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Alpha Iota DKG honors longtime members, hosts Founders’ Day program

Members of the Columbiana County DKG were acknowledged for having perfect attendance at the 2020-2021 meetings. Pictured with their certificates are, from left, Sandy Forbes, Evelyn Thompson, Lois Chandler, Sharon Walker, Nancy Perkins and Jane Ramsey. Not pictured is Barbara Lipp. (Submitted photo)

The May meeting of the Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Teacher’s Honorary was held at The Salem Golf Club. Sandy Forbes offered an inspirational reading and the devotions. President Pam Todd conducted the business meeting with Linda Lipp and Sharon Walker providing the minutes and treasurer’s reports, respectively.

Stacey Weber, who teaches in Canfield, was welcomed as a guest of member Jane Ramsey.

Clothing and suitcases were collected for the Foster Care program, a division of Job and Family Services. The “Coins for Kids” collection totaled over $400.

It was announced that beginning in 2022 the scholarship program will offer applications to both male and female high school students pursuing a degree in education or in nursing.

Thirty-year membership pins were presented. Those Alpha Iota members with perfect attendance for 2020-2021 were also recognized.

From left, Gayle Noel, Lois Chandler and Linda Lipp presented the Founders’ Day program. They reviewed the changes in the Delta Kappa Gamma Society over the years since they were initiated into the Alpha Iota Chapter – Chandler in 1957, Lipp in 1979 and Noel in 1983. (Submitted photo)

A necrology service was conducted by Loretta Davidson in honor of the late Lee Marra.

The Founders’ Day program was then presented by Lois Chandler, Linda Lipp and Gayle Noel.

The next DKG meeting will be held on Thursday, July 8th at the summer home of Pam Todd on Berlin Lake.

From left, Evelyn Thompson and Loretta Davidson received special Delta Kappa Gamma pins and certificates from President Pam Todd for being 30-year members of the society. (Submitted photo)

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