Delta Delta chapter meets Oct. 6


Staff Reports

Thirteen members of the Delta Delta chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha met Oct. 6 at Jan Engel’s home and on Zoom.

President Mary Anne Schneider announced the fall conference is Nov. 7 at Sahara Grotto in Indianapolis. Registration of $25 is due Oct. 31.

Dee Hess and Past President Susan Waltz attended the COVID-delayed state convention Sept. 12 in Noblesville, where Hess and Barb Grant were appointed state scrapbook co-chairwomen. Stacey Brummett was appointed state corresponding secretary for former Delta Delta and current Beta Kappa member Brenda Campbell, who was installed as state president.

Waltz announced the chapter received the outstanding chapter of the year award; first place most money donated excluding state and national projects; first place most money donated excluding state and national projects on a percentage basis; third place most money donated to Easter Seals; and third place most money donated to the ESA Disaster Fund.

Vice President Brummett announced the chapter would hold a family-friendly rush with hot dogs and s’mores Oct. 17 at her home.

Educational Director Grant gave a program on how to report city street light outages through the Duke Energy website.

Philanthropic co-chairwoman Engel announced the chapter surpassed the mum sales goal of $1,000. The chapter will donate $100 of the more than $2,900 profit from mum sales to Mental Health America of Jackson County Christmas Gift Lift and $500 to Jackson County United Way.

Engel also encouraged members to clip coupons and turn them in to mail to military troops. Members should also get names of deployed service people to Engel for a November package mailing.

Ways and means chairwoman Julia Aker announced chapter members can take Rada Cutlery orders through the Nov. 3 meeting. The chapter will receive 40% of the profit with the first $300 going toward the chapter budget and the rest of the profit going to philanthropic projects.

Brummett and Hess discussed plans for the chapter to host a Candyland-themed spring conference March 20 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church fellowship hall.

The chapter’s next meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3 on Zoom and at Engel’s home.

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