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It was a fun-filled year for the Muncie alums. Activities were many and varied including an auction, making Christmas decorations, pledge parties and state day activities. Murray, Ken路 tucky, alums have been meeting with representatives from Beta Nu chapter to plan a dinner at the end of the school year, to formulate plans for early rush and to plan summer activities for the two groups. This year's projects for the Newark-Zanesville Alpha Sigs have been saving old nylons for the Muskingum County Starlight School and raising money for equipment for the new primary slow learners' class at Monroe School, Zanesville, Ohio. During the year New Orleans alumnae entertained six National Officers who were delegates to the National Panhellenic Conference. In March seven members attended State Day at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette. In the meantime, Delaware Valley alums served breakfast to Nu Nu actives and visiting alums at Drexel Lodge, Newton Square, on State Day, April 20. The year's activities for the Pittsburg, Kansas, alumnae chapter included a toy party,. Christmas card sales and a spring banquet at which time they honored Eta Eta graduating seniors. Meanwhile, Richmond, Virginia, alums were having a tea for all of the Alpha Sigma Alphas that live in their area. They are proud of president Margaret Deacon Austin who is chairman of a statewide fine arts festival sponsored by the Virginia Federation of Women's clubs.

starting an Alpha Sigma Alpha chapter at a nearby University. Springfield, Missouri, alumnae held their May meeting in honor of junior and senior members of Beta Sigma chapter in the home of Barbara Reibold. A summer luncheon is planned for July. Throughout the year Toledo alums have had regular meetings, and a highlight was a Christmas trip to Williamsburg thanks to Mary Helen Stoltenberg Masters and her husband who really took the trip and shared their pictures with us. Tri-City, F1orida, closed its second year with a theater-dinner party at the Asolo Theater in Sarasoto. President Dorothy Harris Shidemann KK, along with the executive board, is planning next year's programs. Some of the enjoyable programs given at the Tri-City, Michigan, alumnae meetings included such topics as news writing, Christmas decorating, speech correction, wigs, and cake decorating. Plans have been made for a family get-together during the summer. The thing that Tulsa alums have enjoyed most this year has been a closer relationship with Beta Gamma chapter at Tahlequah. A Valentine luncheon was held at the home of Mrs. Walter H. Smith for members of the W arrenshurg, Missouri, alumnae chapter. They also had a brunch in May at the home of Mrs. Frank Hull. Washington, D. C., alums have enjoyed their monthly meetings, especially the Christmas party with husbands at Sara Lee Eiselman's NN. At that time Barbara Ripp was welcomed back from her year's study in Denver, and members are pleased that Marty Adair has joined them. They continue to support, financially, the HRC Primary School.

April was a money-making month for Roches路 ter Alpha Sigs as they sponsored a food demonstration and bake sale. A happy year was brought to a close for them in June with a supper meeting at the home of Pat Allen HainsAlpha Sigs of the Wichita, Kansas, chapter worth. San Bernardino alumnae were guests provided homemade cookies each week for the at the beautiful wedding of president-elect M'a ry Sedgewick County School for mentally Retarded Lou Landis XX to Richard M. Moseke. After a Children. In addition, they sold napkins and spring filled with luncheons and potlucks, the held a Christmas bazaar in order to raise money San Diego alumnae chapter brought it's year to help buy equipment for the school. Wilming路 to a gala finale in June at the home of Kay ton, Delaware, alums entertained the Alpha Davey. Meetings will be resumed again in Sep- Omicron Pi group in the annual Panhellenic tember. Sorority Exchange and assisted the Governor Bacon Health Center for the Mentally Retarded A philanthropic report given at a meeting of by making dresser scarves for use in the girls' the South Bend-Mishawaka alumnae chapter rooms. showed that members gave over 300 hours of service and over $100, personally and through Editors Note: Mary Turner Gallagher, our sorority, to their projects during the past year. Greater Miami, Florida, alumnae editor, is reContinuing their magazine sales for the National cuperating from a heart attack suffered on May Retarded Children's Fund, Southeast Louisiana 6 at her home in Miami. We wish for her a alums began their spring season with hopes of speedy and complete recovery_

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Profile for Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority

Asa phoenix vol 53 no 4 summer 1968  

Asa phoenix vol 53 no 4 summer 1968