinger, :21 N. Boulevard, Gunnison, Colorado Harr isonburg, Virginia-Mrs. George Hedrick, 251 Paul, Harrisonburg, Vi rginia Hattiesburg, Mississippi.-Mrs. Z. Butler Graves, 600 Bay St., Hattiesburg, Mis-

Akron, Ohio-Mrs. Victor L. Bajc, 66 Pembroke Rd., Akron, Ohio 44313 Allenlown- Bethlehem-Eru ton~-. PennsylvaniaMrs. Joseph Hersch. Kavenswood Rd. , R. D. #2, A lentown, Pennsylvania Anderson, Indiana-Mrs. Paul Graves, RR 2, Box 144A.B., Midd letown, Indiana 47356 Bartlesville, Oklahoma-Mrs. Barbara Swabb, 11 3 NE Queenstown, Bartlesvi lle, Oklahoma 74003 Beckley, West Virginia---Mrs. Willie J. Chand ler, 301 N. Vance Dr., Beckley, W.Va. Boston, Mrusachusells-Miss Jean Barbarick, 35 Pilgrim Way, West W alpole, Massachusetts t Bristol, Virginia-Mrs. William G. Grigg, 1117 Long Crescent, Bristol, Virginia Bu[Ja lo, New York- Mrs . William W . Suggs, jr., 155 Roycroft Blvd ., Snyder, New York 14226 Calum et Region, Indiana-Mrs. James H. Dxe. 1402 N. Wood lawn, Griffith, Indiana 46319 Central Louisiana-Mrs. Lyle E. Brumfield, Rt. I, Box 124, Lecompte, Louisiana Central Pennsylvania- Miss Frances Ann Nucci , 65 W. Areba Ave., Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 Charleston, W est Virgin ia-Miss Sand ra Goodall . 809'6 Woodward Dr., Charleston, W . Va. 2531:1. Chicago, 11/inois-Mrs. Edwin Johnson, 214

sissippi

Hays, Kansru-Mrs. Robert N . Burtscher, 210 W. 24th St., Hays, Kansas Houston, Texas-Mrs. Cornelius J. Kehoe, 5439 Sturbridge, Houston, Texas Hun tington, W est Virginia-Miss Glenna F. Bondurant, 527 30th St. , Huntington, W. Va. 2570'.2 11/inois Fox Valley--Mrs. J. Arthur Calvert, 733 Schomer Ave., Aurora, Ilinois 60505 Indiana - Kentucky-Mrs. Larry Wicker, Apt. lA, ! Ill Lincoln Ave., Evansville, Indiana Ind iana, Pennsyluania-Mrs. Lawrence F. McVitty, RD #I , Indiana, Pa. 15701 Indianapolis, Indiana-Mrs. Chester H. Castor, 934 Lesley, Ind ianapolis, Indiana 46219 Jackson, Mississ ippi-Mrs . Frank C. Develle, 3315 Oakview Dr., Jackson, Mississippi Jolo, West Virginia-Miss Marie Ann Hall, Box 9, Bartley_ W est Virgini a Kalamazoo, Michigan-Mrs. Wm. Frederic Johnson, 426 Creston, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001 Greater Ka nstu City-Mrs. Willis Lee Gra64aso 15009 E. 42 T err ., Independence, Mo.

