Alpha Omega chapter Kappa Kappa Kappa
The Alpha Omega chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met at 6 p.m., at the Christ Community Church. Hostesses for the evening were Krista Lowe, Amy Jones and Danna Johnson. The meeting was called to order by Meganne Stepp, and we began our evening with our opening verse and song with twelve members present. Nichole Keller took roll call and read the September minutes. The treasurer's report was given next by Meganne Stepp and both were accepted as read.
No bills were submitted for the month. Vanessa Paullus read correspondence and we received an email regarding a donation for Festival of Trees. A motion was made by Mary Yelton and seconded by Cindy Watts for a budget of $75 for Katie French to decorate an item for us to donate.
Standing committees gave their reports next. Courtesy and little perks were not passed out this month. Charlotte Pickett, Megan Bayler and Nichole Keller celebrated October anniversaries, and Larissa Goshen and Mary Yelton celebrated October birthdays. Project committees were discussed next.
We have two homes for the home tour and still need two more. If you know of anyone interested please contact Larissa Goshen. The literacy project was discussed next and we will pick a book in January. Beef House roll order forms were passed out and will need to be turned in along with the money at November's meeting.
Roberta Weliever made a motion to sell the rolls, jam and apple butter at $8 apiece and Christy Casassa seconded it. Mary Yelton reported that the LEAPP Center won third place at the Community Expo and received $2,000 for their endowment fund.
New business was discussed next. A new service project was discussed and we may try to volunteer at a local nursing home and run a bingo night. If anyone has any other ideas for community service projects please bring them to the next meeting.
Our next meeting will be Nov. 7, at Cumberland Academy. Hostesses for November are Christy Casassa, Jaime Bell and April Lovett. November is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we are planning on having a guest speaker. The closing verse was recited and the meeting was adjourned at 7:35 p.m.
Delta Theta Tau
The regular meeting of Alpha Omega chapter, Delta Theta Tau Sorority, Inc., was on Oct. 18, 2011, at 7 p.m., at the First Presbyterian church and was opened by Chapter President Kathy Bridgewater with the Delta Opening Ceremony and Delta Prayer.
The secretary called roll with 16 members present. The minutes of the September meeting minutes were read, corrections were made and approved.
Christmas in the park committee was contacted for our shelter reservation. Date for decorations to be set by Kim.
Superbowl Raffle fundraiser needs started.
Christmas movies and their location were discussed.
Tammy delivered items for the Clay County food pantry, which was very busy. They were thrilled for the items.
Melissa McCullough claimed hours.
Diane announced the acceptable guidelines for philanthropy and gave us copies.
We have openings for the initiation team and there is a need for these positions to be filled.
Angie Nicosin from St. Vincent Clay Hospital's emergency room thanked us for the crayons and coloring books. She said if we had anymore coloring books they would be most grateful. The pediatric patients enjoy coloring and have been leaving their artwork to decorate the ER.
The meeting was closed with the Delta Closing Ceremony.