Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi to install new officers at May meeting

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Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Monday, April 7 at the home of Judy Judy. Bonnie Teater, president, thanked the hostess and scheduled hostess Pat Terhune for being flexible in helping everyone get home in time to watch UK play in the championship game of the NCAA. Twelve members answered the question “how will you behave during the UK game tonight?” Most said by pacing, yelling and screaming.
The reading of the minutes for the last meeting was given by the secretary, and were approved. Several commented on the newspaper article in the recent Democrat.
Linda Root, treasurer, gave the monthly balance and bills were paid. She reported that the Endowment fund and the Scholarship fund had been sent to International. Also, a check has been sent to pay for Omega’s part of the Beta Sigma Phi sign at the entrance to our city.
The nominating committee consisting of Pat Terhune, Linda Root, and Patsy Barnett announced the slate of officers for next year. They are: Charlene Dawson-president, Judy Judy-vice president, Nancy Deitemeyer-recording secretary, Linda Root-treasurer, Pat Terhune-corresponding secretary and Bonnie Teater-Extension Officer. These new officers will be installed at the May meeting.
Judy gave plans for the meal served to Clifton Village on April 12. Bingo will be played, with prizes given. Easter treats will be distributed to all who come. Also, the Judy Mitchell Letcher scholarship applications have been collected with 12 senior girls applying. The winner will be announced on awards day at the high school.
Girl of the year will be voted on this evening. This award is given to a member who most exemplifies the ideal of a Beta Sigma Phi woman. Program of the year will also be voted on for the best cultural program given.
Barbara Snopek gave details for Honors Night to be held April 28 at the Christian Church. Invitations have been sent to the three other chapters. Social is 6:30 with dinner at 7.
Omega is host for the evening and will present a program with the theme “Sorority lights up your life.”
Teater reminded members of the monthly breakfast April 18.
She also announced the May meeting will be held at her home on May 5. Secret sisters will be revealed at that time.
Terhune gave the program for the evening on how laughter lights up our lives. She said it is mentioned often in  the Bible. It is part of an international human vocabulary. It is a powerful antidote to stress, conflict, and pain. It can keep you grounded and alert, and is contagious.
Teater led the group with the closing ritual and mizpah.