Epsilon Sigma Alpha meets in Seymour


The Delta Delta chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha met Nov. 5 at the Community Foundation of Jackson County in Seymour with Susan Waltz presiding.

Philanthropic co-chairwoman Dee Hess announced the Oktoberfest $999 Raffle exceeded the $1,200 goal by netting more than $1,800 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Camp Riley and other charities.

Hess, Samantha Collier and Amy Steitz hosted a lollipop ghost craft at The Arc of Jackson County’s Halloween Hootenanny on Oct. 12.

The Oct. 26 Craft Day met the chapter’s goal of $300 for Easter Seals. Another Craft Day to benefit Anna’s Celebration of Life will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 29 at the Community Foundation of Jackson County. The cost is $15, and the event goal is $300.

Members continue to clip coupons for overseas service members through Hope for Heroes and are collecting donations for veterans in Jackson County nursing homes. Members can bring the veterans’ items to the December meeting or those donations and any from the public may be dropped off with the Seymour Elks Lodge collection bin at Bullwinkle’s Restaurant in Seymour through Dec. 7 or Brownstown Greenhouse through Dec. 11.

The ESA One Step One Miracle Relay for Life team breakfast with Santa is at Bullwinkle’s on Nov. 30 as part of Seymour Home for the Holidays. The cost is $5 in advance or $6 at the door. Members signed up to donate food items and work from 8 to 10 a.m. The goal for the event is $500.

The team also is taking orders for $10, $25 and $50 Texas Roadhouse gift cards through Nov. 23. Cards will arrive around Dec. 7.

Members signed up for one-hour shifts to help with face painting during Home for the Holidays from 2 to 6 p.m. Nov. 30 at the former National City Bank building at Second and Chestnut streets.

Stacey Brummett and Pam Marsh served refreshments. Julia Aker won the ways and means raffle that raised $20.

Due to an international headquarters leadership event in St. Louis on March 14, the Indiana state council’s spring conference is rescheduled for March 7 in Danville.

The next meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Community Foundation of Jackson County with Jan Engel and Sammi Jones hosting.

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