N. Fairview, Mt. Prospect, Il1ino is

North Suburban-Miss Mary Uecker, 1505 Lake St., Evanston, Illinois 60201 South Suburban-Mrs. Vernon E. Daniels, 333 Waldmann, Park Forest, Illinois W est Surburban-Mrs. Donald Reagan, 6637 S. Karlov, Chicago, Ill inois Cincinnati, Ohio-Mrs. Kendall F. Bone 3263 Vittmer Ave. , Cincinnati, Ohio 4523S Colorado Springs, Colorado-Miss /udith McCormick, 806 Orion Dr. , Co orado Springs, Colo. 80906 Dayton , Ohio-Mrs . Virginia H. Bl ack, 5117 Barrymore Lane, Dayton, Ohio 45440 DeKal~ Illinois-Mrs. Willis Cha rles Clark, 307 c..urler, DeKalb. Illinois 60115 Denver, Colorado-Mrs. Mark Lowell Reimers, 5935 Simms, Arvada, Colorado 80002 Des Moines, Iowa-Mrs. H. W . Wheeldon, 2615 Arthur, Des Moines, Iowa 503 17 Detroit MichiganDella Phi- Mrs. Harvey E. Bumgardner 560 East Long Lake Rd . Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48013 ' Delta Rho-Mr . Raymo nd Fanson, 146 Cameron, 'Nindsor Ontario, Canada Si~ ma Rho Chi- Mrs. Vincent Hudie 9121 Riverview, Detroit, Michigan 48239 Dickinson, Norlh Dakota-Mrs. Calvin Lundberg, 646 9th Ave., W. Dickinson, North Dakota Indiana-Mrs. Michael Elkhart-Goshen, Constnn tinou, 2331 Stevens Ave., Elkhart, Indiana Emporia, Kansru-Mrs. Donald D. Bl aylock 916 Lincoln, Emporia, Kansas 66801 ' Farm ville.. Virginia-Mrs. Robert W. Catlin, 1101 Htgh St., Farmville, Virginia Florida -W est Coru:-Mrs. Norman H artung, 821 Mandalay Rd ., Clearwater Beach Florida ' Fort Wayne. Indiana-Mrs. Mark LeRoy f:.rt~~';· 210l ll, Meridian St., Ft. Wayne_ Fox River Valley (Green Bay) WisconsinMrs. Richard Lee DeRoach, 2121 Bethany Place, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304 Glenville. West Virginia- Mrs. James Harry White,. Apt . #3 Louis Bennett Apt.s . ' Glenvdle, West Virginia 2635 1 Grand Rapids, Michigan--Mrs. Barry M. Ptsehner, 25 Mayfield N.E. Grand Rapids Michigan

Greeley, Colorado-Mrs. Bill Jesson, 9th Ave., Greeley, Colorado 80631

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Kirksville, Missouri-Mrs . Dwayne L. Spangler, 23 Leisure Drive, Kirksville, Mo. 63501 La{.ayette, Lou isiana-Mrs. Martin R. Maoney, Box 1568, Oil Center Station, Lafayette, La. 70505 Little Rock, Arkansas-Mrs. Tom L. Fiddler, 8704 Holiday Dr., North Little Rock Arkansas 7211 6 Long Island, N ew York-Mrs. Leslie Banta, 1204 East View Ave., W an tagh, New York Los Angeles, Ca lifornia-Mrs. Earl A. Sargent, 1410 Rive rside Dr., Burbank, California 91506 Louisville, Kentucky--Mrs. Mel v~n L. Jones, ~8 /4 Ashby Lane, Valley tation, Ky.

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Macomb, 11/ino is-Mrs. David James Dunn , 146 Penny Lane, Macomb, Illinois Madison, Wisconsin-Mrs. Wm. John Hans'3'7't l 540 Caldy Pl. , Madison, Wisconsin Mary ville, Missouri-Mrs. Gweldon Lavelle ~'fffi 919 W. Cooper, Maryville, Mo. Greater Miami, Florida-Mrs. Francis Russell Gallaher, 3825 S.W. 60th Place, Miami, Fla. 33155 Mi lwaukee, Wisconson (Aipha)-Mrs. Thomas Russell Treutelaar, 9716 W. Langlade St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsi n 53225 Mob ile, Alabama-Mrs. Otis H. Brunson, 4705 Halden Dr., Mobile, Alabama Monroe, Louisiana-Mrs. W. D. Ballard 606 Roselawn, Monroe. Louisiana

