Omega recognized as a three-star chapter

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Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority met at the home of Charlene Dawson on Monday, Oct. 7 with nine members present. Guests Kay Cox and Cheryl Case were welcomed. 

Following the opening ritual, members answered roll call by describing how they decorated for Halloween or a special Halloween memory. 

Omega has been recognized as a three star chapter, a rating for the previous year. A sorority yardstick is presented to International by the recording secretary, showing member’s participation in various areas. 

Service chairperson Ann Hall gave a report on the luncheon Omega served the residents of Clifton Village on Sept. 28. Following the meal, bingo was enjoyed, with gift certificates from a local grocery store given as gifts. 

 Social chairperson Barbara Snopek reminded members of the couples outing at Keeneland on Oct. 23, meeting at the Equestrian Room for lunch.

Under new business, Omega members welcomed Lois Judy to membership status. Judy was reinstated after being a former member in a chapter in another city.

The cultural program was presented by Betty Kay McCullough. 

Following the year’s theme, she described how sorority has lit up her life in many ways.  She told what membership has meant to those who join, and how it has changed over the years. She stressed friendships, enrichments, and bonds between members. 

Five members who were in the original chapter organized in 1972 and are still active are Pat Terhune, Judy Judy, Charlene Dawson, Nancy Deitemeyer, and Betty Kay McCullough. 

The November meeting will be held at the home of Betty Kay McCullough with Rosemary Lucas in charge of the program.

 Following the closing ritual, refreshments were served by hostess Charlene Dawson.