The Beta Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma held their October meeting at Holy Spirit Catholic Community, Naperville, Illinois.  Twenty-three members were in attendance.

 Our hostesses were Jo Connor, Peggy Tucker and Patty Strobbe. Refreshments were served at 4:30 p.m.

Maria Contos opened the meeting at 4:52 p.m.

Peggy Tucker gave us the thought for the day.

 Marge Mostyn conducted a memorial service for Ruth Savage.

 The minutes of the September meeting were approved as published.

 The treasurer’s report shows a balance in checking  of $4087.41 and balance of $3721.03 in the Jeanette Drake Memorial Fund CD.

 Committee Reports:

   1. Maria Contos-Women are needed to sing in the choir or play in the orchestra for the Lambda State Convention, April 8-10, 2011 in O’ Fallon, Illinois.

   2. Ann Bates- Working on Sara Smith applying for Grant in Aid from Lambda State. Think about possible women for Beta Rho Community Award 2011.

 Old Business:

   1. Debbie Habas collected Biennial  Committeee Reports for 2010-2012

   2. Kathy Hermansen passed out yearbooks.

   3. Barb Ott reported a correction to the budget – $126 additional.

 New Business:

   1. Maria Contos reported on the new rules affecting members and chapters.

   2. Debbie Habas gave us information about the Lambda State Executive Board Meeting that she attended.

50/50 RAFFLE TOTAL $75  $37.50 for Beta Rho and the following women were winners: Rae Hinton $20, Eileen Diercks $15 and Gerta Sprague $2.50.

The business meeting was adjourned at 5:45pm and concluded with the singing of the Delta Kappa Gamma song.

The program, WOMEN’S PRISON OUTREACH, was presented by Marilyn Hugh. She is the Prison Ministry Chair of the Church Women United of Naperville.


Patty Strobbe and  Jan Staniszewski  for Secretary, Judy Boylan