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Mt. Pleasant, Michigan-Mrs. Reno J. MacMr~~~i, 1017 Glen Ave. , Mt. Pleasant, Muncie, Indiana-Mrs. Clyde M. Colvin, 802 Neely, Muncte, Indiana Murray, . Kentucky--Mrs . John Nanny, R. #1 , Murray, Kentucky 42071 Muskot~ Oklahoma-Mrs. Robert H. Murray, ~ Horn, Muskogee, Oklahoma 74401 New Orleans, Louisiana- Mrs. Joh n W. Schiffbauer, 3709 Academy Or., New Orleans, Louisiana 70003 New York Stale Capital District- Mrs . Alexander T . LaRocco, 1134 H ighland Park Rd., Schenectady, ew York 12309 ewark-Zanesville, Ohio-Mrs. Ray G. Baker, 980 West Church St., Newark, Ohio orfolk, Virginia-Mrs. Robert T ata 311 Burleigh Ave., Norfolk, Virginia 23Sds orthern New Jersey--Mrs. Robert W . St&venson , 31 Eardley Rd., Edison, .J. 088 17

Northern Virginia-Mrs. William E. Potts, 7821 Holmes Run Dr., Falls Church, Va.

22042. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma- Mrs . Dan R. Pott.s 2632 Cashion Place_ Oklahoma City, 1 73112 Oklanoma Omaha, Nebrtuka-Mrs. Herman H. Guenther, 539 N . 77 St., Omaha, Nebraska 68114 Paducah, Kentucky--Mrs. Max H. Brandon, 126 Lakeview Dr., Paducah, Kentucky Philadelphia Penns ylvaniaBux-Mont-Mrs. Thomas 0 . Ely, 205 Fairway Rd ., Prospec:ville, Pa. 19044 Delaware Valley--Mrs. William T. Lenthe, 242 Gleaves Rd .. Springfield, Pa. 19064 Phoenix, Arizona-Mrs. Howard R. Neff, 5218 E. Weldon, Phoenix, Arizona 85018 Pittsburg, Kansru-Mrs. Donald Dale Stuckey, 513 Hobson Dr., Pittsburg, Kansas 66762 Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania-Mrs. Sidney S. Landau, 5612 Aylesboro Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217 Pontiac, Michigan--Mrs. Andre DeWilde, 703 Sheryl St., Pontiac, Michigan Portland, Ore~n-Mrs. Achie M. Timmons, ~~ S.E. urnberg, Milwaukie, Oregon

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Queens, L. 1., New York-Miss Joan Breglio, 3 Sheridan Square, New York, N.Y . Richmond, Ind iana-Mrs. William C. Weller, Jr._ 128 SW 9th, Richmond, Ind. 47375 Richmond, Virginia-Mrs. T. A. Magnusdal, 4803 Cutshaw Ave. , Richmo:::d, Va. 23226 Rochester, New York-Mrs. Robert Stevenson, 77 Albemarle St., Rochester, New York 14613 Rockf ord, 11/inois-Mrs. Norman C. Fransen, 20 2 Eastmoreland, Rockford, Illinois 611 08 St. Louis, Mi ssouri- Mrs. Gary Gene Hendren, 92 Eileen Lane, Bridgeton, Missouri 63044 Sa" Bernardino, California-Mrs. Fred R. Neuman, 3253 Grande Vista, San Bern ardino, California 92405 San Diego, California-Mrs. Roger W. Rowley, 2735 Barnso n Pl., San Diego, Calif. 92 103 Shreveport~ Louisiana- Mrs. A. E. Hyde, Box 800:>, Shreveport, La. 71108 Soulh Bend, lndiana.:_Mrs. Robert P. Weiss, 53302 Crestview, South Bend, Indiana 46635 Southern New Jersey--Mrs. Rudolf R. Riti , 1206 Eldridge Ave., Collingswood, New Jersey Springfield Missouri-Mrs. Richard Bonham, 3632 W oodland, Springfield, Missouri Suflo lk, Virginia-Mrs. Robert T. Naylor, 202 Edward Ave., Suffolk, Va. T erre Haute, Indiana-Mrs. Leland Sutherland, 816 Southport Rd ., T erre Haute, Indiana 47802 T oledo _ Ohio-Mrs. Helen R. Cook, 3446 Darlington Rd., Toledo, Ohio 43606 T opeka, Kansru-Mrs. Harold Gamer Rhea, 20'23 Stone St., T opeka , Kansas 66604 Tri-Cit y a! Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa , Florida-Mrs. Norma Nyce Heberling, 1275 Eldridge St., Clearwater, Florida 335 15 Tri-City, Michigan.-Mrs. Joa nne Manshum, 40 11 Morris, Saginaw_ Michigan T ucson, Arizona-Mrs. James Ridder 902 Carnegie, Tucson. Arizona

