Epsilon Sigma Alpha conducts meeting

The Delta Delta chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha met March 7 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Seymour with President Dee Hess presiding.

Hostess for the evening was Brenda Campbell.

Roll call was taken with 11 members present and two guests, Beth White and Ryan Couch. Members recorded 39½ philanthropic hours and $255 in donated goods.

Correspondence for the state board was shared. An outreach program, Kids Helping Kids, that will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was discussed. A trip to St. Jude is planned for May 4 through 6.

Hess reported on the spring conference, which was March 25.

Meal options from D’s Diner were discussed for the chapter’s May meeting. Members are asked to submit their choice of meal by April’s meeting. The price of the meal is $13.99.

Nominations were taken for next year’s officers and committees. Registration for state convention June 9 through 11 will be due by the May meeting. White will be installed as president of the Indiana ESA.

Vice president Tonja Couch announced a spring rush was scheduled for March 17 with a March Madness theme.

The treasurer report was presented. Members are to check to make sure their dues have been paid.

The educational was presented by White. She provided information on the Reins to Recovery Inc. Therapeutic Riding Center organization.

Barb Grant gave the philanthropic report. The craft day profited $355. The next craft a meal day will be April 8 and will benefit Relay for Life. Members will serve a meal to patients and their families at the Ronald McDonald House on April 1.

Members were reminded to fill their M&M tubes for St. Jude.

Deena Personett updated members on the golf scramble for Camp Riley that will be April 22. Golf teams and hole sponsors are still needed. Names can be emailed to Personett.

Linda Hofer reported on the geranium sale. Orders and money are due by April’s meeting.

Samantha Collier reported for ways and means. The trash bag fundraiser is due by the April meeting.

A summer themed basket will be raffled off at the spring conference. Members were asked to donate items.

A total of $101 has been raised through chapter raffles so far this year. Julie Hirtzel was the winner for the evening.