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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

FALL 1966

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.


Profile for Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority

Asa phoenix vol 52 no 1 fall 1966  

Asa phoenix vol 52 no 1 fall 1966