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T uL.a, Oklahoma-Mrs. John Shurtleff, 53 11 South Hudson Pl., Tu1sa, Okl ahoma Warrensburz, Missouri.-Mrs. J- W. Eller, 117 W. Russell , Warrensburg, Mo. Wruhinglon, D. C.-Mrs. Nathaniel H. Eiselman, 7922 Bradley, Bethesda, Md. 20034 Waukegan, 11/inois-Mrs. James L. Sorensen, 1540 Sunnyview, Libertyville, Ill. 60048 Wichita, Kansas-Mrs. Thomas J, Doan 455 . Harding, Wichita, Kansas ' Wilmington, Delaware-M"' . Kenneth Swayne, Meetinghouse Rd. , Hockessin, Delawa re

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February

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Condensed monthly report for meetings held since December 10

PRESIDENT

March

10

Condensed monthly report

REPORTS TO BE SENT TO NATIONAL PRESIDENT

April

10

October

10

Status Questionnaire Directory

November

10

Personal Letter Copy of Chapter By-Laws

December

10

Personal Letter

February

10

Personal Letter

March

10

Annual Report Elizabeth Bird Small Awa rd Nominee Form Frost Fidelity Award N ominee Form

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Convention Delegate Form Directory of New Chapter Officers Personal Letter

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Condensed monthly report Form R672 Special report introducing new recording secretary FOLLOWING ELEcrroNs-Personal letter from the new secretary

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10

Condensed monthly report to be sent following you r LAST chapter meeting

CORRESPONDING SECRETARY October

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Form with personal and college personnel information (Form 671) Personal letter

November

10

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January

10

Report Form 673

10

Personal Letter

10

Summer Addresses of Chapter officers Id<ll Pledge Award Nominee Form

February

10

Personal Letter

At any time of

Personal letter introducing the new correspond ing

your

secretary

10

Personal Letter Informati on Form

elections

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REPORTS TO BE SENT T O NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS

Status Ques ti onnaire

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Directory Personnel Report Membership Report for September

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Membership Report for October

December

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10

Membership Report for December

February

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Membership Report for Jan uary

March

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Membership Report for February

April

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Membership Report for March Directory of New Chapter Officers

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Membershi p Report for April Summer Address of Chapter Officers

June

10

Me:nbership Report for MJy

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November

10

Letter to National Vice President

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10

Letter to National Vice President

February

10

Annual Philanthropic Report to: Mrs. John H . Allen. 1206 Carter Dr., Hattiesburg, Miss. 39401

March April May

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TREASURER October

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Financial Reports for Summer and September Budget Report Personal Letter

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December

10

Financial Reports for November

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Financial Reports for February

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Financi al Reports for March Election Report

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Annual Report Form Annual Audit Report Internal Revenue Report Form 990

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10

Election Report Form Annual Vice President's Report

Novem ber

10

Form ASA-68

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10

Form ASA-69

Introductory letter from 1967-1968 Vice President

February

10

Form ASA-70

Chapter Newsletter to Vice President, all N ational Officers, and Chapter Alumnae

