Phi Beta Psi gathers for meeting

Twenty-five members answered roll call Sept. 17 when Theta Omega chapter Phi Beta Psi sorority met at the Community Foundation of Jackson County in Seymour.

President Kalee Alberring conducted the meeting assisted by Melanie Klakamp, Rachel Rust, Natasha Miller, Jo Pfaffenberger, Desiree Hall and Janet Cooper.

The upcoming Hen and Chicks Barn Market sign-up sheet was passed around. The sorority will sell taco salads and chicken salad on a croissant with chips. Co-chairwomen of that committee are Michele Lewis and Cori Vaughn along with Karen Sutton, Angi Reynolds and Melissa Krawchison.

Delegates Joan Trimpe and Reynolds will attend the Indiana State Convention on Oct. 26 and 27 at DePauw University in Greencastle. The Pittsboro chapter will serve as host.

It was noted at this summer’s national convention at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the chapter was second highest in cancer research donations on the national level, having donated $25,400.

The autumn Small Town Bingo will be Nov. 13 at the American Legion Annex in Seymour. Tickets are $20. Members with last names M through Z will be responsible for door prizes. Others also may contribute to Chinese auction items and door prizes.

Participating in the Nov. 3 Indy Monumental Run in Indianapolis will be Stephanee Squires-Roberts, Jackie Hill and Bobbie Sue Sweany. The participants are seeking $5 donations, which will be returned to the sorority for cancer needs.

The Feb. 2, 2019, cancer dinner-dance committee co-chaired by Mary Reynolds and Trimpe along with Klakamp, Tracy Phillips and Sweany are receiving senior high school queen candidate names.

THETO was won by Hill.