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Wednesday, 16 October 2013 00:00
ROANOKE - Membership Chair Louann Harms (left) and Marylee Harms (right) welcome new members Brenda Underwood and Kate Walter. Kate, standing by her mother, is the third generation in her family to become a Delta Kappa Gamma member. --Photo by Provided Alpha Beta Chapter
ROANOKE - The Alpha Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its October 7th meeting at the Roanoke United Methodist Fellowship Hall. A highlight of the meeting was the initiation of two teachers from Prairie Central District in Fairbury.
Kate Walter teaches third grade and Brenda Underwood teaches music.
President Connie Rich (Fairbury) announced that she attended the Lambda State Executive Board Meeting in Bloomington and will prepare a report for next month’s newsletter. Carol Hoffman (Fairbury) will be the new president and 1st Vice President will be Barbara Baumann (Minonk).
A memorial service, led by Shirley Mueser and Janet Whittington (Roanoke), recognized longtime member Ruth Ann Kohlmann for her service to education, the Society, and her community.
Alpha Beta’s next meeting will be at the Chanticleer Restaurant in Eureka at 9:00 AM on November 9.
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is an honor society that promotes the professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. The Society has chapters in 18 countries and serves almost 90,000 members by providing scholarships, leadership training, mentoring, and global networking opportunities for women. For more information, visit www.dkg.org or call Carol Hughes at 309-923-7370.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013 13:54