Phi Beta Psi holds monthly meeting

The Tribune Staff Reports

The Spirit Club winning team was announced after roll call when Theta Omega chapter of Phi Beta Psi sorority held its business meeting on the evening of May 20 at the Community Foundation of Jackson County in Seymour.

This month, attendees wore items in red, white and blue for points. A flag garnered an extra 25 points. After the tally, the winning team by 83 points was white, led by Jackie Hill. The red team headed by Dana Byrkett will now host the June party. This will be the final social meeting before the summer break.

President Kaylee Alberring conducted the meeting, assisted by Angie Reynolds, Taryn Rockey, Jamie Grinstead, Desiree Hall, Janet Cooper and Stephanee Roberts.

Donations were voted for the national project, cancer research, and an ill child’s project.

Molly Baurle will represent the chapter in the Jackson County Fair queen contest.

Cooper gave a good report concerning profits from the recent spring bingo and the food tent at the Hen and Chicks Barn Market.

Jan Robinson and Mary Reynolds will be the chapter’s delegates for the 111th national convention July 18 through 20 in Tacoma, Washington. The theme is “Climb Every Mountain.” Cooper and Joan Trimpe also will attend.

According to the May newsletter, the Paoli chapter will host a mini-convention at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at Paoli Christian Church.

The Indiana State Convention will be Oct. 11 and 12 at Best Western LaPorte Hotel and Conference Center. It will be hosted by Theta Alpha Omega of Michigan City.

Rachel LeClaire installed the newly elected officers for 2019-20. They were president, Alberring; first vice president, Roberts; second vice president, Byrkett; treasurer, Cooper; corresponding secretary, Karen Schepman; reporter, Doris Baurle; also recently named by Alberring, the recording secretary, Hall; parliamentarian, Miller; and scholarship chairwoman, Rockey.

Miller won THETO.