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Ten years of service to AIA maintain the sorority in the 21st Century. • The Alpha Sigma Alpha Foundation has established many Just as the sorority has different recognition categories for developed a mission statement, the donors: foundation board of trustees took Proud 100: Those contributors the time at a recent meeting to who have given a cumulative or develop a mission statement and lifetime total of$1,000 or more to purpose. the foundation by the Centennial This seemed particularly Convention. This number has appropriate as the foundation grown to 32 with the addition prepares to celebrate its 1Oth of six new members from June 1, anniversary in 1996. 1994, to May 31, 1995. Here are some other facts about Centennial Circle: Those the foundation: donors who contribute $500 in any • Beginning in 1996, the given year before the Centennial foundation will award all Alpha Convention. There were 21 Sigma Alpha scholarships. Charter Centennial donors in • You do not have to be a 1993-94 and 10 Centennial Circle member of the board of trustees donors in 1994-95. to serve on a foundation Gold-Star Chapters: Collegiate committee. or alumnae chapters who give • The foundation receives $100 a year. There were 11 both restricted and unrestricted contributions. Unrestricted collegian and eight alumnae contributions are the most Gold Star Chapters in 1994-95. New Alumnae Fivedesirable because they allow the board of trustees Star Circle: Seniors and to allocate the monies as new alumnae are invited The mission of the Alpha Sigma Alpha needed for programming to support the foundation Foundation is to promote intellectual priorities. Restricted by pledging $250 over the contribution help build up first nve years after and leadership development and to the various scholarships graduation. The donaadvance philanthropic endeavors and programs of the tions will be $25 for the foundation. first year, $35 for the through the enhancement of human and • If a cholar hip or second year, $50 for the financial resources. program is endowed, third, $65 for the forth only the interest from the and $75 for the fifth year. The Alpha Sigma Alpha Foundation endowed account can This giving program exists to obtain contributions for be u ed to fund the began with 1995 graduorre ponding cholar hip ates. Alpha Sigma Alpha and to provide the or proje t. Wilma Wilson Sharp means for funding and supporting • Both ororities and Society: Details on the fraternitie believe their foundation's newest the educational, philanthropic and future depend on the donor recognition u e of their foundacharitable purposes of the sorority. category will be featured tion . Income from due in the spring issue of alone will not provide the The Phoenix. finan ial upport needed to

BY ROSEMARY CARUCCI GOSS , Bll Foundation Chairman

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Profile for Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority

Asa phoenix vol 81 no 2 winter 1996  

Asa phoenix vol 81 no 2 winter 1996