Kappa Kappa Kappa
The Brazil associate chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met on Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m., at the United Methodist Church. A Christmas dinner was provided by Goodies Galore, and Steve McCullough played Christmas music on the piano.
President Sandy Henderson opened the business meeting with a prayer, and the November minutes were read and approved.
The treasurer's report was also read and approved. Bills to be allowed were read, and Marsha Wyndham moved to pay them while Susie Freeman seconded the motion. The Literary Project and the SOS project will continue each month. The hostesses each month will send cards and small gifts to the child we are sponsoring.
The inspection date for our chapter will be on April 5, and there will be no meeting that month. In correspondence there was a thank you note from SOS for our donation and from the family of Doris Girton. In unfinished business, Kathy Witham volunteered to take our monthly donation to the Humane Shelter. Ellen Packard gave the Eastside Angels report and said that several churches are adopting families. Susie Freeman, Jacque Reberger, and Mary Ann Gossett attended the active chapter's Christmas dinner. Appreciation was expressed to all members who brought shoes and socks for boys ages 8-11 to be given to SOS. Also Mary Yelton thanked members for bringing Christmas gifts for the LEAAP Center women.
The December hostess committee consisting of Jacque Reberger, Dabren Clark, Janice Clark, Ellen Packard and Teresa McCullough was thanked. There will be no meeting in January. The February hostess committee will include Pat Hackett, Julie Houston, Rita Robertson, Rosemary Campbell and Elaine Stephens. President Sandy Henderson then adjourned the meeting.
Alpha Omega Chapter
The regular meeting of the Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority was on Jan. 19, 2010, at 7 p.m., at the LEAAP Center.
The meeting was opened by Chapter President Linda Sheese with the Delta Opening Ceremony and Delta Prayer. The Secretary called roll with 21 members present. The minutes of the November meeting were read and approved as corrected. The Treasurer's Report was read and will be filed subject to audit. Bills were presented for payment.
Committees: July Philanthropy -- Jenny Ringo purchased toothpaste, soup, ketchup and other items and delivered them to the food pantry.
December Philanthropy -- Kim Emmert-O'Dell reported that shoes were purchased for some children at SOS and diapers, laundry soap and wipes were purchased for the LEAAP Center.
January Philanthropy will be tabled till next meeting.
Michelle Bell passed out order forms for Geraniums/Hanging Baskets. Orders need to be turned in at the March meeting and the supplier will deliver the flowers on Thursday, April 29. Geranium 4 inch pots are $2.75 and hanging baskets are $18.
Pam Miller reported that Meridian Towers and Jackson Gardens had a nice turn out for the Christmas movie but the turnout for Cooper Towers was low.
Taste Treat Luncheon was discussed and Kathy Bridgewater volunteered to co-chair the project with Linda Sheese. Kathy will call North Clay to get the date scheduled. Gayla Thiemann reminded everyone to turn in three recipes by the February meeting.
Gayla Thiemann reported that decorating the shelter for Christmas in the Park went very well. Kim Emmert-O'Dell is storing the tree & sign and Gayla has the cords, spot lights and strings of lights.
Diane Braden mentioned that Alpha Province Expansion and Growth Chair Pat Mote passed out a survey at Province Convention and needs it turned back in to her. Pam Miller is going to check and see if she can find it.
Communications: A letter from Courtney Brown was read requesting donations so she can participate in the People to People Ambassador program. On a motion by Dava Boor we will donate $250 to help her attend.
We received a thank you from the Food Pantry, House of Hope and also from Delta Home for our donation to the Special Gift Fund in honor of our National President.
New Business: On a motion by Diane Braden we will purchase a park bench for $500 with the name of the sorority on the top board.
Mary Brown suggested we look into turning our scholarships over to the Community Foundation. After some discussion, it was decided to ask Mike Lawson to come to a meeting to explain the process.
On a motion by Jennifer Jones we will pledge $2,000 for the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.
Flower Fund was collected.
The next meeting will be Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., at the home of Kim Emmert-O'Dell.