Phi Beta Psi honors member for years of service

Tribune Staff Reports

Members of Theta Omega chapter of Phi Beta Psi sorority recently honored Mary Reynolds when they met at the Community Foundation of Jackson County in Seymour.

President Kalee Alberring read a tribute to Reynolds for her 25 years of service to the chapter and presented her with a red rose arrangement and a 25-year certificate signed by the national officers.

A St. Patrick’s Day trivia quiz was taken with points given to the red and white teams. The white team with captain Jackie Hill has 1,289 points, while captain Dana Byrkett’s red team has 1,145.

Correspondence was read by Jo Pfaffenberger, including a thank-you from Bill Nowland.

Treasurer Janet Cooper said proceeds from the fall bingo was $6,000, which has been forwarded to the national project, cancer research.

The chapter is now planning the spring and Easter “Small Town” bingo, featuring gifts purchased or donated from local merchants.

The bingo will be April 16 at the American Legion Annex in Seymour. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and bingo begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20.

Taco salads, sandwiches, chips, cookies and drinks are available. You must be 18 to participate.

The bingo committee will meet again after the April 8 social at Luke’s Country Inn in Dudleytown.

This year, the 111th national convention, using the theme “Climb Every Mountain,” will be July 18 through 20 at Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington. Chosen from the national delegate list were Jan Robinson and Reynolds, who will represent Theta Omega as delegates. Other members also are planning to attend.

Michele Lewis won THETO.

The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. April 15 at the Seymour American Legion Annex following the bingo setup. Officers will be elected for the June 2019 through May 2020 year.