Beta Sigma Phi holds first meeting of year

Sigma Master Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi met on Sept. 14, for the first meeting of the year at the Marshall County AG ISU Extension Office.

President Diane Hobson opened the meeting with the question: “What football team is your favorite?” as seven members and one guest replied. Health concerns were given and also for those not present.

Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved by Alice Nicholson, recording secretary, along with the Treasurer report by Barb Noid, as she collected the $20 dues for the coming year. Caralee Hutchens distributed the Program Book she made, and was also paid.

Discussion on the July trip to the Haverhill Social Club, and the August trip to Candies Bakery near Montour with several attending was considered successful and enjoyable.

A suggestion was made by Hutchens, that items could be donated for the Pantry Box sitting on the Second Street location and all felt it was a worthwhile project.

Message from the Wings of Refuge, Ames, regarding No-Show TEA-quette Party and donation by July 31 so exploitation ends for survivors of sex trafficking. Members did not oblige due to no meeting this summer and had given in May.

A thank you note was received for the $75 contribution to the Guiding Star. A special thank you note from Jan Keller was received for the yellow rose as we attended the Aug. 18 memorial for her husband who passed away in 2020.

The winner of the State Service Project 2021-2022 is TREES FOREVER as presented by a Waverly chapter. It was voted to send $75 “Derecho Project” to Preceptor Delta Psi and will be given at the June 2022 State Convention.

The meeting closed by announcing the next meeting will be held at El Portal on Sept. 28, at 11:30 for lunch with Hutchens hosting.


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