Phi Beta Psi members meet at eatery

Theta Omega chapter Phi Beta Psi sorority members recently met at Pizza Palace in Seymour for their social event.

Hostesses were Rachel Rust, Angela Coomler and Kristy Gabbard. Lucky Lady gifts were presented to Kalee Alberring, Kathleen Johnson, Doris Baurle, Jackie Hill, Jami Mathis, Karen Schepman, Joan Trimpe, Desiree Hall and Tracey Phillips.

Spirit Club leaders asked members to bring food donations for Anchor House Family Center and Food Pantry to the upcoming business meeting.

Twenty-four members attended the business meeting held at the American Legion Annex where basket bingo was set up for the following night. President Jackie Hill presided. Roll call for Spirit Club points was the number of bingo tickets sold plus items brought for Anchor House.

A letter was read from national organization recognizing the chapter’s 64th birthday. The Theta Omega chapter was organized Nov. 29, 1952, by parent chapter, Theta Iota of Sellersburg.

The Feb. 4 dinner-dance committee plan to meet with seven high school senior queen contestants Tuesday. All proceeds from the dinner-dance will benefit cancer research, which is the national project. The theme for the 45th annual event will be “Mardi Gras Mambo.” Members also plan to entertain and meet the seven candidates Jan. 4 at Woodstock Grill.

The bingo night 50/50 will be designated for a woman with kidney cancer. The Pink Wagon food committee reported.

Trimpe spoke about attending Indiana State Convention in October at Indianapolis. Hill said recent changes to the bylaws will be made for members’ books.

The shopping in Chicago bus trip will be May 20, 2017.

The group’s Christmas party will be Dec. 7. Members are asked to dress as a favorite famous person or cartoon character and meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Melissa Krawchison. There will be a wrapped ornament exchange as well as secret sister gifts.

THETO was won by Trimpe.