March

10

Form ASA-71

Letter to National Vice President

Form ASA-60

Immed iately after elections May

10

Form ASA-54

October

RECORDING SECRETARY October

Financial Reports for Apri l Persona l Letter from new Treasurer

10

Form ASA-72

Form R671 Information concerning chapter recording secretary

November

10

Condensed monthly report of chapter meetings

R EPORTS TO BE SEN1' TO NATIONAL H EADQUARTERS

Condensed monthly report Personal letter

October

10

November

10

December

10

Condensed monthly report

January

10

Personal letter

FALL 1966

Member Examination Scores Election Report

Nter Election May

Fall Summary Report

10

Spring Summary Report

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CHAPLAIN October

10

Ritual and Paraphernalia Report

November

10

Personal Letter

January

10

Report : Religious Activities of Alpha Sigmas

February

10

A favorite devo tional

March

10

Report on Ritualjstic Ceremonies

April

10

Annual Report with Record of Services from April 10, 1966 to April 10, 1967

May

10

SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRMAN The National Scholarship Chairman should be sent the scholarship report on the provided forms at the close of EACH grading period. The final report must be in by August 10. Personal letter with explanation of planned program for scholastic emphasis

October

10

April

10

Introductory letter from newly appointed chairman

May

10

Evaluation of scholarship program; this should be a combined effort of retiring and newly elected.

Introductory letter from newly elected chaplain

CO LLEGE EDITOR June October

10 10

Copy for Fall Phoenix to National College Editor Copy for Winter Phoenix to National College Editor

January

10

Copy for Spring Phoenix to National College Editor

March

10

May

25-30 words about outstanding chapter achievement for the Alumnae Bulletin to the National College Editor

10

May

10

COLLEGE PANHELLENIC REPRESENTATIVE November

10

Letter to National Vice President

February

10

Letter to National Vice President

T o the National College Editor- Letter from new Editor

ALUMNAE CHAPTERS

T o the National College Editor-Report from new Editor

November

Some time during the year a Newsletter to the chapter's alumnae is to

be published and mailed to all alumnae and National Officers.

MAGAZINE CHAIRMAN November

10

Letter of Introduction

January

10

Sales Promotion Letter

IS

March

Amy Swisher loan applications to National Scholarship Chairman, Mrs. Wm . B. Niemeyer, Box 54, R. 2, Loveland Ohio 45140

April

Sharp Award ballots to National Alumnae Director, Mrs. John H . Allen, 1206 Carter Dr., H attiesburg, Miss . 39401

May

IS

RUSH CHAIRMAN Ten days after pledgi ng

Rush Report Form-Two--<>ne for spring and fall or formal and informal rush.

Ten days after School opens

T wo-page Fa ll Questionnaire

Ten days after form al rush parties

Best Rush Party Form complete with invitations, name tags, etc. Also ceremonies and skits

October

10

Letter-Evaluat ing your rush season if it is com-

November

10

Recommendation Bla."lk

February

10

October

15

File Form 990 with Director of Internal Revenue for your district.

November

15

Send National dues to the National Headquarters. Fellowship contribution to National Fellowship and Philanthropic Chairman, Mrs . John H . Allen, 1206 Carter Dr., Hattiesburg, Mi.ssissippi 39401

June

IS

Send Annual Financial Report

Letter- D iscussing rush with emphas is on chapter

relationship with administration and college Panhellenic. March

10

Letter-Evaluating year's activi ties How does your chapter measure up to other sororities on your campus?

April

10

Election Report Form- If the new rush chairman has not been elected, please advise me so your efficiency rating will not be cut.

May

10

Letter-From the New Rush Chairman describing fa ll rushing plants and introducing herself.

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Form on new magazine chairman and supplies needed

to Magazine Agency Chairman, Mrs. Allan E. King, 3109 S. H arlem Ave., Berwyn, Ill. 60403

TREASURER

pleted or discussing impending rush plans Informat ion Form

Prospective Sharp Award Candidates' papers to Natio nal Alumnae Director, Mrs. John H . Allen, 1206 Carter Dr., Hattiesburg, Miss. 39401

ALUMNAE EDITOR October

10

Copy for the Winter nae Editor

PHOENix

to the National Alum-

January

10

Copy for the Spring nae Editor

PHOENIX

to the National Alum-

March

10

25-30 words for the ALUMNAE tiona! Alumnae Editor

June

10

Copy for Fall

PHOENIX

BULLETIN

to the Na-

to National Alumnae Editor

THE PHOENIX

Asa phoenix vol 52 no 1 fall 1966  
Asa phoenix vol 52 no 1 fall 1966  
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