Phi Beta Psi members meet in Seymour

Members of the Theta Omega chapter of Phi Beta Psi sorority formed a parade of decorated cars May 18 and proceeded to Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour for a drive-by wave for current resident and sorority member Kathleen Johnson.

They then went to the Fraternal Order of Police Donald M. Winn Lodge 108, where they practiced social distancing and initiated Melissa Andres. President Kalee Alberring presided, assisted by Conductress Jackie Hill with Chaplain Natasha Miller. Stations were Phi, Dana Byrkett; Beta, Miller; and Psi, Melanie Klakamp.

Desiree Hall read minutes from the past month’s Zoom meeting, and Janet Cooper gave the treasurer’s report for May closing out the sorority’s fiscal year.

Klakamp was presented with her 25-year member certificate. The national convention that was to be conducted in Kansas this summer has been canceled. The sorority plans to sell food at the September Hens and Chicks Barn Market and is planning a fall bingo. Some donations were tabled until the September business meeting.

Newly elected officers were installed and will be in charge at the June 15 business meeting. They were president, Joan Trimpe; first vice president, Hill; second vice president, Jamie Grinstead; recording secretary, Mary Reynolds; corresponding secretary, Colletta Jo Pfaffenberger; treasurer, Miller; reporter, Alberring; conductress, Jan Robinson; and parliamentarian, Angi Reynolds.

Trimpe then named her advisory committee, Doris Baurle, Karen Schepman and Jennifer Snow.

Reynolds and Miller, the Red and White Spirit team chairwomen,k will join forces this year and plan a June party to be announced later. Secret sisters will be revealed at that time.