Theta Omega chapter of Phi Beta Psi meets

Theta Omega chapter of Phi Beta Psi honored its queen candidates and their mothers Jan. 13 at The Chocolate Spoon in Seymour.

Hostesses were Kalee Alberring, Natasha Miller and Jennifer Payton.

The 44th annual cancer benefit dinner and dance will be Feb. 6 at Pewter Hall in Brownstown with the theme “Hooray For Hollywood.”

Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m.

The Third Generation Band from Indianapolis will provide music for the event. Tickets are $75 per couple and will be available until Jan. 27 from any chapter member.

The six Jackson County high school senior dance queen candidates are raising money for cancer research, the chapter’s national project. Candidates are Macey Chase, Abigail Currao, Alyssa Goen, Katie Hodge, Baylee Robinson and Emma Wood.

The candidates spoke about their school activities and future endeavors and displayed their donation cans.

The girl who raises the most money at a penny-a-vote will be named the 2016 queen. Cans have been placed at area businesses for collecting votes.

Queen candidates are contacting businesses and industries looking for additional donations.

Winning door prizes were Chase, Goen, Janet Cooper, Karen Schepman, Doris Baurle, Melissa Krawchison, Taryn Rockey, Jackie Hill and Beckie Anderson.